Marc-Andre ter Stegen is a German footballer who plays for German club Borussia Monchengladbach and the Germany national football team. Playing as a goalkeeper ter Stegen is considered to be one of the best players in the world in his position.
Born on the 30th of April 1992 ter Stegen began his club career at his current club Borussia Monchengladbach. In the first half of the 2010Ã¢â‚¬â€œ11 Season, Ter Stegen established himself as the star of Borussia MÃƒÂ¶nchengladbach's reserve team and was frequently seen on the first-team bench. He made his professional debut in 2009.
Ter Stegen's status as first-choice goalkeeper was cemented when Bailly was sent on loan to Swiss side NeuchÃƒÂ¢tel Xamax and the no.1 shirt delegated to Ter Stegen, who had previously worn 21. ter Stegen has been linked with several bigger European clubs including Barcelona.
Having represented Germany at several youth levels ter Stegen made his debut on 26 May 2012, in the 5Ã¢â‚¬â€œ3 loss against Switzerland in a friendly match. He stopped a penalty from Messi in his second international match in the 1Ã¢â‚¬â€œ3 loss against Argentina.