Markus Miller

Birth date 8 Apr 1982 (34 years)
Nationality Germany Germany
Height 189 cm
Position Goalkeeper
Team history
Hannover 96 2010 - 2015
Karlsruher 2003 - 2010
FC Augsburg 2002 - 2003
VfB Stuttgart 2000 - 2002

Markus Miller is a professional Germany football player playing for Hannover 96 as an active goalkeeper. Born in Lindenberg im Allgäu, West Germany, Miller played football at a local amateur side, FC Lindenberg, post which he moved out to FC Wangen.

In 2000, he shifted to VfB Stuttgart, a Bundesliga side, though he played for their reserve side in the third division, Regionalliga Sud, making 44 appearances in two seasons. On occasional basis, he sat on the bench for professional squad of Stuttgart in the Bundesliga, not making any first division appearances throughout the two seasons.

He moved to FC Augsburg, a Regionalliga Sud side, failing to make any single first team appearance in the first season. But, later on, he became the first choice goalkeeper of the team for the 2004-05 season, making his professional debut in 2004 in 1-1 home draw match to Wacker Burghausen in the second Bundesliga. He made 30 appearances in the league, and in the following season, he played in 34 second Bundesliga matches for KSC.

In the 2006-07 season, Miller continued to the first choice goalkeeper of KSC team, missing four matches. By 30 June 2009, he extended his contract with this team. Miller is also compared to Oliver Kahn goalkeeper, though he is uncomfortable with comparisons. Fans nicknamed him as Killer Miller post his amazing performance in German Cup against 1. FC Mainz 05 in 2004, where he saved all three penalty attempts from the Mainz team during the penalty shootout.

On 6th November 2006, he was even voted as the best goalkeeper in the entire Bundesliga system by official Bundesliga website users. By 2008, he extended his contract with KSC for another year till 30 June, 2010. On 2 June 2010, he signed a two year contract with Hannover 96.

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