Wout Weghorst | Playerprofile
Wout Weghorst was born on 7 August 1992 in Borne and plays for VfL Wolfsburg. He played for Willem II Tilburg from 2011-2012, for FC Emmen from 2012-2014, for Heracles Almelo from 2014-2016, for AZ Alkmaar from 2016-2018 and has played for VfL Wolfsburg since 2018.
Current season 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the 28-year-old has already scored 12 goals and, along with Andrej Kramaric (TSG Hoffenheim), has the fourth-most attempts on goal within the league. With one assist, Wout Weghorst currently has the sixth-most in his team along with Joao Victor, Maxence Lacroix, Jérôme Roussillon, Josip Brekalo, Xaver Schlager, Ridle Baku and Kevin Mbabu. With 45 shots taken in total, the 1.97m-tall forward has guaranteed himself, along with Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Nicolás González (VfB Stuttgart) and Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), the fourth place ranking in the league. With 17 passes to a shot, the player with the shirt number 9 presently occupies third place within the team statistics along with Ridle Baku. In 17 of the previous 18 games of the season, Wout Weghorst was in the starting line-up. Of these 18 games, he won 8 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
With 69 aerial duels won, Wout Weghorst shows that he belongs to the strongest of this category league-wide. He shares eighth place in the statistics with John Anthony Brooks. Wout Weghorst is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 503 (rank 5).
Wout Weghorst played his last game on the 18th matchday of the 2020/21 season (23 January 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he won against Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1-0. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. Wout Weghorst 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 33 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 32 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Wout Weghorst was able to win 18. He covered a distance of 12.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 28 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Wout Weghorst has played 84 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 35. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of VfL Wolfsburg. Here, he has put a total of 45 balls in the net. With a total of 45 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes 15th place on the active scoring chart.