Tyrala with Borussia Dortmund in 2006
|Full name||Sebastian Tyrała|
|Date of birth||22 February 1988|
|Place of birth||Racibórz, Poland|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|1993–1999||BV Bad Sassendorf|
|2005–2010||Borussia Dortmund II||59||(9)|
|2017–2019||Mainz 05 II||47||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Tyrała was born in Racibórz, Poland. He moved to Borussia Dortmund as an 11-year-old boy and passed through all the youth ranks. He was named Sportsman of 2004 in Soest. At age 16, he was selected for Borussia Dortmund's Senior squad. But in 2005, he ruptured the cruciate ligament in his left knee and was sidelined for six months.
Tyrała was honoured by the German Football Association (DFB) with a third place in the category "under 17s" in 2005. He won the "Adler Cup" with Borussia Dortmund's under 17s and became the tournaments top goal-scorer with seven goals. In April 2005, he injured his medial meniscus in training. He made several appearances in preparation for the 2006–07 season and made his full Bundesliga debut on 22 September in an away defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach. Tyrała also played for Borussia Dortmund's second team and wore the number 28 on his shirt.
However, he requested a Polish passport, desiring to play for Poland. On 21 November 2008, Tyrała was called up by the Polish national team coach Leo Beenhakker to their national team for friendly matches in Antalya, Turkey. He made his first appearance for the Polish national team in a friendly against Serbia on 14 December 2008.
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