David Odonkor

  • Born: (Bünde, Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany [now Germany])

David Odonkor is a German former professional footballer who played mainly as a right winger, and the current manager of TuS Dornberg.

He started playing professionally with Borussia Dortmund, appearing in 90 competitive matches. In the later part of his career, spent mostly with Betis, he was plagued by constant injuries.

Odonkor represented the German national team in one World Cup and one European Championship.
After appearing at under-19 level, Odonkor would nonetheless be left out of the under-21 squad that appeared at Euro 2006 in Portugal, due to having received a surprise call-up by Jürgen Klinsmann for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He made his full debut on 30 May 2006 in a friendly match with Japan, going on to appear as a substitute in four World Cup games, most notably against Poland in the group stage where he displayed an excellent performance and assisted Oliver Neuville's winning goal in stoppage time.


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