Matthias Zimmermann (footballer, born 1992)

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Matthias Zimmermann
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Personal information
Full name Matthias Jürgen Zimmermann[1]
Date of birth (1992-06-16) 16 June 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Pforzheim, Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
VfB Stuttgart
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)
2013 SpVgg Greuther Fürth (loan) 15 (1)
2013–2014 SV Sandhausen (loan) 19 (0)
2015– VfB Stuttgart II 34 (1)
2016– VfB Stuttgart 18 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Germany U15 2 (1)
2008 Germany U16 7 (0)
2008–2009 Germany U17 19 (0)
2009–2010 Germany U18 2 (0)
2010–2011 Germany U19 12 (0)
2011– Germany U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:48, 20 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 June 2013

Matthias Jürgen Zimmermann (born 16 June 1992) is a German footballer who plays for VfB Stuttgart.

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.[2]

On 18 June 2011, Zimmermann joined Borussia Mönchengladbach, signing a three-year contract with the new club, lasting until 2014.[3] In January 2013, Zimmermann was loaned to SpVgg Greuther Fürth.[4]

SV Sandhausen[edit]

On 27 June 2013, he signed a season long loan deal with SV Sandhausen.[5]

VfB Stuttgart[edit]

For the 2015–16 season Zimmermann moved to VfB Stuttgart II.[6] On 2 May 2016 he made his debut for the first team of VfB Stuttgart against SV Werder Bremen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players — 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rot Weiss Ahlen 1 - 3 Karlsruher SC". Soccerway. 6 December 2009. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Two new faces for Gladbach". Bundesliga. 18 June 2011. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. 
  4. ^ ""Kleeblatt" leiht Zimmermann aus" ["Kleeblatt" loans Zimmermann] (in German). kicker. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Zimmermann schließt sich Sandhausen an" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Neuzugang für den VfB II". vfb.de (in German). VfB Stuttgart. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015. 

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