Alexandra Popp

Alexandra Popp (German pronunciation: [alɛˈksandʁa ˈpɔp];[2] born 6 April 1991) is a German footballer and Olympic gold medalist. She plays as a striker for VfL Wolfsburg and the Germany national team.[3] She previously played for FCR 2001 Duisburg and 1. FFC Recklinghausen. Popp was named German Footballer of the Year twice, in 2014 and 2016, and in February 2019, was named captain of the national team.

Alexandra Popp
Popp with Germany in 2017
Personal information
Full name Alexandra Popp[1]
Date of birth (1991-04-06) 6 April 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Witten, Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
VfL Wolfsburg
Number 11
Youth career
FC Silschede
1. FFC Recklinghausen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 1. FFC Recklinghausen
2008–2012 FCR 2001 Duisburg 80 (31)
2012– VfL Wolfsburg 177 (87)
International career
2006 Germany U15 5 (0)
2006–2008 Germany U17 25 (17)
2009 Germany U19 8 (6)
2009–2011 Germany U20 9 (14)
2010– Germany 124 (61)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 15 May 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17:56, 14 November 2022 (UTC)

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