Werner training with VfB Stuttgart in 2016
|Date of birth||19 July 1985|
|Place of birth||Gera, East Germany|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|–1998||1. SV Gera|
|1998–2004||Carl Zeiss Jena|
|2004–2008||Carl Zeiss Jena||90||(12)|
|2017–2018||→ 1. FC Nürnberg (loan)||26||(2)|
|2018–2019||VfB Stuttgart II||16||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Tobias Werner (born 19 July 1985) is a German former footballer who played as a midfielder.
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