Alessandro Riedle

Alessandro Riedle (born 14 August 1991) is a German professional footballer who plays as a striker for SC Brühl in Switzerland.

Alessandro Riedle
Personal information
Full name Alessandro Riedle
Date of birth (1991-08-14) 14 August 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Lindenberg im Allgäu, Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
SC Brühl
Youth career
1998–1999 Liverpool
1999–2001 Fulham
2001–2009 Grasshopper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Grasshopper 10 (3)
2009–2010 VfB Stuttgart II 15 (1)
2010–2011 Grasshopper 8 (0)
2011–2013 AC Bellinzona 42 (3)
2013–2014 Akhisar Belediyespor 3 (0)
2014–2015 Viktoria Köln 1 (0)
2015– SC Brühl 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Germany U-18 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:24, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Early yearsEdit

Riedle started playing football in 1998 with the Liverpool F.C. Academy and switched in summer 1999 to Fulham along with his father Karl-Heinz. In May 2001, after the retirement of his father he left Fulham and England to move to Swiss Grasshopper Club Zürich.

Club careerEdit

Riedle started his professional career with Grasshopper, making his first appearance on 11 March 2009 in the Swiss Super League against Neuchâtel Xamax. On 4 June 2009, Riedle signed a two-year contract with VfB Stuttgart.[1] On 25 August 2010 Riedle returned to Grasshopper Club Zürich.[2] On 5 August 2013, Riedle signed a two-year contract with Süper Lig side Akhisar Belediyespor. Although his time in Turkey did not go well as he was only capped as a substitute for three times.

In September 2014, Riedle joined German fourth-tier club Viktoria Köln.[3] In February 2015, after only earning a single cap in five months, he left Köln again and returned to Switzerland, where he had spent almost a decade of his youth. He joined third-tier club SC Brühl in St. Gallen.[4]

International careerEdit

He is former member of the Germany U-18 team.

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of former Germany international Karl-Heinz Riedle. He attended St Peter's Primary school in Heswall, Wirral.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ein Torjäger wie Papi: Riedle-Sohn kommt (in German)
  2. ^ Alessandro Riedle zurück zum GC (in German)
  3. ^ "Viktoria verpflichtet weiteren Stürmer" [Viktoria signs another striker] (in German). rheinfussball.de. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Viktoria: Riedle hat einen neuen Klub" [Viktoria: Riedle has a new club] (in German). rheinfussball.de. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2015.

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