Dzsenifer Marozsán

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Dzsenifer Marozsán
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-04-18) 18 April 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Olympique Lyon
Number 10
Youth career
1996–2003 DJK Burbach
2003–2007 1. FC Saarbrücken
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 1. FC Saarbrücken 38 (13)
2009–2016 1. FFC Frankfurt 133 (40)
2016– Olympique Lyon 30 (10)
National team
2004–2007 Germany U15 12 (13)
2007–2008 Germany U17 21 (21)
2009–2012 Germany U19 12 (13)
2009–2012 Germany U20 17 (6)
2010– Germany 86 (32)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 February 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 April 2018

Dzsenifer Marozsán (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈd͡ʒɛnifɛr ˈmɒroʒaːn]; born 18 April 1992) is a footballer who plays professionally for Olympique Lyon in France and captains the German national team. She previously played for 1. FC Saarbrücken and 1. FFC Frankfurt in Germany's Frauen Bundesliga.

Born in Hungary, she plays for Germany at international level.[1]

At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Marozsán led unified Germany to its first-ever Olympic gold medal in football, four decades after the East German men won in 1976.[2] In 2015, her cross to Mandy Islacker in stoppage time resulted in a UEFA Women's Champions League win for 1. FFC Frankfurt.[2] She scored the game-winning goal during the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 semifinal against Sweden ultimately helping Germany win the title.[2]

Early life[edit]

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Marozsán moved with her family to Germany in 1996, after her father János Marozsán, a four-time Hungarian football national, had signed a contract with 1. FC Saarbrücken. She began her career at DJK Burbach, where she played for a boys' team. She then joined the youth department of 1. FC Saarbrücken.[3] The DFB pushed for naturalizing her so she could play for Germany. In fact her whole family was naturalized, because she was still under-aged.[4]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

1. FC Saarbrücken, 2007–2009[edit]

In 2007 at the age of 14 years and 7 months, Marozsán became the youngest player to play in the German Bundesliga when she made her debut for 1. FC Saarbrücken. She also holds the record as the Bundesliga's youngest goal scorer at 15 years and 4 months.[5]

1. FFC Frankfurt, 2009–2016[edit]

Marozsán signed with 1. FFC Frankfurt in 2009.[6]

Olympique Lyonnais, 2016–present[edit]

In July 2016, Marozsán signed with Olympique Lyonnais from 1. FFC Frankfurt.

Marozsán playing for Frankfurt in 2012.

International[edit]

Marozsán made her debut for the senior national team on 28 October 2010 (2010-10-28) in a match against Australia.[7] Her first goal for the senior national team came on 15 February 2012 (2012-02-15) in a match against Turkey.[8]

She scored the deciding goal in the 2016 Olympic Final, leading Germany to their first ever women's football Olympic gold medal.[9]

She was named captain of the German team on 21 October 2016.[10]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Source:[8]

Honours[edit]

1. FC Saarbrücken[edit]

FFC Frankfurt[edit]

Olympique Lyon[edit]

Germany[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BENCE, BABJÁK (21 September 2016). "Marozsán Dzsenifer: A szívem mindig magyar lesz - NSO". NSO.hu (in Hungarian). Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b c McCauley, Kevin (19 August 2016). "Dzsenifer Marozsán has cemented her place on top of women's soccer". SB Nation. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Interview mit Dzsenifer Marozsan" (in German). fansoccer.de. Retrieved 26 March 2011.
  4. ^ 17 July 2017. "Immer ihrer Zeit voraus" (in German). faz.net. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Dzsenifer Marozsan. – Fußball – ZDF.de Sport" (in German). ZDF. Retrieved 26 March 2011.
  6. ^ Kennedy, Paul (14 May 2015). "Twenty for Canada 2015: Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan". Soccer America. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Players Info Marozsan Caps". DFB. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  8. ^ a b "Players Info Marozsan Goals". DFB. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Gold for Germany as Neid finishes in style". fifa.com. 19 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Marozsán neue Spielführerin der DFB-Frauen". dfb.de. 21 October 2016.
  11. ^ Silver Ball 2008
  12. ^ Golden Shoe 2008
  13. ^ Golden Ball 2012
  14. ^ IFFHS World's Women Best Playmaker
  15. ^ 2016 FIFPro Award
  16. ^ "Trophées UNFP : Dzsenifer Marozsan et Marie-Antoinette Katoto récompensées". L'Équipe (in French). 13 May 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  17. ^ "Philipp Lahm ist Fußballer des Jahres 2016/2017" (in German). kicker.de. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  18. ^ "Toni Kroos ist Fußballer des Jahres 2017/18". kicker.de (in German). 5 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

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