Jana Burmeister

  • Date of birth : 06/03/1989
  • Position : Goalkeeper
  • Country : Germany Germany
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Jana Burmeister

Jana Burmeister

National team: Germany

Which player most inspired you and why? Fabien Barthez, as he impressed me with his skill in goal and his charisma.

Which coach most inspired you? My first coach in the boy's team, because he believed in me, even though I was a girl and desperately wanted to play as a goalkeeper.

What was the best advice they gave you? He taught me how to move between the posts and how to catch the ball properly.

Best player you've played with? Genoveva Anonma.

Toughest opponent? 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I have played a long time with the boys and I have learnt a lot from them, especially being courageous as a goalkeeper.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Never give up.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? Playing different countries and learning that different nations have a different way of playing. It was nice playing against such teams.

Last updated: 04/09/14 15.42CET


UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Jana Burmeister
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of birth (Age): 06/03/1989 (26)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 12
  • Club: Wolfsburg ( GER)

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Women's Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Round of 32)
    16/10/13: Wolfsburg 13-0 Pärnu
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (Second qualifying round)
    12/04/07: Germany 6-0 Hungary

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Germany WU-1980

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 19/11/2015 01:07 CET