|Date of birth||7 June 1984|
|Place of birth||Aschaffenburg, West Germany|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|1989–1996||SV Eintracht Straßbessenbach|
|2005||Germany Team 2006||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:01, 11 February 2012 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:01, 19 December 2009 (UTC)
Career[change | change source]
Schäfer came to the youth teams of 1860 Munich when he was 16 years old. In 2003 he played his first and only Bundesliga match for Munich. After the Bundesliga season 2003-04, 1860 Munich was relegated to the 2. Bundesliga. Schäfer played three more years for Munich.
In 2007 he went back to the Bundesliga and came to V.f.L. Wolfsburg. They won their first German Championship in 2009.