| Erik Durm|
| (1992-05-12) 12 May 1992 (age 23)|
Borussia Dortmund (#37 / Defender)
Matthias Ginter, Kevin Groskreutz, Marco Reus, Roman Weidenfeller, Marcel Schmelzer
Erik Durm Wikipedia
Erik Durm (born 12 May 1992) is a German professional footballer who plays as a left back for Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team. He made his senior debut for Germany in 2014, and later that year was part of their squad which won the World Cup.
Durm began his club career in 1998 at the academy of SG Rieschweiler, before joining the academy of 1. FC Saarbrücken in 2008 where he became youth league top scorer of the 2009–2010 season with 13 goals. In July 2010, Durm was enrolled at the academy of 1. FSV Mainz 05 and won the 2010–11 Youth Federation Cup in Germany and Durm debuted and played his only game of the 2010–11 season for the second team of 1. FSV Mainz 05 on 4 December 2010 against SV Elversberg in the German Regionalliga.
In the 2011–12 season, Durm succeeded to the second team of 1. FSV Mainz 05 and scored seven goals in 1. FSV Mainz 05 II's and his first 10 games. Then Durm went on to score two goals in a 1. FSV Mainz 05 II 3–0 away win on matchday 7 against the second team of Eintracht Frankfurt. Following the scoring of nine goals in the first half of the 2011–12 season, Durm scored four goals in the second half of the 2011–12 season and in January 2012, both 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Borussia Dortmund offered Durm a professional contract, but Durm declined the offer from 1. FSV Mainz 05 to sign with BVB.
In the 2012–13 season, Durm signed a contract with Borussia Dortmund until June 2014 and Durm was inducted into Borussia Dortmund II competing in the German third league. In the 2012–13 3. Liga season, on 21 July 2012, Durm made his professional football debut in a game for Borussia Dortmund II against VfL Osnabrück. On 18 May 2013, Durm featured in the 38th and last matchday in a 1–0 away win over the second team of VfB Stuttgart.
In the 2013–14 Bundesliga season, Durm was inducted into Borussia Dortmund's first team and, on 10 August 2013, debuted for BVB in the Bundesliga; coming on in the 87th minute for Robert Lewandowski as a substitute in BVB's 4–0 win over FC Augsburg. Durm debuted in the UEFA Champions League on 1 October 2013 in a 3–0 victory over French club Olympique Marseille.
At the start of the 2014–15 season, Durm came on as a substitute in the 2014 DFL-Supercup. He scored his first Bundesliga goal in a 2-0 victory over Hertha Berlin on 9 May 2015.
Durm played in 2011 for both the German under-19 team and the German under-20 team; and he debuted for the under-19 team on 31 May 2011, coached by Matan Öz, in a 3–0 victory against Hungary, and scored two goals. On 12 November 2011, Durm debuted for the German under-20 team against Poland. Durm debuted for the German under-21 team on 13 August 2013, in a 0–0 draw against France.
On 1 June 2014, Durm debuted for the German senior team in a 2–2 draw against Cameroon at the Stadion im Borussia-Park in Mönchengladbach. He played 85 minutes before being substituted for Benedikt Höwedes. The following day, he was named in Germany's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The team won the tournament with Durm as an unused substitute for all of the games.As of 04 June 2017.
1.^ Includes German Cup.
2.^ Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
3.^ Includes German Super Cup.
As of match played 18 November 2014
DFL-Supercup: 2013, 2014
FIFA World Cup: 2014