Daniel Caligiuri | Playerprofile
Daniel Caligiuri was born on 15 January 1988 in Villingen-Schwenningen and plays for FC Augsburg. He played for BSV 07 Schwenningen from 1995-2001, for SV Zimmern from 2001-2005, for SC Freiburg from 2005-2013, for VfL Wolfsburg from 2013-2017, for FC Schalke 04 from 2017-2020 and has played for FC Augsburg since 2020.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the 1.82m-tall midfielder has scored five goals for his team and is therefore the third-best scorer of his squad. He has been able to make four assists so far. With this result, he leads the team statistics along with Florian Niederlechner. With 38 shots taken so far, Daniel Caligiuri has had the fourth-most attempts on goal of any FC Augsburg player. He has been responsible for 46 assists shot at the goal so far and therefore leads the statistics within his squad for this category. In 30 of the previous 31 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 31 games, Daniel Caligiuri won 9 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
The 33-year-old has been fouled 60 times this season. He therefore occupies fifth position in the league-wide statistics. He is credited as being especially assertive on the pitch. Hence, he has already won 411 tackling duels and in doing so has fought his way to the second rank in the league.
Daniel Caligiuri played his last game on the 32nd matchday of the 2020/21 season (7 May 2021). Playing for FC Augsburg, he lost to VfB Stuttgart 1-2. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 22 minutes in this game. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, the player with the shirt number 20 had 19 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had nine tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win six. Daniel Caligiuri covered a distance of 3.2 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Daniel Caligiuri has played 329 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 127. He has netted 45 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Daniel Caligiuri has completed 31 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of five goals. With a total of 329 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he currently has played the 10th-most career matches. With a total of 45 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, Daniel Caligiuri presently takes 16th place on the active scoring chart.
Daniel Caligiuri won the DFB-Pokal in 2014/15 with VfL Wolfsburg. He won the Supercup in 2015 with VfL Wolfsburg.