Benedikt Röcker

Benedikt Röcker (born 19 November 1989) is a German footballer who plays as a centre back for Wehen Wiesbaden.

Benedikt Röcker
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Benedikt Röcker (2011)
Personal information
Full name Benedikt Röcker
Date of birth (1989-11-19) 19 November 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Bietigheim-Bissingen, West Germany
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Wehen Wiesbaden
Number 5
Youth career
1994–2008 FV Löchgau
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 FV Löchgau
2009–2011 Sonnenhof Großaspach 36 (3)
2011–2013 VfB Stuttgart II 81 (4)
2012–2013 VfB Stuttgart 3 (0)
2014–2016 Greuther Fürth 75 (3)
2016–2019 Brøndby 90 (5)
2019– Wehen Wiesbaden 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:19, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

CareerEdit

VfB StuttgartEdit

Röcker made his debut for the first team of VfB Stuttgart on 6 December 2012 during the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League group stage against Molde FK.[1] On 15 December 2012, he made his Bundesliga debut against 1. FSV Mainz 05.

On 10 January 2013, Röcker extended his contract with VfB Stuttgart until June 2015.[2]

SpVgg Greuther FürthEdit

In January 2014, Röcker moved to second tier club SpVgg Greuther Fürth.[3] He won his maiden first team call-up for Greuther Fürth's league match at home versus Karlsruher SC on 14 February. He played all 90 minutes and scored the equaliser in the 1–1 draw.[4]

Brøndby IFEdit

In June 2016, Röcker moved to Brøndby IF.[5] On 10 May 2018, he scored a crucial goal as Brøndby beat Silkeborg IF 3–1 in the 2017–18 Danish Cup final.[6]

Wehen WiesbadenEdit

On 13 June 2019, Röcker joined newly promoted 2. Bundesliga club SV Wehen Wiesbaden on a two-year contract, on a free transfer.[7][8]

HonoursEdit

Brøndby IF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stuttgart through despite Molde defeat". uefa.com. UEFA. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Röcker and Sakai extend deals". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 10 January 2013. Archived from the original on 2016-01-26. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Röcker-Wechsel zu Greuther Fürth perfekt" (in German). Stuttgarter Zeitung. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Spielanalyse - SpVgg Greuther Fürth vs. Karlsruher SC" (in German). Kicker Online. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Röcker zieht es zu Bröndby IF". Kicker Online (in German). 18 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Brøndby er pokalmester efter ti års måltørke" (in Danish). TV2 Sport. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Wehen Wiesbaden verpflichtet Innenverteidiger Röcker" (in German). Die Rheinpfalz. 13 June 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Wehen Wiesbaden holt "Leuchtturm" Röcker" (in German). Kicker Online. 13 June 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Brøndby IF vs. Silkeborg". bold.dk. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  10. ^ "FCM vinder pokalfinale i straffedrama mod Brøndby - se alle målene og straffesparkskonkurrencen her". TV3 Sport. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2019.

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