Melanie Leupolz

Melanie Leupolz (born 14 April 1994) is a German football midfielder, currently playing for Bayern Munich.[1][2]

Melanie Leupolz
Melanie Leupolz BL gg. SC Freiburg Muenchen-4
Leupolz playing for Bayern Munich in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth 14 April 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Wangen im Allgäu, Germany
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 8
Youth career
TSV Ratzenried
0000–2010 TSV Tettnang
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Freiburg 75 (13)
2014– Bayern Munich 77 (6)
National team
2009 Germany U15 5 (1)
2009–2011 Germany U17 5 (7)
2011–2013 Germany U19 12 (4)
2012 Germany U20 8 (4)
2013– Germany 62 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 September 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:33, 22 June 2019 (UTC)



As an Under-17 international she played the 2010 U-17 World Cup, where she scored two goals against South Africa.[3] She was the team's captain in the 2011 U-17 European Championship, where she missed the final shot in the penalty shootout in the semifinals against France.[4]

On 19 June 2013 Leupolz made her senior Germany debut in a 1–0 win over Canada in Paderborn. The following day she was named in the Germans' UEFA Women's Euro 2013 squad.[5]

She was part of the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where Germany won the gold medal.[6] At the 2019 Women's World Cup, she scored a goal in Germany's 4-0 win over South Africa, her first national goal since the 2016 Summer Olympics.[7]

International goals

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Leupolz – goals for Germany
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 21 September 2013 Cottbus, Germany  Russia 6–0 9–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
2. 5 April 2014 Dublin, Ireland  Republic of Ireland 3–2 3–2
3. 10 April 2014 Mannheim, Germany  Slovenia 1–0 4–0
4. 8 May 2014 Osnabrück, Germany  Slovakia 7–0 9–1
5. 8 April 2015 Fürth, Germany  Brazil 3–0 4–0 Friendly
6. 15 June 2015 Winnipeg, Canada  Thailand 1–0 4–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
7. 18 September 2015 Halle, Germany  Hungary 11–0 12–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying
8. 3 August 2016 São Paulo, Brazil  Zimbabwe 5–0 6–1 2016 Summer Olympics
9. 17 June 2019 Montpellier, France  South Africa 1–0 4–0 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup




FC Bayern Munich


  1. ^ 2011–12 squad in Freiburg's website
  2. ^ Statistics in
  3. ^ Statistics in
  4. ^ The match's report and statistics in
  5. ^ "Neid turns to youth for Germany". UEFA. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Gold for Germany as Neid finishes in style". 19 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Germany beats South Africa 4-0 to win World Cup group". Fox Sports. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Players Info Leupolz". DFB. Retrieved 5 April 2014.

External links

2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

The 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup women's football tournament is the second such tournament, and was held in Trinidad and Tobago from 5 to 25 September 2010. Sixteen teams, comprising representatives from all six confederations, took part in the final competition, in which Trinidad and Tobago had a guaranteed place as the host nation.

2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

The 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup was the 6th edition of the tournament. The tournament was played in Japan from 19 August to 8 September, with sixteen national football soccer teams and mark the first hosting of a FIFA women's football tournament in the country.The host nation were to be decided on 19 March 2010 but was postponed by FIFA to give bidders more time to prepare their bids.On 3 March 2011 FIFA initially awarded the World Cup to Uzbekistan. However, on 18 December 2011 FIFA had the tournament stripped from this country for problems with the bid and named Japan as a possible host. Japan was officially announced as host on 8 February 2012.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group B

Group B of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of Germany, Ivory Coast, Norway and Thailand. Matches were played from 7 to 15 June 2015.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup began on 20 June and ended with the final match on 5 July 2015. A total of 16 teams competed in this knockout stage.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 1

The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification UEFA Group 1 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. The group comprised Croatia, Germany, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The group winners qualified directly for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Among the seven group runners-up, the four best (determined by records against the first-, third-, fourth- and fifth-placed teams only for balance between different groups) advanced to the play-offs.

2017–18 DFB-Pokal Frauen

The 2017–18 DFB-Pokal was the 38th season of the cup competition, Germany's second-most important title in women's football.

Wolfsburg defeated Bayern Munich after penalties to win their fourth consecutive title.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group B

Group B of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 8 to 17 June 2019. The group consisted of China PR, Germany, South Africa and Spain. The top two teams, Germany and Spain, along with the third-placed team, China PR (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.

FC Bayern Munich (women)

FC Bayern Munich Women is a German football club based in Munich, Bavaria. It currently plays in the Frauen-Bundesliga, the top women's league in Germany.

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The association football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held from 3 to 20 August in Brazil.In addition to the Olympic host city of Rio de Janeiro, matches were played in Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Salvador, São Paulo, and Manaus. All six cities hosted matches during the 2014 World Cup, with the Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio the only Olympic venue not to have been a World Cup venue.Associations affiliated with FIFA might send teams to participate in the tournament. Men's teams were restricted to under-23 players (born on or after 1 January 1993) with a maximum of three overage players allowed, while there were no age restrictions on women's teams. The Games made use of about 400 footballs.

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held from 3 to 19 August 2016. It was the 6th edition of the women's Olympic football tournament. Together with the men's competition, the 2016 Summer Olympics football tournament was held in six cities in Brazil, including Olympic host city Rio de Janeiro, which hosted the final at the Maracanã Stadium. There were no player age restrictions for teams participating in the women's competition.

In March 2016, it was agreed that the competition would be part of IFAB's trial to allow a fourth substitute to be made during extra time. Title holders and 2012 Summer Olympics gold Olympic medalists the United States, were eliminated in a loss against Sweden in a penalty shoot-out in the quarter-finals. This marked the first time that the United States has not progressed to the semi-finals in a major international tournament. For the first time since the introduction of the women's tournament in 1996, three matches in the knockout stage were decided by a penalty shoot-out (two quarter-finals and one semifinal).

Germany won their first gold medal by defeating Sweden 2–1 in the final.

Canada won bronze after beating host Brazil with the same scoreline in the bronze medal game.

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament – Group F

Group F of the women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was played from 3 to 9 August 2016, and included Australia, Canada, Germany and Zimbabwe. The top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, while the third-placed team Australia also advanced because they were among the two best third-placed teams among all three groups.All times are BRT (UTC−3).

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament – Knockout stage

The knockout stage of the women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was played from 12 to 19 August 2016. The top two teams from each group in the group stage and the two best third-placed teams qualified for the knockout stage.All times are local, BRT (UTC−3).

Fritz Walter Medal

The Fritz Walter Medal is a series of annual awards given by the German Football Association to youth footballers in Germany. First awarded in 2005, it is named in honour of Fritz Walter, captain of West Germany's 1954 FIFA World Cup-winning team.

Germany at the FIFA Women's World Cup

The Germany women's national football team has represented Germany at the FIFA Women's World Cup on eight occasions in 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019. They have won the title twice and were runners-up once. They also reached the fourth place in 1991 and in 2015.

*Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.

***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup. There are 373 goalscorers for the 917 goals scored at the 8 editions of the World Cup final tournaments.


Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

List of Germany women's international footballers

The Germany women's national football team represents the nation of Germany in international women's association football. Players are listed since the first match in 1982. The list is up to date as of match against the Netherlands on 25 October 2016.

UEFA Women's Euro 2013 Group B

Group B of the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 consisted of Germany, the reigning champions, Iceland, Netherlands and Norway. Matches were staged in Kalmar and Växjö from 11–17 July 2013.

Norway won the group and advanced to the knockout stage along with group runners-up Germany. Iceland progressed as one of the best third-placed teams while the Netherlands failed to advance.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Group 5

Group 5 of the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying competition consisted of five teams: Germany, Russia, Hungary, Turkey, and Croatia. The composition of the eight groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 20 April 2015.The group was played in home-and-away round-robin format. The group winners qualified directly for the final tournament, while the runners-up also qualified directly if they were one of the six best runners-up among all eight groups (not counting results against the fifth-placed team); otherwise, the runners-up advance to the play-offs.

Wangen im Allgäu

Wangen im Allgäu is a historic city in southeast Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It lies north-east of Lake Constance in the Westallgäu. It is the second-largest city (Population: 27,157 in 2005) in the Ravensburg district and is a nexus for the surrounding communities. From 1938 to 1972, Wangen was the county seat of the Wangen rural district.

FC Bayern Munich (women) – current squad
Germany squads


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