Piotr Artur Trochowski is a Polish-born German footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for La Liga side Sevilla FC and the German national team. According to his FIFA World Cup 2010 profile he is a playmaker known for "his speed, agility, tricky dribbling and refined technique". As a nine-year-old boy, Trochowski started his career with Billstedt Horn, then played for SC Concordia and FC St. Pauli, in Hamburg. In 1999, he transferred to FC Bayern Munich, starting with its junior side then progressing to the amateur team. In January 2005, he moved back to Hamburg to play for Hamburger SV. Team manager Thomas Doll gave him a chance and Trochowski proved his worth with an impressive statistic. In April 2011, he moved to Sevilla. In his first season with the club, Trochowski featured in 35 La Liga games, scoring one goal and providing two assists as Sevilla finished in a disappointing ninth place. Trochowski played for the German under-20 team at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship. After having appeared six times during the qualification matches, Trochowski was selected for the final 23-man squad for Euro 2008. He scored his first goal for Germany on 15 October 2008 in a 2010 World Cup Qualifier against Wales.