Thomas Hitzlsperger

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Thomas Hitzlsperger
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Personal information
Full name Thomas Hitzlsperger
Date of birth 5 April 1982 (1982-04-05) (age 32)
Place of birth Munich, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Lazio
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001-2005
2001-2002
2005-2009
2010
2010-
Aston Villa
Chesterfield (loan)
Stuttgart
Lazio
West Ham United
National team
2004-2009 Germany
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Thomas Hitzlsberger (born April 5, 1982) is a German football player. He plays for West Ham United and Germany national team. In 2014 he told Die Zeit that he is gay. He is the first Premier League footballer to come out as gay.[1]

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
2000/01 Aston Villa Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0
2001/02 Chesterfield Second Division 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 0
2001/02 Aston Villa Premier League 12 1 0 0 0 0 - 12 1
2002/03 26 2 0 0 3 2 - 29 4
2003/04 32 3 1 0 5 2 - 38 5
2004/05 28 3 0 0 2 0 - 30 3
Germany League DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal Europe Total
2005/06 Stuttgart Bundesliga 26 2 2 1 0 0 7 0 35 3
2006/07 30 7 5 3 0 0 0 0 35 10
2007/08 25 5 4 2 - 2 0 31 7
2008/09 32 5 2 0 - 5 1 39 6
2009/10 12 1 3 1 - 5 0 20 2
Italy League Coppa Italia Supercoppa Italiana Europe Total
2009/10 Lazio Serie A 6 1 - 6 1
Country England 104 8 1 0 10 4 - 115 12
Germany 125 20 16 7 0 0 19 1 160 28
Italy 6 1 - 6 1
Total 235 29 17 7 10 4 19 1 281 41

International career statistics[change | edit source]

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Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 2 0
2005 11 0
2006 7 2
2007 10 2
2008 13 2
2009 8 0
Total 51 6

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