Previous German midfielder who finished his career with Toronto FC in 2012, following earning more than 160 caps for Bayern Munich. He produced his mature debut with Alemannia Aachen in 1994, at age 18. He helped Germany acquire second place and third place surface finishes in his two FIFA Globe Cup appearances. He previously two kids, Lisa and Lena, along with his wife Petra Frings. He was teammates with Lukas Podolski on Germany’s nationwide group from 2004 to 2009.