Leonardo Bittencourt

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Leonardo Bittencourt
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Bittencourt in training with Hannover 96 in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-12-19) 19 December 1993 (age 20)
Place of birth Leipzig, Germany
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 32
Youth career
2005–2010 Energie Cottbus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Energie Cottbus II 4 (2)
2010–2012 Energie Cottbus 29 (2)
2012–2013 Borussia Dortmund II 12 (1)
2012–2013 Borussia Dortmund 5 (1)
2013– Hannover 96 43 (4)
National team
2011 Germany U19 2 (0)
2013– Germany U21 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:28, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Leonardo Bittencourt (born 19 December 1993) is a German professional footballer who plays for Bundesliga side Hannover 96 as a midfielder.

Career[edit]

Born in Leipzig, Bittencourt began his career with Energie Cottbus.[1][2] On 1 December 2011, it was announced that Bittencourt had signed a four-year contract with Borussia Dortmund, effective from 1 July 2012.[3] He moved to Hannover 96 at the end of the 2012–13 season.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Leonardo is the son of Franklin Bittencourt, a Brazilian former professional player who played in Germany, and is now active as a coach.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leonardo Bittencourt at fussballdaten.de (German)
  2. ^ Leonardo Bittencourt profile at Soccerway
  3. ^ a b Fligge, Sascha (1 December 2011). "Bittencourt wechselt zum BVB" (in German). RuhrNachrichten.de. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hannover 96 verpflichtet Bittencourt" (in German). Hannover 96. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013.