Sonny Kittel

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Sonny Kittel
Sonny Kittel 2012.jpg
Kittel with Eintracht Frankfurt in 2012
Personal information
Full name Sonny Kittel
Date of birth (1993-01-06) 6 January 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Gießen, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hamburger SV
Number 10
Youth career
VfB Gießen
1999–2012 Eintracht Frankfurt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Eintracht Frankfurt 51 (3)
2012–2013 Eintracht Frankfurt II 8 (1)
2016–2019 FC Ingolstadt 84 (22)
2019– Hamburger SV 5 (4)
National team
2009 Germany U16 4 (0)
2009–2010 Germany U17 12 (2)
2010–2011 Germany U18 4 (0)
2012–2013 Germany U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:13, 29 July 2019 (UTC)

Sonny Kittel (born 6 January 1993) is a German footballer who will play as an attacking midfielder for Hamburger SV.[1]


After winning the German U17 championship with Eintracht Frankfurt in June 2010, Kittel was capped in the professional squad for the 2010–11 season. On Eintracht's first competitive match at SV Wilhelmshaven he was substituted. On the first 2010–11 home match he was also given some play time when he was substituted for Caio in the 84th minute.

After playing for 2. Bundesliga side FC Ingolstadt for three seasons, Kittel transferred to Hamburger SV on 18 June 2019, signing a four year-contract.[2]

International career[edit]

Kittel presented the Germany national youth football team on U16, U17, U18 and U20 level. In December 2017 he expressed his desire to play for the Poland national football team as his parents come from Poland.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Sonny Kittel" (in German). Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ "HSV SIGN SONNY KITTEL". 18 June 2019. Retrieved 18 June 2019.

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