Aaron Hunt

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Aaron Hunt
Aaron Hunt - SV Werder Bremen (1).jpg
Personal information
Full name Aaron Hunt
Date of birth 4 September 1986 (1986-09-04) (age 27)
Place of birth Goslar, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Werder Bremen
Number 14
Youth career
1993–1997
1997–2001
2002-2003
VfL Oker
Goslarer SC 08
Werder Bremen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004- Werder Bremen 184 (39)
National team
2009-2010 Germany 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 June 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2013

Aaron Hunt (born 4 September 1986, in Goslar, Germany) is a German football player. He plays as midfielder for Werder Bremen since 2004.

Club career[change | edit source]

Hunt started playing football at the age of 7 and played for two local clubs in the Harz area during his childhood. In 2002 he joined the youth team of Werder Bremen. Two years late he debuted in the Bundesliga as a substitute against Hannover 96.[1] He shot his first goal against Borussia Mönchengladbach on 12th February 2005, when he also debuted in the first squad.[2]

On 28 November 2007 he shot in first goal in the Champions League against Real Madrid. Before that game he has been injured for 7 months. Bremen won that match 3-2.[3]

In the 2008/09 season he won the DFB-Pokal with Werder, after winning 1-0 in the final against Bayer Leverkusen.[4] His team was also in the final match of the UEFA CUP, but lost against Shakhtar Donetsk 1-2 in the extra time.[5]

In 2010 he renewed his contract until 2014.[6] In 2012 he was made vice captain of his team by his coach Thomas Schaaf.[7] He is the most loyal player in the squad of Werder Bremen.[8]

International career[change | edit source]

His mother is from England, so he would have been allowed to play for the national team of England. He played for Germany at the Under-16, Under-17 and Under-21 level, so he refused English offers and decided to play for Germany.[9][10] In November 2009 he debuted against the Côte d'Ivoire for the a-squad in a friendly.[11] This game was the memorial game for the goalkeeper Robert Enke, who committed suicide.[12] He also made a secound match against Denmark in August 2010.[13] In 2013 has was nominated by national coach Joachim Löw for two matches.[14] In the match against Ecuador has was brought on in minute 59.[15]

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
2004/05 Werder Bremen Bundesliga 10 1 2 0 1 0 13 1
2005/06 7 0 3 2 6 0 16 2
2006/07 28 9 1 0 12 0 41 9
2007/08 14 1 1 0 5 1 20 2
2008/09 18 2 2 0 8 0 28 2
2009/10 32 9 6 1 10 1 48 11
2010/11 29 3 2 0 7 0 38 3
2011/12 18 3 1 0 19 3
2012/13 28 11 1 0 29 11
Country Germany 184 39 20 3 49 2 253 44
Total 184 39 20 3 49 2 253 44

International career statistics[change | edit source]

Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
2009 1 0
2010 1 0
2013 1 0
Total 3 0

Honours[change | edit source]

Private life[change | edit source]

Hunt is married to Semra Polatgil, who also played football for TV Jahn Delmenhorst.[17]

Other websites[change | edit source]

  • Profile at werder.de (in German)
  • Profile at fussballdaten.de (in German)
  • Profile at transfermarkt.de (in German)

References[change | edit source]

  1. Werder mit glanzlosem Pflichtsieg (in German). Kicker. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  2. Werders zweite Sturm-Garde kam, sah und traf (in German). Kicker. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  3. Traumduo Rosenberg & Sanogo (in German). Kicker. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  4. 4.0 4.1 Werder Bremen gewinnt den DFB-Pokal 2009 (in German). FAZ. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  5. S Donetsk 2-1 W Bremen. BBC. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  6. Aaron Hunt verlängert bei Werder Bremen (in German). SportBild. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  7. Aaron Hunt ist Vize-Kapitän (in German). Radio Bremen. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  8. Aaron Hunt bei Werder Bremen: Dienstältester Spieler (in German). Süddeutsche Zeitung. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  9. Aaron Hunt tells England: thanks but no thanks, I'll play for Germany. The Guardian. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  10. Aaron Hunt turns down plea to play for England and pledges his future to Germany. Daily Mail. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  11. Podolski rettet das Remis (in German). Kicker. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  12. Deutschland - Elfenbeinküste Ein Lob für Kießling (in German). Süddeutsche Zeitung. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  13. Match report (in German). Yahoo. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  14. Löw holt Kruse und Müller - Beck kann nicht mehr (in German). Kicker. Retrieved 5 June 2013
  15. Löws zweiter Anzug passt (in German). Kicker. Retrieved 6 June 2013
  16. Ligapokal 2006 - Finale (in German). Rheinische Post. Retrieved 22 October 2012
  17. Hunt feiert Traumhochzeit (in German). Syker Kreiszeitung. Retrieved 22 October 2012