Xavier Amaechi

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Xavier Amaechi
Personal information
Date of birth (2001-01-05) 5 January 2001 (age 18)
Place of birth Bath, England
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Hamburger SV
Number 17
Youth career
Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Hamburger SV 0 (0)
National team
2016–2017 England U16 6 (2)
2018 England U17 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:44, 29 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 May 2018

Xavier Amaechi (born 5 January 2001) is an English professional footballer who plays for German club Hamburger SV, as a winger.

Early and personal life[edit]

Amaechi was born in Bath on 5 January 2001.[2] He is of Nigerian descent.[1]

Club career[edit]

After playing youth football for Arsenal, he signed for German club Hamburger SV in July 2019.[3] He made his HSV debut on 11 August 2019 in the first round of the 2019–20 DFB-Pokal, coming on as a substitute in the 100th minute in extra time for David Kinsombi in the away match against Chemnitzer FC.[4]

International career[edit]

He is an England youth international.[3] In May 2018, Amaechi was included in the England under-17 squad as they hosted the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.[5] He scored in the quarter-final against Norway[6] but a yellow card in this match led to him being suspended[6] for the semi-final defeat against the Netherlands.[7] He was subsequently included in the UEFA team of the tournament.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 11 August 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hamburger SV 2019–20[9] 2. Bundesliga 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Honours[edit]

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Xavier Amaechi". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Xavier Amaechi". www.arsenal.com.
  3. ^ a b "Xavier Amaechi: Arsenal winger signs for Hamburg on four-year deal". BBC Sport. 27 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Chemnitzer FC – Hamburger SV 2:2 (DFB-Pokal 2019/2020, 1. Round)". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. 11 August 2019. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  5. ^ "European Under-17 Championship: England face extra scrutiny at home". BBC Sport. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  6. ^ a b "European Under-17 Championship: England progress to semi-finals". BBC Sport. 13 May 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  7. ^ "European Under-17 Championships: England lose 6-5 on penalties to Netherlands". BBC Sport. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Under-17 EURO team of the tournament". UEFA. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Games played by Xavier Amaechi in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 August 2019.