| SV Blankenloch|
SC Klinge Seckach
| (1975-10-11) October 11, 1975 (age 40)|
Karlsruhe, West Germany
Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament
FIFA World Player of the Year
Birgit Prinz, Silke Rottenberg, Kerstin Garefrekes, Ariane Hingst, Kerstin Stegemann
Renate Lingor (born October 11, 1975 in Karlsruhe, Germany) is a retired female German international football player.
Lingor began her career in 1981 with SV Blankenloch at the age of six, in 1983 she joined the youth team of Karlsruher SC. Aged 14 she signed with SC Klinge Seckach where she started her professional career in German Bundesliga. Despite several offers from top German teams she remained there until 1997 when she joined 1. FFC Frankfurt. Lingor's position is in the central midfield. She is well known for her good technique, her ability to read a game and her free kicks. She has retired after the 2007-08 season.
Before her first appearance in the German national team in 1995 Lingor made 19 games for the Under 20 Team. Since then she has been constantly part of the team that won several international titles. Her goal against Sweden at the 2004 Olympics secured the bronze medal for her team. In 2006 Renate Lingor was nominated as FIFA Women's World Player of the Year together with Marta (Brazil) and Kristine Lilly (USA). Lingor announced, that she would retire after the 2008 Olympic Games.
1. FFC FrankfurtUEFA-Cup: 2002, 2006
German Champion: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005
German Cup: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
National teamWorld Champion: 2003, 2007
European Champion: 2001, 2005
Olympic Bronze medalist: 2000, 2004
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