Full back who joined Borussia Dortmund in 2013 and became a member of the German national team in 2014.
He debuted professionally for 1. FSV Mainz 05's B squad in 2010.
He and Julian Draxler became teammates on the German national team.
He began his youth career with SG Rieschweiler in 1997.
He was born in Pirmasens, Germany.