Melanie Behringer

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Melanie Behringer
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Behringer with Germany in 2011
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-11-18) 18 November 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Lörrach, West Germany
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Winger, attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 7
Youth career
SpVgg Utzenfeld
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2003 FC Hausen
2003–2008 SC Freiburg 97 (30)
2008–2010 FC Bayern Munich 35 (9)
2010–2014 1. FFC Frankfurt 82 (18)
2014– FC Bayern Munich 0 (0)
National team
2002–2004 Germany U-19 30 (9)
2005–2006 Germany U-21 9 (3)
2005– Germany 102 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 September 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:56, 23 November 2014 (UTC)[1]

Melanie Behringer (born 18 November 1985) is a German footballer. She plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Bayern Munich and the German national team.



Behringer started her career at SpVgg Utzenfeld and FC Hausen. In 2003, she joined SC Freiburg. She made her Bundesliga debut for Freiburg and played at the club for five seasons. For the 2008–09 season, Behringer transferred to FC Bayern Munich and finished second in the Bundesliga table in her first year in Munich. After two seasons, Behringer joined league rivals 1. FFC Frankfurt in 2010. She won the 2011 German Cup with Frankfurt, defeating 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam in the final.[2]


In 2004, Behringer was runner-up with Germany at the 2004 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship and later that year won the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship. She scored in all three knockout round games of that tournament, including the final. She made her debut for the German senior national team in January 2005 against China.[1]

She was part of Germany's World Cup winning squad at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, starting in all six games. One year later, she won the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and claimed the title at the 2009 European Championship. She scored a long-range goal in the final, for which she won Germany’s Goal of the Month award. Behringer has been called up for Germany's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad.[1]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Source: [3]



FC Bayern Munich
1. FFC Frankfurt




  1. ^ a b c "Nationalspielerin Melanie Behringer" (in German). Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Frankfurt revanchiert sich gegen Potsdam" (in German). 26 March 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Players Info Behringer Goals". DFB. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

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