Andreas Ivanschitz

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Andreas Ivanschitz
FIFA WC-qualification 2014 - Austria vs. Germany 2012-09-11 - Andreas Ivanschitz 01.JPG
Personal information
Full name Andreas Ivanschitz
Date of birth 15 October 1983 (1983-10-15) (age 30)
Place of birth Eisenstadt, Austria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Mainz
Number 25
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999-2005
2006
2006-
2009-
Rapid Wien
Red Bull Salzburg
Panathinaikos
Mainz (loan)
National team
2003-2009 Austria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andreas Ivanschitz (born 15 October 1983) is an Austrian football player. He plays for Mainz and Austria national team as midfielder.

Career[change | change source]

He began his career in his local club ASK baumgarten where he played till 1989. He was discovered by SK Rapids scouts and changed to SK Rapid Wien. He was only 16 years old when he played his first match for Rapid in an Austrian Cuup match against WSK Ranshofen. His debut in the first league he made in 2000 versus Wüstenrot Salzburg. He played 147 matches and scored 25 goals for Rapid. In 2006 he went on to FC Red Bull Salzburg but in summer he went to Greece playing with Panathinaikos. 2009 he went on loan to 1. FSV Mainz 05 in the German Bundesliga. 2011 he signed a permanent contract with Mainz.

International[change | change source]

He played the first time in the team in February 2003 in a friendly match against France. He came in for Markus Weissenberger. He also played in the EURO 2008 team. But 2009 the new coach Didi Constantini told the public, that he will never call him up again.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Austria League
1999/00 Rapid Wien Bundesliga 1 0
2000/01 14 2
2001/02 24 1
2002/03 36 5
2003/04 25 7
2004/05 28 5
2005/06 18 5
2005/06 Red Bull Salzburg Bundesliga 12 1
2006/07 1 0
Greece League
2006/07 Panathinaikos Super League 26 4
2007/08 24 3
2008/09 17 3
Germany League
2009/10 Mainz Bundesliga
Country Austria 159 26
Greece 67 10
Germany 0 0
Total 226 36

International career statistics[change | change source]

Austria national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 4 1
2004 6 1
2005 7 0
2006 8 1
2007 9 2
2008 13 2
2009 1 0
Total 48 7

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