Thorsten Wittek

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Thorsten Wittek
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-12-31) 31 December 1976 (age 42)
Place of birth Berlin, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
CS Grevenmacher
Youth career
0000–1993 Hertha Zehlendorf
1993–1994 Tennis Borussia Berlin
Senior career*
1994–2002 Bayer 04 Leverkusen II
2001–2002 Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1 (0)
2002–2006 SV Elversberg 105 (9)
2006–2009 SV Eintracht Trier 05 [1] 63 (11)
2009–2010 [2] CS Grevenmacher
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 21:11, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Thorsten Wittek (born 31 December 1976 in Berlin) is a German footballer who last played for CS Grevenmacher. [3]

Berlin Capital of Germany

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He made his debut on the professional league level in the Bundesliga for Bayer 04 Leverkusen on 20 October 2001 when he came on as a substitute in the 87th minute in a game against VfB Stuttgart.

Bundesliga Association football league

The Bundesliga is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. At the top of the German football league system, the Bundesliga is Germany's primary football competition. The Bundesliga comprises 18 teams and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the 2. Bundesliga. Seasons run from August to May. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with a few games played on weekdays. All of the Bundesliga clubs qualify for the DFB-Pokal. The winner of the Bundesliga qualifies for the DFL-Supercup.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen German association football club

Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH, also known as Bayer 04 Leverkusen[ˌbaɪ̯ɐ ˈleːvɐˌkuːzn̩], Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen or simply Bayer, is a German football club based in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of German football, and hosts matches at the BayArena.

VfB Stuttgart German sports club

Verein für Bewegungsspiele Stuttgart 1893 e. V., commonly known as VfB Stuttgart, is a German sports club based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. The club is best known for its football team which is currently part of Germany's second division 2. Bundesliga. VfB Stuttgart has won the national championship five times, most recently in 2006–07; the DFB-Pokal three times; and the UEFA Intertoto Cup a record three times.


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2001–02 UEFA Champions League football tournament

The 2001–02 UEFA Champions League was the 47th season of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA's premier club football tournament, and the 10th since its rebranding from the "European Champion Clubs' Cup" or "European Cup". The tournament was won by Real Madrid, who beat Bayer Leverkusen in the final to claim their ninth European Cup title. The final's winning goal was scored by Zinedine Zidane, with a left-footed volley from the edge of the penalty area into the top left corner.

The 2001–02 Bundesliga the 39th season of the Bundesliga. Leverkusen lost despite leading the standings by 5 points with three games remaining, including a 1–0 loss to relegation-threatened 1. FC Nurnberg.

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  1. "Thorsten Wittek". (in German). Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  2. "Thorsten Wittek". (in German). Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  3. "CS Grevenmacher verpflichtet Wittek". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2009.