Christopher Buchtmann

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Christopher Buchtmann
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Personal information
Full name Christopher Buchtmann
Date of birth (1992-04-25) 25 April 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Hameln, Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left winger
Club information
Current team
FC St. Pauli
Number 10
Youth career
0000–2007 Hannover 96
2007 Borussia Dortmund
2008 HSC/BW Tündern
2008–2009 Liverpool
2010 Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 1. FC Köln II 30 (2)
2010–2012 1. FC Köln 2 (0)
2012– FC St. Pauli 110 (7)
2013– FC St. Pauli II 7 (1)
National team
2007 Germany U15 2 (0)
2007 Germany U16 2 (0)
2009 Germany U17 10 (1)
2009–2010 Germany U18 4 (0)
2010–2011 Germany U19 5 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:34, 21 April 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 January 2017

Christopher Buchtmann (born 25 April 1992) is a German footballer who plays as a left winger for FC St. Pauli in the 2. Bundesliga.[1][2]

Club career[edit]

Buchtmann made many transfer moves between English and German youth clubs. He started his career at Hannover 96 before moving to Borussia Dortmund when he was thirteen. Bunchtmann moved to England by joining Liverpool youth academy.[3] Then in February 2010, Bunchtman left Liverpool on an undisclosed fee to join Fulham, where he will be at the development squad after signing an 18-month contract.[4]

However after three months at the club, Buchtmann left Fulham, again, to return to Germany by joining 1. FC Köln.[5] After two years playing at 1. FC Köln II, Buchtmann made his debut for the relegated club, coming on as a substitute for Sławomir Peszko in the 68th minute, as Köln lost, 4–1 against Freiburg. Buchtmann added another in the last game of the season, in a 4–1 loss against Bayern Munich.

After being told by the manager that he would play on the reserve squad once more,[6] Buchtmann left Köln to join FC St. Pauli after his contract with Koln was terminated.[7] In January, Bunchtmann signed a new contract with the club, which will keep him until 2015 and afterwards; he made fifteen appearance for the club.[8] The 2013–14 season was a breakthrough for him, as he established himself in the first team and later in late January, Buchtmann signed a new contract with the club, which will keep him until 2016.[9]

International career[edit]

Buchtmann represents the German national team, playing under 15, under 16, under 17, under 18, under 19 and under 20.[10] Buchtmann was captain for the national team in the squad that lead Germany winning the UEFA European Under-17 Championship. As a result of his performance, Buchtmann was named by the UEFA as one of the most promising stars in the future.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buchtmann, Christopher" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Christopher Buchtmann". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Big Interview: Christopher Byuhtmann" [Большое интервью: Кристофер Бюхтманн] (in Russian). Liverbird.ru. 17 April 2009. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fulham Sign Buchtmann". Fulham Official Website. 1 February 2010. Archived from the original on 3 February 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Buchtmann Departs". Fulham Official Website. 30 June 2010. Archived from the original on 3 July 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Concentrated pre-season - reduced squad" [Konzentrierte Saisonvorbereitung] (in German). Koln Official Website. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Christopher Bay man to FC St. Pauli" [Christopher Buchtmann zum FC St. Pauli] (in German). Koln Official Website. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "BAY MAN TO 2015" [Buchtmann verlängert bis 2015] (in German). FC St. Pauli Official Website. 13 February 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Bay man signs up to 2016" [Buchtmann unterschreibt bis 2016] (in German). Kicker. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  10. ^ http://datencenter.dfb.de/profil/170911
  11. ^ "UEFA tip young Red for stardom". Liverpool Official Website. 19 May 2009. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 

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