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Anja Mittag

Anja Mittag

National team: Germany

Which player most inspired you and why? Birgit Prinz. The way she scored goals in every situation and played at a high level for many years with a strong attitude.

Which coach most inspired you? I learned something special from every coach.

What was the best advice they gave you? Always give 100%.

Best player you've played with? Lira Alushi and Yuki Nagasato.

Toughest opponent? Jenny Zietz or Annike Krahn individually. In terms of teams – Olympique Lyonnais or the US national team.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I lost my first game in a boys team 10-1 and I was really upset.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Use both feet and work on your weaknesses.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? It was always fun to compare yourself against the best players in the world at your age group.

Last updated: 04/09/14 14.27CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Anja Mittag
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 16/05/1985 (30)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 29
  • Club: Paris ( FRA)

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Women's EURO 2015/17
    • UEFA Women's Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    14/09/04: Potsdam 6-0 Montpellier
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (Third round)
    27/02/02: Finland 1-2 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Germany WOCO297
Germany WU-191814

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 09/10/2015 01:41 CET