Maxim Choupo-Moting

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Maxim Choupo-Moting
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Personal information
Full name Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Date of birth (1989-03-23) 23 March 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Hamburg, West Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04
Number 13
Youth career
0000–2001 Teutonia 05
2001–2004 Altona 93
2004–2007 Hamburger SV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Hamburger SV II 24 (1)
2007–2011 Hamburger SV 23 (2)
2009–2010 1. FC Nürnberg (loan) 25 (5)
2011–2014 Mainz 05 74 (20)
2014– Schalke 04 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Germany U19 5 (4)
2009–2010 Germany U21 5 (4)
2010– Cameroon 26 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2014

Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (born 23 March 1989) is a German-born Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for FC Schalke 04 as a striker.

Career[edit]

Born in Hamburg, he made his first appearance as a Hamburger SV player in a Bundesliga match on 11 August 2007, being sent on as a substitute in the 69th minute against Hannover 96.

On 18 May 2011, he signed a three-year contract with Bundesliga side 1. FSV Mainz 05 on a free transfer from Hamburg.[2] Choupo-Moting enjoyed a successful debut season with the club, scoring ten times in the Bundesliga. However, he missed most of the 2012–13 season through injury and was therefore unable to make an impact.

On 5 July 2014, after Maxim Choupo-Moting's contract ran out at 1. FSV Mainz 05, FC Schalke 04 confirmed that Choupo-Moting signed a three-year professional contract with them until 30 June 2017,[3] The transfer was reported as a free transfer by Schalke's sport and communications manager Horst Heldt.[3] Choupo-Moting was assigned the squad number 13.[3]

International career[edit]

On 11 May 2010, Choupo-Moting earned his first call-up for the Cameroon national football team. He was also called up for the Cameroon world cup squad for the FIFA world cup 2014 in Brazil.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

Cameroon national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 6 2
2011 5 2
2012 6 5
2013 1 0
2014 6 3
Total 24 12

International goals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Choupo-Moting, Eric Maxim" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mainz 05 verpflichtet Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting" (in German). 1. FSV Mainz 05. 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "S04 verpflichtet Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting". schalke04.de (in German). 5 July 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

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