Gian-Luca Waldschmidt | Playerprofile
Luca Waldschmidt was born on 19 May 1996 in Siegen and plays for Sport-Club Freiburg. He played for SSV Oranien Frohnhausen from 2001-2007, for SSC Juno Burg from 2007-2009, for TSG Wieseck from 2009-2010, for Eintracht Frankfurt from 2010-2016, for Hamburger SV from 2016-2018 and has played for SC Freiburg since 2018.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, Luca Waldschmidt has scored seven goals for his team and is therefore the third-best scorer of his squad. With one assist, he currently has the sixth-most in his team along with Dominique Heintz, Mike Frantz, Jonathan Schmid and Philipp Lienhart. With 42 shots taken so far, the 24-year-old has had the fifth-most attempts on goal of any Sport-Club Freiburg player. Until now, he has been responsible for 11 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself 10th place within the statistics of his club. In 14 of the previous 23 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 23 games, Luca Waldschmidt won 10 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for nine games.
The player with the shirt number 11 played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). He was victorious over FC Schalke 04 while playing for SC Freiburg with a score of 4-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 67 minutes. In doing so, Luca Waldschmidt scored two goals. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 36 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Luca Waldschmidt had 15 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. He covered a distance of 8.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Luca Waldschmidt had a total of 15 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Luca Waldschmidt has played 103 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 31. He has netted 18 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, the 1.81m-tall forward has completed 53 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of 16 goals.
Up to now, Luca Waldschmidt has played three international matches for Germany.