Thomas Hitzlsperger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Thomas Hitzlsperger

German footballer

Date of Birth: 05-Apr-1982

Place of Birth: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Profession: association football player

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Thomas Hitzlsperger

  • Thomas Hitzlsperger (German pronunciation: ['to?mas 'h?tsl?s.p???g?]; born 5 April 1982) is a German director of football and former footballer who played as a midfielder.
  • Since February 2019, he has been the head of sport of VfB Stuttgart. As a player he spent the early part of his career playing for Aston Villa in England (accompanied by a short loan spell at Chesterfield), before returning to Germany to play for Stuttgart, where he won the Bundesliga in 2007.
  • In 2010, he signed for Italian side Lazio, before moving back to England to join West Ham United later that year.
  • He then had brief spells with Wolfsburg and Everton. Hitzlsperger also represented the German national team, earning 52 caps and being selected for the 2006 World Cup and Euro 2008.
  • Following a series of injuries, he retired from football in September 2013.
  • After his retirement, he came out as gay, the highest-profile male footballer to do so.

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