Who is Jens Nowotny?

Jens Daniel Nowotny (born 11 January 1974) is a German former professional footballer who played as a defender . He played in nearly 300 official games with Bayer Leverkusen in one full decade, helping them reach the 2002 Champions League final.

When did Nowotny score his first brace for Leverkusen?

On 10 April 1993, he scored a brace for the club in only ten minutes, in a 2–2 draw at VfL Bochum, and went on to collect nearly 150 official appearances during his spell, including four in the 1993–94 UEFA Cup . Aged 22, Nowotny signed for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, making his league debut on 21 August 1996, a 3–1 away success against MSV Duisburg.

When did Nowotny debut for the German national team?

Nowotny made his debut for the German national team on 30 April 1997, in a 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ukraine played in Bremen, replacing striker Fredi Bobic after 15 minutes.

How many clubs has Nowotny played for?

After playing youth football for two clubs, Nowotny finished his formation with Karlsruher SC.