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Mario Götze
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Bayern München

Mario
Götze

Midfielder

Date of Birth
Jun 03, 1992
Place of Birth
Memmingen, Germany
Nationality
Germany
Height
176 cm
Weight
64 kg
Debut
24 August 2013

Bio

Mario Götze was born in Memmingen, Germany on 3 June 1992. Primarily a central attacking midfielder, he has demonstrated tremendous versatility during his career so far and has been deployed as both a left and right winger, as well as operating in the 'false 9' role. Known for his creativity, technique and dribbling ability, he is considered one of the most promising talents in world football.

During his early years, Götze played youth team football for SC Ronsberg and FC Eintracht Hombruch, before joining Borussia Dortmund's academy at the age of eight. He graduated from the academy and made his Bundesliga debut for the senior team in November 2009 and went on to become a key player for the side. Over the seasons that followed, Götze helped his team to win back-to-back Bundesliga titles in 2010–11 and 2011–12, as well as the DFB-Pokal in 2011-12. For his performances in 2011, he was awarded the Golden Boy award by sports journalists. 

In April 2013, Bayern Munich made a bid of €37 million, which triggered Götze's release clause and brought an end to his time with Dortmund. In total, he had made more than 100 appearances for the club and had scored 31 goals in all competitions. The transfer fee paid made him one of the most expensive German footballers of all time and Götze established himself in the Bayern side, reaching double figures for goals in his first season.

At international level, Götze represented Germany at under-15, under-16, under-17 and under-21 level, before making his debut for the senior national team in 2010. His debut made him one of the first two German internationals to have been born in reunified Germany, along with André Schürrle, who made his debut in the same game. Götze made his first appearance at a major international tournament during UEFA Euro 2012.

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Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
Bundesliga
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013/2014
Bundesliga
1822 27 20 7 11 9 10 0 0 0
2013/2014
Bundesliga
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012/2013
Bundesliga
2028 28 23 5 15 5 10 4 0 0
2011/2012
Bundesliga
1184 17 14 3 9 4 6 3 0 1
2010/2011
Bundesliga
2541 33 29 4 15 4 6 1 0 0
2009/2010
Bundesliga
41 5 0 5 0 12 0 0 0 0
2009/2010
3. Liga
44 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 7660 111 86 25 50 34 32 8 0 1

Transfers & Loans

2013
1 Jul
€ 37,000,000

Games Played

Date Match  
13 Jul 2014 1 0 1 0 0
8 Jul 2014 1 7 0 0 0
4 Jul 2014 0 1 0 0 0
30 Jun 2014 2 1 0 0 0
26 Jun 2014 0 1 0 0 0
21 Jun 2014 2 2 1 0 0
16 Jun 2014 4 0 0 0 0