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 34)
Place of birth Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Youth career
1991–1997 VfB Chemnitz
1997–1999 Chemnitzer FC
2000–2002 FC Erzgebirge Aue
Senior career*
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)
2017–2019 FC Rosengård 47 (22)
2019- RB Leipzig 0 (0)
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 08 August 2019 (UTC)
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Mittag playing for Potsdam in 2008.

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



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]

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]

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]

She was part of the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where Germany won the gold medal. [8]

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]



1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
FC Rosengård




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