[84] Several days later Mertesacker uploaded a picture of himself in an ice bath on his Twitter account as a tongue-in-cheek response. "[51] Mertesacker started four games in February, missing only the FA Cup loss to Blackburn at the Emirates. aufstellung", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Per_Mertesacker&oldid=1014039403, Germany under-21 international footballers, German expatriate sportspeople in England, Articles using Template:Medal with Winner, Articles using Template:Medal with Runner-up, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2018, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2020, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Articles with German-language sources (de), Pages using national squad without sport or team link, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only, This page was last edited on 24 March 2021, at 20:57. [39] Bremen finished runners-up in the league despite winning only two games fewer than champions Bayern Munich, but they managed to seal a place in next season's Champions League. He broke his seven-year goal drought for the national team when he scored his second international goal for Germany on 17 October 2012, in a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Sweden. In his first month at the club, Mertesacker started in every one of his available league and European matches since his summer move, battling on through the month with various defensive partners as injury problems mounted. Adolf Heinzlmeier and Berndt Schulz: Das Lexikon der deutschen Filmstars, Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, 2003, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 22:31. He scored his first goal for the club in the 5–2 win over Tottenham Hotspur and was voted man of the match for his performance in the 0–0 draw with Aston Villa. He played 33 Bundesliga matches in total, scoring five goals in the process. The match finished 1–1 after extra time, with Arsenal winning 4–2 in a penalty shootout. During his time at Hannover 96, he became good friends with the late Robert Enke, and along with Michael Ballack, presented the laurel during Enke's memorial service. Mary Roos, Tina York, Herman van Veen, Robert Lembke: 08 30.11.1974 Sa The Nitwits, Les Humphries Singers, Black Theatre Prague, George Carl, Hans Jürgen Diedrich, Hanns Joachim Friedrichs: 09 18.01.1975 Sa Klaus Havenstein, Telly Savalas, Erik Ode, William Conrad, Jörg … Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen für Käufer. With Arsenal making a charge towards the title, Arsène Wenger singled out Mertesacker for praise, calling him an "important leader in the dressing room and a respected one". Davon profitierst du immer dann, wenn du mit PayPal, Kreditkarte oder Lastschrift zahlst. He made a number of important tackles during the match and his performance was praised by opposition manager Antonio Conte, who stated that Mertesacker was a "perfect example for any young professional football player," adding that "what he did today was just a consequence of an unbelievable attitude every day."[69]. [89] After Unai Emery's sacking in late November 2019, Mertesacker took the role as interim assistant manager to support interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg for the meantime. [27] He has only been booked twice during his entire career at Hannover. It's a special game for German players to play against a team from their home country. With his quiet but effective game, he established himself as Germany's first-choice centre back,[71] pairing up with Robert Huth, Christoph Metzelder, Heiko Westermann and later Arne Friedrich. In September, he returned to the starting line-up. [77][78][79] On 15 August 2014, Mertesacker announced his retirement from international football. "[50] Mertesacker captained Arsenal for the first time in the FA Cup win over Brighton & Hove Albion in January, and appeared in every game save for the draw at Southampton on New Year's Day. [42], In the 2010–11 season, Mertesacker made 30 Bundesliga appearances, scoring two goals. [12] On 13 May 2006, he played his last game for Hannover 96 and fittingly scored the opening goal in a 2–2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen. Mertesacker possesses solid technique,[97] is a good defensive organizer,[98] and a neat distributor of the ball. Nevertheless, his impressive showing did earn him a transfer to Bundesliga team Werder Bremen after the tournament. On 4 March 2014, Mertesacker signed a new contract with Arsenal. At national level, Mertesacker played for Germany at the under-20 and under-21 levels, prior to debuting for the senior side in 2004 against Iran. He's a joker so he’s good for the team. [But] they have a little break now and can rest a bit. [91], At 2 m (6 ft 7 in), Mertesacker is commanding in the air but he is also sound in defending on the ground. "I think they've been terrific – not only defending very well but also creating goals for us at the other end like they did last week against Fulham," said goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny on the partnership between Mertesacker and Koscielny. [8] At Arsenal, Mertesacker quickly established himself as the first-choice centre back for the club, becoming a mainstay despite sharing several defensive partners over his first two seasons. 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He averaged less than one foul per game, cementing his reputation as an astute reader of the game, defying critics' predictions that his height would render him clumsy and having a tendency to frequently concede fouls. Following a clash between Arsenal and Viking, Arsène Wenger confirmed that Mertesacker would be absent until December. After Enke's suicide it began focusing on providing support for those suffering from depression and has since expanded to include disadvantaged and marginalized children, particularly those from immigrant backgrounds, in his native Hanover. [47], In October, Mertesacker continued to perform well, making four appearances and helping the club to victories over Norwich City and Queens Park Rangers. "We are always looking to win something and we can achieve something with this group," he told Arsenal. [31] Having established himself as first-choice centre back, his strong performances and clean disciplinary record did not go unnoticed by new national team coach Jürgen Klinsmann, who called him up and eventually handed him his senior international debut in October 2004.[29][13]. The list currently includes actors that appear in German movies, including those of foreign origin. Since 2007, the foundation has organised yearly charity football matches which have featured Mertesacker's national and club teammates Philipp Lahm, Lukas Podolski and Tomáš Rosický, as well as comedian Oliver Pocher, Fury in the Slaughterhouse member Rainer Schumann and German ice hockey legend Uwe Krupp. Falls ein Verkäufer in den USA oder Großbritannien ansässig ist, kann er das eBay-Programm zum weltweiten Versand (GSP) nutzen. "[53] In April, Mertesacker was shown a red card at West Bromwich Albion in the first game of the month. We have a few targets in our team that are possible this year. [102], In an interview with German newspaper Der Spiegel published in March 2018, Mertesacker admitted to suffering from anxiety attacks throughout his career due to the "inhumane pressure" to perform, but had continued on due to his love for the sport and the desire to win silverware, and expressed his relief that he would no longer have to experience it anymore as he was retiring. I kept standing in the box and tried to be lucky. [83], Mertesacker was announced as the new Arsenal Academy manager prior to the 2017–18 season, officially assuming the position in July 2018. "[52], Mertesacker was a mainstay in March, playing every single minute of Arsenal's four games. Verwalten Sie schnell und effektiv Ihr Arztprofil auf aerzte.de über unseren Kundenbereich. Upon his debut, Mertesacker established himself as Germany's first-choice centre back for ten years, participating in UEFA European Championship in 2008 and 2012, as well as the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, winning the latter. [...] I'll lie down in the ice bath for three days and then we'll analyze the game in peace. [112][113], English: "alternative civilian service", the alternative to the then-required, List of footballers with 100 or more caps, "Squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed", "Per Mertesacker – Matches and Goals in Bundesliga", "Auch Mertesacker hört als Nationalspieler auf", "Mertesacker flutscht immer irgendwie durchs Leben", "FA Cup Final 2014: Arsenal's German Gang have taste for silverware", "Mitgliederzuwachs durch WM-Titel? He is the current coach of the Arsenal Academy. [37] Despite missing the first month-and-a-half through an injury sustained at the World Cup, he quickly made the centre-back position his own upon his return to the starting eleven. [45], In February, Mertesacker suffered an ankle injury in the win over Sunderland away at the Stadium of Light and faced a long-term spell on the sidelines. [111], Mertesacker co-owns the Hanover-based real estate agency CP Immobilien GmbH with his Werder Bremen and national teammate Clemens Fritz. [32], In October 2018, Mertesacker returned to Hanover for his charity-cum-testimonial match, which featured his former teammates from Hannover 96 facing off against a "World XI" team composed of his former teammates from Arsenal, Werder Bremen and the German national team. [90], He also works as a pundit for DAZN Germany covering the Champions League. Starportraits einer Epoche, (Heyne) 1992, Ralf Schenk, Vor der Kamera. FC Köln players parodied the interview. [43], Over the course of his final two seasons at Bremen, the Mertesacker received just one yellow card in 63 league matches. The following season began more auspiciously as he scored his first goal as professional, a last-minute equaliser against Borussia Dortmund in August 2004. The German defender was given the captain's armband in Arsenal's last game of the season when Mikel Arteta went off injured. Stars zwischen Kult und Terror, (Schüren Presseverlag) 2001, Ulrich Liebe, Verehrt, verfolgt, vergessen. [9] He eventually built up a solid relationship with fellow defender Laurent Koscielny, and the duo would star as Arsenal ended their nine-year trophy drought by winning the 2014 FA Cup. He scored four goals in all competitions, including a crucial equalizer against VfL Wolfsburg. Einkaufen bei eBay ist sicher – dank Käuferschutz. "It was very good to score because we were one man up and they were dropping off. Mertesacker began his senior career after being promoted from the youth ranks at Bundesliga club Hannover 96, making his senior league debut in November 2003. [34][35], In August 2006, Mertesacker moved to Werder Bremen in a €5 million transfer deal after a highly impressive performance in the 2006 World Cup, in which Germany finished third. [27] He returned to the first team during the latter half of the season and contributed to Hannover 96's successful battle against relegation. After returning from the Euro 2008, Mertesacker again missed the beginning of the new season with a knee injury and through illness. [70] On 7 January 2018, Per Mertesacker captained the Arsenal team in an FA Cup game away against Nottingham Forest and scored a goal to make the score 1–1, with the game eventually finishing 4–2 to Forest, before featuring in his last ever game for the club in a win against Burnley on 6 May 2018. At the end of the season, he signed a two-year extension to his original contract.[40]. [38], The 2007–08 season was a mixed bag for Mertesacker. [68] On 27 May 2017, Mertesacker made his only start of the season, in the FA Cup final against Chelsea, which Arsenal won 2–1. In September 2004, Jürgen Klinsmann, then-manager of Germany, called Mertesacker up for 9 October 2004 game against Iran. "[49], Mertesacker made five appearances in December, missing only the trip to Olympiacos in the Champions League and the home win over Newcastle United. "[48] Mertesacker was an ever-present throughout November. [27][13] He was promoted to the first team for the 2003–04 season and made his league debut in November 2003, starting against Cologne in the unfamiliar role of right-back. September 2014. Mertesacker was called up for the 2012 European Championship but spent the whole tournament on the bench as an unused substitute due to the emergence of youngsters Mats Hummels and Holger Badstuber. "I think we have a better situation than last year," he said. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. [28] They married in June 2013[101] and have two sons (born April 2011 and May 2014). [100] Often, Mertesacker is paired with a more mobile and quicker defender who can track-back in a counterattack situation, such as Mats Hummels and Arne Friedrich for Germany or Laurent Koscielny at Arsenal. Kostenlos mit GMX FreeMail: E-Mail-Adresse, 1 GB Mail Speicher, Free SMS. [42], On 31 August 2011, Arsenal confirmed they had signed Mertesacker on a four-year contract, soon after the club's 8–2 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford. 1,145 Followers, 698 Following, 918 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from David Berger (@davidbergerberlin) "I think it is good for us to play against teams who are under pressure," he said after the win against Queens Park Rangers [who were on the brink of relegation]. [99] In the 2012–13 season with Arsenal, he averaged 50.1 passes per game with a 91.5% success rate, fourth-highest in the league. [41] It was later revealed that he had torn ligaments in his right ankle and required surgery. [108][109][103][104], In November 2006, Mertesacker established the "Per Mertesacker Foundation", initially to support the family of his former Hannover and Germany late teammate Robert Enke, who had just lost his young daughter several months prior. "[55], Mertesacker was named as the temporary captain of the side after injuries to Thomas Vermaelen and Mikel Arteta at the beginning of the 2013–14 season. 3 Bände. [73] On 13 September 2013, he scored his third goal for Germany against the Faroe Islands. After being singled out for praise for his performances at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and with his contract at Bremen dwindling, he transferred to Premier League club Arsenal a year later, for a fee of £8 million. [66] Despite the injury he was named club captain following the retirement of Mikel Arteta. [62], After initially featuring sparingly due to injuries in the 2014–15, he returned to captain Arsenal in the 2015 FA Cup Final at Wembley in a 4–0 victory over Aston Villa. We will hopefully go through the Christmas period in a strong way. I'm very happy for them and it's much easier to play behind them when they are in that kind of form. After Germany won the quarter-final penalty shoot-out against Argentina, Mertesacker suffered minor injuries to his thigh and a kick to the groin when he was attacked after the final whistle by Argentine unused substitute Leandro Cufré; Cufré was later fined and suspended four matches.