Marc-André ter Stegen signed as a goalkeeper for FC Barcelona in the summer of 2014 from Borussia Mönchengladbach. Born on April 30, 1992, in the town of Mönchengladbach, the German stood out from a very young age as one of the most promising goalkeepers on the European continent.
Before defending the Barça shirt, he had only worn that of Borussia Mönchengladbach, a team he joined in 1996 and trained in its youth categories until he made his debut at the age of 18 with the first team. It is April 10, 2011, in the Bundesliga matchday 29 match against FC Köln.
The following season he definitively consolidates himself in the first team and ends up playing four full courses. In the first, the German is chosen as the best goalkeeper in the Bundesliga.
Ter Stegen officially debuted with the Barça shirt on September 17, 2014, in a match corresponding to the Champions League against APOEL Nicosia FC, which ended with a Barcelona victory (1-0). At just 22 years old, he becomes the second German goalkeeper to defend FC Barcelona after Robert Enke.
In the 2014/15 season, the German was the starting goalkeeper in the Champions League and the Copa del Rey but substituted for Claudio Bravo in the League. With the departure of the Chilean goalkeeper, the 2016/17 season Ter Stegen also achieved ownership in the League and consolidated under the sticks.
Game after game, victory after victory, the one from Mönchengladbach accumulates success after success. In this way, he transforms his merits into the culé goal with 14 titles.
Constancy is one of the characteristics marking the German goalkeeper’s stage at Barça. Marc ter Stegen has achieved 300 games with the club in the 2021/22 season, becoming part of the Top-5 of foreign players with the most games in the culé shirt.
International with Germany, in the summer of 2017, he is the protagonist in the Confederations Cup that the German team wins. Starter under the sticks, he is chosen as the man of the match in the final against Chile.