Alexander Walke

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Alexander Walke
1. SC Sollenau vs. FC Red Bull Salzburg 2014-07-12 (081).jpg
Personal information
Full name Alexander Walke
Date of birth (1983-06-06) June 6, 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Oranienburg, East Germany
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
FC Red Bull Salzburg
Number 33
Youth career
0000–1997 Eintracht Oranienburg
1997–1999 Energie Cottbus
1999–2003 Werder Bremen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Werder Bremen 0 (0)
2005–2008 SC Freiburg 74 (0)
2008–2009 SV Wehen Wiesbaden 34 (0)
2009–2010 FC Hansa Rostock 36 (0)
2010– FC Red Bull Salzburg 118 (0)
2011 SpVgg Greuther Fürth (loan) 16 (0)
National team
2002 Germany U-20 3 (0)
2003 Germany U-21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 March 2017.

Alexander Walke (born June 6, 1983 in Oranienburg, Brandenburg) is a German professional football goalkeeper currently playing for FC Red Bull Salzburg.

Career[edit]

He began his career at Energie Cottbus as a 14-year-old. In 1999, he transferred to Werder Bremen, and was called up to the professional team in 2003. After six years, Walke moved to Baden-Württemberg in 2005 from Werder Bremen to join SC Freiburg. In 2008, he transferred to SV Wehen Wiesbaden. Walke left SV Wehen Wiesbaden to the end of the 2008-09 season.[1] On 28 May 2009, he signed a two-year contract with FC Hansa Rostock. After one season with FC Hansa Rostock during which he played in all 36 games, he left Germany to sign for Austrian Football Bundesliga champion FC Red Bull Salzburg. He is the third German born goalkeeper for the 2010/2011 season by FC Red Bull Salzburg after Niclas Heimann and Gerry Tremmel.

After one year on loan for Greuther Fürth in the second German Bundesliga he is now again playing for FC Red Bull Salzburg. During the 2011/12 season he took over the number 1 position from Eddie Gustafsson.

International career[edit]

He competed for Germany at the FIFA World Youth Championship 2003, but tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol, the active chemical in Marijuana.

Honours[edit]

  • Austrian Champion:
    • 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Austrian Cup:
    • 2012


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