Michael Essien

Quick profile

  • Name: Michael Essien
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 03/12/1982 (30)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Squad number: 15
  • Club: Real Madrid (Spain ESP)

  • Height: 177cm
  • Weight: 85kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    17/09/03: Lyon 1-0 Anderlecht
  • National team: UEFA Meridian Cup (First round)
    29/01/99: Ghana 3-0 Portugal

  • Record in this competition
  • Campaigns (Appearances): 1 (7)
  • Goals: 0

Match log 

Last updated: 01/05/2013 01:05 CET
18/09/2012Group stageReal MadridReal Madrid3-2Man. CityMan. City650021/0
03/10/2012Group stageAjaxAjax1-4Real MadridReal Madrid780011/0
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24/10/2012Group stageDortmundDortmund2-1Real MadridReal Madrid900020/2
06/11/2012Group stageReal MadridReal Madrid2-2DortmundDortmund440000/3
03/04/2013Quarter-finalsReal MadridReal Madrid3-0GalatasarayGalatasaray900101/1
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09/04/2013Quarter-finalsGalatasarayGalatasaray3-2Real MadridReal Madrid310000/1
30/04/2013Semi-finalsReal MadridReal Madrid2-0DortmundDortmund900011/0


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  • GS: Goals scored 
  • A: Assists 
  • TS: Total shots 
  • F(c/s): Fouls (committed and suffered) 
  • YC: Yellow cards 
  • RC: Red cards 


  • Michael Essien (Real Madrid CF) & Kevin Grosskreutz (Borussia Dortmund)
    Michael Essien (Real Madrid CF) & Kevin Grosskreutz (Borussia Dortmund)
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    Michael Essien (Real Madrid CF)
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    Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid CF)
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    Cristiano Ronaldo & Michael Essien (Real Madrid CF)
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    Mesut Özil, Cristiano Ronaldo & Michael Essien (Real Madrid)
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    Karim Benzema (Real Madrid CF)
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Player statistics



(488) Min. Played




Last updated: 01/05/2013 01:05 CET



Last updated: 05/12/2012 01:35 CET


P: Played   
Pts: Points   
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