Marvin Friedrich

Squad No. 5
Date of Birth December 13, 1995
Age 26
Height 192cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Kassel
Previous Clubs FC Augsburg

Marvin Friedrich (born 13 December 1995) is a German professional footballer who plays as a centre back for 1. FC Union Berlin.

Club career
In 2011, Friedrich joined the Schalke 04’s youth academy. He made his Bundesliga debut on 13 September 2014 against Borussia Mönchengladbach in a 4–1 away defeat.

On 17 June 2016, it was announced that Friedrich had joined Augsburg on a three-year deal.

In January 2018, Friedrich moved to 2. Bundesliga side Union Berlin on a ​2 1⁄2-year contract until summer 2021. Augsburg secured an option re-sign Friedrich and, in May 2019, it was announced that FC Augsburg had redeemed the buy-back option for 1 Million Euros only to sell him back to Union Berlin for financial aspects. On 5 July 2019, Friedrich returned to Union Berlin in a permanent deal on a 3-year contract for 2,5 Million Euros.

International career
Friedrich made his debut for the Germany national under-19 team on 16 April 2014 in a 5–2 win over the Belgium national under-19 team in which Friedrich came on in the 60th minute for Anthony Syhre and within six minutes Friedrich celebrated his first goal for the Germany national under-19 football team. Friedrich was in the Germany national under-19 football team squad for the 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship in Hungary and made two brief appearances. After a 1–0 win over Portugal national under-19 team in the final, Friedrich became European champion.