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Alexandra Popp

Alexandra Popp

National team: Germany

Which player most inspired you and why? Inka Grings, because she is a charismatic player on and off the pitch as well as being a clinical finisher. 

Which coach most inspired you? Horst Westermann. He was my first coach and set me up for my career. 

Best player you've played with? Inka Grings. 

Toughest opponent? Elodie Thomas of Olympique Lyonnais. 

What are your memories of your first club as a child? My first goal was an own goal and it didn't even bother me. I was just happy to score!

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? To play in boys' teams for as long as possible. Always believe in yourself and work hard to improve your game. Also, stay grounded. 

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? You gain a lot of experience and develop your game. It is the best time for development, technically and tactically. 

Last updated: 04/09/14 15.37CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Alexandra Popp
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 06/04/1991 (24)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 11
  • Club: Wolfsburg ( GER)

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

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    10/10/08: Duisburg 5-1 Naftokhimik
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    05/09/07: Germany 8-0 Israel

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Germany WOCO1011
Germany WU-1965
Germany WU-17811

Club record in UEFA competitions

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