Felix Kroos

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Felix Kroos
Felix Kroos.jpg
Kroos training with Werder Bremen in 2010
Personal information
Full name Felix Kroos
Date of birth (1991-03-12) 12 March 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Greifswald, Germany
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Werder Bremen
Number 18
Youth career
1997–2002 Greifswalder SV
2002–2008 Hansa Rostock
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Hansa Rostock II 26 (4)
2009–2010 Hansa Rostock 27 (0)
2010–2013 Werder Bremen II 65 (11)
2010– Werder Bremen 27 (1)
National team
2006–2007 Germany U-16 8 (6)
2007–2008 Germany U-17 10 (6)
2008–2009 Germany U-18 10 (6)
2009 Germany U-19 6 (2)
2010 Germany U-20 0 (0)
2011 Germany U-21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 March 2011

Felix Kroos (born 12 March 1991) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Werder Bremen.

Career[edit]

Kroos began his career 1997 at Greifswalder SC and was in summer 2002 scouted by FC Hansa Rostock.[1] Kroos made his professional debut in a third round German Cup match for Hansa Rostock against VfL Wolfsburg on 28 January 2009.[2] He was substituted on in the 69th minute for Sebastian Svärd. Two days prior to the relegation of FC Hansa Rostock, Kroos left the club and signed a three-year contract for SV Werder Bremen on 15 June 2010. On 24 November 2010, Kroos made his first-team debut during an away UEFA Champions League fixture against Tottenham Hotspur during which he gave away a penalty for a foul on Luka Modrić in a 3–0 loss.[3]

On 9 November 2013, he scored his first Bundesliga goal against Schalke in an away match, which ended as a 3–1 defeat for Bremen.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Kroos was born in Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He is the younger brother of FC Bayern Munchen midfielder Toni Kroos.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neuzugang: Felix Kroos wechselt zu Werder" (in German). werder.de. [dead link]
  2. ^ ""Wölfe" zeigen erst spät Biss". kicker.de. 28 January 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2009. 
  3. ^ McNulty, Phil (24 November 2010). "Tottenham 3–0 Werder Bremen". BBC News. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Schalke 3–1 Werder Bremen". 9 November 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hanseaten bei OZ-Sportlerehrung dreimal siegreich" (in German). FC Hansa Rostock. 18 January 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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