Kurányi burst onto the Bundesliga scene in the 2002/03 season, scoring 15 goals and helping Stuttgart finish second. He helped them reach the quarter finals of the Champions League, playing over 100 games for the German club before moving to Schalke. He spent five seasons with Die Königsblauen before moving to Russia. Kuranyi finished his career back in Germany with Hoffenheim. Despite being born in Brazil, he played over 50 times for his adopted country, Germany, scoring an impressive 19 goals and also playing in the EURO 2008 final.
Full name: Kevin Dennis Kurányi
Born: 02/03/1982, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Clubs: VfB Stuttgart (2001-2005), Schalke 04 (2005-2010), Dynamo Moscow (2010-2015), 1899 Hoffenheim (2015-2016)
International: 52 apps, 19 goals (2003-2008)
- DFL-Ligapokal (1):2005