Georg Niedermeier

  • Date of birth : 26/02/1986
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Germany Germany
 
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Georg Niedermeier

Georg Niedermeier

A tall, lean German central defender, Georg Niedermeier left the club of his youth, FC Bayern München, to join VfB Stuttgart on loan in January 2009 before signing a permanent contract with the Swabian outfit 12 months later.

• Munich-born, he joined Bayern as a schoolboy, working his way up through various youth teams until he joined the club's amateur side in 2003.

• Called into the first-team squad by coach Jürgen Klinsmann at the start of 2008/09 but did not make a senior appearance for Bayern before joining Stuttgart.

• Made Bundesliga debut in Stuttgart's 2-0 win at Karlsruher SC on 1 March 2009 and home bow a week later against BV Borussia Dortmund (2-1).

• Scored his first Bundesliga goal in a 1-1 draw at Dortmund on 22 August 2009 and made his European debut on Matchday 5 of 2009/10 UEFA Champions League group stage – in a 2-0 win against Rangers FC.

• Replaced injured captain Matthieu Delpierre as regular in central defence following Christian Gross's appointment as Stuttgart coach and signed four-and-a-half-year contract on 11 February 2010.

Did you know?
While at Bayern, Niedermeier made 14 international appearances for Germany at youth level (Under-16 to U19).

Last updated: 27/02/10 16.59CET

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General info

  • Name: Georg Niedermeier
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (age): 26/02/1986 (27)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 6
  • Club: Stuttgart ( GER)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 76kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    24/11/09: Rangers 0-2 Stuttgart
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (First qualifying round)
    25/10/04: Serbia 1-1 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Germany U-1910
Total10

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart20
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart191
Total191
Last updated: 21/08/2013 06:45 CET
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