Michael Ballack, former midfielder of the Germany national football team, is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of the Germany side. He was born in Görlitz, East Germany on Sep. 26, 1976. In 1995, he became a professional footballer and played for many clubs for many times, winning numerous honors and trophies. From 1999 to 2001, he scored 42 goals at 98 matches.
Besides his raw talent, his personal effort is also another critical factor for his success and achievement gained by him. As a competent and versatile footballer of Germany, he has made great sacrifices for the rising of Germany national football team at international level. The running figure on football fields in Germany football shirt will remind you how much efforts he had made.
At the end of 20th century, he was regarded as the single tenacious footballer of the Germany squad. Due to his competent ability of range of passing, powerful netting, strong control ability and creativity, he could be put in any position except for goalkeeper.