Behringer with Germany in 2011.
|Date of birth||18 November 1985|
|Place of birth||Lörrach, West Germany|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Playing position||Winger, attacking midfielder|
|Current club||1. FFC Frankfurt|
|2008–2010||FC Bayern Munich||35||(9)|
|2010–||1. FFC Frankfurt||62||(12)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Behringer started her career at SpVgg Utzenfeld and FC Hausen. In 2003, she joined SC Freiburg. She made her Bundesliga debut for Freiburg and played at the club for five seasons. For the 2008–09 season, Behringer transferred to FC Bayern Munich and finished second in the Bundesliga table in her first year in Munich. After two seasons, Behringer joined league rivals 1. FFC Frankfurt in 2010. She won the 2011 German Cup with Frankfurt, defeating 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam in the final.
In 2004, Behringer was runner-up with Germany at the 2004 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship and later that year won the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship. She scored in all three knockout round games of that tournament, including the final. She made her debut for the German senior national team in January 2005 against China.
She was part of Germany's World Cup winning squad at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, starting in all six games. One year later, she won the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and claimed the title at the 2009 European Championship. She scored a long-range goal in the final, for which she won Germany’s Goal of the Month award. Behringer has been called up for Germany's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad.
Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:
|Behringer – goals for Germany|
|1.||9 March 2006||Loulé, Portugal||Finland||4–0||5–0||2006 Algarve Cup|
|2.||11 March 2006||Loulé, Portugal||Sweden||1–0||3–0||2006 Algarve Cup|
|3.||12 March 2007||Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal||Denmark||3–0||3–0||2007 Algarve Cup|
|4.||22 August 2007||Koblenz, Germany||Switzerland||2–0||7–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2009 qualifying|
|6.||30 August 2007||Mainz, Germany||Norway||1–1||2–2||Friendly|
|7.||10 September 2007||Shanghai, China||Argentina||1–0||11–0||2007 FIFA Women's World Cup|
|9.||29 May 2008||Kassel, Germany||Wales||4–0||4–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2009 qualifying|
|10.||17 July 2008||Unterhaching, Germany||England||3–0||3–0||Friendly|
|11.||1 October 2008||Basel, Switzerland||Switzerland||2–0||3–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2009 qualifying|
|12.||4 March 2009||Albufeira, Portugal||Finland||1–0||2–0||2009 Algarve Cup|
|13.||25 July 2009||Sinsheim, Germany||Netherlands||3–0||6–0||Friendly|
|14.||27 August 2009||Tampere, Finland||France||3–0||5–1||UEFA Women's Euro 2009|
|15.||10 September 2009||Helsinki, Finland||England||2–0||6–2||UEFA Women's Euro 2009|
|16.||24 February 2010||Parchal, Portugal||Denmark||1–0||4–0||2010 Algarve Cup|
|17.||15 September 2010||Dresden, Germany||Canada||4–0||5–0||Friendly|
|18.||22 October 2011||Bucharest, Romania||Romania||3–0||3–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying|
|19.||19 November 2011||Wiesbaden, Germany||Kazakhstan||9–0||17–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying|
|20.||15 February 2012||İzmir, Turkey||Turkey||4–0||5–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying|
|22.||2 March 2012||Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal||China PR||1–0||1–0||2012 Algarve Cup|
|23.||19 September 2012||Duisburg, Germany||Turkey||4–0||10–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying|
- FC Bayern Munich
- 1. FFC Frankfurt
- FIFA World Cup: Winner (1) 2007
- UEFA European Championship: Winner (2) 2009, 2013
- Summer Olympic Games: Bronze medal (1) 2008
- FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship: Winner (1) 2004
- UEFA Women's U-19 Championship: Runner-up (1) 2004
- "Nationalspielerin Melanie Behringer" (in German). DFB.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- "Melanie Behringer" (in German). Framba.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- "Frankfurt revanchiert sich gegen Potsdam" (in German). Focus.de. 26 March 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- "Players Info Behringer Goals". DFB. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Melanie Behringer.|
- Profile at the German Football Association (German)
- Melanie Behringer – FIFA competition record
- Profile at Weltfussball.de (German)