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Johannes Eggestein

Johannes Eggestein (German pronunciation: [joˈhanəs ˈʔɛɡəʃtaɪ̯n, -nɛs -];[1][2] born 8 May 1998) is a German footballer who plays as striker for Werder Bremen.

Johannes Eggestein
Johannes Eggestein.jpg
Eggestein with Werder Bremen in 2019
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-05-08) 8 May 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Hanover, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Werder Bremen
Number 24
Youth career
TSV Schloß Ricklingen
0000–2013 TSV Havelse
2013–2016 Werder Bremen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Werder Bremen II 31 (3)
2016– Werder Bremen 37 (5)
National team
2012–2013 Germany U15 7 (4)
2013–2014 Germany U16 9 (9)
2014–2015 Germany U17 18 (10)
2016–2017 Germany U19 5 (1)
2017–2018 Germany U20 6 (2)
2017– Germany U21 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:06, 27 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2019

CareerEdit

Youth careerEdit

Eggestein started his youth career at TSV Schloß Ricklingen and played there until 2013 when he moved to TSV Havelse.

Since 2013, Eggestein has played for Werder Bremen. In all three years he played for Bremen's youth team he finished as top scorer among the players.[3]

Werder BremenEdit

On 2 June 2016, Eggestein signed his first professional contract, which lasts until 2019.[4]

On 22 August 2016, he made his professional and first-team debut in Werder Bremen's first-round DFB-Pokal defeat to Sportfreunde Lotte being substituted on in place of Lennart Thy in the 62nd minute.[5] Four days later, he scored his first professional goal in the reserves' 4–2 win against VfL Osnabrück in the 3. Liga.[6]

On 18 August 2018, Eggestein scored his first goal for the first team, in a 6–1 win against Wormatia Worms in the first round of the DFB-Pokal.[7] On 8 April 2019, Werder Bremen announced the extension of his contract.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Eggestein is the son of former footballer Karl Eggestein who played for TSV Havelse among other clubs in the 2. Bundesliga. His brother Maximilian Eggestein also plays for Werder Bremen.

Career statisticsEdit

As of 27 May 2018[9][10]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Werder Bremen 2016–17 Bundesliga 0 0 1 0 1 0
2017–18 7 0 1 0 8 0
2018–19 23 4 5 1 28 5
Total 30 4 7 1 37 5
Werder Bremen II 2016–17 3. Liga 15 3 0 0 15 3
2017–18 16 0 0 0 16 0
Total 31 3 0 0 31 3
Career total 61 7 7 1 68 8
  1. ^ Includes DFB-Pokal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dudenredaktion; Kleiner, Stefan; Knöbl, Ralf (2015) [First published 1962]. Das Aussprachewörterbuch [The Pronunciation Dictionary] (in German) (7th ed.). Berlin: Dudenverlag. pp. 332, 487. ISBN 978-3-411-04067-4.
  2. ^ Krech, Eva-Maria; Stock, Eberhard; Hirschfeld, Ursula; Anders, Lutz Christian (2009). Deutsches Aussprachewörterbuch [German Pronunciation Dictionary] (in German). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 466, 628. ISBN 978-3-11-018202-6.
  3. ^ Gute Karten bei Super-Talent Eggestein by kicker.de on 9 March 2016, accessed on 2 June 2016
  4. ^ "Johannes Eggestein unterschreibt Profi-Vertrag". Radio Bremen (in German). 2 June 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Sportfreunde Lotte - Werder Bremen 2:1, DFB-Pokal, Saison 2016/17, 1.Spieltag - Spielbericht - kicker". kicker Online (in German). 21 August 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  6. ^ "U23 feiert ersten Heimsieg der Saison". Kreiszeitung (in German). 22 August 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Johannes Eggestein: Die wichtige Erkenntnis". kicker Online (in German). 19 August 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  8. ^ Sander, Carsten (8 April 2019). "Johannes Eggestein bleibt bei Werder". Deichstube (in German). Kreiszeitung. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Johannes Eggestein » Club matches". Worldfootball. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Germany - J. Eggestein - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

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