Leon Goretzka

Born: February 6, 1995 (age 21)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Bochum
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Midfielder
Team: Schalke 04 (no. 8)
Germany's Leon Goretzka in action on August 14, 2012
Career History
Senior2013-Schalke 04
Sports Mole has 28 articles about Leon Goretzka. Articles 1 to 28:
Schalke's Cameroonian forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting celebrates scoring during the UEFA Europa League football match FC Schalke 04 v APOEL FC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on November 26, 2015
Result: Schalke 04 climb up to fourth with Hoffenheim scalp
Schalke move up to fourth in the table courtesy of a 1-0 victory over struggling Hoffenheim at Veltins Arena.
Dec 18, 21:21
Schalke 04's Johannes Geis (L) and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrate after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League football match between APOEL and Schalke 04 at the GSP Stadium in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on September 17, 2015
Team News: Johannes Geis in for Pierre Hojbjerg for Schalke 04 against Hannover
Johannes Geis comes into the midfield to replace Pierre Hojbjerg in Schalke's only change for the visit of Hannover in the Bundesliga this evening.
Dec 4, 18:39
Bayer Leverkusen's players celebrate a goal during the UEFA Champions League group E football match between FC BATE Borisov and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Borisov Arena stadium in Borisov, outside Minsk, on November 24, 2015
Result: Late own goal rescues point for Bayer Leverkusen
Sascha Riether scores an own goal in the 86th minute as Bayer Leverkusen draw 1-1 with Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga.
Nov 29, 18:19
Schalke's Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Hoffenheim during their Bundesliga match on March 8, 2014
Half-Time Report: Schalke 04 frustrated by APOEL as both teams draw blank in first half
Schalke 04 are left frustrated by APOEL as both teams fail to strike in the first half of their Europa League match.
Nov 26, 18:49
Schalke's midfielder Max Meyer plays the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC Berlin in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany, on October 17, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Max Meyer pulls Schalke 04 level with Bayern Munich
Schalke 04 are drawing 1-1 at home to Bayern Munich at half time after a Max Meyer equaliser.
Nov 21, 18:24
Schalke's midfielder Max Meyer plays the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC Berlin in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany, on October 17, 2015.
Result: Max Meyer clinches Schalke 04 win over 10-man Hertha Berlin
Max Meyer scores a stoppage-time winner as Schalke 04 claim a 2-1 victory over Hertha Berlin.
Oct 17, 16:25
Schalke's midfielder Leroy Sane poses during the team presentation of Schalke 04 on July 17, 2015
Result: Leroy Sane seals Schalke 04 win at Hamburger SV
German youth international Leroy Sane earns a 1-0 win for Schalke 04 away to Hamburger SV.
Sep 26, 19:32
Bremen's goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald shoves Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar after conceding an own goal on August 15, 2015
Result: Clinical Schalke 04 beat Werder Bremen
Schalke 04 cruise to a 3-0 victory over Werder Bremen in Andre Breitenreiter's first Bundesliga game in charge.
Aug 15, 16:26
Schalke's players celebrate scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v 1899 Hoffenheim in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on March 7, 2015
Preview: Werder Bremen vs. Schalke 04
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of the Bundesliga clash between Werder Bremen and Schalke 04.
Aug 13, 19:12
Wolfsburg's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the German Cup DFB Pokal final football match between BVB Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on May 30, 2015
DFB-Pokal roundup: Wolfsburg through in style
Wolfsburg, Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen are among the teams to book their place in the second round of the DFB-Pokal on Saturday afternoon.
Aug 8, 16:30
Schalke's midfielder Leon Goretzka and Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrate during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC Berlin in the German city of Gelsenkirchen on March 28, 2014
Southampton to offer £11.2m for Leon Goretzka?
Southampton are reportedly prepared to bid £11.2m for Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Aug 5, 03:40
Hamburg's defender Heiko Westermann reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs Hamburger SV in Bremen, northern Germany, on April 19, 2015
Preview: Hamburger SV vs. Schalke 04
Sports Mole looks ahead to the final day of the Bundesliga season as Hamburger SV bid to avoid relegation against Schalke 04.
May 21, 19:04
Stuttgart's Austrian striker Martin Harnik is congratulated by his team-mate Serbian midfielder Filip Kostic during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs VfB Stuttgart in Wolfsburg, northern Germany, on April 4, 2015
Half-Time Report: Martin Harnik cancels out Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
Martin Harnik's equaliser brings Stuttgart back level at 1-1 against Schalke at half time at the Veltins Arena.
May 2, 15:16
Schalke's midfielder Julian Draxler celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Eintracht Frankfurt on September 20, 2014
Team News: Julian Draxler on Schalke 04 bench again
Julian Draxler is named on the Schalke 04 bench for the meeting with bottom club Stuttgart at the Veltins Arena.
May 2, 13:48
Mainz' defender Stefan Bell celebrate scoring the 1-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match between 1 FSV Mainz 05 v FC Schalke 04 in Mainz, Germany, on April 24, 2015
Result: Stefan Bell goals hand Mainz 05 win over Schalke 04
Two first-half goals from Stefan Bell give Mainz 05 a 2-0 win over Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga.
Apr 24, 21:22
Schalke's Italian head coach Roberto Di Matteo attends a training session at the arena in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 20, 2014
Preview: Schalke 04 vs. Hoffenheim
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga match between Schalke 04 and Hoffenheim.
Mar 5, 18:03
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring Real's 2nd goal during the La Liga match against Celta Vigo on December 6, 2014
Preview: Schalke 04 vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews the first leg of Schalke 04 and Real Madrid's last-16 clash in the Champions League.
Feb 16, 16:30
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa (R) celebrates scoring with teammate Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic during the English Premier League football match against Swansea on September 13, 2014
Preview: Chelsea vs. Schalke 04
Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's Champions League group opener against German club Schalke 04 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Sep 15, 16:23
Germany's midfielder Mario Gotze (L) and Cameroon's defender Nicolas Nkoulou vie for the ball during the friendly football match on June 1, 2014
Live Commentary: Germany 2-2 Cameroon - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the international friendly between Germany and Cameroon at Borussia-Park.
Jun 1, 19:00
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Werder Bremen hold Schalke 04 to draw
Werder Bremen and Schalke 04 play out an entertaining 1-1 draw on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
Apr 5, 16:48
Schalke's players celebrate after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Eintracht Braunschweig on March 22, 2014
Result: Schalke 04 earn easy victory over Braunschweig
Schalke 04 cruise to a comfortable 3-1 home victory over Eintracht Braunschweig, thanks to goals from Leon Goretzka, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Adam Szalai.
Mar 22, 17:31
Schalke players celebrate the opening goal against Hannover during their Bundesliga match on February 9, 2014
Result: Schalke 04 claim big win at Bayer Leverkusen
Schalke 04 beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 away from home to leave Bayern Munich 16 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Feb 15, 19:24
Schalke's head coach Jens Keller reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Hamburger SV in the German city of Gelsenkirchen on August 11, 2013
Result: Schalke 04 come back twice to beat Eintracht Braunschweig
Schalke 04 beat Eintracht Braunschweig after twice coming from behind.
Oct 19, 16:21
Schalke's teammates celebrate scoring during the UEFA Champions League play-off first leg football match Schalke 04 vs Greece's PAOK Salonika in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on August 21, 2013
Schalke 04 coach Jens Keller: 'We are under huge pressure'
Schalke 04 coach Jens Keller admits that his side are feeling the pressure to beat PAOK tonight and earn a place in the Champions League group stages.
Aug 27, 14:57
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrates with Christian Fuchs
Live Commentary: Schalke 04 3-3 Hamburger SV - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage of six-goal thriller between Schalke 04 and Hamburger SV on the opening weekend of Bundesliga 2013-14.
Aug 11, 16:27
Germany's Leon Goretzka in action on August 14, 2012
Leon Goretzka signs for Schalke 04
Schalke 04 complete the signing of Leon Goretzka from Bochum.
Jul 10, 11:51
Germany's Leon Goretzka in action on August 14, 2012
Schalke's Leon Goretzka: "I play football because it's fun"
Leon Goretzka insists that he is not playing football to earn money.
Jul 2, 09:29
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Bayern Munich eye Leon Goretzka swoop?
Bayern Munich sporting director Mattias Sammer reportedly meets with Bochum youngster Leon Goretzka - labelled 'the next Michal Ballack' - to discuss a possible move.
Nov 2, 18:01
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Bayern Munich31263274146081
2Borussia DortmundDortmund31235375304574
3Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen31166950351554
4Hertha Berlin31147104038249
5Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach301431359471245
6Mainz 0530136114239345
7Schalke 04Schalke31136124346-345
8FC Koln311010113640-440
9FC Ingolstadt 04FC Ingolstadt 04311010112935-640
10Wolfsburg31109124243-139
11Hamburger SV31107143744-737
12Augsburg3199134048-836
13SV Darmstadt 9831811123548-1335
14Hoffenheim30810123545-1034
15Stuttgart3196164663-1733
16Werder Bremen3187164363-2031
17Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt3069152949-2027
18Hannover3164212856-2822