|Full Name||Lars Edi Stindl|
|Date of Birth||August 26, 1986|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Family||Lorena Stindl (Sibling), Edi Stindl (Father), Martina Stindl (Mother)|
Born on 26th of August 1988, Lars Edi Stindl a German forward who plays for Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga. Stindl has also been a regular in the German national team in recent months. Although an attacking midfield by trade, he has shown the ability to play a deeper role in midfield or even a little more advanced role as a striker.
Stindl began his career in 2000 for TSV Wiesental. He later went on to join Karlsruher SC, before getting his move to Gladbach, where he has stayed and become club captain.
He made his debut in the Bundesliga for Karlsruher in 2008. He scored his first league goal against Hannover 96 a few months later. His international debut came in 2017 for Germany, after coach Joachim Loew decided to rest a good number of the established players for the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Rise to glory
He scored a hattrick in 2016 for Gladbach in the UEFA Europa League. His first international goal for Germany came in the Confederations Cup against Australia. Later on, he also scored a goal in a draw against Chile in the group stages.
He helped Germany claim the title with his goal in the final, which also enabled him finish as the joint highest scorer for Die Mannschaft with 3 goals, alongside being RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner and Schalke’s Leon Goretzka.
Stindl represented Karlsruher for three years from 2007 to 2010, before signing for Hannover 96, where he spent five years. He currently plays for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Stindl was appointed as Gladbach’s captain in 2016. He took over the reins from Martin Stranzl in 2016.