Oliver Kahn

German football player and executive

Oliver Rolf Kahn (German: [ˈɔlɪvɐ ˈkaːn]; born 15 June 1969)[2] is a former German football player. He played as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich. From 1988 until 1994, Kahn played for Karlsruhe. He has played 86 matches for the Germany national team.

Oliver Kahn
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Kahn in 2018
Personal information
Full name Oliver Rolf Kahn[1]
Date of birth (1969-06-15) 15 June 1969 (age 52)
Place of birth Karlsruhe, West Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1975–1987 Karlsruher SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Karlsruher SC II 73 (0)
1987–1994 Karlsruher SC 128 (0)
1994–2008 Bayern Munich 429 (0)
Total 630 (0)
National team
1995–2006 Germany 86 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

After 2006 FIFA World Cup, he retired from the national team. After the season 2007/2008 he ended his career and stopped playing for his club Bayern Munich, too.

Kahn has won several titles with Bayern München, among them are the UEFA champions league, the UEFA cup, the intercontinental cup, eight national championships and six national cups.

He was the first-choice goalkeeper in the Germany national football team which was the runner-up at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Kahn's nicknames are "King Kahn" and "The Titan".

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[3]
Club Season Bundesliga DFB-Pokal DFL-Ligapokal Europe1 Other2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Karlsruher SC 1987–88 2 0 0 0 2 0
1988–89 2 0 0 0 2 0
1989–90 22 0 0 0 22 0
1990–91 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991–92 37 0 2 0 39 0
1992–93 34 0 5 0 39 0
1993–94 31 0 3 0 10 0 44 0
Total 128 0 10 0 10 0 148 0
Bayern Munich 1994–95 23 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 30 0
1995–96 32 0 2 0 12 0 46 0
1996–97 32 0 4 0 2 0 38 0
1997–98 34 0 6 0 2 0 8 0 50 0
1998–99 30 0 6 0 2 0 13 0 51 0
1999–00 27 0 5 0 0 0 13 0 45 0
2000–01 32 0 2 0 2 0 16 0 52 0
2001–02 32 0 4 0 1 0 12 0 2 0 51 0
2002–03 33 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 45 0
2003–04 33 0 4 0 1 0 8 0 46 0
2004–05 32 0 5 0 2 0 10 0 49 0
2005–06 31 0 6 0 0 0 7 0 44 0
2006–07 32 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 43 0
2007–08 26 0 5 0 2 0 9 0 42 0
Total 429 0 57 0 13 0 130 0 3 0 632 0
Career total 557 0 67 0 13 0 140 0 3 0 780 0

InternationalEdit

Source:[4]
Germany
Year Apps Goals
1994 0 0
1995 2 0
1996 3 0
1997 3 0
1998 7 0
1999 6 0
2000 10 0
2001 10 0
2002 15 0
2003 9 0
2004 11 0
2005 7 0
2006 3 0
Total 86 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2006 FIFA World Cup Germany: List of Players: Germany" (PDF). FIFA. 21 March 2014. p. 12. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2019.
  2. Jack Rollin. "Kahn's article on Encyclopædia Britannica Online". Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved 15 June 2011.
  3. "Oliver Kahn " Club matches" (in German). World Football. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  4. "Oliver Kahn". FIFA. Archived from the original on 20 December 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2011.