Lukas Podolski Life Story

Lukas Podolski

Lukas Podolski Biography
Lukas Podolski was born in Gliwice, Poland, June 4, 1985, age 26 years) is a German footballer offspring Silesia. He has nicknamed (Prinz) Poldi ("Prince Poldi").Achievement that carries his name listed as a 18 year old players the most brilliant in Germany for 43 years.

In 2003, Podolski was still playing in the junior team of FC Koeln. Good luck then took it to a professional level in the country at club FC Cologne and Bayern Munich, scoring a total of 46 goals in 81 games. He then started playing for Germany at Euro 2004 and became the youngest player. In addition, he also joined the 2005 Confederations Cup, scoring three gol.

International debut and breakthrough

In late 2003, after some impressive performances the first Bundesliga game some, Polish media suggested then-Polish national team coach Paweł Janas to check Podolski out, as he is still eligible to play for Poland. Janas ignored the request stated in a press interview that "for now we have a much better strikers in Poland and I see no reason to call a player just because he played one or two good matches in the Bundesliga. He's not even a regular starter in the his club. "at that time Podolski was still interested in representing Poland, but as the season progresses more and more German media highlighted his performance to suggest he should be called to the German national team. When finally unveiled its full potential, it was decided to represent Germany. Köln at the end of the season relegated, but Podolski impressed so much, that he held his debut for Rudi Völler in Germany on June 6, 2004, at age 19 in Kaiserslautern against Hungary with a late substitute appearance. He became the second player's first division since 1975 to enter the national team

Young Player of the 2006 World Cup

At the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Lukas Podolski won the award for Young Player of the 2006 World Cup. He was elected by 14 members of the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) after assessing style, charisma, fair play, enthusiasm, and their technical capabilities. He managed to beat 40 young players coming from 32 countries. Although it first appeared in the World Cup, Podolski was able to score three goals.
Podolski hero crush the German team Sweden 2-0 in the last 16 of the 2006 World Cup in Munich. Young striker Podolski to media headlines when scoring two goals in the first 12 minutes, ie, in the fourth minute and-12. Previously he also scored a goal in the 57th minute when dealing with a team of Ecuado.

FIFA World Cup 2010

On 6 September 2008, Podolski scored both goals in Germany's first opening 2010 World Cup qualifiers against Liechtenstein in Vaduz, a match which ended with a 6-0 victory for Germany. He scored the opening goal in a 2-1 home victory over Russia on October 11, when he turned Vasily Berezutsky on the edge of the penalty area, before unleashing a powerful shot past goalkeeper Akinfeev Russia. He finished top scorer of the second qualifying campaign group 4 with 6 goals, behind his team mate Miroslav Klose 7. In one of the qualifiers, he was involved in breast-up with captain Michael Ballack.

On June 13, 2010, Podolski, who has become accustomed to his position as a winger scored the first goal in the German World Cup opener in a 4-0 win against Australia, before helping his teammate Thomas Müller for the third goal.

On June 18, 2010, Podolski failed a second half penalty after handling offenses committed by Nemanja Vidic in the 1-0 loss to Serbia. Team Germany has fallen to 10-men after Miroslav Klose is shown a second yellow in the 36th minute. Although Germany played with 10-man throughout the rest of the game, Podolski has a lot of chances on goal. But he can not take advantage, and the game ended with a surprise defeat for the Germans. However, he scored against England in the last 16, giving Germany a 2-0 lead in the first round. They went on to beat England 4-1.

In the last quarter against Argentina, Klose helped Podolski scored, bringing the score to 2-0. Germany won the match 4-0.

Euro 2012
During qualification, Podolski gave assists for three touchdowns and scored three goals, helped Germany to win all 10 games of their qualifying campaign.

2 Responses so far.

  1. Please improve your English! What's the meaning of "Podolski noted feat in itself"??? And other sentences....

  2. okay Thank you Iwill improve it..

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