Michael Fink

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Michael Fink
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Personal information
Full name Michael Fink
Date of birth (1982-02-01) 1 February 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Waiblingen, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Erzgebirge Aue
Number 10
Youth career
VfR Waiblingen
1990–1992 SV Fellbach
1992–2001 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 VfB Stuttgart II 59 (3)
2004–2006 Arminia Bielefeld 44 (4)
2006–2009 Eintracht Frankfurt 87 (8)
2009–2011 Beşiktaş 46 (3)
2011 Borussia M'gladbach (loan) 6 (0)
2011–2012 Samsunspor 31 (1)
2012– Erzgebirge Aue 47 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael Fink (born 1 February 1982 in Waiblingen) is a German footballer who currently plays for FC Erzgebirge Aue.

Career[edit]

Fink played from 1992 for VfB Stuttgart, in the beginning for the youth team, later in the reserve in the Regionalliga. In 2004, Arminia Bielefeld signed him for their Bundesliga campaign.

Eintracht Frankfurt[edit]

Fink left Arminia Bielefeld after the 2005–06 season to join Eintracht Frankfurt.

In January 2008, he scored a bicycle kick goal in a friendly against Paderborn that won the Goal of the month award.

On 29 November 2008, there were reports linking Fink with a return to Stuttgart in the press.[1]

Eintracht Frankfurt press officer Carsten Knoop confirmed that Fink would be leaving at the end of the season.[2]

Beşiktaş J.K.[edit]

Fink joined Turkish side Beşiktaş for €1.2 million with a 3 years long contract.[3][4]

Fink had his pro-competitive match debut in the Super Cup, in which Beşiktaş had lost 0–2 against Fenerbahçe. Fink played a full 90 minutes in the famous victory over Manchester United with a 0–1.[5]

He scored his second goal against Fenerbahce SK and this goal is opted for the best goal of the first part of 2009–10 season by his teammates.[6] He scored his first goal for Beşiktaş at his "league debut" match against İstanbul BB on 7 August 2009, it was also the season's first goal at Süper Lig.[7]

Borussia Mönchengladbach[edit]

Fink returned to Germany on loan to Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stuttgart chasing Fink". Ontheminute.com. 29 November 2008. Retrieved 29 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Schade, dass Fink geht!" (in German). Bild. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2009. 
  3. ^ "Frankfurt doğruladı!" (in Turkish). 23 April 2009. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ve Fink Beşiktaş'ta!" (in Turkish). Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Manchester United 0–1 Besiktas". Whoscored.com. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Beşiktaş:0 – Fenerbahçe:2" (in Turkish). bjk.com.tr. 2 August 2009. Retrieved 10 August 2009. 
  7. ^ "İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye:1 – Beşiktaş:1" (in Turkish). bjk.com.tr. 7 August 2009. Retrieved 10 August 2009. 
  8. ^ "Fink verstärkt die "Fohlen"" [Fink strengthens the "foals"] (in German). DFL. 27 January 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 

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