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Karim Matmour
Personal information
Date of birth June 25, 1985 (1985-06-25) (age 24)
Place of birth    Strasbourg, France
Height 1.81m
Playing position Attacking midfielder, Forward
Club information
Current club Borussia Mönchengladbach
Number 40
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
RC Strasbourg II
Vauban Strasbourg
SC Freiburg
Borussia Mönchengladbach
1 (0)
? (?)
80 (10)
42 (4)   
National team2
2007- Algeria 018 (1)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of October 12, 2009.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of January 15, 2010.
* Appearances (Goals)

Karim Matmour (Arabic: كريم مطمور‎) (born June 25, 1985 in Strasbourg, France) is an Algerian footballer who currently plays for German club Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga.


Club career

Matmour began his playing career at his hometown club of RC Strasbourg. After coming up through the academy team, he was not offered a professional contract and joined amateur side Vauban Strasbourg briefly before leaving to Germany to join SC Freiburg's reserve side[1]. He was eventually promoted to the senior side where he made 80 league appearances in 3 seasons in the Bundesliga II[2].

On June 4, 2008, Matmour joined newly promoted Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach on a 4-year contract, with the team paying his former club SC Freiburg €2 million for the transfer.[3]

International career

He received first call up to Algeria against Libya, 6 February 2007.


  1. ^ Profile at SC Freiburg's official website
  2. ^ Matmour: „Jetzt wird es wieder nach oben gehen“
  3. ^ [ Gladbach verpflichtet Matmour - Fußball - Bundesliga - kicker online

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