Mustafa Kučuković

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Mustafa Kučuković
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Kučuković with TSV 1860 München in 2007
Personal information
Full name Mustafa Kučuković
Date of birth (1986-11-05) 5 November 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Bosanski Novi, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Hansa Rostock
Number 29
Youth career
0000–2001 SSV Buer
2001–2003 FC Schalke 04
2003–2004 VfL Bochum
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Hamburger SV 14 (1)
2006–2007 SpVgg Greuther Fürth (loan) 21 (2)
2007–2008 TSV 1860 München 29 (4)
2009–2010 Grenoble Foot 38[1] 5 (0)
2010–2011 SønderjyskE 17 (4)
2011 Energie Cottbus 5 (1)
2012 Olympiakos Nicosia 7 (2)
2013– Hansa Rostock 17 (1)
National team
2004–2005 Germany U19 9 (4)
2005–2007 Germany U20 5 (3)
2007 Germany U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mustafa Kučuković (born 5 November 1986 in Bosanski Novi) is a German football striker of Bosnian descent, who plays for Hansa Rostock.

Career[edit]

He started his professional career at Hamburger SV in September 2004 and made his Bundesliga debut as a second-half substitute in the club's away match against VfB Stuttgart on 11 September 2004. With an age of 17 years, 10 months and 6 days he was the youngest player who has ever played for Hamburger SV in Bundesliga then.[2] Prior to his professional debut, he spent one season playing for VfL Bochum's amateur squad and was signed by HSV's amateur squad in July 2004. Between 2004 and 2006, he played regularly for HSV's amateurs in the Regionalliga Nord and only occasionally appeared for the club's professional squad in the Bundesliga, making 14 appearances and scoring one goal in two seasons. His first and so far only Bundesliga goal was the 1–1 equaliser that secured one point for HSV in an away match against Werder Bremen on 18 December 2005. He scored the goal only two minutes after entering the match as a substitute. Playing for HSV's amateur squad in the Regionalliga Nord, he made 40 appearances and scored 22 goals in two seasons. In the 2005–06 season, he also made three appearances for HSV in the UEFA Cup.

In August 2006, HSV loaned him to 2. Bundesliga side SpVgg Greuther Fürth for one season, until June 2007. He made his debut for the club in the Second Bundesliga on 27 August 2006 in their 3–1 defeat to Hansa Rostock at home, playing as a second-half substitute. After his return to Hamburg Kučuković was sold to another 2. Bundesliga side, 1860 Munich. after a year he left Munich. He joined on 30 January 2009 French club Grenoble Foot 38, where he signed a contract. On 31 March 2010, Grenoble Foot 38 released the German forward by mutual consent.[3]

On 17 September 2010, he signed with SønderjyskE in the Danish Superliga. On 8 June 2011, he signed a contract with Energie Cottbus,[4] but on 31 January 2012 he moved to the Cypriot club Olympiakos Nicosia.

On 12 July 2013, he joined Hansa Rostock on a two-year contract after having been sidelined for one year due to injuries.[2]

International career[edit]

Kučuković has played for Germany at the U-19, U-20 and U-21 level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mustafa Kucukovic" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Kucukovic wechselt an die Ostsee" (in German). kicker.de. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "KUCUKOVIC QUITTE LE GF38". [dead link]
  4. ^ "Mustafa Kučuković potpisao za Energie Cottbus" (in Bosnian). scsport.ba. 8 June 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2012.