Jürgen Klinsmann

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Jürgen Klinsmann
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Klinsmann in 2019
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-07-30) 30 July 1964 (age 58)[1]
Place of birth Göppingen, West Germany
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[2]
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1972–1974 TB Gingen
1974–1978 SC Geislingen
1978–1981 Stuttgarter Kickers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1984 Stuttgarter Kickers 61 (22)
1984–1989 VfB Stuttgart 156 (79)
1989–1992 Inter Milan 95 (34)
1992–1994 Monaco 65 (29)
1994–1995 Tottenham Hotspur 41 (21)
1995–1997 Bayern Munich 65 (31)
1997–1998 Sampdoria 8 (2)
1997–1998Tottenham Hotspur (loan) 15 (9)
2003 Orange County Blue Star 8 (5)
Total 514 (232)
National team
1980–1981 West Germany U16 3 (0)
1984–1985 West Germany U21 8 (3)
1987–1988 West Germany Olympic 14 (8)
1987–1998 West Germany / Germany 108 (47)
Teams managed
2004–2006 Germany
2008–2009 Bayern Munich
2011–2016 United States
2019–2020 Hertha BSC
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Germany
Summer Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1988
FIFA World Cup
Winner 1990
UEFA European Championship
Runner-up 1992
Winner 1996
Representing  Germany (as manager)
FIFA Confederations Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2005
FIFA World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2006
Representing  United States (as manager)
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Winner 2013
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jürgen Klinsmann[1] (German pronunciation: [ˈjʏʁɡn̩ ˈkliːnsˌman], born 30 July 1964) is a German football player who started in Stuttgart, a club in Germany, when he was seventeen. In 1990 he won the FIFA World Cup with the Germany national team. Later, he also played for Internazionale Milano, Monaco, Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich. In 2004 he became the coach of Germany national team, that was third in the World Cup of 2006.Taking his place in the German team is Joachim Löw. Since August 2011 Klinsmann is coaching the American soccer national team.

Player career[change | change source]

Before Jürgen Klinsmann became a professional soccer player, he worked as a baker-associated in the baker's shop of his father in Stuttgart-Botnang. In the youth he played by Geislingen. The first station of his professional career was Stuttgarter Kickers. His career as player ended in 1998 after the World cup in France, as Germany was separated versus Croatia from the tournament. He played for the U-21 and the U-16 team of Germany, after that he played ten years for the A-Team. 1988 by the Summer Olympics in Seoul he had won the bronze medal. Jürgen Klinsmann has played 221 Bundesliga games and shot 110 goals there. In the national team of Germany he played 108 games and 47 goals. He shot by the World cups 1990, 1994 and 1998 altogether eleven goal and is after Gerd Müller the German player with the most Worldcup-goals.In August 2004 he became the national coach of Germany.At the World Cup 2006 in Germany he won the bronze medal.After that he resigned.From the 1st June 2008 he coached Bayern Munich until he was dismissed on the 27th April 2009.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[3]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stuttgarter Kickers 2. Bundesliga 1981–82 6 1 0 0 6 1
1982–83 20 2 2 1 22 3
1983–84 35 19 2 2 37 21
Total 61 22 4 3 65 25
VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 1984–85[4] 32 15 4 2 2 0 38 17
1985–86[5] 33 16 6 4 39 20
1986–87[6] 32 16 1 2 4 1 37 19
1987–88[7] 34 19 1 0 35 19
1988–89[8] 25 13 4 2 8 4 37 19
Total 156 79 16 10 14 5 186 94
Inter Milan Serie A 1989–90 31 13 4 2 2 0 37 15
1990–91 33 14 4 0 12 3 49 17
1991–92 31 7 5 1 1 0 37 8
Total 95 34 13 3 15 3 123 40
Monaco Division 1 1992–93 35 20 2 0 4 0 41 20
1993–94 30 10 3 2 10 4 43 16
Total 65 30 5 2 14 4 84 36
Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 1994–95 41 20 6 5 3 4 50 29
Bayern Munich Bundesliga 1995–96[9] 32 16 1 0 12 15 45 31
1996–97[10] 33 15 4 2 2 0 39 17
Total 65 31 5 2 14 15 84 48
Sampdoria Serie A 1997–98 8 2 1 0 1 0 10 2
Tottenham Hotspur (loan) Premier League 1997–98 15 9 3 0 18 9
Career total 506 227 53 25 3 4 58 27 620 284

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year[11][12]
National team Year Apps Goals
West Germany 1987 2 0
1988 8 2
1989 4 1
1990 12 4
Total 26 7
Germany 1990 3 2
1991 4 0
1992 13 2
1993 10 6
1994 14 11
1995 9 6
1996 14 7
1997 7 2
1998 8 4
Total 82 40
Scores and results list West Germany's and Germany's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Klinsmann goal.
List of international goals scored by Jürgen Klinsmann
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
Goals scored for West Germany
1 27 April 1988 Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern, West Germany   Switzerland 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2 14 June 1988 Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen, West Germany  Denmark 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1988
3 4 October 1989 Westfalenstadion, Dortmund, West Germany  Finland 3–0 6–1 1990 FIFA World Cup qualifying
4 25 April 1990 Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, West Germany  Uruguay 3–2 3–3 Friendly
5 10 June 1990 Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy  Yugoslavia 2–0 4–1 1990 FIFA World Cup
6 15 June 1990 Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy  United Arab Emirates 2–0 5–1 1990 FIFA World Cup
7 24 June 1990 Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy  Netherlands 1–0 2–1 1990 FIFA World Cup
Goals scored for Germany
8 10 October 1990 Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden  Sweden 1–0 3–1 Friendly
9 31 October 1990 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 1–0 3–2 UEFA Euro 1992 qualifying
10 18 June 1992 Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden  Netherlands 1–2 1–3 UEFA Euro 1992
11 20 December 1992 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Uruguay 4–0 4–1 Friendly
12 14 April 1993 Ruhrstadion, Bochum, Germany  Ghana 3–1 6–1 Friendly
13 5–1
14 10 June 1993 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C., U.S.  Brazil 1–3 3–3 U.S. Cup
15 3–3
16 13 June 1993 Soldier Field, Chicago, U.S.  United States 1–0 4–3 U.S. Cup
17 19 June 1993 Silverdome, Pontiac, U.S.  England 2–1 2–1 U.S. Cup
18 23 March 1994 Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, Stuttgart, Germany  Italy 1–1 2–1 Friendly
19 2–1
20 2 June 1994 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Austria 3–0 5–1 Friendly
21 17 June 1994 Soldier Field, Chicago, U.S.  Bolivia 1–0 1–0 1994 FIFA World Cup
22 21 June 1994 Soldier Field, Chicago, U.S.  Spain 1–1 1–1 1994 FIFA World Cup
23 27 June 1994 Cotton Bowl, Dallas, U.S.  South Korea 1–0 3–2 1994 FIFA World Cup
24 3–0
25 2 July 1994 Soldier Field, Chicago, U.S.  Belgium 2–1 3–2 1994 FIFA World Cup
26 16 November 1994 Qemal Stafa, Tirana, Albania  Albania 1–0 2–1 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
27 14 December 1994 Stadionul Republican, Chişinău, Moldova  Moldova 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
28 18 December 1994 Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern, Germany  Albania 2–0 2–1 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
29 29 March 1995 Boris Paichadze Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia  Georgia 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
30 2–0
31 7 June 1995 Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria  Bulgaria 1–0 2–3 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
32 11 October 1995 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales  Wales 2–1 2–1 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
33 15 November 1995 Olympic Stadium, Berlin, Germany  Bulgaria 1–1 3–1 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
34 3–1
35 24 April 1996 Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Netherlands 1–0 1–0 Friendly
36 4 June 1996 Carl-Benz-Stadion, Mannheim, Germany  Liechtenstein 8–1 9–1 Friendly
37 16 June 1996 Old Trafford, Manchester, England  Russia 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 1996
38 3–0
39 23 June 1996 Old Trafford, Manchester, England  Croatia 1–0 2–1 UEFA Euro 1996
40 4 September 1996 Ernest Pohl Stadium, Zabrze, Poland  Poland 2–0 2–0 Friendly
41 9 October 1996 Hrazdan Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia  Armenia 2–0 5–1 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifying
42 10 September 1997 Westfalenstadion, Dortmund, Germany  Armenia 1–0 4–0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifying
43 2–0
44 5 June 1998 Carl-Benz-Stadion, Mannheim, Germany  Luxembourg 2–0 7–0 Friendly
45 15 June 1998 Parc des Princes, Paris, France  United States 2–0 2–0 1998 FIFA World Cup
46 25 June 1998 Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier, France  Iran 2–0 2–0 1998 FIFA World Cup
47 29 June 1998 Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier, France  Mexico 1–1 2–1 1998 FIFA World Cup

Managerial[change | change source]

As of match played on 11 February 2020
Team From To Record
M W D L GF GA GD Win % Ref.
Germany 26 July 2004 11 July 2006 34 20 8 6 81 41 +40 058.82 [13][14][15]
Bayern Munich 1 July 2008 27 April 2009 44 25 9 10 96 50 +46 056.82
United States 29 July 2011 21 November 2016 98 55 16 27 178 109 +69 056.12 [16][17][18][19][20][21]
Hertha BSC 27 November 2019 11 February 2020 10 3 3 4 10 15 −5 030.00
Total 186 103 36 47 365 215 +150 055.38

Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Inter Milan[22]

Bayern Munich[22]

International[change | change source]

West Germany/Germany[23]

Individual[change | change source]

Manager[change | change source]

International[change | change source]

Germany[22]

United States

Individual[change | change source]

Literature[change | change source]

  • Dietrich Schulze-Marmeling: Strategen des Spiels – Die legendären Fußballtrainer, Verlag Die Werkstatt, Göttingen 2005, ISBN 3-89533-475-8, S. 332ff.
  • Jens Mende: Jürgen Klinsmann – Wie wir Weltmeister werden, Südwest-Verlag, München 2006, ISBN 3-517-08208-2.
  • Michael Horeni: Klinsmann. Stürmer Trainer Weltmeister. Scherz, Frankfurt/Main 2005, ISBN 3-502-15045-1.

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