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
The 31-year-old has been able to make three assists so far. With this result, he leads the team statistics along with Milot Rashica. With 23 passes to a shot, Nuri Şahin currently occupies sixth place in the league statistics together with Christopher Trimmel (1. FC Union Berlin) and Timo Werner (RB Leipzig). The 1.8m-tall midfielder was in the starting line-up in all previous 10 games of the season. Of these, he won two games with his club.
With a pass success rate of 84.4 per cent, Nuri Şahin presently occupies third place within his squad. Furthermore, he has attained the fifth position on his squad's leaderboard for a tackle success rate of 51.08 per cent.
Nuri Şahin played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (10 November 2019). Playing for SV Werder Bremen, he lost to Borussia M'gladbach 1-3. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 73 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 47 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Nuri Şahin had 22 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. He was additionally able to make 29 successful passes. Nuri Şahin covered a distance of 8.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of five sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Nuri Şahin has played 253 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 129. He has netted 22 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, the player with the shirt number 17 has completed 30 matches with his current 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 253 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he currently has played the 19th-most career matches.
Nuri Şahin won the DFB-Pokal in 2016/17 with Borussia Dortmund. He won the Supercup in 2013 with Borussia Dortmund.