Mittag with Rosengård in 2014
|Date of birth||16 May 1985|
|Place of birth||Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|2000–2002||FC Erzgebirge Aue|
|2002–2006||1. FFC Turbine Potsdam||83||(55)|
|2007–2011||1. FFC Turbine Potsdam||79||(61)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 26 June 2017|
Anja Mittag (German pronunciation: [ˈʔanja ˈmɪtaːk] ; born 16 May 1985) is a German footballer who plays for FC Rosengård as a striker.
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FC Rosengård, formerly Malmö FF Dam (1970–2007) and LdB FC Malmö (2007–2013), is a professional football club based in Malmö, Scania, Sweden. The team was established as Malmö FF Dam in 1970 and has played a total of 35 seasons in the women's premier division, of which 7 in the Division 1 and 28 in the Damallsvenskan. The team has won the league a record ten times, the latest in 2015. As of the end of the 2015 season, the club ranks first in the overall Damallsvenskan table. FC Rosengård play their home games at Malmö IP in Malmö. The club it merged with, FC Rosengård 1917, has both men's and women's teams.
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In December 2011 Mittag negotiated a release from 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, after nine and a half years, in order to sign a two-year deal with Swedish Damallsvenskan club FC Rosengård.In May 2015, she signed a two-year deal with French club Paris Saint-Germain. On 30 August 2016, Mittag joined German club Wolfsburg on a two-year deal. On March 31, 2017 Mittag signed a contract with Rosengård once again.
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Mittag is currently the all-time top scorer of the UEFA Women's Champions League, with 51 goals in the competition throughout her career.
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Mittag made her debut for the senior national team as a substitute in a friendly match with Italy on 31 March 2004. Her first goal with the senior national team came on 11 March 2005 in an Algarve Cup match against Norway.
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The Algarve Cup, nicknamed the Mini FIFA Women's World Cup, is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious and longest-running women's international football events.
She was part of the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where Germany won the gold medal.
The women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held from 3 to 19 August 2016. It was the 6th edition of the women's Olympic football tournament. Together with the men's competition, the 2016 Summer Olympics football tournament was held in six cities in Brazil, including Olympic host city Rio de Janeiro, which hosted the final at the Maracanã Stadium. There were no player age restrictions for teams participating in the women's competition.
On 22 August 2017, she announced her retirement from international football.
Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:
|Mittag – goals for Germany|
|1.||11 March 2005||Silves, Portugal||1–0||4–0||2005 Algarve Cup|
|2.||9 June 2005||Preston, England||4–0||4–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2005|
|3.||12 March 2007||Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal||1–0||3–0||2007 Algarve Cup|
|5.||12 April 2007||Wattenscheid, Germany||2–1||5–1||UEFA Women's Euro 2009 qualifying|
|6.||12 August 2008||Tianjin, China||1–0||1–0||2008 Summer Olympics|
|7.||22 April 2009||Frankfurt, Germany||1–0||1–1||Friendly|
|8.||24 August 2009||Tampere, Finland||3–0||4–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2009|
|9.||1 March 2010||Faro, Portugal||2–0||5–0||2010 Algarve Cup|
|11.||29 February 2012||Lagos, Portugal||1–0||1–0||2012 Algarve Cup|
|12.||5 April 2012||Aarau, Switzerland||2–0||6–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying|
|13.||15 September 2012||Karaganda, Kazakhstan||4–0||7–0|
|14.||19 September 2012||Duisburg, Germany||2–0||10–0|
|15.||20 October 2012||Bridgeview, United States||1–1||1–1||Friendly|
|16.||5 April 2013||Offenbach, Germany||3–3||3–3|
|17.||28 July 2013||Solna, Sweden||1–0||1–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2013|
|18.||26 October 2013||Koper, Slovenia||3–0||13–0||2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification|
|21.||23 November 2013||Žilina, Slovakia||2–0||6–0|
|23.||27 November 2013||Osijek, Croatia||4–0||8–0|
|24.||7 March 2014||Albufeira, Portugal||1–0||1–0||2014 Algarve Cup|
|25.||10 March 2014||Albufeira, Portugal||3–1||3–1|
|26.||12 March 2014||Faro, Portugal||2–0||3–0|
|27.||10 April 2014||Mannheim, Germany||2–0||4–0||2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification|
|29.||8 May 2014||Osnabrück, Germany||2–0||9–1|
|31.||17 September 2014||Heidenheim, Germany||2–0||2–0|
|32.||6 March 2015||Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal||1–0||2–0||2015 Algarve Cup|
|33.||11 March 2015||Parchal, Portugal||1–0||2–1|
|34.||7 June 2015||Ottawa, Canada||3–0||10–0||2015 FIFA Women's World Cup|
|37.||11 June 2015||Ottawa, Canada||1–0||1–1|
|38.||20 June 2015||Ottawa, Canada||1–0||4–1|
|39.||25 October 2015||Sandhausen, Germany||2–0||7–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying|
|40.||9 March 2016||Boca Raton, United States||1–0||1–2||2016 SheBelieves Cup|
|41.||8 April 2016||Istanbul, Turkey||2–0||6–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying|
|42.||12 April 2016||Osnabrück, Germany||2–0||2–0|
|43.||22 July 2016||Paderborn, Germany||1–0||11–0||Friendly|
|47.||22 October 2016||Regensburg, Germany||1–0||4–2|
|49.||25 October 2016||Aalen, Germany||3–1||4–2|
|50.||7 March 2017||Washington, D.C., United States||1–0||1–0||2017 SheBelieves Cup|
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