Bote Ridle Nzuzi Baku | Playerprofile
Ridle Baku was born on 8 April 1998 in Mainz and plays for VfL Wolfsburg. He played for 1. FSV Mainz 05 from 2007-2020 and has played for VfL Wolfsburg since 2020.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the player with the shirt number 20 has scored six goals and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Maximilian Philipp. With six assists, the 23-year-old presently has the second-most in his team along with Maximilian Arnold. With 36 shots taken so far, Ridle Baku has had the fifth-most attempts on goal of any VfL Wolfsburg player. Until now, he has been responsible for 46 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself second place within the statistics of his club. In 33 of the previous 34 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 34 games, Ridle Baku won 17 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
His strength lies especially in his endurance. For this reason, the 1.76m-tall midfielder leads the ranking for the Bundesliga with 1,061 sprints. Few players have covered a greater distance in the ongoing season than him. He is currently the 10th-best runner with 351 km run on the pitch.
Ridle Baku played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2020/21 season (22 May 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he lost against 1. FSV Mainz 05 2-3. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, Ridle Baku had 51 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 19 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He covered a distance of 10.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 16 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Ridle Baku has played 82 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 32. He has netted nine goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 32 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of six goals.
So far, Ridle Baku has played one international match for Germany.