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Amir Falahen

Amir Falahen

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1993
  • Age: 24
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Amir Falahen "born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany on May15, 1993" is a German-Palestinian footballer who plays as a striker for SC Freiburg. 


Falahen came to Freiburg in 2009 after playing for SV Hochdorf and PTSV Jahn Freiburg in his youth. With the Freiburg junior team he the DFB-Junioren-Vereinspokal in 2011 and 2012. In the 2012–13 season he moved up into Freiburg's second team and scored 18 goals in the 2013–14 season, when the team finished as runners-up. In July 2014, Falahen picked up a cruciate ligament injury during a friendly match with the first team and was for sidelined for more than half a year.

After his return in March 2015, he scored 5 goals in 11 matches. In the 2015–16 season Falahen received a professional contract with SC Freiburg, and on 5 February 2016, during a 0–2 defeat to VfL Bochum, Falahen made his debut in the 2. Bundesliga as a substitute. This made Falahen the first Palestinian who ever played in the 2. Bundesliga.


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