Julian Baumgartlinger Biography
Julian Baumgartlinger was born on 2 January 1988, he is an Austrian footballer playing for Bayer Leverkusen and the Austria national team. Initially he played in the youth team USC Mattsee. In 2001 Julian joined the youth team TSV 1860 München, for which he performed until 2006.
His first amateur match took place in 2006/2007 in Regionalliga. In that team he played until 2009, making 37 appearances and putting it in the back of the net only once. In the 2007/2008 season he was among the reserves, but on 12 November 2007 he performed in a home match against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Since the summer of 2008 the player became a regular face in the first team squad. In 2009 Julian appeared in 13 matches without getting on the scoresheet.
In the summer of 2009 Julian Baumgartlinger returned to the native land and undersigned the contract with FC Austria Wien until 2012. In the summer of 2011 the footballer moved to Mainz-05, which at that moment was playing in the Bundesliga. Julian performed for Mainz only for a season making a total of 26 matches and netting no goals.
At the national level the player appeared in 40 matches in all the Austrian youth teams: from the U-18 to the U-21. In 2009 Baumgartlinger got to the first team squad, making there 21 appearances on the pitch. On 9 September 2009, Julian celebrated his debut for the national team in the World Cup play-off against Romania. That match ended in a tie.
In Vienna, Baumgartlinger spent two successful years, becoming a regular for his club as well as for the Austria national team. This attracted the attention of Bundesliga team Mainz 05, which acquired his services for a transfer fee estimated at €1.1 million. On 19 May 2016, it was announced Baumgartlinger had signed a four-year contract with Bayer Leverkusen.
Julian Baumgartlinger Current Teams
- Bayer 04 Leverkusen
#15 / Midfielder
- Austria national football team
#14 / Midfielder
Julian Baumgartlinger Fifa 18
His overall rating in FIFA 18 is 78 with a potential of 78. Baumgartlinger has got a 2-star skillmoves rating. He prefers to shoot with his right foot.
His workrates are Medium / High. Baumgartlinger’s height is 183 cm and his weight is estimated at 82 kg according to our database. Currently, Julian Baumgartlinger is playing with number 15. His best stats are: stamina 89, aggression 84, stand tackle 81, short pass 81, strength 79.
Julian Baumgartlinger 2018
Julian Baumgartlinger plays as Midfielder for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Bundesliga. Julian Baumgartlinger wears Nike Tiempo Legend VII soccer cleats in 2017-2018.
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Born: 2 January 1988 (age 30 years), Salzburg, Austria
Julian Baumgartlinger Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen have announced the signing of Austria international Julian Baumgartlinger from Mainz on a four-year deal.
— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (@bayer04fussball) May 19, 2016
Baumgartlinger, 28, will join the club this summer after making 124 Bundesliga appearances for Mainz. The midfielder, a member of his country’s 2016 Euro squad, has impressed for Mainz with his physicality as well as his passing game. However, Baumgartlinger has struggled in front of the goal, and only opened his account for his old club in February.
He had been under contract at Mainz until 2019, but Leverkusen activated the holding midfielder’s €4 million buyout clause. “He’s a character player with leadership qualities. He’s ambitious, physically strong and has strategic skills,” Leverkusen sporting executive Rudi Voller told the club’s official website. “He will lift the level of our team, and increase the competition.”
Baumgartlinger said that he was happy to make the step “to the established Champions League club Bayer Leverkusen.” He added: “At this level I want to measure myself with the best clubs and players in Europe. I am very happy that I get this chance at Leverkusen.”