Dzsenifer Marozsán

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The native form of this personal name is Marozsán Dzsenifer. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Dzsenifer Marozsán
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Marozsán playing for Germany at UEFA Women's Euro 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-04-18) 18 April 1992 (age 25)
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 119 (32)
2016– Olympique Lyon 20 (5)
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 73 (30)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 February 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:56, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

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

In 2016, Marozsán led Germany to its first-ever Olympic gold medal.[1] In 2015, her cross to Mandy Islacker in stoppage time resulted in a UEFA Women's Champions League win for 1. FFC Frankfurt.[1] She scored the game-winning goal during the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 semifinal against Sweden ultimately helping Germany win the title.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born in Budapest, 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.

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.[2]

1. FFC Frankfurt, 2009–2016[edit]

Marozsán signed with 1. FFC Frankfurt in 2009.[3]

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.[4] Her first goal for the senior national team came on 15 February 2012 (2012-02-15) in a match against Turkey.[5]

She scored the deciding goal in the 2016 Olympic Final, leading Germany to their first ever women's football Olympic gold medal.[6]

She was named captain of the German team on 21 October 2016.[7]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Source:[5]

Honours[edit]

1. FC Saarbrücken[edit]

FFC Frankfurt[edit]

Germany[edit]

Individual[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Her father János Marozsán is a former member of the Hungary national football team and played in Germany for his daughter's former club 1. FC Saarbrücken.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c McCauley, Kevin (August 19, 2016). "Dzsenifer Marozsán has cemented her place on top of women's soccer". SB Nation. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Dzsenifer Marozsan. – Fußball – ZDF.de Sport" (in German). ZDF. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Kennedy, Paul (May 14, 2015). "Twenty for Canada 2015: Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan". Soccer America. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Players Info Marozsan Caps". DFB. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Players Info Marozsan Goals". DFB. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Gold for Germany as Neid finishes in style". fifa.com. 19 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Marozsán neue Spielführerin der DFB-Frauen". dfb.de. 21 October 2016. 
  8. ^ Silver Ball 2008
  9. ^ Golden Shoe 2008
  10. ^ Golden Ball 2012
  11. ^ IFFHS World's Women Best Playmaker
  12. ^ 2016 FIFPro Award
  13. ^ "Interview mit Dzsenifer Marozsan" (in German). fansoccer.de. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 

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