Benjamin Kessel

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Benjamin Kessel
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Personal information
Full name Benjamin Kessel
Date of birth (1987-10-01) 1 October 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Bad Kreuznach, West Germany[1]
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Union Berlin
Number 5
Youth career
TuS Hackenheim
Bavaria Ebernburg
Eintracht Bad Kreuznach
0000–2004 Hassia Bingen
2004–2006 1. FC Kaiserslautern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 1. FC Kaiserslautern II 17 (0)
2007–2008 Wormatia Worms 32 (1)
2008–2010 1. FSV Mainz 05 II 61 (6)
2010–2015 Eintracht Braunschweig 101 (8)
2012–2013 Eintracht Braunschweig II 4 (0)
2015– Union Berlin 31 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:26, 18 December 2016 (UTC).

Benjamin Kessel (born 1 October 1987 in Bad Kreuznach) is a German footballer who plays for Union Berlin.[2]

Career[edit]

Kessel joined Eintracht Braunschweig, then in the 3. Liga, in 2010 from the reserve side of 1. FSV Mainz 05. With Braunschweig he won promotion into the 2. Bundesliga in 2011 and into the Bundesliga in 2013. On 31 August 2013, Kessel made his debut in the German first-tier, in a match against Hamburger SV.[3] After the 2014–15 2. Bundesliga season, Kessel joined Union Berlin on a free transfer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benjamin Kessel - Über Umwege in die Bundesliga" (in German). Braunschweiger Zeitung. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kessel, Benjamin" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Beister wirbelt die Löwen durcheinander" (in German). kicker.de. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Benjamin Kessel verlässt die Löwen zum Saisonende" [Benjamin Kessel leaves the lions at the end of the season] (in German). eintracht.com. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 

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