Patrick Herrmann

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Patrick Herrmann
Personal information
Full namePatrick Herrmann
Date of birth (1991-02-12) 12 February 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Saarbrücken, Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Number 7
Youth career
1995–2004 FC Uchtelfangen
2004–2008 1. FC Saarbrücken
2008–2009 Borussia Mönchengladbach
Senior career*
2009–2011 Borussia Mönchengladbach II 14 (1)
2010– Borussia Mönchengladbach 245 (40)
National team
2006–2007 Germany U16 12 (3)
2007–2008 Germany U17 8 (2)
2008–2009 Germany U18 10 (1)
2010 Germany U19 2 (0)
2011 Germany U20 4 (3)
2010–2013 Germany U21 14 (5)
2015– Germany 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 14 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 09:01, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

Patrick Herrmann (born 12 February 1991) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga.

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Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

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Borussia Mönchengladbach association football club in Mönchengladbach, Germany

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Club career

Born in Saarbrücken, [1] Herrmann began playing football at FC Uchtelfangen based in nearby Illingen. At the age of 13 he joined 1. FC Saarbrücken, before transferring to Borussia Mönchengladbach in the summer of 2008. [2]

Saarbrücken Place in Saarland, Germany

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Illingen, Saarland Place in Saarland, Germany

Illingen is a municipality in the district of Neunkirchen, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated approximately 10 km northwest of Neunkirchen, and 17 km northeast of Saarbrücken.

1. FC Saarbrücken German association football club based in the city of Saarbrücken, Saarland

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On 16 January 2010, Herrmann made his first team debut, appearing as a substitute in a Bundesliga match against VfL Bochum. Gladbach scored less than a minute later, with Herrmann providing the assist for fellow debutant Fabian Bäcker, but went on to lose the match 2–1. [3] Herrmann appeared 13 times in the second half of the 2009–10 season, and was rewarded with a new contract, keeping him at the club until 2014. [4] He signed a contract to 2019. [5]

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Fabian Bäcker German footballer

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International career

Herrmann has represented the German national team at every level of youth football between the under-16s and under-21s. [6] On 24 March 2013 he was called up for the senior national team for the first time, for a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan. [ citation needed ] Herrmann made his debut on 10 June 2015 at the RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, starting the match and assisting Mario Götze's opener in an eventual 1–2 friendly defeat to the United States. [7]

Germany national football team

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Career statistics

As of match played on 14 May 2019.
ClubSeasonLeagueCup 1 Continental 2 TotalRef.
Borussia Mönchengladbach II 2009–10 110110 [8]
2010–11 2020 [8]
2011–12 1111 [8]
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2009–10 13100131 [8]
2010–11 24320263 [8]
2011–12 27650326 [8]
2012–13 3262080426 [9]
2013–14 34610356 [10]
2014–15 3211411044616 [11]
2015–16 1831010203 [12]
2016–17 1815080311 [13]
2017–18 23030260 [14]
2018–19 24320263 [15]
Career totals2594135127431146
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