Birger Danny Verstraete | Playerprofile
Birger Verstraete was born on 16 April 1994 in Oostende and plays for 1. FC Köln. He played for KV Oostende from 2000-2009, for Club Brügge KV from 2009-2014, for Royal Mouscron Peruwelz from 2014-2015, for KV Kortrijk from 2015-2017, for KAA Gent from 2017-2019 and has played for 1. FC Köln since 2019.
Current season 2019/20
With one assist, the 25-year-old presently has the eighth-most in his team along with Simon Terodde, Kingsley Ehizibue, Rafael Czichos, Anthony Modeste, Dominick Drexler, Jhon Cordoba, Louis Schaub, Ismail Jakobs and Jan Thielmann. In seven of the previous nine games of the season, the 1.75m-tall midfielder was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
Birger Verstraete played his last game on the 17th matchday of the 2019/20 season (21 December 2019). He was victorious over SV Werder Bremen while playing for 1. FC Köln with a score of 1-0. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 63 minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, Birger Verstraete had 41 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 16 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. Birger Verstraete was additionally able to make 20 successful passes. He covered a distance of 8.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 18 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Birger Verstraete has played nine matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won two. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of 1. FC Köln.