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 current season, the 28-year-old has put the ball in the net one time. Along with Josip Brekalo, he is the top-ranked player in this category. With eight shots taken so far, the 1.97m-tall forward has had the second-most attempts on goal of any VfL Wolfsburg player. With three passes to a shot, he presently occupies third place within the team statistics along with Joao Victor, Jérôme Roussillon, John Anthony Brooks, Josip Brekalo and Josuha Guilavogui.
With 15 aerial duels won, Wout Weghorst shows that he belongs to the strongest of this category league-wide. He shares 10th place in the statistics with Felix Uduokhai (FC Augsburg), Amos Pieper (DSC Arminia Bielefeld), Mike van der Hoorn (DSC Arminia Bielefeld), Ramy Bensebaini (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt) and Marvin Friedrich (1. FC Union Berlin).
The player with the shirt number 9 played his last game on the fourth matchday of the 2020/21 season (17 October 2020). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he played against Borussia M'gladbach and tied with 1-1. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. In doing so, he scored one goal. Wout Weghorst shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 41 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 27 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Wout Weghorst was able to win 12. He covered a distance of 11 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 27 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Wout Weghorst has played 70 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 27. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of VfL Wolfsburg. Here, Wout Weghorst has put a total of 34 balls in the net. With a total of 34 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes 25th place on the active scoring chart.