Daniel Schwaab

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Daniel Schwaab
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Personal information
Full name Daniel Schwaab
Date of birth (1988-08-23) 23 August 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Waldkirch, West Germany
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
PSV Eindhoven
Number 5
Youth career
1992–2000 SV Waldkirch
2000–2006 SC Freiburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 SC Freiburg 91 (6)
2009–2013 Bayer Leverkusen 96 (0)
2010 Bayer Leverkusen II 1 (0)
2013–2016 VfB Stuttgart 92 (1)
2016– PSV 0 (0)
National team
2006 Germany U18 4 (0)
2006–2007 Germany U19 7 (0)
2007–2010 Germany U21 24 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2016.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 August 2010

Daniel Schwaab (born 23 August 1988) is a German footballer who plays as a centre back[1] for PSV Eindhoven.[2]

Club career[edit]


Schwaab began his career with SC Freiburg in the 2. Bundesliga. In his second season with the first team, he started in every single match that he played.[3] Overall, he scored six league goals for Freiburg despite being a defender.

Bayer Leverkusen[edit]

He was soon snapped up by top flight side Bayer Leverkusen and made his Bundesliga debut on 8 August 2009 against 1. FSV Mainz 05.

VfB Stuttgart[edit]

After the end of his contract with Leverkusen on 1 July 2013, Schwaab moved to VfB Stuttgart on a free transfer. On 8 May 2013, Daniel Schwaab signed a contract until June 2016 with VfB Stuttgart.[4] He made his debut with VfB Stuttgart on 17 August 2013, against his previous team Bayer Leverkusen, where he scored an own goal. The match ended 0-1, with Stuttgart losing the game.


In July 2016, Schwaab moved to PSV on a free transfer, where he signed a 3 year contract. [5]

International career[edit]

A youth international since the U18 level, Schwaab was called up to the U21 side for the 2009 European Championships and won the title. He made only one appearance, as a substitute during the final, at the tournament but soon became first choice for the new qualifying campaign.


Germany U21


  1. ^ "Schwaab, Daniel" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  2. ^ https://twitter.com/PSV/status/752416895442096128
  3. ^ "Schwaab, Daniel" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "VfB secure services of Daniel Schwaab". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Verdediger Schwaab eerste versterking van PSV". Voetbal International (in Dutch). 11 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 

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