Annike Krahn

Annike Krahn (2011)

Annike Berit Krahn (born 1 July 1985 in Bochum ) is a German football player. The center-back has been playing 2012 for the French first division club Paris SG.


Krahn began with four years at the football games. About the SV Westfalia Weitmar 09, the SV forest edge Linden and TuS Harpenfeld 2002 she moved to SG Wattenscheid 09 and thus to the Regionalliga. From 2004 to 2012 she played for FCR 2001 Duisburg. After she did not renew her contract expiring at the FCR in the summer of 2012, she moved to the French first division club Paris SG. There, she signed a two-year contract until the end of June 2014.


In 2004 she was with the U-19 national team vice European champion as well as World Champion. On 28 January 2005, she celebrated the Match against Australia made ​​their debut in the German national team. With the U- 21 team, they won the 2006 Nordic Cup. 2007 Krahn was with the German national team world champion in China. At the start of the World Cup only replacement player she was, due to the violation of Sandra Minnert, for master player and formed with Kerstin Stegemann, Ariane Hingst and Linda Bresonik a defense that could defeat any team.

At the World Cup in Germany in 2011 it belonged again to the team squad. In Sweden, it was at the European Football Championship Women 2013 for the second time European champion. On March 5, She made the Algarve Cup in 2014 her 100th international game. In an interview you said that she had never expected to make 100 international matches, "Because it would technically not enough ."


  • U-19 World Champion 2004
  • U-19 European Vice Champion 2004
  • Winner of the U-21 Nordic Cup 2006
  • German Vice Champion in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • French Vice-Champion 2013
  • European Champion 2009, 2013
  • World Champion 2007
  • Olympic bronze medal in 2008
  • DFB Cup winner 2009 and 2010
  • UEFA Women 's Cup winner 2009
  • Algarve Cup winner in 2006, 2012 and 2014


  • Choice in the All- Star team EURO 2013


Krahn earned her high school diploma in 2004 at the Schiller -Schule Bochum and studied sports, focus management, at the Ruhr- University Bochum. During the winter term 2008/ 09, she completed an internship in the marketing department of VfL Bochum. In 2010 she graduated from the sports studies with a degree in sports science and then worked with the organizing committee of the Women's World Cup in Bochum. She took to the sport rock pop band and Alexandra Popp on the song football summer. The CD was released on May 20, 2011.