|Date of birth||28 January 1995|
|Place of birth||Celle, Germany|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|2012–2018||VfL Wolfsburg II||36||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 May 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:50, 4 March 2020 (UTC)
Career[change | change source]
Club career[change | change source]
Merle Frohms played together with boys for Fortuna Celle until 2011 and was signed by VfL Wolfsburg in late 2010. In her first season, she was part of the second team but wasn't used. On 9 December 2012, she debut in a 3–0 victory against FSV Gütersloh 2009 in what was her only game for the 2012–13 season. The following season she was moved to the second team as she played in sixteen matches for the team in the 2. Frauen-Bundesliga as the team finished in third place.
The 2014–15 season initially saw her contract being extended for another two years with sport director, Ralf Kellermann stating that "she has a great goalkeeping talent with such a perspective". It was during this season that she played another three games for the main club which included an appearance in the Champions League when she was a starter in the semi-final against Paris Saint-Germain. During this contract she was a substitute in both Wolfsburg victories in the DFB-Pokal Frauen in 2014–15 and 2015–16.
International career[change | change source]
Frohms first appearance in an international tournament was the finals of the 2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship where she played as the main keeper in the semi-final role against Denmark before stopping penalties from Chloé Froment and Ghoutia Karchouni in the final to give Germany the Under-17 title and also gaining a spot in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Later that year she was chosen as the main goalkeeper for Germany at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup where she would play in all six of the matches as the national team finished in fourth place.
Honours[change | change source]
International[change | change source]
Club[change | change source]
- VfL Wolfsburg
- UEFA Women's Champions League : Winner 2012–13, 2013–14
- Bundesliga : Winner 2012–13, 2013–14, 2016–17, 2017–18
- DFB Pokal : Winner 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
References[change | change source]
- "Merle Frohms becomes a wolf" (in German). 13 October 2010. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
- "VfL Wolfsburg extended with Laura Vetterlein and Merle Frohms" (in German). 3 June 2014. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- "UEFA Women's Champions League Semi Final". 19 April 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- "Wolfsburg brings third DFB cup victory" (in German). 21 May 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- "Sport-Club verpflichtet Merle Frohms" (in German). 24 February 2018. Archived from the original on 19 August 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- Rodgers, Steven (29 June 2012). "Germany on spot for third title". UEFA. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
- "Germany". FIFA. Archived from the original on 28 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.