Birgit Prinz

German association football player

Birgit Prinz (born 25 October 1977 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) is a German association football forward. She is best known for being the top scorer of the Germany women's national football team. She is considered to be one of the best German football players of all time, as she has won the FIFA World Player of the Year multiple times. She scored 136 goals for 1. FFC Frankfurt. She has won the FIFA Women's World Cup two times with Germany. She was part of the German women's Olympic team in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008. They won the bronze medal in 2000, 2004 and 2008.

Birgit Prinz
Prinz in 2018
Personal information
Full name Birgit Prinz[1]
Date of birth (1977-10-25) 25 October 1977 (age 46)
Place of birth Frankfurt, West Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1986–1988 SV Dörnigheim FC
1988–1992 FC Hochstadt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1998 FSV Frankfurt 57 (45)
1998–2002 1. FFC Frankfurt 76 (78)
2002–2003 Carolina Courage 35 (23)
2003–2011 1. FFC Frankfurt 114 (136)
Total 282 (282)
National team
1994–2011 Germany 214 (128)
Honours
Women's football
Representing  Germany
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2003 United States Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 China Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Sweden Team
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Team
UEFA European Women's Championship
Gold medal – first place 1995 Germany/England/Norway/Sweden Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Norway/Sweden Team
Gold medal – first place 2001 Germany Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 England Team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Finland Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:09, 2 November 2013 (UTC)[3]
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 June 2011 (UTC))[2]

Honours change

Club change

FSV Frankfurt
1. FFC Frankfurt
Carolina Courage

International change

Individual change

References change

  1. "FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011 – List of Players: Germany" (PDF). FIFA. 28 July 2014. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 November 2019. Retrieved 18 February 2022. {{cite web}}: More than one of |archivedate= and |archive-date= specified (help); More than one of |archiveurl= and |archive-url= specified (help)
  2. "Nationalspielerin Birgit Prinz" (in German). DFB.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  3. "Birgit Prinz" (in German). Framba.de. Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011.

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