Michael Ballack, 44, aus Deutschland ⬢ Position: Mittelfeld ⬢ Aktueller Verein: Karriere beendet ⬢ Bundesliga-Bilanz: Spiele / 77 Tore - kicker. Elf Jahre war Michael Ballack Nationalspieler. Sechs Jahre davon führte er das DFB-Team als Kapitän an. Er spielte unter anderem für den FC Bayern und den. Michael Ballack (), Spieler: Spiele, gewonnen, unentschieden, verloren. Vereinshistorie und Leistungsdaten in deutschen National-.
Michael Ballack kritisiert die Mentalität von Borussia Dortmund -Michael Ballack (), Spieler: Spiele, gewonnen, unentschieden, verloren. Vereinshistorie und Leistungsdaten in deutschen National-. Michael Ballack ist ein ehemaliger deutscher Fußballspieler. Über den Chemnitzer FC und den 1. FC Kaiserslautern kam er zu Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Mit den Rheinländern erreichte er zum ersten Mal in seiner Laufbahn das Finale der Champions. Michael Ballack (* September in Görlitz) ist ein ehemaliger deutscher Fußballspieler. Über den Chemnitzer FC und den 1. FC Kaiserslautern kam er.
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Ballack was injured shortly after missing the games against Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal. Ballack's return from injury has been a lift for Chelsea as he set up Deco to score a scissor kick in a 2—0 win against Bolton Wanderers.
Ballack's first goal of the '09 season came against Southend United in their FA Cup replay, a match which Chelsea went on to win 4—1.
Ballack's first Premier League goal of the —09 season came on 11 April in a match against Bolton, ending 4—3 for Chelsea.
He came on as a second-half substitute as Chelsea won the FA Cup final. On 2 June , Ballack signed a one-year contract extension with Chelsea.
In Chelsea's second game of the season, away at Sunderland , Ballack scored his first goal of the —10 campaign in their 3—1 win. Ballack also scored against Burnley in a 3—0 win.
Ballack made his first Champions League appearance for the season against Porto. On 20 September , he scored his third league goal, against Tottenham.
On 17 January , he scored his fourth league goal and third assist in a 7—2 win against Sunderland. In Chelsea's fifth round FA Cup tie against Cardiff City , Ballack scored the goal which put the Blues back in front; Chelsea ultimately won 4—1.
Ballack was sent off in Chelsea's 4—2 defeat against Manchester City on 27 February As a result of the injury, Ballack was not able to participate in the World Cup.
On 9 June , it was announced that Ballack, along with teammates Joe Cole and Juliano Belletti , would leave Chelsea on a free transfer after his contract was not renewed.
On 25 June , Ballack signed a two-year contract with former club Bayer Leverkusen. On 6 October , it was announced that Ballack would not play again in at the club or international level due to a shin injury sustained 11 September in a Bundesliga match against Hannover On 20 February , Ballack made his return from injury, coming on as a substitute for Simon Rolfes against VfB Stuttgart ; Leverkusen won the match 4—2.
Ballack scored his second Europa League goal against Metalist Kharkiv , a match Leverkusen won 2—0 and the two-legged tie 6—0 on aggregate to progress to the round of Ballack announced his retirement on 2 October On 5 June , Ballack played a farewell match at Leipzig 's Red Bull Arena.
The match was won by a World XI 4—3 against the "Friends of Ballack", with Ballack scoring his second hat-trick in his career.
First he scored two goals with "Friends of Ballack" in the first half and scored his third goal and the winner in the second half for the World XI.
On 26 March , Ballack debuted for the Germany national under team against Denmark , shortly after signing for Chemnitzer FC. In all, he played 19 matches for this side, scoring four goals.
Then, following his move to 1. FC Kaiserslautern, senior team head coach Berti Vogts called him up to the squad.
Ballack's first senior Germany appearance, however, did not come until 28 April , when he came on as a substitute for Dietmar Hamann in a match against Scotland.
Ballack only played 63 minutes at UEFA Euro In the FIFA World Cup , he scored in matches against the United States and South Korea during the knockout rounds as Germany reached the final.
However, he was booked for a tactical foul during the semi-final match against South Korea and was suspended for the final , which Germany went on to lose 2—0 to Brazil.
He was included in the World Cup All Star Team. Ballack missing the final ultimately led to a lasting revision of the yellow card amnesty rule in order "to give the best players a chance to play in the final".
He scored three goals — all penalties — in the Confederations Cup , in which Germany were eliminated by Brazil in the semifinals.
In the World Cup , he was unable to start in Germany's first game against Costa Rica due to a calf strain, but appeared in the following five matches.
Germany were eliminated in the semi-finals, but they managed to clinch third place in a match against Portugal.
He was named Man of the Match in the games against Ecuador and Argentina ,  and was included in FIFA 's World Cup All Star Team for a second consecutive time.
After the tournmanent, Klinsmann stood down as national team head coach and was succeeded by assistant Joachim Löw. Ballack started and captained Germany in their first game of Euro against Poland.
Germany went on to beat Turkey 3—2 in the semifinals. Prior to the final, Ballack sustained a calf injury but eventually overcame it in time. Germany, however, ended up losing 1—0 to Spain.
Nevertheless, he was named in the Team of the Tournament. Ballack scored four goals in the World Cup qualifiers , but missed the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury from a foul by Portsmouth 's Kevin-Prince Boateng in the FA Cup final.
Team manager Oliver Bierhoff criticized Lahm's comments and clarified the situation, saying, "Philipp Lahm is the World Cup captain and Michael Ballack is still the captain.
Germany played strongly in the tournament despite Ballack's absence, including a 4—1 win over England and a 4—0 win over Argentina en route to finishing third, thanks to emerging midfield talents such as Sami Khedira , Thomas Müller , and Mesut Özil.
Since the World Cup qualifiers, Ballack had not been called up for any international matches. It was reported that Germany coach Joachim Löw was waiting for Ballack to retire from international football after the World Cup, however Ballack refused to give up despite a rash of injuries suffered in —11 with Bayer Leverkusen.
The German Football Association DFB offered him two friendlies to reach matches for Germany, which he refused, accusing Löw of disrespecting him ever since his injury dating back to March and calling the invitation to compete in another two games for Germany a "farce".
Ballack is considered to be one of the most complete and versatile midfielders of his generation;  he played in several midfield positions during his career, and was noted for his powerful shot with both feet.
On a technical level, he was a commanding, physically strong and aggressive player, with excellent passing range, who moved the ball efficiently.
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Ballack has attended the World Cup Twice in and , but has not won it with the Germany national football team. He is considered as one of the strongest midfield players to ever play for the German national team.
Also he is regarded as the current talent on German national team, and very few German football players achieve this.