Marco Reus is a professional German football player who is currently the midfielder for Borussia Monchengladbach. Born on May 31, 1989, in Dortmund, Germany, Reus started playing football in 1995 when he signed up with Post SV Dortmund, a youth team located in his hometown.
After staying with Post SV Dortmund for approximately 8 years, Reus transferred to Borussia Dortmund, only to stay there for 3 years before transferring once more to Rot Weiss Ahlen. Reus then went pro in 2006, playing for Rot Weiss Ahlen II, before transferring to the first team of the club in 2007. There he spent two years playing for the first team before being signed by Borussia Monchegladbach in 2009. Since transferring, Reus has made 33 appearances for the club and scored 8 goals.
Reus is also a member of the German national team, although he just joined the team in 2010. He has not yet made any appearances for the team, but he was able to enjoy a bit of international playing exposure through his participation as one of the players of Germany’s Under-21 national team. Reus was supposed to be a part of the team that represented Germany to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. However, he had to withdraw from the squad because he suffered a leg injury which he got from the very last game they had against Bayer Leverkusen.
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