Daniel Ginczek (born 13 April 1991) is a German footballer who plays as a striker for VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga. His paternal grandparents are from Poland.
In the 2007–08 season, he was the best scorer in the U-17 league. In 25 games he scored 26 goals. In the U-18 national team, Ginczek scored three goals in six games, he also took part in seven matches of the U-19 national team, scoring on one occasion.
Since the 2008–09 season he was playing for the reserves of Borussia Dortmund. He made his debut in professional football on 28 July 2009 at a 0–0 draw against the reserve team of Eintracht Braunschweig.
In 2010, Ginczek was promoted to the Borussia Dortmund first team.
Bochum loan spell
On 10 June 2011, Ginczek joined Bochum on loan until the end of the 2011–12 season. He scored his first goal in a 1–0 win over Frankfurt on 22 July 2011.
St. Pauli loan spell
In June 2012, Ginczek joined St. Pauli on loan until the end of the 2012–13 season. He scored his first goal in the 77th minute at a 3–0 away win over Offenburger FV in the DFB-Pokal, on 18 August 2012. He became a key player for the Hamburg side, scoring 18 goals in 31 matches.
3 June 2013 saw the announcement of Ginczek having agreed to join Bundesliga side ürnberg for an undisclosed fee, signing a three-year contract.
For the 2014–15 season he moved to Stuttgart. In May 2016 Ginczek extended his contract with Stuttgart until June 2020.