FC Schalke 04: S04 flop blossoms after departure – now he’s even making history
He came to the as a great hope FC Schalke 04, went flop and is now even making history.
We are talking about Teemu Pukki, who worked for the FC Schalke 04 went hunting for goals. While the Finn was just a bad buy in Gelsenkirchen, he knows how to shine at his new club and in the national team.
FC Schalke 04: Pukki has flourished since his departure
After his departure from S04, he went to Norwich City via Celtic Glasgow and Brondby IF in 2018. At the Premier League club, Pukki hits at will.
And the ex-Schalke does not only score goals for Norwich. Pukki is always on the hunt for goals with the Finnish national team and has now made history.
Teemu Pukkis Statistician:
- Brondby IF: 164 games – 72 goals
- Norwich City: 134 games – 69 goals
- Schalke 04: 47 games – 8 goals
- Celtic Glasgow: 38 games – 9 goals
- HJK Helsinki: 33 Spiele – 18 Tore
- Finland: 98 games – 33 goals
Pukki is now the record scorer in his home country and has left well-known players behind. In the World Cup qualifying victory against Kazakhstan (2-0), Pukki put together a brace and catapulted himself to first place in the internal ranking.
Ex-S04-Star creates something historical
The ex-S04 star now has 33 goals and can certainly expand his lead in the coming years. The record was previously held by the Finnish football legend Jari Litmanen.
Litmanen played for Ajax Amsterdam for a long time, but also for FC Liverpool, FC Barcelona and FC Hansa Rostock. In 137 international matches for the Scandinavians, he scored 32 times.
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One or the other Schalke fan will surely wonder why Pukki didn’t blossom so well for the Royal Blues. The striker scored only eight times in 47 games.
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