Monday, July 16, 2012

Lukas Podolski

Lukas Podolski is a German forward playing for the English Premier League team Arsenal. He also competes internationally for the German national team.

Born in Poland, Podolski migrated to West Germany when he was 2 years old. He was part of the German U-17 in 2001 and continued playing for the national team until he reached the senior level in 2004, where he played as the youngest German player in Euro 2004. He also played in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, as well as in Euro 2008 and Euro 2012.

Born: June 4, 1985 in Gliwice, Poland
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 83 kg
Website: Twitter

Career Highlights:
  • Scored his first goal in 2006 World Cup in a match vs Ecuador
  • Clubs: FC Koln (2004-06), Bayern Munich (2006-08),  FC Koln (2008-12), Arsenal (2012)
  • FIFA World Cup Best Young Player, 2006
  • UEFA Euro 2008 Silver Boot

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