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Personal information
Full name Andreas Hinkel
Date of birth 26 March 1982 (1982-03-26) (age 39)
Place of birth Backnang, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Celtic
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2006
2006-2007
2008-
Stuttgart
Sevilla
Celtic
National team
2003-2009 Germany
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andreas Hinkel (born 26 March 1982) is a German football player. He plays for Celtic and Germany national team.

Career

Hinkel grew up in Leutenbach in the state of Baden-Württemberg and started to play football there. When he was ten years old, he came to the youth teams of Stuttgart. In 2001 he had his first matches for Stuttgart in the UEFA Cup and in the Bundesliga. From 2003 to 2009, he played 21 matches for the Germany national team. His first international match was on 30 April 2003 against Serbia and Montenegro.

In 2006 he came to Sevilla in the La Liga. He won the UEFA Cup and the Copa del Rey with them. When he was in Sevilla, he did not play for Germany any more. He did not take part in 2006 FIFA World Cup and in 2008 UEFA Euro.

In the year 2008 he came to Celtic in Glasgow. They won Scottish Premier League in 2008 and the Scottish League Cup in 2009. On 10 September 2008, he played his first match for Germany after three years.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Germany League
2000/01 Stuttgart Bundesliga 10 0
2001/02 30 0
2002/03 33 0
2003/04 28 0
2004/05 29 1
2005/06 26 0
Spain League
2006/07 Sevilla La Liga 13 0
2007/08 2 0
Scotland League
2007/08 Celtic Premier League 16 1
2008/09 32 0
2009/10
Country Germany 156 1
Spain 15 0
Scotland 48 1
Total 219 2

International career statistics

Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 5 0
2004 6 0
2005 6 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 1 0
2009 3 0
Total 21 0
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