Marko Marin

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Marko Marin
Marko Marin - SV Werder Bremen (1).jpg
Marko Marin
Personal information
Full name Marko Marin
Date of birth 13 March 1989 (1989-03-13) (age 25)
Place of birth Bosanska Gradiška, Yugoslavia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Chelsea FC
Number 10
Youth career
0000–1996
1996–2005
2005–2007
SG 01 Höchst
Eintracht Frankfurt
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007
2007–2009
2009–
Borussia Mönchengladbach II
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Werder Bremen
National team
2007–
2008–
Germany U-21
Germany
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marko Marin (born 13 March 1989 in Bosanska Gradiška, SFR Yugoslavia) is a German football player. He plays for Chelsea FC and Germany national team.

Career[change | change source]

Marko Marin playing for Werder Bremen

At the age of two he and his parents came to Germany. There he started playing football in his local club SG 01 Hoechst and then with Eintracht Frankfurt. In 2006 he went to the Borussia Mönchengladbach youth academy. 2007 he signed his first professional contract with Gladbach. His debut in the first squad was on 31 March 2007 against Eintracht Frankfurt. On 24 June 2009 he was sold for € 8.5 million from Borussia Mönchengladbach to Werder Bremen.

Because he never was contacted by the Bosnian association he decided to play for Germany. He played for the German U21 squad and 26matches for the National football team. He was part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup squad. He came in two times as substitute.

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Borussia Mönchengladbach

Country[change | change source]

Germany

Individual[change | change source]

  • Fritz-Walter-Medal 2006 in Silver (Category U17)
  • Fritz-Walter-Medal 2007 in Gold (Category U18)

The Fritz Walter medal is presented by the DFB to the three best youth players of Germany.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
2006/07 Borussia Mönchengladbach II Regionalliga Nord 16 3 16 3
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1. Bundesliga 4 0 0 0 4 0
2007/08 2. Bundesliga 31 4 2 1 33 5
2008/09 1. Bundesliga 33 4 2 3 35 7
2009/10 Werder Bremen 32 4 6 1 10 2 48 7
2010/11
2012/2013 [Chelsea]
2013/2014
Total 116 15 10 5 10 2 136 22

International career statistics[change | change source]

Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 4 1
2009 3 0
2010 4 0
Total 11 1