Marco Höger

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Marco Höger
Marco Höger 2011-08-03.jpg
Marco Höger with Schalke 04
Personal information
Full name Marco Höger
Date of birth (1989-09-16) 16 September 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Cologne, West Germany
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Right back
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04
Number 12
Youth career
1994–2001 TuS Höhenhaus
2001–2005 Bayer Leverkusen
2005–2008 Alemannia Aachen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Alemannia Aachen II 39 (7)
2009–2011 Alemannia Aachen 43 (7)
2011– Schalke 04 62 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marco Höger (born 16 September 1989 in Cologne) is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder or right back for Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga.

Career[edit]

Alemannia Aachen[edit]

Höger began his career in 2005 in Alemannia Aachen's youth academy.[1] In summer 2008, he was promoted to the reserve team where he earned his first senior cap on 17 August 2008 against TSV Germania Windeck in the NRW-Liga.[2] He made his professional debut for Alemannia Aachen in the 2. Bundesliga on 6 March 2010 against FC Energie Cottbus[3] and signed his first professional contract with Alemannia on 26 May 2010.[4]

Schalke 04[edit]

On 9 June 2011, FC Schalke 04 confirmed that Höger signed a 3-year professional contract with them until 30 June 2014.[5] The transfer fee is reported as undisclosed by Schalke's sport and communications manager Horst Heldt.[5] Marco Höger was assigned a number 12 shirt, previously worn by Peer Kluge.[5]

On 8 January 2013, Schalke announced that Höger signed a two-year professional contract extension to 30 June 2016.[5]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Schalke 04

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total Ref.
Club League Season App. Goals App. Goals App. Goals App. Goals App. Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Other Total
Alemannia Aachen 2. Bundesliga 2009–10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 [6]
2010–11 33 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 37 3
Schalke 04 Bundesliga 2011–12 27 1 3 0 10 0 1 0 41 1
2012–13 22 3 2 0 6 0 0 0 30 3
2013–14 8 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 14 2
2014–15 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Last updated: 27 September 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stieber kommt, Höger wird Profi" (in German). az-web.de. 26 May 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Höger, Marco" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Petersen bringt Cottbus auf die Siegerstraße" (in German). kicker.de. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Zoltán Stieber wird ein Schwarz-Gelber" (in German). Alemannia Aachen. 26 May 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Marco Höger signs extension to stay at Schalke through 2016". SB Nation. 8 January 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  6. ^ Marco Höger profile at Soccerway

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