Thomas Hitzlsperger

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Thomas Hitzlsperger
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Personal information
Full name Thomas Hitzlsperger
Date of birth (1982-04-05) 5 April 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth Munich, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lazio
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001-2005
2001-2002
2005-2009
2010
2010-
Aston Villa
Chesterfield (loan)
Stuttgart
Lazio
West Ham United
National team
2004-2009 Germany
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Hitzlsberger (born April 5, 1982) is a German football player. He plays for West Ham United and Germany national team. In 2014 he told Die Zeit that he is gay. He is the first Premier League footballer to come out as gay.[1]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2000/01 Aston Villa Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0
2001/02 Chesterfield Second Division 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 0
2001/02 Aston Villa Premier League 12 1 0 0 0 0 - 12 1
2002/03 26 2 0 0 3 2 - 29 4
2003/04 32 3 1 0 5 2 - 38 5
2004/05 28 3 0 0 2 0 - 30 3
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2005/06 Stuttgart Bundesliga 26 2 2 1 0 0 7 0 35 3
2006/07 30 7 5 3 0 0 0 0 35 10
2007/08 25 5 4 2 - 2 0 31 7
2008/09 32 5 2 0 - 5 1 39 6
2009/10 12 1 3 1 - 5 0 20 2
ItalyLeague Coppa Italia Supercoppa Italiana EuropeTotal
2009/10 Lazio Serie A 6 1 - 6 1
Country England 104 8 1 0 10 4 - 115 12
Germany 125 20 16 7 0 0 19 1 160 28
Italy 6 1 - 6 1
Total 235 29 17 7 10 4 19 1 281 41

International career statistics[change | change source]

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Germany national team
YearAppsGoals
2004 2 0
2005 11 0
2006 7 2
2007 10 2
2008 13 2
2009 8 0
2010 1 0
Total 52 6

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