The 2013 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year winner and captain of the Germany Women’s National Team, goalkeeper Nadine Angerer signed with Portland Thorns FC on Jan. 13, 2014, as a discovery player.
2014: Made her Thorns FC debut April 12, recording two saves and earning her first NWSL shutout in a 1-0 road win at Houston.
2013-14: Was awarded the FIFA Ballon d’Or as the Women’s World Player of the Year in January 2014 ...
Helped guide Australian W-League side Brisbane Roar to the league championship game.
2012-2013: Earned the 2013 UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe Award for her performance with the Germany Women’s National Team during the 2013 UEFA Women’s European Championship and with 1. FFC Frankfurt during the 2012-13 Frauen Bundesliga campaign ... Signed with Australian W-League
club Brisbane Roar in July 2013 after four-and-a-half seasons with 1. FFC Frankfurt ... Appeared in four matches for Brisbane during the 2013-14 season as she was slowed by a thigh injury early in the campaign ... Made 18 league appearances for 1. FFC Frankfurt during the 2012-13 Frauen Bundesliga season, logging 1,620 minutes as 1. FFC Frankfurt earned a third-place finish in the league before transferring to Brisbane.
2011-12: Appeared in 12 league matches, missing time with a knee injury ... Helped 1. FFC Frankfurt reach the finals of the 2011-12 Frauen DFB-Pokal, Germany’s domestic cup competition, with a 5-1 quarterfinal win over Turbine Potsdam on Dec. 4, 2011 ... Did not play in the semifinals or final … Started four matches for 1. FFC Frankfurt in the 2011-12 UEFA Women’s Champions League, helping the club to a 5-1 aggregate win over Denmark’s Stabaek FK and a 4-2 aggregate win over French side Paris Saint-Germain in the Round of 16 ... Did not play the remainder of the tournament due to injury as 1. FFC Frankfurt made it to the final match, falling 2-0 against Lyon of France.
2010-11: Made 21 appearances as 1. FFC Frankfurt finished one point shy of the top of the table and qualified for the 2011-12 UEFA Women’s Champions League tournament ... Helped the club post the fewest goals against during the season, as 1. FFC Frankfurt conceded just 16 goals in 22 matches and finished with a plus-87 goal differential ... 2009-10: Started all 22 league matches for 1. FFC Frankfurt, helping the club to a thirdplace finish ... 2008-09: Played the 2008 Swedish Damallsvenskan season with Djugårdens IF ... Signed with 1. FFC Frankfurt in January 2009 and made 12 appearances during the second half of the 2008-09 Frauen Bundesliga season.
2007-08: Appeared in the first three matches of the season for Turbine Potsdam.
2006-07: Started all 22 league matches for Turbine Potsdam.
2005-06: Made 20 league appearances as Turbine Potsdam won the double, claiming the Frauen Bundesliga title and its third straight Frauen DFB-Pokal trophy ... Helped the club reach the 2005-06 UEFA Women’s Cup Final (now called UEFA Women’s Champions League), falling 7-2 on aggregate against 1. FFC Frankfurt.
2004-05: Logged time in 19 league games for Turbine Potsdam ... Helped the team capture its second consecutive Frauen DFB-Pokal trophy ... Guided Turbine Potsdam to its first international title, winning the 2004-05 UEFA Women’s Cup 5-1 on aggregate over Swedish club Djugårdens IF.
2003-04: Appeared in 19 league games, helping Turbine Potsdam win its first Frauen Bundesliga title as the club conceded just 17 goals in 22 matches ... Turbine Potsdam won the league and cup double, also raising the Frauen DFB-Pokal trophy.
2002-03: Spent the season with Turbine Potsdam, going down to the final game of the year to decide the league champion … A scoreless draw between leaders 1. FFC Frankfurt and Turbine Potsdam saw 1. FFC Frankfurt hold on for the league title ... Angerer started and recorded the shutout in the draw.
2001-02: Joined Turbine Potsdam before the season from FC Bayern Munich ... 2000-01: Helped Bayern
Munich to a sixth-place finish in the Frauen Bundesliga ... 1999-2000: In her first season with Bayern Munich,
helped the club earn promotion to the Frauen Bundesliga from the second division ... 1996-1999: Was a member of FC Wacker München.
INTERNATIONAL: 2013: Played all six games and conceded just one goal as the Germany Women’s National Team won its sixth consecutive UEFA Women’s European Championship with a 1-0 victory against Norway ... Saved a penalty kick in each half of the tournament’s final match ... Started each of the first three 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying matches for Germany, conceding no goals in wins over Russia, Slovenia and Croatia ... Took part in six international friendlies during the calendar year, including a 3-3 draw
against the United States on April 5, 2013, in Offenbach, Germany, and a 1-0 win over Canada on June 19, 2013, in Paderborn, Germany ... 2012: Compiled an unbeaten record in three international friendlies, two draws against the United States and a draw against France ... Helped Germany qualify for the 2013 UEFA European Championship with shutouts against Kazakhstan and Turkey ... 2011: Started all four matches for Germany at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in her home country ... Recorded wins over Canada, Nigeria and France in the group stage, but fell in extra time against eventual champion Japan in the Round of 16 ... Earned her 100th international cap in the group stages against Nigeria ... Compiled five shutouts in international friendlies during the year, including a 1-0 win over Sweden on Oct. 26, 2011 ... 2010: Earned a 5-2-0 record in international friendlies, with both losses coming against the United States ... 2009: Appeared in all six games as Germany won its fifth straight UEFA Women’s European Championship with a 6-2 victory over England in the final ... Recorded shutouts against Norway and Iceland during the tournament ... Appeared in 10 international friendlies during the year ... 2008: Helped guide Germany to a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing ... Registered a shutout in the bronze medal match against Japan ... 2007: Was named Germany’s starting goalkeeper for the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup in China after an ACL injury sidelined previous No. 1 goalkeeper Silke Rottenberg ... Recorded a FIFA Women’s World Cup-record streak of 540 consecutive minutes without conceding a goal as Germany won the championship, registering shutouts in all six matches ... Stopped a penalty kick taken by Brazilian star Marta in the World Cup final ... Named Best Goalkeeper following the tournament ... 2006: Tallied a 3-1-0 record in international friendlies during the year, including two shutouts ... 2005: Earned a 5-1-0 record in international friendlies … Was named backup goalkeeper for the 2005 UEFA Women’s European Championship, which Germany won ... 2004: Was named backup goalkeeper on Germany’s 2004 Olympic squad ... Did not play in a match, but earned a bronze medal as Germany defeated Sweden 1-0 in the bronze medal match in Piraeus, Greece ... 2003: Named Germany’s backup goalkeeper for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in the United States ... Was an unused substitute during a 3-0 semifinal win over the United States in front of 27,623 fans at PGE Park in Portland, Ore. ... Appeared in four international friendly matches ... 2002: Earned playing time in seven international friendly matches ... 2001: Named a backup goalkeeper for Germany during the 2001 UEFA Women’s European Championship … Germany, the host nation, won the tournament ... Played in three international friendlies, including a shutout over China on March 6, 2001, in Augsburg, Germany ... 2000: Played in one international friendly, starting and playing 90 minutes in a 4-1 loss against Norway ... Named backup goalkeeper for Germany during the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia ... Won her first Olympic bronze medal as Germany defeated Brazil 2-0 in the bronze medal match ... 1999: Logged time in three international friendlies, tallying a 2-1-0 record ... Named backup goalkeeper for Germany’s squad in the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup in the United States ... Germany suffered a 3-2 loss in the quarterfinals against the eventual champion United States ... 1998: Played 18 minutes in a 1-1 draw against the United States in an international friendly on June 25, 1998, at St. Louis Soccer Park in St. Louis, Mo. ... 1997: Appeared in three international friendlies and earned a 1-0-2 record ... Named backup goalkeeper for Germany in the 1997 UEFA Women’s European Championship ... Germany won its fourth European title ... 1996: Made her senior national team debut on Aug. 27, 1996, starting and playing the first half of a 3-0 win over the Netherlands in an international friendly.
PERSONAL: Involved as an ambassador for Football for Unity Worldwide ... Mother, Petra, was once a successful triathlete ... Is scared of snakes ... Owns dozens of hats and wears them on nearly all occasions ... Works a physiotherapist apprenticeship during her time playing for Turbine Potsdam ... Owns an old, green VW Bus.