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Thomas Linke

Thomas Linke
Linke playing for Red Bull Salzburg
Personal information
Date of birthDecember 26, 1969(age 46)
Place of birthSömmerda, East Germany
Height1.83 m
Playing positionCentre back

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Thomas Linke (born 26 December 1969) is a retired German professional footballer who played as a central defender.

Linke was remembered as a hard-nosed tackler with tremendous heading ability, and played in 13 Bundesliga seasons in representation of Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich, totalling 340 games.

Having gained his first cap for Germany in his late 20's, Linke went on to represent the nation in one World Cup and one European Championship.


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