|Full name||Thomas Sobotzik|
|Date of birth||October 16, 1974|
|Place of birth||Gliwice, Poland|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1995–1997||FC St. Pauli||65||(7)|
|1999||1. FC Kaiserslautern||3||(0)|
|2001–2003||SK Rapid Wien||49||(8)|
|2009–2011||1. FC Oberstedten|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas Sobotzik (Polish : Tomasz Sobocki; born October 16, 1974) is a retired German footballer.
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