Bicentennial Ter Stegen closing in on another Barcelona milestone

The goalkeeper will make his 200th Barça appearance against Sevilla on Sunday

Ter Stegen jugará contra el Sevilla su partido oficial número 200
Ter Stegen jugará contra el Sevilla su partido oficial número 200 | INFOGRAFÍA: MARC CREUS

David Salinas

Marc-Andre ter Stegen will make his 200th Barcelona appearance on Saturday against Sevilla. Five years after his debut, the German goalkeeper will join the bicentennial club at Camp Nou. 

Loved by the fans, he has been the undisputed No.1 since 2016-17, when he Claudio Bravo moved to Manchester City. 

Ter Stegen, who made his debut as a 22-year-old on Sept. 17, 2014, has gone on to play 199 games for Barça and the balance reads: 143 wins, 35 draws and 21 losses. As for goals, he has conceded 183 (0.91 per game) and has kept 85 clean sheets. 

He was signed from Borussia Mönchengladbach for 12 million euros in 2014 in a deal led by former sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta, who was impressed with his footwork.  

It wasn't always easy at first as he fought with Bravo foro the gloves. Bravo played in La Liga and Ter Stegen in the Champions League and the Copa del Rey. 

Ter Stegen has a contract until 2022 and a 180 million euro release clause after signing a new contract with the Catalan club in May of 2017. 

The German has won 13 titles, including four leagues, four cups and one Champions League. 

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