Max Kruse (born 19th of March 1988 | 180cm) has had a long and successful career in the German Bundesliga, he has played for some of the best teams in the league with a solid return of goals and assists every season. One of his better seasons in the statistics column is his 2016-17 season for Werder Bremen. Kruse scored 15 goals with 7 assists in only 23 appearances.

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Among his achievements is winning the German Super Cup in 2015-16 while playing for Wolfsburg. In the final, they beat Bayern Munich 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out.1

Club Career

Max Kruse has played for SC Freiburg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen and Union Berlin in the German Bundesliga. In 2019 he joined Fenerbahçe – but terminated the deal in 2020 as a result of unpaid wages – a claim which was denied by Fenerbahçe. 2

International Career

Kruse made his debut for Germany in a friendly versus Equador in 2013 in Boca Raton, Florida.3 His first goal at the international level came against the United States in 2013 – also an international friendly match at the RFK Memorial Stadium.4