10
Max
Kruse
Striker
1. FC Union Berlin

Maximilian Bennet Kruse | Playerprofile

Name
Maximilian Bennet Kruse
Nationality
German de
Birthday
19.03.1988
Age
33 years
Height
180 cm
Birthplace
Germany
9 weeks ago

Max Kruse was born on 19 March 1988 in Reinbek and plays for 1. FC Union Berlin. He played for TSV Reinbek from 1992-1998, for SC Vier- und Marschlande from 1998-2005, for SV Werder Bremen from 2006-2009, for Werder Bremen II from 2006-2009, for FC St. Pauli from 2009-2012, for SC Freiburg from 2012-2013, for Borussia M'gladbach from 2013-2015, for VfL Wolfsburg from 2015-2016, for SV Werder Bremen from 2016-2019, for Fenerbahce SK Istanbul from 2019-2020 and has played for 1. FC Union Berlin since 2020.

Current season 2020/21

In the current season, Max Kruse has already scored 11 goals and, along with Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München), Lucas Alario (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) and Silas Wamangituka (VfB Stuttgart), has the eighth-most attempts on goal within the league. With five assists, Max Kruse currently has the second-most in his team along with Marcus Ingvartsen. With 29 shots taken so far, Max Kruse has had the sixth-most attempts on goal of any 1. FC Union Berlin player. Until now, he has been responsible for 32 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself second place within the statistics of his club. In 19 of the previous 22 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 22 games, Max Kruse won 8 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.

Last game

The player with the shirt number 10 played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2020/21 season (22 May 2021). He was victorious over RB Leipzig while playing for 1. FC Union Berlin with a score of 2-1. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. In doing so, he scored one goal. Max Kruse shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 39 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 14 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Max Kruse was able to win five. He covered a distance of 9.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 24 sprints.

Bundesliga career and records

The 33-year-old has played 272 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 109. He has netted 85 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 22 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of 11 goals. With a total of 272 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the 19th-most career matches. With a total of 85 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes fourth place on the active scoring chart.

International appointments

So far, Max Kruse has played 14 international matches for Germany. He scored a total of four goals in these games. He won the Supercup in 2015 with VfL Wolfsburg.