vor 52 Minuten Die Bundesliga wird im Sommer wohl einen der besten Torjäger aller Zeiten verlieren. Bremen-Stürmer Claudio Pizarro denkt über ein. 3. Okt. Claudio Pizarro hat in knapp 20 Jahren tiefe Spuren bei Werder Bremen und dem FC Bayern München hinterlassen. Es klingt wie ein Sommerloch-Scherz, der Verein hat es aber bestätigt: Claudio Pizarro kehrt zu Werder Bremen zurück - schon wieder. Der Routinier soll vor.
Pizarro started his professional career playing with Deportivo Pesquero , a small provincial team in the city of Chimbote in the north of Peru, at the age of seventeen.
His first professional game was in against Alianza Lima. He scored his first two goals two weeks later against Atletico Torino in the 2—1 victory of Deportivo Pesquero.
He finished the season with three goals in 16 appearances. Pizarro scored 25 goals over two seasons  with Alianza Lima and was part of the Alianza team that reached second position in the Torneo Apertura of Peru in He also made seven appearances in Copa Libertadores.
Later that year, he earned his first cap for the Peru national football team. Pizarro's 38 goals over two seasons   for Werder Bremen made the rising star of Peruvian football more coveted by managers of major European clubs.
After the —01 season , Werder announced that it would not prevent Pizarro from moving to a bigger club, and the conflict to secure the Peruvian forward's services intensified.
The media [ who? After seeming destined for Spain, Pizarro ended weeks of speculation by signing for Bayern Munich on 7 June Pizarro was a key player in Bayern's Bundesliga and German Cup double in —03 season.
During the —03 season, he scored 15 goals in 31 appearances in the Bundesliga,  two goals in six German Cup appearances,  two goals in seven Champions League appearances,  and two League Cup appearances.
During the —04 season , he scored 11 goals in 31 Bundesliga appearances,  a goal in four German Cup appearances,  seven Champions League appearances,  and a League Cup appearances.
During the —05 season , Pizarro scored 21 goals in 35 appearances. During the —06 season , he scored 11 goals in 26 Bundesliga appearances,  five goals in five German Cup appearances,  a goal in six Champions League appearances,  and an appearance in the League Cup.
The "Anden-Bomber" " Andes Bomber", a reference to his South American home country as well as legendary Bayern striker Gerd Müller , who was nicknamed "Bomber" or sometimes called " Inca God" by the media, started well with Bayern Munich scoring his first goal with the Bavarian team in the fourth minute of the game against Schalke 04 the second date of the Bundesliga — Pizarro's contract with the German champions expired at the end of the —07 season and negotiations on an extension were not making progress, with Sevilla , Benfica and Rangers ready to step in and make a move.
Pizarro later rejected a contract extension offered by Bayern chairman Franz Beckenbauer , demanding an increase in pay which angered Karl-Heinz Rummenigge who was quoted saying that "Anyone wishing to earn as much as Shevchenko had better start playing like Shevchenko.
On 20 May , Bayern Munich announced Pizarro would be leaving the club. On 1 July , Chelsea officially signed Pizarro and confirmed that he had completed his medical and agreed on personal terms to join the club on a Bosman transfer , signing a four-year deal.
Pizarro also revealed that his decision was influenced by the advice of his national team teammate Nolberto Solano , who played in England with Newcastle , Aston Villa and West Ham United , as well as Owen Hargreaves , who at the time also played for Bayern Munich.
Pizarro was assigned the number 14, the same number he wears for Peru, and his former shirt number at Bayern Munich.
He succeeded Geremi as the holder of the shirt number 14 at Chelsea. He came on as a substitute, but then missed one of the penalties in the shootout as Chelsea lost.
Pizarro did play an important role in Chelsea progressing to the fourth round of the FA Cup , by contributing to the goal which rebounded off QPR keeper Lee Camp and into the net.
On 15 August , he was loaned until the end of the season to Werder Bremen. He was assigned the number 24 jersey and scored his first goal during his loan spell in his second appearance, scoring Bremen's first goal in a 3—2 defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach on 30 August.
On 26 February , Pizarro scored a second-half brace for Bremen as the club came back from 2—0 down to secure a 2—2 draw, and a 3—3 aggregate win away goals rule , to dump A.
Pizarro's role was fundamental in the qualification of Werder to the UEFA Cup Final ,  scoring a goal in Bremen's 3—2 away defeat of Hamburg on 7 May, completing a 3—3 aggregate victory over their German rivals in the semi-finals.
Pizarro was decisive and important for the club in his loan return to the Bundesliga, scoring 17 goals in just 26 Bundesliga appearances in —09 for Bremen.
In the Champions League game against Lille on 7 November, Pizarro scored a hat-trick within the first 33 minutes as Bayern crushed their French opponents 6—1.
On 19 April , Pizarro scored in Bayern's 2—0 win over Eintracht Braunschweig , meaning he had scored against every Bundesliga club.
His contract wasn't renewed after the —15 season. On 7 September , Pizarro joined Werder Bremen for the third time in his career, agreeing to a one-year contract.
He was given the number On 29 September , Pizarro signed a one-year contract with 1. On 29 July , Pizzaro signed a one-year contract with Werder Bremen and joined them for the fourth time in his career.
Pizarro has been a regular for Peru since scoring in a 2—1 defeat of Ecuador on his debut appearance in February On 23 August , Pizarro scored the fastest ever goal in the history of the Peruvian national team 18 seconds into a 3—1 win over Mexico at Giants Stadium in New Jersey.
On 7 December , an investigation on having introduced women and alcohol into the national squad's hotel two days before Peru's away drubbing at the hands of Ecuador 5—1 started running, and Pizarro had thus been suspended 18 months from the national team starting on the day before the match.
Since Pizarro claimed to be innocent, he started a trial against the Peruvian Football Federation. This action alerted FIFA about the case, who warned the player not to take it to the regular judges or he could face an international ban.
Pizarro served the three-month ban. On 17 April , Pizarro won a court victory over his national federation. My family and friends have always stood by me and knew that these were all just lies that were being spread about me.
But this verdict will now also give certainty to everyone who had doubts that I have always told the truth. Pizarro has a sister, Patricia, and a younger brother, Diego.
Pizarro is married to his teenage sweetheart, Karla Salcedo, and they have two sons, Claudio and Gianluca, and a daughter, Antonella.
All three were born in Germany. As of 29 March . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Pizarro with Bayern Munich in List of Players" PDF.
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