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Philipp Lahm
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Lahm in 2013
Personal information
Full name Philipp Lahm[1]
Date o birth (1983-11-11) 11 November 1983 (age 34)
Place o birth Munich, Wast Germany
Hicht 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Playin poseetion Full back / Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1989–1995 FT Gern München
1995–2001 Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Bayern Munich II 63 (3)
2002–2017 Bayern Munich 332 (12)
2003–2005 VfB Stuttgart (loan) 53 (2)
Naitional team
1999 Germany U17 1 (0)
2000 Germany U18 1 (0)
2001–2002 Germany U19 9 (1)
2002–2003 Germany U20 6 (0)
2003 Germany U21 3 (0)
2004–2014 Germany 113 (5)

* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anly an correct as o 17:44, 14 December 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ Naitional team caps an goals correct as o 20:49, 15 November 2013 (UTC)

Philipp Lahm (German pronunciation: [ˈfɪlɪp ˈlaːm]; born 11 November 1983) is a German umwhile fitbawer wha played as a full back an defensive midfielder for Bayern Munich an the German naitional team for that he caiptaint baith.[2]

Lahm is considered ane o the best full backs in the history o Fitbaa,[3] an wis includit in the Warld Cup team o the tournament in 2006 an 2010, the UEFA Team o the Tournament in 2008 an 2012 an in the UEFA Team o the Year 2006, 2008, an 2012. Altho Lahm is richt-fited, he is able tae play on baith sides o the pitch. He eften cuts frae the flank tae the inside o the pitch tae either shuit or pass. He is well kent for his pace, dribblin an precise tacklin abilities as well as his smaa statur, givin him the nickname the "Magic Dwarf".[4][5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 7 December 2013. p. 5. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Philipp Lahm". Bayern Munich. Retrieved 23 Juin 2010. 
  3. "Lahm's full-back guide". UEFA.com. 20 Februar 2011. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2013. 
    "Bleacher Report". Philipp Lahm and the 6 Best Defenders in Euro 2012. 13 Juin 2012. Retrieved 8 Januar 2013. 
    "Bleacher Report". The 20 Best Fullbacks in World Football. 1 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 8 Januar 2013. 
    "CARAS DA COPA: LAHM" (in Portuguese). ESPN.com.br. 20 Mey 2013. Retrieved 20 Mey 2013. 
  4. Scianitti, Matthew (27 Mey 2010). "Philipp Lahm: Small stature, big talent". CBC Sports. Retrieved 4 Juin 2012. 
  5. Chadband, Ian (25 Juin 2010). "England v Germany: Philipp Lahm, the Magic Dwarf, plays giant role for his country". The Telegraph. Retrieved 4 Juin 2012.