|Full name||Marko Marin|
|Date of birth||13 March 1989|
|Place of birth||Bosanska Gradiška, Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
SG 01 Höchst|
Borussia Mönchengladbach II|
Red Star Belgrade
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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]
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]
- UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship: 2009
- FIFA World Cup: Third place – Bronze medal (2010)
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]
|2006/07||Borussia Mönchengladbach II||Regionalliga Nord||16||3||–||–||16||3|
|Borussia Mönchengladbach||1. Bundesliga||4||0||0||0||–||4||0|
International career statistics[change | change source]
|Germany national team|