German Coach Joachim Low described him as a highly useful player due to his ability to play anywhere across the back four. Benedikt is captain of German club Schalke 04 and a perfect defender. He is reliable, straightforward, powerful and quick in the air, which makes him a valuable asset for his club and country.
Benedikt Howedes was born on 29 February 1988 in Haltem West Germany. He started to play football for Schalke 04 and in 2003 became captain of Schalke’s U-19 team (the team won the Bundesliga U-19 Championship). In 2007 Howedes won the honorable Fritz-Walter Medal as a best player of his age-group, the same year he started his professional club career for Schalke 04 II. Due to his outstanding performances and promise he represented Germany from U-18 to U-21 level and finally in 2011 made his international debut against Uruguay. In UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying Benedikt performed well and cemented his place in the national team.
Benedikt Howedes Profile
- Full Name: Benedikt Howedes
- Date of Birth: 29 February 1988
- Place of Birth: Haltern West Germany
- Height: 6.2 feet
- Playing position: Centre Back
- Clubs: Schalke 04
- International Debut: 2011
Benedikt Howedes Wallpapers
Here in the following photo gallery we have designed some latest hd wallpaper of the fabulous German Defender;