Kevin Kampl

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Kevin Kampl
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Kampl with Bayer Leverkusen in 2016
Personal information
Full name Kevin Kampl
Date of birth (1990-10-09) 9 October 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Solingen, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Number 44
Youth career
1994–1997 VfB Solingen
1997–2009 Bayer Leverkusen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Bayer Leverkusen II 36 (5)
2010–2011 Bayer Leverkusen 0 (0)
2010Greuther Fürth (loan) 1 (0)
2010Greuther Fürth II (loan) 7 (0)
2011–2012 VfL Osnabrück 35 (2)
2012 VfR Aalen 3 (2)
2012–2015 Red Bull Salzburg 74 (18)
2015 Borussia Dortmund 14 (0)
2015–2017 Bayer Leverkusen 53 (4)
2017– RB Leipzig 98 (5)
National team
2009 Slovenia U20 1 (0)
2009–2012 Slovenia U21 17 (1)
2012–2018 Slovenia 28 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:16, 16 October 2021 (UTC)

Kevin Kampl (born 9 October 1990 in Solingen) is a football player from Slovenia. He plays as a midfielder for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga.

Club career[change | change source]

Before he was born, Kampl's parents moved from Maribor to Solingen, where he started his career with VfB Solingen.[1] From 1997 he went on to Bayer 04 Leverkusen. In 2010 he signed his first contract. Because he did not play much he went on loan to SpVgg Greuther Fürth. After he came back he was still part of the squad but still played seldomly. He went to VfL Osnabrück in the 3rd league. The next club was VfR Aalen, where he only played two months.[2] Then he signed for FC Red Bull Salzburg. It is said that Salzburg payed €3 million for Kampl. Within a short time he became an important player. In his first season he scored four goals and gave 9 assists.[3]

On January 1st he went on to Borussia Dortmund for €12 million.[4]. Then he went on to Bayer Leverkusen and 2017 to RB Leipzig for € 20 millions.[5]

National team[change | change source]

He played 17 matches for the Under-21 team of Slovenia. His first match for the team was on October 12, 2012 versus Cyprus. 2018 he retired from the team. He played 28 matches and scored two goals.

Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Slovenia 2012 3 0
2013 6 1
2014 5 0
2015 7 1
2016 3 0
2017 1 0
2018 3 0
Total 28 2

References[change | change source]

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-18. Retrieved 2013-12-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Paukenschlag! Kampl geht - Aydemir kommt". kicker.
  3. http://fcsalzburgwiki.at/index.php/Saison_2012/13#Statistisches
  4. Kicker.de
  5. http://www.rtvslo.si/sport