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Hans-Jörg Butt

Published: Wednesday 1 December 2010, 16.04CET
FC Bayern München
Published: Wednesday 1 December 2010, 16.04CET

Hans-Jörg Butt

FC Bayern München

Clubs: VfB Oldenburg, Hamburger SV, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, SL Benfica, FC Bayern München

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
runner-up 2002, 2010

• Joined hometown club Oldenburg in 1991 and helped them win promotion to the second division in 1996.

• Moved a year later to Hamburg and missed only three Bundesliga games in four seasons; also scored 19 top-flight penalties, including nine in 1999/2000 when he was HSV's joint leading scorer alongside Anthony Yeboah and Roy Präger.

• Made his Germany debut in June 2000; was the unused third-choice goalkeeper at UEFA EURO 2000 and the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Featured for the first time in a competitive international when he won his fourth cap in a 3-2 defeat of Uruguay in the 2010 FIFA World Cup third-place play-off.

• His first season at Leverkusen, in 2001/02, brought heartbreak on three fronts as the club finished runners-up in the Bundesliga, German Cup and UEFA Champions League; started all 17 games of their European run and missed just one Bundesliga match in his first five seasons at Leverkusen before being displaced by René Adler.

• Joined Bayern in 2008 after a season to forget at SL Benfica; ousted Michael Rensing as first choice towards the end of the 2008/09 campaign.

• Butt has scored a penalty against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League for each of the three teams he has represented in the competition – Hamburg, Leverkusen and Bayern.

• Agreed a one-year contract extension, until summer 2011, in February 2010; ended the season with the domestic double, though suffered more UEFA Champions League disappointment when Bayern lost to FC Internazionale Milano in the Madrid final.

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