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Oliver Kahn
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Kahn in 2018
Personal information
Full name Oliver Rolf Kahn
Date of birth 15 June 1969 (1969-06-15) (age 51)
Place of birth Karlsruhe, West Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1975–1987 Karlsruher SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Karlsruher SC II 73 (0)
1987–1994 Karlsruher SC 128 (0)
1994–2008 Bayern Munich 429 (0)
Total 630 (0)
National team
1995–2006 Germany 86 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Oliver Rolf Kahn (born 15 June 1969 in Karlsruhe, Germany) is a former German football player. He played as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich. From 1988 until 1994, Kahn played for Karlsruhe. He has played 86 matches for the Germany national team.

After 2006 FIFA World Cup, he retired from the national team. After the season 2007/2008 he ended his career and stopped playing for his club Bayern Munich, too.

Kahn has won several titles with Bayern München, among them are the UEFA champions league, the UEFA cup, the intercontinental cup, eight national championships and six national cups.

He was the first-choice goalkeeper in the Germany national football team which was the runner-up at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Kahn's nicknames are "King Kahn" and "The Titan".

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
1987/88 Karlsruhe Bundesliga 2 0 - - 2 0
1988/89 2 0 - - 2 0
1989/90 0 0 - - 0 0
1990/91 22 0 - - 22 0
1991/92 37 0 2 0 - 39 0
1992/93 34 0 5 0 - 39 0
1993/94 31 0 3 0 10 0 44 0
1994/95 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 23 0 2 0 5 0 30 0
1995/96 32 0 2 0 12 0 46 0
1996/97 32 0 4 0 2 0 38 0
1997/98 34 0 8 0 8 0 50 0
1998/99 30 0 8 0 13 0 51 0
1999/00 27 0 5 0 13 0 45 0
2000/01 32 0 4 0 16 0 52 0
2001/02 32 0 5 0 14 0 51 0
2002/03 33 0 6 0 6 0 45 0
2003/04 33 0 5 0 8 0 46 0
2004/05 32 0 7 0 10 0 49 0
2005/06 31 0 6 0 7 0 44 0
2006/07 32 0 3 0 9 0 44 0
2007/08 26 0 7 0 9 0 42 0
Country Germany 557 0 82 0 142 0 781 0
Total 557 0 82 0 142 0 781 0

International career statistics

Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
1995 2 0
1996 3 0
1997 3 0
1998 7 0
1999 6 0
2000 10 0
2001 10 0
2002 15 0
2003 9 0
2004 11 0
2005 7 0
2006 3 0
Total 86 0



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