Stefan Thesker

German footballer

Stefan Thesker (born 11 April 1991) is a German professional footballer who plays as a centre back for the Austrian club, SKN St. Pölten.[1]

Stefan Thesker
Thesker with Twente in 2011
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-04-11) 11 April 1991 (age 33)
Place of birth Ahaus, Germany
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
SKN St. Pölten
Number 2
Youth career
1995–2002 TuS Wüllen
2002–2005 Schalke 04
2005–2010 Twente
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Twente 0 (0)
2011Fortuna Sittard (loan) 15 (0)
2012–2014 1899 Hoffenheim II 29 (1)
2012–2014 1899 Hoffenheim 6 (0)
2014–2015 Hannover 96 2 (0)
2015–2016 Greuther Fürth 20 (0)
2016 Greuther Fürth II 0 (0)
2016Twente (loan) 8 (2)
2016–2018 Twente 29 (0)
2018–2023 Holstein Kiel 88 (4)
2018–2022 Holstein Kiel II 4 (0)
2023– SKN St. Pölten 10 (0)
National team
2012–2013 Germany U21 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 October 2023
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:25, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

In June 2018, Thesker joined 2. Bundesliga side Holstein Kiel on a three-year contract until 2021.[2]

In February 2016, Thesker announced that he diagnosed with testicular cancer.[3] A year later, he was cancer-free.[4]

On 14 March 2020, Thesker tested positive for COVID-19.[5]

References change

  1. Stefan Thesker at WorldFootball.net
  2. "Thesker unterschreibt bis 2021 in Kiel". kicker Online (in German). 24 June 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  3. "Tumor-OP bei Ex-Fürther Thesker" (in German). Bild.de. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  4. "Thesker overwon kanker: Was niet meer met voetbal bezig" (in Dutch). Voetbal Centraal. 22 December 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  5. ONLINE, RP. "Erster Bundesliga-Profi: SCP-Spieler Kilian und Kiels Thesker positiv getestet - Kein weiterer Befund beim FCN". RP ONLINE (in German). Retrieved 14 March 2020.