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Eintracht Frankfurt
Eintracht Frankfurt
Full name Eintracht Frankfurt e. V.
Nickname(s) Die Adler - The Eagles
SGE - Sportgemeinde Eintracht)
Launische Diva (vom Main) - Moody diva (from Main)
Founded 8 March 1899
Ground Commerzbank-Arena,
Frankfurt am Main
Ground Capacity 51,500
Chairman Peter Fischer
Manager Niko Kovač
League 1. Bundesliga
2015–16 1. Bundesliga, 16th
Away colours

Eintracht Frankfurt is a German sports club, best known for the football section.

The club plays in the Bundesliga. They have won the German Championship once and German Cup (DFB-Pokal) 4 times and the UEFA Cup once.

They were founded in 1899. The team colours are red, black and white. They play at Commerzbank-Arena (former Waldstadion). The current captain of the side is midfielder Alexander Meier from Germany. The coach of Eintracht Frankfurt is Niko Kovač.

Eintracht has also 16 other sections such as athletics, basketball and ice hockey.

The players in the season 2016–17

Goalkeepers:

  • 01 – Finland Lukáš Hrádecký
  • 13 – Austria Heinz Lindner
  • 34 – Germany Leon Bätge

Defenders:

  • 02 – Germany Yanni Regäsel
  • 03 – Uruguay Guillermo Varela
  • 04 – Germany Marco Russ
  • 05 – Spain Jesús Vallejo
  • 06 – Germany Bastian Oczipka
  • 15 – Jamaica Michael Hector
  • 19 – Argentina David Abraham
  • 22 – United States Timothy Chandler
  • 23 – Brazil Anderson Bamba
  • 33 – Israel Taleb Tawatha
  • 36 – Germany Furkan Zorba

Midfielders:

  • 07 – Germany Danny Blum
  • 08 – Hungary Szabolcs Huszti
  • 10 – Mexico Marco Fabián
  • 11 – Serbia Mijat Gaćinović
  • 14 – Germany Alexander Meier Captain of the team
  • 17 – Croatia Ante Rebić
  • 18 – Germany Johannes Flum
  • 20 – Japan Makoto Hasebe
  • 21 – Germany Marc Stendera
  • 25 – Serbia Slobodan Medojević
  • 32 – Germany Joel Gerezgiher
  • 39 – Spain Omar Mascarell

Strikers:

  • 09 – Switzerland Haris Seferović
  • 30 – Switzerland Shani Tarashaj
  • 31 – Sweden Branimir Hrgota
  • 38 – Germany Enis Bunjaki

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