Roberto Hilbert

  • Date of birth : 16/10/1984
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Germany Germany
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Roberto Hilbert

Roberto Hilbert

An industrious and athletic midfielder who can also play at right-back, Roberto Hilbert won the Bundesliga in his first season with VfB Stuttgart, during which he also earned his first senior Germany cap.

• A native of northern Bavaria, he had spells as a youth player at 1. FC Nürnberg before making his professional debut in the second tier with SpVgg Greuther Fürth.

• Made 34 second division appearances for Fürth, scoring three goals, in 2005/06 season, earning international recognition at Under-21 level and €1.3m transfer to Stuttgart.

• Enjoyed triumphant debut campaign in Bundesliga, scoring seven goals for Stuttgart, including four in five games during title run-in.

• Won first senior cap in March 2007 friendly against Denmark in Duisburg (0-1); appeared in four UEFA EURO 2008 qualifiers but not selected for final tournament.

• Made UEFA Champions League debut in September 2007 against Rangers FC at Ibrox (1-2) and scored first European goal in following season's UEFA Cup group game against R. Standard de Liège (3-0).

Did you know?
Hilbert was the only Stuttgart player to feature in all 34 matches of the club's 2006/07 Bundesliga title triumph.

Last updated: 24/02/10 19.48CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Roberto Hilbert
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 16/10/1984 (30)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 13
  • Club: Leverkusen ( GER)

  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 80kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    19/09/07: Rangers 2-1 Stuttgart
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    25/03/05: England 2-2 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Germany U-2192

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Intertoto Cup
Last updated: 30/09/2015 01:12 CET