Matthias Zimmermann (footballer, born 1992)

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Matthias Zimmermann
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Zimmermann in 2015
Personal information
Full name Matthias Jürgen Zimmermann[1]
Date of birth (1992-06-16) 16 June 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Pforzheim, Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Fortuna Düsseldorf
Number 25
Youth career
VfB Grötzingen
2002–2009 Karlsruher SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Karlsruher SC II 10 (1)
2009–2011 Karlsruher SC 50 (1)
2011–2015 Borussia Mönchengladbach II 63 (5)
2011–2015 Borussia Mönchengladbach 1 (0)
2013SpVgg Greuther Fürth (loan) 15 (1)
2013–2014SV Sandhausen (loan) 19 (0)
2015–2018 VfB Stuttgart II 38 (1)
2016–2018 VfB Stuttgart 32 (1)
2018– Fortuna Düsseldorf 4 (1)
National team
2007–2008[2] Germany U15 2 (1)
2008[2] Germany U16 7 (0)
2008–2009[2] Germany U17 19 (0)
2009–2010[2] Germany U18 2 (0)
2010–2011[2] Germany U19 12 (0)
2011–2013[3] Germany U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:43, 16 July 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 09:54, 11 September 2018 (UTC)

Matthias Jürgen Zimmermann (born 16 June 1992) is a German footballer who plays as a defender for Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Career[edit]

Zimmermann started his footballing career in VfB Grötzingen's youth categories. In 2008, he moved to Karlsruher SC. He made his debut for Karlsruhe on 6 December 2009, in a 3–1 away victory against Rot Weiss Ahlen, after coming off the bench to replace Lars Stindl in the 90th minute.[4]

On 18 June 2011, Zimmermann joined Borussia Mönchengladbach, signing a three-year contract with the new club, lasting until 2014.[5] In January 2013, Zimmermann was loaned to SpVgg Greuther Fürth.[6]

SV Sandhausen[edit]

On 27 June 2013, he signed a season long loan deal with SV Sandhausen.[7]

VfB Stuttgart[edit]

For the 2015–16 season Zimmermann moved to VfB Stuttgart II.[8] On 2 May 2016 he made his debut for the first team of VfB Stuttgart against Werder Bremen. Zimmermann extended his contract with the Bundesliga team of Stuttgart on 20 December 2017 until June 2019.[9]

Fortuna Düsseldorf[edit]

On 16 July 2018, it was announced that Zimmermann would join Fortuna Düsseldorf on a two-year contract.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players — 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Matthias Zimmermann - Spielerprofil - DFB Datencenter". Deutscher Fußball-Bund (in German). Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Matthias Zimmermann » Internationals". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Rot Weiss Ahlen 1 - 3 Karlsruher SC". Soccerway. 6 December 2009. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Two new faces for Gladbach". Bundesliga. 18 June 2011. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011.
  6. ^ ""Kleeblatt" leiht Zimmermann aus" ["Kleeblatt" loans Zimmermann] (in German). kicker. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Zimmermann schließt sich Sandhausen an" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Neuzugang für den VfB II". vfb.de (in German). VfB Stuttgart. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Contract extension for Matthias Zimmermann". vfb.de (in German). VfB Stuttgart. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Fortuna verpflichtet Matthias Zimmermann" (in German). Fortuna Düsseldorf. 16 July 2018. Retrieved 16 July 2018.

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