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Linton Maina (born 23 June 1999) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Hannover 96.[1]

Linton Maina
Personal information
Full name Linton Maina
Date of birth (1999-06-23) 23 June 1999 (age 20)
Place of birth Berlin, Germany
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 40
Youth career
2003–2011 SV Pfefferwerk
2011–2014 SV Empor Berlin
2014– Hannover 96
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Hannover 96 7 (1)
National team
2014–2015 Germany U16 3 (0)
2015 Germany U17 4 (0)
2016–2017 Germany U18 6 (1)
2017–2018 Germany U19 8 (1)
2018– Germany U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:51, 12 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:51, 12 November 2018 (UTC)

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CareerEdit

Maina made his professional debut for Hannover 96 on 18 March 2018, coming on as a substitute for Marvin Bakalorz on matchday 27 of the 2017–18 season of the Bundesliga in a 0–1 away loss against Borussia Dortmund.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Maina was born in Berlin to a Kenyan father and a German mother.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Linton Maina". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Borussia Dortmund - Hannover 96 1:0 (Bundesliga 2017/2018, 27. Round)". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. 18 March 2018. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  3. ^ Abong'o, Robert (16 August 2018). "Linton Maina impresses for Hannover - catches the eye of Man United scouts". The Standard (Kenya). Retrieved 30 August 2018.

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