|Born||05/04/1979 - Worms|
|Honours||Bundesliga : 2007 (VfB Stuttgart); Copa del Rey : 2008 (Valencia CF); DFB-Supercup : 2011 (Schalke 04)|
|Clubs||Sporting Lisbon, Hoffenheim, Germany, Schalke 04, Valencia CF, VfB Stuttgart|
Schalke 04 will be eager to "light the fireworks" against Basel on Wednesday as they seek a spot in the Champions League knockout stage.
Schalke 04?s Champions League knockout stage hopes hang in the balance after being held to a 0-0 draw at Steaua Bucharest.