Daniel Ginczek

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Daniel Ginczek
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Daniel Ginczek in 2014
Personal information
Full name Daniel Ginczek
Date of birth (1991-04-13) 13 April 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Arnsberg, Germany
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
VfB Stuttgart
Number 33
Youth career
1995–2007 SC Neheim
2007–2009 Borussia Dortmund
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Borussia Dortmund II 66 (28)
2010–2013 Borussia Dortmund 0 (0)
2011–2012 VfL Bochum (loan) 29 (5)
2012–2013 FC St. Pauli (loan) 31 (18)
2013–2014 1. FC Nürnberg 17 (3)
2013 1. FC Nürnberg II 1 (0)
2014– VfB Stuttgart 27 (10)
2014–2015 VfB Stuttgart II 5 (5)
National team
2008 Germany U17 2 (0)
2008–2009 Germany U18 6 (3)
2009–2010 Germany U19 7 (1)
2010–2012 Germany U21 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:54, 20 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 March 2013

Daniel Ginczek (born 13 April 1991 in Arnsberg) is a German footballer[1][2] who plays as a striker for VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga. His paternal grandparents are from Silesia, explaining his Polish-sounding surname.[3]

Club career[edit]

Borussia Dortmund[edit]

In the 2007–08 season, he was the best scorer in the U-17 league. In 25 games he scored 26 goals. In the U-18 national team, Ginczek scored three goals in six games, he also took part in seven matches of the U-19 national team, scoring on one occasion.

Since the 2008–09 season he was playing for the reserves of Borussia Dortmund. He made his debut in professional football on 28 July 2009 at a 0–0 draw against the reserve team of Eintracht Braunschweig.

In 2010, Ginczek was promoted to the Borussia Dortmund first team.

VfL Bochum loan spell[edit]

On 10 June 2011, Ginczek joined Bochum on loan until the end of the 2011–12 season. He scored his first goal in a 1–0 win over FSV Frankfurt on 22 July 2011.

FC St. Pauli loan spell[edit]

In June 2012, Ginczek joined St. Pauli on loan until the end of the 2012–13 season. He scored his first goal in the 77th minute at a 3–0 away win over Offenburger FV in the DFB-Pokal, on 18 August 2012. He became a key player for the Hamburg side, scoring 18 goals in 31 matches.

1. FC Nürnberg[edit]

3 June 2013 saw the announcement of Ginczek having agreed to join Bundesliga side 1. FC Nürnberg for an undisclosed fee, signing a three-year contract.[4]

VfB Stuttgart[edit]

For the 2014–15 season he moved to VfB Stuttgart.[5] In May 2016 Ginczek extended his contract with Stuttgart until June 2020.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Ginczek" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ginczek, Daniel" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Alternative, die Hoffnung macht" (in German). reviersport.de. 23 November 2008. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Nürnberg sign Daniel Ginczek". 1. FC Nürnberg. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "VfB sign Daniel Ginczek". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 6 June 2014. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Important signals". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 10 May 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 

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