Kerstin Stegemann

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Kerstin Stegemann
Kerstin Stegemann 3.jpg
Stegemann in 2008
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-09-29) 29 September 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Mesum, Rheine, West Germany
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
SV Germania Hauenhorst
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1998 FFC Heike Rheine
1998–2000 FCR 2001 Duisburg
2000–2001 FFC Flaesheim-Hillen
2001–2007 FFC Heike Rheine
2007–2008 SG Wattenscheid 09
2008–2009 Herforder SV
2009–2010 FSV Gütersloh
National team
1995–2009 Germany 191 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kerstin Stegemann (born 29 September 1977) is a former female footballer from Germany.


Born in Rheine-Mesum, she made her football debut at age 15 in 1993, playing for FFC Heike Rheine in the Frauen Bundesliga. Within two years, she made her first appearance for the German national team, playing in a 13 April 1995 match against Poland. She has been a mainstay of the national team ever since, playing on Germany's Bronze Medal-winning squads in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics,[1] as well as their 2003 Women's World Cup championship team.

Along with Birgit Prinz and Bettina Wiegmann, she is one of only three German women with more than 150 caps, having reached that mark in a 23 November 2006 match against Japan. She also holds a team record with 61 consecutive international matches played.

Stegemann retired in 2009 with 191 international appearances and eight goals to her credit.





  1. ^ "Kerstin Stegemann Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 October 2009.

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