Simone Laudehr

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Simone Laudehr
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Laudehr in 2011
Personal information
Full nameSimone Melanie Laudehr
Date of birth (1986-07-12) 12 July 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Regensburg, West Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Central midfielder, Winger
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 21
Youth career
1989–1996 FC Tegernheim
1996–2003 SC Regensburg
Senior career*
2003–2004 Bayern Munich 18 (4)
2004–2012 FCR 2001 Duisburg 155 (69)
2012–2016 1. FFC Frankfurt 67 (9)
2016– Bayern Munich 28 (7)
National team
2001–2003 Germany U-17 21 (3)
2003–2005 Germany U-19 35 (16)
2006 Germany U-20 4 (2)
2006 Germany U-21 5 (2)
2007–2017 Germany 103 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 28 December 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 October 2017

Simone Laudehr (born 12 July 1986) is a German footballer. She plays as a central midfielder or winger for Bayern Munich and the German national team. [1]

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Laudehr began her career at the age of three at FC Tegernheim. In 1996, she joined SC Regensburg, before playing for FC Bayern Munich for one season. At Bayern she made her Bundesliga debut. Laudehr transferred to FCR 2001 Duisburg in 2004, where she was runner-up in the Bundesliga five times, including four seasons in a row from 2005 to 2008. She won the German Cup twice with Duisburg and claimed the UEFA Women's Cup with the club in the 2008–09 season. [1] For the 2012–2013 season she moved to 1. FFC Frankfurt. She extended her contract until the 2016–17 season on 21 April 2015. [2]

FCR 2001 Duisburg was a German women's football club from Duisburg. The first team played in the Bundesliga. They originate from a women's team formed in 1977 under the umbrella of FC Rumeln-Kaldenhausen and have existed as an independent club since 8 June 2001. The colors of the 400-member-strong club are green and white. The first team of FCR 2001 Duisburg, who carry the nickname of "Die Löwinnen" (lionesses), have played in the Bundesliga since gaining promotion in 1993. Winning the UEFA Women's Cup in 2009 and with past success in the German championship (2000) and the cup (twice), FCR Duisburg was one of the top teams in German women's football. In 2013 the club filed for insolvency and players joined and formed a new women's section at MSV Duisburg.

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Laudehr playing for Germany in 2011.

In 2004, Laudehr was runner-up with Germany at the 2004 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship and later that year won the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship. She made her debut for the German senior national team in July 2007 against Denmark. Only two months later she was part of Germany's 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup squad. Laudehr was a starter for Germany in five matches, including in the World Cup final, in which she scored after 86 minutes to seal the German 2–0 victory. Her World Cup winning header was later voted Germany's Goal of the Month.

The UEFA Women's U-19 Championship 2004 Final Tournament was held in Finland between 28 July – 8 August 2004. Players born after 1 January 1985 were eligible to participate in this competition. Spain won the cup after defeating Germany 2–1 in the final match.

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One year later, she won the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and was part of Germany's team which won the country's seventh title at the 2009 European Championship. Laudehr has been called up for Germany's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad. [1]

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She was part of the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where Germany won the gold medal. [3]

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International goals

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Source: [1]

Personal life

Laudehr was born in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany. She is the daughter of a Romanian mother, Doina, and a German father, Hubert. [4]

Regensburg Place in Bavaria, Germany

Regensburg is a city in south-east Germany, at the confluence of the Danube, Naab and Regen rivers. With more than 150,000 inhabitants, Regensburg is the fourth-largest city in the State of Bavaria after Munich, Nuremberg and Augsburg. The city is the political, economic and cultural centre and capital of the Upper Palatinate.



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  1. 1 2 3 4 "Nationalspielerin Simone Laudehr" (in German). Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  2. "Laudehr verlängert in Frankfurt". 21 April 2015.
  3. "Gold for Germany as Neid finishes in style". 19 August 2016.
  4. "Laudehr zeigt ihr WM-Tattoo" (in German). Retrieved 23 June 2011.