Niklas Stark | Playerprofile
Niklas Stark was born on 14 April 1995 in Neustadt an der Aisch and plays for Hertha Berlin. He played for FSV Ipsheim from 1998-2002, for TSV Neustadt/Aisch from 2002-2004, for 1. FC Nürnberg from 2004-2015 and has played for Hertha BSC since 2015.
Current season 2020/21
In the current season, the 25-year-old has scored one goal and takes ninth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Karim Rekik, Maximilian Mittelstädt, Jordan Torunarigha, Salomon Kalou and Marius Wolf. In 20 of the previous 21 games of the season, the player with the shirt number 5 was in the starting line-up. Of these 21 games, he won 6 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
The 1.9m-tall defender 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), Karim Rekik, 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.
Niklas Stark played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). Playing for Hertha BSC, he lost to Borussia M'gladbach 1-2. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 62 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 17 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Niklas Stark was able to win seven. He was additionally able to make 44 successful passes. He covered a distance of 11.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Niklas Stark ran, like no other player in his club, a total of 32 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Niklas Stark has played 141 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 42. So far, he has completed 117 matches with his current squad. Here, he has put a total of six balls in the net.
Up to now, Niklas Stark has played one international match for Germany.