Karim Rekik | Playerprofile
Karim Rekik was born on 2 December 1994 in Den Haag and plays for Hertha Berlin. He played for SVV Scheveningen from 1999-2002, for Feyenoord Rotterdam from 2002-2011, for Manchester City FC from 2011-2013, for Blackburn Rovers FC from 2013-2013, for PSV Eindhoven from 2013-2015, for Olympique de Marseille from 2015-2017 and has played for Hertha BSC since 2017.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, Karim Rekik has scored one goal and takes ninth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Maximilian Mittelstädt, Jordan Torunarigha, Niklas Stark, Salomon Kalou and Marius Wolf. The player with the shirt number 4 was in the starting line-up in all previous 14 games of the season. Of these, he won three games with his club.
The 25-year-old has scored one own goal. Together with Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt), Evan Ndicka (Eintracht Frankfurt), Ben Zolinski (SC Paderborn 07), Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07), Benjamin Pavard (FC Bayern München), Niklas Stark, Daniel Brosinski (1. FSV Mainz 05), Manuel Akanji (Borussia Dortmund), Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund), Thomas Delaney (Borussia Dortmund), Pavel Kaderábek (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Kevin Akpoguma (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Alexander Nübel (FC Schalke 04), Juan Miranda (FC Schalke 04), Florian Hübner (1. FC Union Berlin), Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Florian Kastenmeier (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Lewis Baker (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Zanka (Fortuna Düsseldorf) and Davy Klaassen (SV Werder Bremen), he shares first place in the league statistics for this category.
The 1.86m-tall defender played his last game on the 24th matchday of the 2019/20 season (28 February 2020). Playing for Hertha BSC, he played against Fortuna Düsseldorf and tied with 3-3. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 89 individual ball possessions, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. Furthermore, Karim Rekik had 13 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 11. He was additionally able to make 66 successful passes – the best performance in the game. He covered a distance of 10.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 17 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Karim Rekik has played 64 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 18. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Hertha Berlin. Here, Karim Rekik has put a total of three balls in the net.