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Lothar Matthäus
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Lothar Matthäus in 2012.
Personal information
Full name Lothar Herbert Matthäus
Date of birth 21 March 1961 (1961-03-21) (age 59)
Place of birth Erlangen, West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1971–1979 FC Herzogenaurach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1984 Borussia Mönchengladbach 162 (36)
1984–1988 Bayern Munich 113 (57)
1988–1992 Inter Milan 115 (40)
1992–2000 Bayern Munich 189 (28)
2000 MetroStars 16 (0)
Total 595 (161)
National team
1980–2000 Germany 150 (23)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lothar Matthäus (born 21 March 1961) is a former German football player. He has played for the German national team. He currently holds a record for the most appearances for the German team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Germany League
1979/80 Borussia Mönchengladbach Bundesliga 28 4
1980/81 33 10
1981/82 33 3
1982/83 34 8
1983/84 34 11
1984/85 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 33 16
1985/86 23 10
1986/87 31 17
1987/88 26 17
Italy League
1988/89 Internazionale Milano Serie A 32 9
1989/90 25 11
1990/91 31 16
1991/92 27 4
Germany League
1992/93 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 28 8
1993/94 33 8
1994/95 16 5
1995/96 19 1
1996/97 28 1
1997/98 25 3
1998/99 25 1
1999/00 15 1
United States League
2000 NY/NJ MetroStars Major League Soccer 16 0
Country Germany 464 121
Italy 115 40
United States 16 0
Total 595 161

International career statistics

Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
1980 1 0
1981 1 0
1982 10 0
1983 7 0
1984 10 0
1985 7 1
1986 15 2
1987 6 1
1988 10 4
1989 3 1
1990 15 7
1991 7 3
1992 4 0
1993 11 0
1994 15 3
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 8 0
1999 13 1
2000 7 0
Total 150 23



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