Mark Burton (footballer)
Mark Burton Personal information Full name Mark Burton Date of birth 18 May 1974 Place of birth Wellington, New Zealand Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Playing position Attacking midfielder Youth career Wellington United Miramar Rangers Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 1992–1995 Werder Bremen II 1995–1998 VfL Osnabrück 68 (11) 1998–1999 Kickers Emden 1999–2000 VfB Lübeck 2000–2004 Football Kingz 69 (3) National team 1996–2003 New Zealand 28 (6) * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
As a teenager, Burton was recommended to SV Werder Bremen by compatriot and New Zealand football legend Wynton Rufer who played for Bremen at the time. After spending several years in their youth and amateur sides, he moved to lower division teams VfL Osnabrück, Kickers Emden and VfB Lübeck before returning to New Zealand.
He also played for the New Zealand national football team, the All Whites and collected 28 caps (6 goals) in official FIFA internationals between 1996 and 2003. He twice played at the FIFA Confederations Cup and also twice at the OFC Nations Cup. At the 2002 OFC Nations Cup in Auckland, the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament Award was presented for the first time, with Burton being deemed the best player of the tournament.
- ^ "A-International Appearances – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. 1 June 2008. http://www.ultimatenzsoccer.com/NZRepSoccer/id1708.htm. Retrieved 6 August 2008.
- ^ "A-International Scorers – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. 1 June 2008. http://www.ultimatenzsoccer.com/NZRepSoccer/id1842.htm. Retrieved 6 August 2008.
New Zealand squad – 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup New Zealand squad – 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup
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