Tobias Werner

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Tobias Werner
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Werner training with VfB Stuttgart in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-07-19) 19 July 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Gera, East Germany [1]
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–1998 1. SV Gera
1998–2004 Carl Zeiss Jena
Senior career*
2004–2008 Carl Zeiss Jena 90 (12)
2008–2016 FC Augsburg 187 (35)
2016–2018 VfB Stuttgart 6 (0)
2017–20181. 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. [2]

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.



On 3 August 2016, Werner moved to VfB Stuttgart. [3] On 28 August 2017, he was loaned out to 1. FC Nürnberg until the end of the season. [4] After the end of the loan deal, Werner joined VfB Stuttgart II. [5]

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 part of Germany's first division 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.

1. FC Nürnberg German association football club

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VfB Stuttgart II association football club

VfB Stuttgart II is a German football team located in Stuttgart, currently playing in the Regionalliga Südwest due to their relegation from the 3. Liga in the 2015–16 season. They are the reserve team of VfB Stuttgart. Until 2005 the team played under the name of VfB Stuttgart Amateure.

In March 2019, Werner announced his retirement, "mostly due to health issues" having agreed the early termination of his contract until 2019. [6]

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  1. "Tobias Werner". Retrieved 20 August 2010.
  2. "Werner, Tobias" (in German). Retrieved 20 August 2010.
  3. "VfB sign Tobias Werner". VfB Stuttgart. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  4. "Der 1. FC Nürnberg legt nach: Tobias Werner kommt für ein Jahr auf Leihbasis vom VfB Stuttgart" (in German). kicker. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  5. "Erstmals auf dem Rasen" (in German). VfB Stuttgart. 20 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  6. Frey, Jürgen (18 March 2019). "Vertragsauflösung mit Tobias Werner". Stuttgarter Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 18 March 2019.