Marko Marin facts for kids
|Full name||Marko Marin|
|Date of birth||13 March 1989|
|Place of birth||Bosanska Gradiška, Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Current club||Chelsea FC|
|SG 01 Höchst
|Borussia Mönchengladbach II
Red Star Belgrade
At the age of two he and his parents came to Germany. There he started playing football in his local club SG 01 Hoechst and then with Eintracht Frankfurt. In 2006 he went to the Borussia Mönchengladbach youth academy. 2007 he signed his first professional contract with Gladbach. His debut in the first squad was on 31 March 2007 against Eintracht Frankfurt. On 24 June 2009 he was sold for € 8.5 million from Borussia Mönchengladbach to Werder Bremen.
Because he never was contacted by the Bosnian association he decided to play for Germany. He played for the German U21 squad and 26matches for the National football team. He was part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup squad. He came in two times as substitute.
- Borussia Mönchengladbach
- 2. Bundesliga: 2007–08
- UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship: 2009
- FIFA World Cup: Third place – Bronze medal (2010)
- Fritz-Walter-Medal 2006 in Silver (Category U17)
- Fritz-Walter-Medal 2007 in Gold (Category U18)
The Fritz Walter medal is presented by the DFB to the three best youth players of Germany.
Club career statistics
|2006/07||Borussia Mönchengladbach II||Regionalliga Nord||16||3||–||–||16||3|
|Borussia Mönchengladbach||1. Bundesliga||4||0||0||0||–||4||0|
International career statistics
|Germany national team|
Images for kids
Marin with Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2007
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