Anja Mittag

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Anja Mittag
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Mittag with Rosengård in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-05-16) 16 May 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Rosengård
Number 31
Youth career
1991–1997 VfB Chemnitz
1997–1999 Chemnitzer FC
2000–2002 FC Erzgebirge Aue
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 83 (55)
2006 QBIK
2007–2011 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 79 (61)
2012–2015 FC Rosengård 69 (62)
2015–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 18 (10)
2016–2017 Wolfsburg 10 (1)
2017– FC Rosengård 10 (3)
National team
2001 Germany U-17 3 (4)
2002–2004 Germany U-19 58 (32)
2004–2017 Germany 158 (50)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 June 2017
Mittag playing for Potsdam in 2008.

Anja Mittag (German pronunciation: [ˈʔanja ˈmɪtaːk];[1] born 16 May 1985) is a German footballer who plays for FC Rosengård as a striker.

Career

Club career

In December 2011 Mittag negotiated a release from 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, after nine and a half years, in order to sign a two-year deal with Swedish Damallsvenskan club FC Rosengård.[2] In May 2015, she signed a two-year deal with French club Paris Saint-Germain.[3] On 30 August 2016, Mittag joined German club Wolfsburg on a two-year deal.[4] On March 31, 2017 Mittag signed a contract with Rosengård once again.[5]

Mittag is currently the all-time top scorer of the UEFA Women's Champions League, with 51 goals in the competition throughout her career.[6]

International career

Mittag made her debut for the senior national team as a substitute in a friendly match with Italy on 31 March 2004 (2004-03-31). Her first goal with the senior national team came on 11 March 2005 (2005-03-11) in an Algarve Cup match against Norway.[7]

She was part of the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where Germany won the gold medal.[8]

On 22 August 2017, she announced her retirement from international football.[9]

International goals

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Source:[10]

Honours

Club

1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
FC Rosengård

International

Individual

Records

  • All-time UEFA women's club competition top scorer: 51 goals[13]

References

  1. ^ Krech, Eva-Maria; Stock, Eberhard; Hirschfeld, Ursula; Anders, Lutz Christian (2009). Deutsches Aussprachewörterbuch [German Pronunciation Dictionary] (in German). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 317, 749. ISBN 978-3-11-018202-6.
  2. ^ "Mittag to leave Potsdam for Malmö". UEFA.com. 19 December 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  3. ^ "Anja Mittag signs for Paris!". Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Anja Mittag joins the Wolves". VfL Wolfsburg. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Skrällvärvningen: Anja Mittag tillbaka".
  6. ^ "Anja Mittag on 51, Hegerberg closing: top scorers". UEFA.com. 18 October 2018. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  7. ^ "Deutschland 4–0 Norwegen". DFB. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Gold for Germany as Neid finishes in style". fifa.com. 19 August 2016.
  9. ^ "DFB-Frauen: Anja Mittag tritt zurück". dfb.de. 22 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Players Info Mittag Goals". DFB. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  11. ^ "KLART: Hon är årets spelare i damallsvenskan". Fotbollskanalen. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  12. ^ Silvander, Heidi (9 November 2014). "Anja Mittag – målskytt och vald till årets spelare". Sydsvenskan (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  13. ^ a b "Mittag breaks Pohlers goal record". UEFA. 11 November 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  14. ^ FIFA.com. "FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008 - Awards - FIFA.com". FIFA.com.
  15. ^ FIFA.com. "FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008 - Awards - FIFA.com". FIFA.com.
  16. ^ UEFA.com. "Women's Under-19 - Tournament history: WU19 EURO". UEFA.com.
  17. ^ Orsatti, Andrew. "First Women's World XI revealed - FIFPro World Players' Union".

External links

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