Marcel Schmelzer | Playerprofile
Marcel Schmelzer was born on 22 January 1988 in Magdeburg and plays for Borussia Dortmund.
Current season 2020/21
The 1.8m-tall defender has not yet played a game in the 2020/21 season.
The 33-year-old played his last game on the 32nd matchday of the 2019/20 season (17 June 2020). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he lost against 1. FSV Mainz 05 0-2. He was substituted in and played as a defender for a total of 36 minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, he had 37 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had seven tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win five. He was additionally able to make 26 successful passes. Marcel Schmelzer covered a distance of 4.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The player with the shirt number 29 has played 258 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 148. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, he has put a total of three balls in the net. Marcel Schmelzer took the German championship title in 2010/11 and 2011/12 while playing for Borussia Dortmund. With a total of 258 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he currently has played the 25th-most career matches.
So far, Marcel Schmelzer has played 16 international matches for Germany. He won the DFB-Pokal in 2011/12 and 2016/17 with Borussia Dortmund. He won the Supercup in 2013 and 2014 with Borussia Dortmund.