Verena Faißt

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Verena Faißt
Verena Faisst BL gg. SC Freiburg Muenchen-1.jpg
Faißt with Bayern Munich in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-05-22) 22 May 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Ettenheim, West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 22
Youth career
2000–2004 SC Kappel
2004–2006 SC Freiburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 SC Freiburg 81 (3)
2010–2016 VfL Wolfsburg 95 (9)
2016– Bayern Munich 18 (0)
National team
2006–2008 Germany U19 5 (0)
2008–2009 Germany U20 7 (0)
2009– Germany U23 7 (0)
2010– Germany 37 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 December 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 March 2018

Verena Faißt (born 22 May 1989) is a German footballer. She plays as a defender for Bayern Munich and the German national team.[1][2]



Faißt began her career at SC Kappel in 2000. She moved to SC Freiburg in 2004, where she initially played in the club's youth and second team. For the 2006–07 season, Faißt joined Freiburg's Bundesliga squad and made her first division debut. After seven years at the club, Faißt transferred to VfL Wolfsburg in 2010–11 season.[1] In the 2012–2013 season, Faißt won the German League, the German Cup, and the Champion's League with Wolfsburg. In 2014, she won the German League and the Champions League again and in 2015 the German Cup. Faißt transferred to Bayern Munich in the 2016–2017 season, where she signed a two-year contract that will last until June 30, 2018.[3]


At junior level, Faißt represented Germany at the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, reaching third-place. She made her debut for the German senior national team in October 2010 in a friendly match against Australia. Faißt was called up for Germany's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Faißt – goals for Germany
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 November 2012 Halle, Germany  France 1–0 1–1 Friendly
2. 8 March 2013 Parchal, Portugal  Japan 1–0 2–1 2013 Algarve Cup
3. 22 October 2016 Regensburg, Germany  Austria 3–2 4–2 Friendly






  1. ^ a b "Verena Faißt" (in German). Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Nationalspielerin Verena Faißt" (in German). Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Verena Faißt: "Ich will mich neu erfinden"", Retrieved September 3, 2016.

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