Ümit Korkmaz

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Ümit Korkmaz
2008 Ümit Korkmaz.JPG
Personal information
Full name Ümit Korkmaz
Date of birth (1985-09-17) 17 September 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
First Vienna
Youth career
1994–1996 Wacker Vienna
1996–2005 Slovan HAC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Rapid Wien II 26 (12)
2006–2008 Rapid Wien 55 (3)
2008–2012 Eintracht Frankfurt 48 (4)
2011VfL Bochum (loan) 12 (3)
2012–2013 FC Ingolstadt 04 31 (2)
2014–2016 Çaykur Rizespor 37 (5)
2017 SKN St. Pölten 10 (0)
2017–2018 Mauerwerk 38 (5)
2019– First Vienna 0 (0)
National team
2008–2011 Austria 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 February 2019

Ümit Korkmaz (German pronunciation: [ˈyːmɪt ˈkɔʁkmats]; born 17 September 1985) is an Austrian footballer who plays as a winger for First Vienna.

Club career[edit]

Korkmaz was signed by a fifth division club at the age of 18. He was soon discovered by scouts of Rapid Wien and transferred to the club. Brought through the ranks of Rapid Wien, Korkmaz played two seasons with the side.

In June 2008, Korkmaz agreed to join German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. He signed a four-year contract that runs until 30 June 2012.[2] In January 2011, Eintracht Frankfurt loaned Korkmaz, who had not had many chances to play for the club that season, to 2. Bundesliga club VfL Bochum.[3]

On 12 December 2013, it was announced that he had annulled his contract with FC Ingolstadt 04 and would subsequently join Çaykur Rizespor.[4]

Korkmaz signed with First Vienna on 20 December 2018.[5]

International career[edit]

He received his first call-up for Austria in summer 2007 but only made his debut prior to Euro 2008. He was also included in the 23-man squad for the tournament.

Honours[edit]

Rapid Wien

Personal life[edit]

Korkmaz is of Turkish descent.[6] He also holds Turkish citizenship, which made him eligible to play internationally for the Turkey national team.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steckbrief von Ümit Korkmaz". Eintracht.de (in German). Eintracht Frankfurt. Retrieved 24 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Eintracht Frankfurt holt Ümit Korkmaz" (in German). focus.de. 4 June 2008. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Farewell to Tosun, Steinhöfer and Korkmaz". official website. Eintracht Frankfurt. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Ümit Korkmaz verlässt unseren FC Ingolstadt 04". official website. FC Ingolstadt. 12 December 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  5. ^ Ümit Korkmaz wechselt zur Vienna, weltfussball.at, 20 December 2018
  6. ^ "Ümit Korkmaz'ın ayağı kırıldı !." (in Turkish). ligtv.com.tr. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  7. ^ "ÜMİT KORKMAZ - Player Details TFF". TFF.org. Retrieved 29 January 2014.

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