Leon Goretzka | Playerprofile
Leon Goretzka was born on 6 February 1995 in Bochum and plays for FC Bayern München. He played for Werner SV Bochum from 1999-2001, for VfL Bochum 1848 from 2001-2013, for FC Schalke 04 from 2013-2018 and has played for FC Bayern München since 2018.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the 1.89m-tall midfielder has scored six goals for his team and is therefore the fifth-best scorer of his squad. With five assists, he presently has the fifth-most in his team along with Alphonso Davies. In 17 of the previous 24 games of the season, the player with the shirt number 18 was in the starting line-up. Of these 24 games, he won 19 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for seven games.
The 25-year-old played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). Playing for FC Bayern München, he won against VfL Wolfsburg 4-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 80 minutes. In terms of total touches, Leon Goretzka had 52 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 15 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He was additionally able to make 40 successful passes. He covered a distance of 9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 20 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Leon Goretzka has played 170 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 94. He has netted 28 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Leon Goretzka has completed 54 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of 14 goals. He took the German championship title in 2018/19 and 2019/20 while playing for FC Bayern München.
Up to now, Leon Goretzka has played 25 international matches for Germany. He scored a total of 11 goals in these games. He claimed the Confederations Cup with Germany in 2017. Leon Goretzka won the DFB-Pokal in 2018/19 with FC Bayern München. He won the Supercup in 2018 with FC Bayern München.