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Marc-André Kruska

Marc-André Kruska

Kruska playing for Cottbus in 2009.
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-06-29) 29 June 1987
Place of birth Castrop-Rauxel, West Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FSV Frankfurt
Number 7
Youth career
1994–1995 SC Arminia Ickern
1996–1999 VfR Rauxel
1999–2004 Borussia Dortmund
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Borussia Dortmund II 11 (3)
2004–2008 Borussia Dortmund 98 (2)
2009 Club Brugge 15 (0)
2009–2014 Energie Cottbus 143 (11)
2014– FSV Frankfurt 15 (0)
National team
2006–2009 Germany U21 16 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 July 2009

Marc-André Kruska (born 29 June 1987 in Castrop-Rauxel, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German footballer[1] who plays for FSV Frankfurt.[2]

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Honours 2
    • Club 2.1
    • Individual 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Career

Kruska started his career at SC Arminia Ickern and soon signed for VfR Rauxel 08, the team from his native village. In 1999, age 12, he was spotted by Borussia Dortmund and at the Westfalen Stadium he enjoyed his further training. Just 17, he made his debut in the first team against Kaiserslautern in 2004–05. On the final match day of that season, he scored his first goal against Hansa Rostock, making him the fourth youngest scorer ever in the history of the Bundesliga. As the best U18 player, he was also awarded the "Fritz Walter Medal".

The three following seasons confirmed his place in the starting line-up as defensive midfielder, bringing his total number of Bundesliga games to 98. After a half year and fifteen games in the Jupiler League for Club Brugge, he returned to Germany and signed on 28 July 2009 a three-year contract with FC Energie Cottbus. On 3 January 2014, he joined FSV Frankfurt.[2]

Honours

Club

With Borussia Dortmund

Individual

  • Fritz-Walter-Medal 2005 in Gold (Category U18)

References

  1. ^ "Kruska, Marc Andre" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Hauck, Ann-Kathrin (3 January 2014). "Marc Andre Kruska unterschreibt beim FSV Frankfurt" (in German). FSV Frankfurt. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 

External links

  • Marc-André Kruska at fussballdaten.de (German)
  • Marc-André Kruska at Guardian Football


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