Denis Thomalla

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Denis Thomalla
Denis Thomalla 2015.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Pforzheim, Germany
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
1. FC Heidenheim
(on loan from Lech Poznań)
Number 11
Youth career
SV Büchenbronn
Karlsruher SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II 72 (20)
2010–2013 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 4 (0)
2013–2015 RB Leipzig 21 (3)
2014–2015 SV Ried (loan) 29 (10)
2015– Lech Poznań 13 (0)
2016– 1. FC Heidenheim (loan) 14 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 05:41, 8 August 2016 (UTC).


Denis Thomalla (born 16 August 1992) is a German professional footballer who plays for 1. FC Heidenheim on loan from Lech Poznań, as a striker.

Early and personal life[edit]

Thomalla was born in Pforzheim, Germany to a Polish family originally from Opole.[1]

Career[edit]

Thomalla played youth football for SV Büchenbronn and Karlsruher SC.[2]

He started his senior career at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim where he made four appearances in the Bundesliga.[3]

In 2013, Thomalla left Hoffenheim for RB Leipzig where played three in the 2. Bundesliga.[3] On 1 September 2014, he was loaned out to SV Ried.[4]

On 23 June 2015, Thomalla signed a three-year contract with Polish club Lech Poznań.[5]

On 12 January 2016, Thomalla was loaned to 1. FC Heidenheim with the option of a permanent move.[6] In April, Heidenheim chose to make use of the option to sign him permanently.[3][7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 7 August 2016.[8]
Club Season League Cup Europe[nb 1] Other[nb 2] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II 2010–11 Regionalliga Südwest 13 2 13 2
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 2010–11 Bundesliga 4 0 1 0 5 0
2011–12 0 0 0 0
Total 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II 2011–12 Regionalliga Südwest 25 8 25 8
2012–13 34 10 34 10
Total 59 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 18
RB Leipzig 2013–14 3. Liga 18 2 0 0 18 2
2014–15 2. Bundesliga 3 1 0 0 3 1
Total 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 3
SV Ried 2014–15 Austrian Football Bundesliga 29 10 1 0 30 10
Lech Poznań 2015–16 Ekstraklasa 13 0 3 0 10 3 1 0 27 3
1. FC Heidenheim 2015–16 2. Bundesliga 13 4 1 0 14 4
2016–17 1 1 0 0 1 1
Total 14 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 5
Career total 153 38 6 0 10 3 1 0 170 41
  1. ^ Includes UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League
  2. ^ Includes Polish SuperCup

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Lech Poznań [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denis Thomalla: Mogłem grać w Niemczech, ale Lech mnie skusił Ligą Mistrzów" (in Polish). Retrieved 30 June 2015. 
  2. ^ http://redbulls.com/soccer/leipzig/de/neuigkeiten-detail_1420.html
  3. ^ a b c "Thomalla: Heidenheim zieht Kaufoption". kicker Online (in German). 22 April 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Denis Thomalla wechselt leihweise für ein Jahr zur SV Ried!" (in German). Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Thomalla na 3 lata w Kolejorzu". Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Der 1. FC Heidenheim 1846 leiht Denis Thomalla aus" (in German). Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Zweitligist 1. FC Heidenheim behält Stürmer Denis Thomalla". Pforzheimer Zeitung (in German). 22 April 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  8. ^ a b Denis Thomalla profile at Soccerway. Retrieved 23 July 2015.

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