Timo Werner

Timo Werner

Werner with VfB Stuttgart in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-03-06) 6 March 1996
Place of birth Stuttgart, Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Number 11
Youth career
TSV Steinhaldenfeld
2002–2013 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 VfB Stuttgart 95 (13)
2016– RB Leipzig 12 (7)
National team
2010–2011 Germany U15 4 (3)
2011–2012 Germany U16 5 (2)
2012–2013 Germany U17 18 (16)
2013–2015 Germany U19 6 (5)
2015– Germany U21 8 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 November 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 November 2016

Timo Werner (born 6 March 1996) is a German footballer who currently plays as a forward for RB Leipzig.[1]

Club career

VfB Stuttgart

Werner made his debut for VfB Stuttgart on 1 August 2013 in the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase against PFC Botev Plovdiv.[2] Werner was 17 years, four months and 25 days old, becoming the youngest player to ever play in an official match for the Bundesliga team of VfB Stuttgart.[3]

He made his first Bundesliga appearance on 17 August 2013 against Bayer Leverkusen. On 22 September 2013 he scored his first Bundesliga goal for VfB Stuttgart against Eintracht Frankfurt. On 10 of November Werner added a brace to his tally as his side beat SC Freiburg 3–1 Werner netting the 2–0 and the 3–1, thereby becoming the youngest player in Bundesliga history to score two goals in one game.[4]

On his 18th birthday Werner signed a professional contract until June 2018 with VfB Stuttgart.[5]

RB Leipzig

On 11 June 2016, Werner agreed to a four-year contract with RB Leipzig. The transfer fee was a reported 10 million euro, making Werner the largest transfer in RB Leipzig club history.

International career

He played for Germany at the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Club statistics

As of 26 November 2016[6]
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
VfB Stuttgart 2013–143042020344
RB Leipzig 2016–1712710137
Career total 10720713011721




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