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Sebastian Alexander Jung (born 22 June 1990) is a German footballer who plays as a right back for Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga.

Sebastian Jung
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Jung with VfL Wolfsburg in 2014
Personal information
Full name Sebastian Alexander Jung[1]
Date of birth (1990-06-22) 22 June 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Königstein im Taunus, West Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 24
Youth career
1994–1998 1. FC Königstein
1998–2009 Eintracht Frankfurt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Eintracht Frankfurt II 30 (1)
2009–2014 Eintracht Frankfurt 148 (4)
2014–2019 VfL Wolfsburg 40 (0)
2019– Hannover 96 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Germany U18 4 (0)
2009–2010 Germany U20 9 (0)
2010–2013 Germany U21 19 (0)
2012– Germany 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:18, 28 April 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:52, 13 May 2014 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Jung played his first Bundesliga match for Eintracht Frankfurt, and first fully professional game, on 8 March 2009 in a 0–0 draw against Arminia Bielefeld, as a substitute for Patrick Ochs.[2] On 7 February 2010, he scored his first Bundesliga goal at Signal Iduna Park against Borussia Dortmund. He became a regular in the Frankfurt first team during the 2010–11 season, during which they were surprisingly relegated from the Bundesliga, but was almost ever-present the following season as they bounced back at the first attempt. He extended his contract on 4 April 2013 until 30 June 2015.

He joined VfL Wolfsburg on 22 May 2014 and signed a contract until 30 June 2018.[3] Although he was still under contract with Frankfurt, Wolfsburg could acquire his services by fulfilling a release clause in the amount of €2.5 million. His annual salary at Wolfsburg is believed to be €4 million.[4]

On 23 June 2019, Jung joined Hannover 96 on a 1-year contract.[5]

International careerEdit

On 11 November 2012, Jung was first called up to the German senior squad, following injury related withdrawals by several players, including Holger Badstuber and Jérôme Boateng, before a friendly against Netherlands on 14 November 2012. He is the first Eintracht Frankfurt player to be called up to the national team since Horst Heldt in 1999. Nevertheless, he did not play in the match.

Almost two years later, in May 2014, he was called up for the second time. In a 0–0 draw in a friendly against Poland in Hamburg he made his debut by being substituted in the 71st minute for fellow debutant Kevin Volland. Originally this match was scheduled as a test for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But unfortunately its date collided with the DFB-Pokal final between FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, the FA Cup Final including Arsenal and the Champions League final including Real Madrid. The players of these four teams made up the vast majority of the regular German squad at that time. Consequently, only ten of the 30 nominated players of the preliminary world cup squad were available and in the end twelve players made their debuts in the match.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

As of matches played on 17 February 2018.
Club Season League Cup Continental Total Ref.
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Eintracht Frankfurt 2008–09 Bundesliga 6 0 0 0 6 0 [7]
2009–10 14 1 0 0 14 1 [7]
2010–11 33 0 3 0 36 0 [8]
2011–12 2. Bundesliga 33 2 2 0 35 2 [9]
2012–13 Bundesliga 32 1 1 0 33 1 [10]
2013–14 30 0 4 0 6 1 40 1 [11]
Totals 148 4 10 0 6 1 164 5
Eintracht Frankfurt II 2008–09 Regionalliga Süd 16 0 16 0 [7]
2009–10 7 1 7 1 [7]
Totals 23 1 23 1
VfL Wolfsburg 2014–15 Bundesliga 22 0 2 0 6 0 30 0 [12]
2015–16 11 0 1 0 4 0 16 0 [13]
2016–17 4 0 0 0 4 0 [7]
2017–18 2 0 2 0 4 0 [7]
Totals 39 0 5 0 10 0 54 0
VfL Wolfsburg II 2016–17 Regionalliga Nord 3 0 3 0 [7]
2017–18 3 0 3 0 [7]
Totals 6 0 6 0
Career totals 216 5 15 0 16 1 247 6

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Eintracht Frankfurt
VfL Wolfsburg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Egypt 2009 – List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). p. 8. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Zwölftes Remis der Arminia". kicker.de. 8 March 2009. Retrieved 8 March 2009.
  3. ^ "WOLFSBURG SIGN FRANKFURT'S JUNG". bundesliga.com. 22 May 2014. Archived from the original on 23 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Der Jung-Schock" [The Jung-shock] (in German). bild.de. 22 May 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  5. ^ Hannover 96 verpflichtet Sebastian Jung aus Wolfsburg, bundesliga.com, 23 June 2019
  6. ^ "Zwölf Debütanten und Pfiffe bei müder Nullnummer" [Twelve debutants and booing at weary match without a goal] (in German). abendblatt.de. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Sebastian Jung » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Sebastian Jung". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Sebastian Jung". kicker (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Sebastian Jung". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  11. ^ "Sebastian Jung". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  12. ^ "Sebastian Jung". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  13. ^ "Sebastian Jung". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 17 February 2018.

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