Michael Liendl is an Austrian professional association football player who plays for Wolfsberger AC as a midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of FC Nenzing and FC Thuringen. He has played for teams like Grazer AK, Kapfenberger SV, Austria Wien, and Wolfsberger AC. Later on, he moved to Germany to join Fortuna Dusseldorf in 2014 and 1860 Munich in 2015. He then joined the Dutch club Twente in 2017 and returned to Austria to rejoin Wolfsberger AC in 2018. On 29 October 2020, he scored a hat-trick in the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League, to become the third-oldest player to achieve that feat, only behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Aritz Aduriz.
On the international level, he has represented Austria at various age levels. He has represented Austria at U17, U19, and the senior level. He made his debut for the Austrian national team in 2014.
What is Michael Liendl Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2007-08 Austrian Football First League with Kapfenberger SV.
- Won the 2008 Austrian Football First League Footballer of the Year.
Where is Michael Liendl From?
Michael Liendl was born on 25 October 1985. His birthplace is Graz, Austria. He was born to his father, Franz Liendl, and his mother, Elisabeth Liendl. He holds Austria nationality. His horoscope sign is Scorpio.
Michael Liendl Football Career Timeline
- He started playing football for the youth team of FC Nenzing and FC Thuringen.
- In 2003, he moved to Grazer AK where he didn’t make any appearances for the club.
- In 2004, he moved to Kapfenberger SV and played them until 2009.
- From 2004-2009, he made 159 appearances and scored 37 goals for Kapfenberger SV.
- In 2009, he joined Austria Wien and played them until 2012.
- From 2009-2012, he made 82 appearances and scored 10 goals for Austria Wien.
- In 2012, he moved to Wolfsberger AC and played them until 2014.
- From 2012-2014, he made 57 appearances and scored 20 goals for Wolfsberger AC.
- Later on, he moved to Germany to join Fortuna Dusseldorf in 2014 and played them for one year where he made 52 appearances and scored 11 goals for the club.
- After playing one year for Fortuna Dusseldorf, he moved to 1860 Munich in 2015 and played them until 2017.
- From 2015-2017, he made 57 appearances and scored 12 goals for 1860 Munich.
- In 2017, he joined the Dutch club Twente and played them for one year where he made 15 appearances and fail to score a goal for the club.
- In 2018, he then returned to Austria to rejoin Wolfsberger AC.
- On 29 October 2020, he scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 away win over Feyenoord in the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League, to become the third-oldest player to achieve that feat, only behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Aritz Aduriz.
- On 18 February 2021, he scored a penalty in a 4-1 loss against Tottenham Hotspurs in a Europa League round of 32.
Michael Liendl International Career
- He has represented Austria at various age levels.
- He has represented Austria at U17, U19, and the senior level.
- On 3 June 2014, he made his debut for the Austrian national team in a 2-1 friendly match win against the Czech Republic, coming on as a substitute to Andreas Ivanschitz in the 63rd minute.
- After making his debut for the Austrian national team he hasn’t played any game for the team till now.
Michael Liendl Wife
Looking at his personal life Michael Liendl is a married man. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Ines Liendl. The couple is blessed with one child, name Leo Liendl. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together.
Michael Liendl Height
Michael Liendl stands at a height of 1.75m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 74kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is light brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Michael Liendl Salary and Net Worth
Michael Liendl earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his net worth and salary are not revealed yet. He has got a market value of €900Th.