Thorsten Becker

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Thorsten Becker
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-05-13) 13 May 1980 (age 39)
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Hövelhofer SV
Youth career
0000–1992 Fortuna Schlangen
1992–2001 SC Paderborn 07
Senior career*
2001–2009 SC Paderborn 07 79 (2)
2009–2010 Hövelhofer SV
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 31 January 2010

Thorsten Becker (born 13 May 1980) is a German footballer, who in 1992 moved from Fortuna Schlangen to SC Paderborn and has played in the club's first-team squad from 2001 to 2009. He helped Paderborn gain promotion to the second level of the Bundesliga in the 2004–05 season. [1] [2] He suffered a knee injury in late 2005 which resulted in a long-term absence from the club. [3]

After he retired from playing football, Becker became a coach and joined Paderborn's under-19 team as co-manager in June 2016. [4]

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  1. "Becker, Thorsten" (in German). Retrieved 31 January 2010.
  2. "Thorsten Becker" (in German). Retrieved 31 January 2010.
  3. "Paderborner Becker erleidet Kreuzbandriss" (in German). Rheinische Post. 2 November 2005. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  4. "Thorsten Becker sagt SF Oesterholz-Kohlstädt ab" (in German). Lippische Landes-Zeitung. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2019.