Nuri Şahin | Playerprofile
Nuri Şahin was born on 5 September 1988 in Lüdenscheid and was the youngest player in the Bundesliga at the beginning of his career. He now plays for SV Werder Bremen. He played for RSV Meinerzhagen from 1994-2001, for Borussia Dortmund from 2001-2007, for Feyenoord Rotterdam from 2007-2008, for Borussia Dortmund from 2008-2011, for Real Madrid CF from 2011-2012, for Liverpool FC from 2012-2013, for Borussia Dortmund from 2013-2018 and has played for SV Werder Bremen since 2018.
Current season 2019/20
With three assists, Nuri Şahin currently has the second-most in his team along with Davy Klaassen. The 31-year-old was in the starting line-up in all previous 16 games of the season. Of these, he won three games with his club.
The player with the shirt number 17 played his last game on the 20th matchday of the 2019/20 season (1 February 2020). Playing for SV Werder Bremen, he lost to FC Augsburg 1-2. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 80 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 48 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 22 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 11. The 1.8m-tall midfielder was additionally able to make 25 successful passes. He covered a distance of 9.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of three sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Nuri Şahin has played 259 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 130. He has netted 22 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Nuri Şahin has completed 36 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of one goal. He took the German championship title in 2010/11 while playing for Borussia Dortmund. With a total of 259 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, Nuri Şahin presently has played the 20th-most career matches.
Nuri Şahin won the DFB-Pokal in 2016/17 with Borussia Dortmund. He won the Supercup in 2013 with Borussia Dortmund.