Alexander Schwolow

Squad No. 1
Date of Birth June 2, 1992
Age 30
Height 190cm
Position Goalkeeper
Birthplace Wiesbaden
Previous Clubs SC Freiburg

Alexander Schwolow (born 2 June 1992) is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bundesliga club Hertha BSC.

Youth years
Schwolow began his youth career at 3. Liga side SV Wehen Wiesbaden. He left in 2008 for SC Freiburg’s U17 team from where he later progressed to the U19 team.

SC Freiburg
In 2010, Schwolow was promoted to SC Freiburg’s reserve team. He managed to start 51 games for the Regionalliga Südwest team, conceding 77 goals while keeping 12 clean sheets.

On 1 January 2012, Schwolow was called up to SC Freiburg’s first team. He made his first appearance on 10 May 2014 in a 3–2 loss to Hannover 96.

On 1 July 2015, SC Freiburg recalled Schwolow after one season on loan at Arminia Bielefeld, after selling Roman Bürki to Borussia Dortmund.

Arminia Bielefeld (loan)
On 1 July 2014, Schwolow agreed to a two-year loan to Arminia Bielefeld who aimed at gaining promotion following their relegation from the 2. Bundesliga. He made his debut on 26 July 2014 in 1–2 win over Mainz 05 II. Schwolow made his first appearance in a non-league game in a 4–1 win over SV Sandhausen in a DFB-Pokal match on 17 August 2014.

Hertha BSC
On 4 August 2020, Hertha BSC agreed on a deal with SC Freiburg to sign Schwolow. The fee was around €8 million.