Florian Kringe

Kringe in May 2013

Kringe ( born August 18, 1982 in Siegen) is a German football player. The two-footed footballer Kringe is predominantly in the midfield or as a full-back, left and right, are used.


Kringe was active for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga until 2012. He played up to E- Jugend TSV Weisstal and since the C- Youth 1994 for BVB. From 2002 to 2004 he was loaned out to 1 FC Köln and in the 2009/10 season at Hertha BSC.

After a year he went with the 2nd League 1st FC Cologne in 2003 to the 1st Bundesliga. In 2004 he returned to BVB, for which he in his first season in the Bundesliga with 26 games graduated from the outset, scoring one goal. Henceforth, he belonged to the tribe of BVB. With Borussia Dortmund Kringe was on 19 April 2008 at the DFB Cup final in Berlin, which by extension with the team lost 1:2 against FC Bayern Munich.

Because of his achievements, he was also appointed for the last game of the teams perspective, 2006.

At the beginning of the season 2009/10 Borussia Dortmund loaned the midfielder, who last played little from one year to Hertha BSC. However, he withdrew in the first game for his new club ( 1-2 defeat at Mainz ) has a broken foot and fell to several months. On 16 December 2009, he made his comeback in the Europa League match against Sporting Lisbon ( 1-0). On April 10, 2010 Kringe suffered in the Bundesliga match against VfB Stuttgart immediately after coming off the bench a renewed broken foot and fell eleven months to March 2011 from.

After his return to Dortmund he came only in the second team to use. With the Borussia he was to have played without a meeting, in the season 2010/11 German masters. In the second round of the DFB Cup of the season 2011/12 Kringe came to his comeback in the first team when he came on in the away match against Fortuna Dusseldorf (0-0 aet, 5-4 iE ) in the 80th minute for Chris Löwe. Matchday 32 of the 2011/12 season Kringe was with Borussia Dortmund for the third time in his career German masters. On 33 Matchday he was then ( 5:2 ) substitute in the match against 1.FC Kaiserslautern in the 77th minute for Mario Götze and came after two years of his first appearance in the Bundesliga. His end of the season expiring contract was not renewed and he was passed on the final day.

For pre-season training in July 2012, he held fit at the Hamburger second division FC St. Pauli. The end of July he was then obliged by this and received a contract for the 2012/13 season.


Kringe is in a relationship with actress Verena Mundhenke.


Club teams

Borussia Dortmund

  • German master ( 3): 2002, 2011, 2012 (2002 and 2011 without insert)
  • DFB Cup winners (1 ): 2012 DFB Cup finalists ( 1): 2008

1 FC Köln

  • Promotion to the Football League ( 1): 2003