Rani Khedira

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Rani Khedira
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Khedira training with VfB Stuttgart
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-01-27) 27 January 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Stuttgart, Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Number 6
Youth career
TV Oeffingen
2005–2012 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 VfB Stuttgart II 56 (1)
2014 VfB Stuttgart 9 (0)
2014– RB Leipzig 45 (0)
2015– RB Leipzig II 3 (2)
National team
2009 Germany U15 2 (0)
2009 Germany U16 3 (0)
2011 Germany U17 6 (0)
2012–2013 Germany U19 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 April 2017.

Rani Khedira (born 27 January 1994) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for RB Leipzig.

Club career[edit]

VfB Stuttgart[edit]

On 28 January 2012 Rani Khedira had his debut for VfB Stuttgart II in the 3. Liga against FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt.[1]

On 23 October 2012 he was promoted to the first team of VfB Stuttgart.[2] Rani Khedira extended his contract with VfB Stuttgart on 28 January 2013 until June 2015.[3]

On 1 September 2013, Rani Khedira made his Bundesliga debut for VfB Stuttgart in a 6–2 home victory against 1899 Hoffenheim.

RB Leipzig[edit]

For the 2014–15 season he moved to RB Leipzig.[4]

International career[edit]

He played for Germany at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Career statistics[edit]

As of matches played on 22 May 2017.
Club Season League Cup Total Ref.
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stuttgart II 2011–12 3. Liga 12 0 12 0 [5]
2012–13 32 0 32 0 [6]
2013–14 12 1 12 1 [7]
Totals 56 1 56 1
Stuttgart 2013–14 Bundesliga 9 0 0 0 9 0 [7]
Leipzig 2014–15 2. Bundesliga 22 0 2 0 24 0 [7]
2015–16 15 0 1 0 16 0 [7]
2016–17 Bundesliga 10 0 0 0 10 0 [7]
Totals 47 0 3 0 50 0
Leipzig II 2014–15 NOFV-Oberliga Süd 1 0 1 0 [7]
2015–16 Regionalliga Nordost 2 2 2 2 [7]
Totals 3 2 3 2
Career totals 115 3 3 0 118 3

Personal life[edit]

Khedira was born in Stuttgart to a German mother and a Tunisian father. [8] He is the younger brother of Germany international Sami Khedira.[9]

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Germany U-17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official match report: Rot-Weiß Erfurt - VfB Stuttgart II 3:1 (2:0)". German Football Association. 
  2. ^ "Rani Khedira rückt auf". VfB Stuttgart (in German). 23 October 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Khedira extends deal until 2015". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Rani Khedira leaves VfB". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Khedira, Rani" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Khedira, Rani" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Rani Khedira » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Deutsche Talente und ihre Alternativen" (in German). Kurier. Archived from the original on June 19, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Stuttgart: Auf den Spuren des großen Bruders Khedira und der VfB: Rani eifert Sami nach". Kicker Online. 

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