Daniel Baier

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Daniel Baier
Daniel Baier.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-05-18) 18 May 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Cologne, West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Augsburg
Number 10
Youth career
1988–1992 Teutonia Obernau
1992–1998 TSV Mainaschaff
1998–1999 Viktoria Aschaffenburg
1999–2003 TSV 1860 München
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 TSV 1860 München 107 (3)
2007–2010 VfL Wolfsburg 16 (0)
2008–2009 FC Augsburg (loan) 23 (1)
2010– FC Augsburg 163 (4)
National team
2003 Germany U19 2 (0)
2004 Germany U20 3[1] (1)
2005 Germany U21 1[2] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2015.

Daniel Baier (born 18 May 1984 in Cologne[3]) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Augsburg.[4]

Career[edit]

Baier first played for the youth team of 1860 Munich. He generally plays an offensive midfield role. He played in his first league match against 1. FC Köln on 13 September 2003. He has played in the Under-20 German national team, his debut coming on 7 October 2005 against Wales.[2] Dieter Eilts has said about Daniel Baier: "Daniel is an individual talent. He plays a deadly passing game. If he continues in this way, he has a big future." On 31 January 2010, he left VfL Wolfsburg and returned to FC Augsburg.[5]

Personal life[edit]

His father, Jürgen, was also a footballer, he played for Darmstadt 98,[6] the club his brother Benjamin, currently plays for.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Baier" (in German). Daniel Baier. Archived from the original on 6 September 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "U 21 Men". dfb.de. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2009. 
  3. ^ "Steckbrief" (in German). Daniel Baier. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Daniel Baier" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 3 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Baier kommt - Schindler geht" [Baier comes - Schindler leaves] (in German). fcaugsburg.de. 31 January 2010. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "Das Schlimmste ist die Ungewissheit" [The worst is the uncertainty] (in German). Augsburger Allgemeine. 18 February 2009. Retrieved 3 July 2009. 

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