Michael Langer

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Michael Langer
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-01-06) 6 January 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Bregenz, Austria
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
IFK Norrköping
Number 1
Youth career
Viktoria Bregenz
0000–2003 FC Hard
2003–2004 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 VfB Stuttgart II 27 (0)
2006–2007 VfB Stuttgart 2 (0)
2008–2010 SC Freiburg 14 (0)
2010–2012 FSV Frankfurt 5 (0)
2012–2014 SV Sandhausen 8 (0)
2014–2016 Vålerenga 42 (0)
2016 Tampa Bay Rowdies 0 (0)
2016– IFK Norrköping 0 (0)
National team
2006 Austria U-21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:01, 21 July 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 March 2010

Michael Langer (born 6 January 1985 in Bregenz, Vorarlberg) is an Austrian footballer currently playing for IFK Norrköping.[1]

Club career[edit]

Formerly a goalkeeper for the German Bundesliga team VfB Stuttgart, he made his debut in the highest German division on 10 March 2007 in a game against Wolfsburg, as a replacement for regular goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand.

On 2 January 2008, he moved to SC Freiburg[2] and the club terminated his contract on 8 May 2010.[3] On 20 May 2010, Langer signed a two-year contract with 2. Bundesliga club FSV Frankfurt. In summer 2012, he moved to SV Sandhausen and signed again a two-year-contract.[4] In April 2014, Langer canceled his contract with Sandhausen and joined Vålerenga IF.[5]

Langer signed with the NASL's Tampa Bay Rowdies on February 1, 2016.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 21 June 2015
Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2014 Vålerenga Tippeligaen 28 0 3 0 31 0
2015 14 0 1 0 15 0
Career Total 42 0 4 0 46 0

International career[edit]

He has also played twice for the Austrian Under-21 national team.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael Langer in Norrköping vor dem Debüt". Vorarlberger Nachrichten (in German). 22 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Michael Langer moves to SC Freiburg". vfb.de. 2 January 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2008. 
  3. ^ "Auf zur Feierstunde" (in German). Badische Zeitung. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Torwart Michael Langer vom FSV Frankfurt an den Hardtwald" (in German). SV Sandhausen. 29 May 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Schwartz lässt rotieren - Langer geht nach Oslo" (in German). kicker.de. 3 April 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Rowdies Sign Austrian Goalkeeper Michael Langer". RowdiesSoccer.com. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

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