Noelle Maritz

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Noelle Maritz
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Maritz with Wolfsburg in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-12-23) 23 December 1995 (age 26)
Place of birth Newport Beach, California, United States
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Arsenal
Number 16
Youth career
1999–2001 Hillsborough FC
2001–2005 PDA SC
2006–2007 FC Amriswil
2007–2008 FC Staad
2008–2011 FC Wil 1900
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 FC Zürich 28 (1)
2013–2020 VfL Wolfsburg 89 (4)
2020– Arsenal 21 (0)
National team
2010–2012 Switzerland U17
2012 Switzerland U19
2012 Switzerland U20
2013– Switzerland 80[1] (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 2 May 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 11 July 2020

Noelle Maritz (born 23 December 1995) is an Swiss professional footballer who plays as a defender for Arsenal of the FA WSL and the Switzerland women's national football team. She previously played for VfL Wolfsburg in the German Bundesliga and FC Zürich in Switzerland's Nationalliga A.

Club career[edit]

Wolfsburg coach Ralf Kellermann signed Maritz in 2013 on the strength of her national team performances in Cyprus.[2]

Maritz signed for FA WSL club Arsenal in 2020.[3] She made her Arsenal debut in their opening game versus Reading on September 6, 2020. Maritz played the whole 90 minutes.

International career[edit]

Since her debut at the 2013 Cyprus Cup, Maritz has been a member of the Switzerland women's national football team.[4]

Honours[edit]

FC Zürich

VfL Wolfsburg

Personal life[edit]

Maritz was born in the United States and moved to Switzerland when she was ten; therefore, she has dual citizenship.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  2. ^ "VfL Wolfsburg verpflichtet Noelle Maritz" (in German). Framba.de. 20 May 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Arsenal Women sign Wolfsburg's Maritz". BBC Sport.
  4. ^ Portrait in the Swiss Football Association's page

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