Lukas Schmitz

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Lukas Schmitz
Lukas Schmitz 2010.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-10-13) 13 October 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Hattingen, West Germany
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)[1]
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Werder Bremen
Number 13
Youth career
1991–1993 DJK Märkisch Hattingen
1993–1995 TuS Bredenscheid
1995–2006 TSG Sprockhövel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 TSG Sprockhövel 23 (11)
2007–2009 VfL Bochum
2009–2010 Schalke 04 II 6 (1)
2009–2011 Schalke 04 52 (2)
2011– Werder Bremen 52 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 May 2009

Lukas Schmitz (born 13 October 1988 in Hattingen[2]) is a German footballer who plays for German Bundesliga club Werder Bremen.

Career[edit]

Schmitz began his career with TSG Sprockhövel.[1] Here he scored 11 goals in 23 games during the 2006–07 season of the Verbandsliga Westfalen 2.[3] In July 2007, he signed for VfL Bochum II.[1] He played 36 games with the VfL Bochum reserve squad.

Schmitz transferred to nearby rivals Schalke 04 on 8 May 2009.[4] He made his professional debut on 18 September 2009 in a match against VfL Wolfsburg.[5]

Schmitz signed a four-year contract with Werder Bremen on 17 June 2011.[6]

Position[edit]

Schmitz plays as a left midfielder or a defensive midfielder.[7] In the 2010–11 season, he became the Schalke's main left fullback.

Personal[edit]

Schmitz studies Political sciences and Science of Public Administration over distance learning.[8]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Schmitz, Lukas" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lukas Schmitz". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ex-TSG--~~~~-Spieler Lukas Schmitz Profi-Kader von Schalke 04 – Mirkan Aydin im Aufgebot des VfL Bochum" (in German). Der Westen. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Noch drei Planstellen offen" (in German). Der Westen. 8 May 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Dzeko hat die Antwort parat" (in German). kicker.de. 18 September 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Schmitz joins Werder". bundesliga.de. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Lukas Schmitz steht gegen Köln im Profikader" (in German). FC Schalke 04. 11 September 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "S04 II: Lukas Schmitz – erst Barcelona, nun Rot-Weiss Essen" (in German). FC Schalke 04. 12 August 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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