Oliver Batista Meier

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Oliver Batista Meier
Oliver Batista-Meier 2019.jpg
Meier with Bayern Munich in 2019
Personal information
Full name Oliver Batista Meier
Date of birth (2001-02-16) 16 February 2001 (age 19)
Place of birth Kaiserslautern, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Heerenveen
(on loan from Bayern Munich)
Number 10
Youth career
SV Wiesenthalerhof
0000–2016 1. FC Kaiserslautern
2016–2019 Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Bayern Munich II 19 (4)
2020– Bayern Munich 1 (0)
2020–Heerenveen (loan) 10 (1)
National team
2016 Germany U15 2 (0)
2016–2017 Germany U16 8 (2)
2017–2018 Germany U17 11 (1)
2019 Germany U19 6 (0)
2020– Germany U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 December 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 October 2020

Oliver Batista Meier (born 16 February 2001) is a German professional footballer who plays as a winger for Heerenveen, on loan from Bayern Munich.[1] A youth international for Germany, he is also eligible to represent Brazil.

Club career[edit]

Batista Meier made his professional debut for Bayern Munich II in the 3. Liga on 20 July 2019, starting in an away 3–1 loss to Würzburger Kickers.[2] On 30 May 2020, he made his first appearance for the first team, which was also his debut in the Bundesliga, when he replaced Serge Gnabry in the 78th minute of a 5–0 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf, at the Allianz Arena.[3]

On 10 September 2020, Batista Meier joined Eredivisie side Heerenveen on a season-long loan deal with option to buy.[4]

International career[edit]

Batista Meier came through the Germany national team youth setups and played at the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. He received a call up to the Brazil U20s in November 2019, but remains uncapped for his second nation.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Batista Meier was born in Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate to a German father and Brazilian mother. He grew up speaking both German and Brazilian Portuguese, though he admits that he has since forgotten most of his Portuguese.[6][1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 20 December 2020.[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bayern Munich II 2018–19 Regionalliga Bayern 1 0 1 0
2019–20 3. Liga 18 4 18 4
Total 19 4 19 4
Bayern Munich 2019–20 Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Heerenveen (loan) 2020–21 Eredivisie 10 1 0 0 10 1
Career total 30 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 5

Honours[edit]

FC Bayern Munich[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oliver Batista Meier". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Würzburger Kickers – Bayern München II -:- (3. Liga 2019/2020, 1. Round)". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. 20 July 2019. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Bayern Munich v Fortuna Düsseldorf". theguardian.com. The Guardian. 30 May 2020. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Bayern-talent Batista Meier op huurbasis naar Fryslân" [Bayern talent Batista Meier on loan to Friesland]. sc-heerenveen.nl (in Dutch). SC Heerenveen. 10 September 2020. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Seleção Brasileira Sub-20 é convocada para jogos com Peru e Colômbia" [Brazil U20s call up to games against Peru and Colombia]. cbf.com.br (in Portuguese). CBF. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Who is Oliver Batista Meier, Bayern Munich's half-Brazilian teenage winger?". bundesliga.com - the official Bundesliga website. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  7. ^ Oliver Batista Meier at Soccerway. Retrieved 9 January 2020.

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