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Almuth Schult
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Schult in 2021
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-02-09) 9 February 1991 (age 33)
Place of birth Dannenberg, Germany
Height 1.80 m
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club free agent
Youth career
1996–2007 FC SG Gartow
2007–2008 Hamburger SV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Hamburger SV 0 (0)
2008–2011 Magdeburger FFC 44 (0)
2011–2013 SC 07 Bad Neuenahr 43 (0)
2013–2022 VfL Wolfsburg 116 (0)
2022 Angel City FC 1 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Germany U19 11 (0)
2009–2010 Germany U20 10 (0)
2010 Germany U23 1 (0)
2011– Germany 66 (0)
Women's football
Representing Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Olympic Games
Gold 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team
UEFA Women's Championship
Gold 2013 Sweden
Silver 2022 England
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2019.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:57, 14 November 2022 (UTC)

Almuth Schult (German pronunciation: [ˈʔalmuːt ˈʃʊlt]; born 9 February 1991) is a German footballer who plays as a goalkeeper the Germany national team and is currently a free agent.

Club career

At the age of five, Schult began her career at her local football club FC SG Gartow, before moving to Hamburger SV in 2007. She joined Magdeburger FFC in 2008, where she played in the third-tier Regionalliga. At Magdeburg Schult became a regular starter and achieved promotion with her team to the 2. Frauen-Bundesliga, where she played two full seasons. In 2011, Schult signed a three-year contract with Frauen-Bundesliga side SC 07 Bad Neuenahr. In 2013, she signed a two-year contract with Bundesliga and UEFA Women's Champions League champions VfL Wolfsburg.

International career

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Almuth Schult in 2021.

Schult reached third-place with Germany at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, appearing in two matches. Two years later, she was Germany's first choice goalkeeper at the 2010 U-20 Women's World Cup, which the team won. The tournament was played on home soil in Germany. Schult was called up as third goalkeeper for Germany's 2011 Women's World Cup squad. Her first team debut was on 15 February 2012 against Turkey.

After the retirement of Nadine Angerer, Schult's first major tournament as the starting goalkeeper for Germany came at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she played every minute and earned Germany their first ever gold medal in women's Olympic football.


VfL Wolfsburg


Germany U20

  • FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: 2010

Germany U17

  • FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: third place 2008


  • IFFHS World's Best Woman Goalkeeper: 2014
  • IFFHS World's Best Woman Goalkeeper of the Decade 2011–2020

See also

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