Center back who also debuted professionally with SC Freiburg in 2012. He joined up with the German nationwide group in 2014. He started his youth profession with SV March in 1998. He competed internationally for Germany in the U18, U19 and U21 amounts before being known as up to the older squad. He was created in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He became a member of fellow defender Philipp Lahm around the German national group in 2014.