Anja Mittag

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Anja Mittag
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Mittag with Rosengård in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-05-16) 16 May 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Rosengård
Number 31
Youth career
1991–1997 VfB Chemnitz
1997–1999 Chemnitzer FC
2000–2002 FC Erzgebirge Aue
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2002–2006 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 83 (55)
2006 QBIK
2007–2011 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 79 (61)
2012–2015 FC Rosengård 69 (62)
2015–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 18 (10)
2016–2017 Wolfsburg 10 (1)
2017– FC Rosengård 42 (22)
National team
2001 Germany U-17 3 (4)
2002–2004 Germany U-19 58 (32)
2004–2017 Germany 158 (50)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 26 June 2017
Mittag playing for Potsdam in 2008. AnjaMittag1.jpg
Mittag playing for Potsdam in 2008.

Anja Mittag (German pronunciation: [ˈʔanja ˈmɪtaːk] ; [1] born 16 May 1985) is a German footballer who plays for FC Rosengård as a striker.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

FC Rosengård womens association football club in Malmö, Sweden

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.

Forward (association football) Association Football position played near the opponents goal

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.

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Career

Club career

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. [2] In May 2015, she signed a two-year deal with French club Paris Saint-Germain. [3] On 30 August 2016, Mittag joined German club Wolfsburg on a two-year deal. [4] On March 31, 2017 Mittag signed a contract with Rosengård once again. [5]

1. FFC Turbine Potsdam German womens association football club

1. Frauenfußballclub Turbine Potsdam 71 e. V., commonly known as 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, is a women's football club located in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany. They are one of the most successful teams in Germany. The team plays in the Karl-Liebknecht-Stadion in the Babelsberg district of Potsdam.

Damallsvenskan Swedish womens association football top division

The Damallsvenskan, also known as OBOS Damallsvenskan for sponsorship reasons, Swedish for ladies all-Swedish, is the highest division of women's football in Sweden. It is also referred to as the women's Allsvenskan, this term being used alone to refer to the men's division.

Paris Saint-Germain Féminines womens association football club from Paris

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain, Paris SG, or simply PSG, is a French women's professional association football club founded in 1971, and based in the city of Paris in France. The club is the women's department of the men's football club Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.

Mittag is currently the all-time top scorer of the UEFA Women's Champions League, with 51 goals in the competition throughout her career. [6]

UEFA Womens Champions League European association football tournament for clubs

The UEFA Women's Champions League, previously called the UEFA Women's Cup (2001–09), is an international women's association football competition. It involves the top club teams from countries affiliated with the European governing body UEFA.

International career

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. [7]

Germany womens national football team womens national association football team representing Germany

The Germany women's national football team is governed by the German Football Association (DFB).

Italy womens national football team womens national association football team representing Italy

The Italy women's national football team represents Italy in international women's football at the senior level. The team is governed by the Italian Football Federation.

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. [8]

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Womens tournament 2016 edition of the womens association football tournament during the Olympic Summer Games

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. [9]

International goals

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Source: [10]

Honours

Club

1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
FC Rosengård

International

Individual

Records

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