Starke was signed by FC Bayern Munich in 2012. He made his first appearance for the club on 31 October 2012 during a DFB-Pokal match against 1. FC Kaiserslautern without conceding any goals. Starke’s Bundesliga debut for Bayern came in a 1–0 away win at his previous team TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on 3 March 2013, and on his second Bundesliga appearance, in a match against 1. FC Nürnberg on 13 April, he saved a penalty from Timmy Simons with his face.
Starke announced his retirement on 17 May 2017 and played his final official match on 20 May, in a 4–1 win for FC Bayern Munich against SC Freiburg.He was signed by Bayern as goalkeeping coach coordinator.
Due to the injury of Manuel Neuer and Sven Ulreich, Starke still plays for Bayern Munich in the pre-season matches of the 2017–18 season. He was called to be in Bayern’s UEFA Champions League squad in September 2017.
DATE OF BIRTH
HEIGHT / WEIGHT
1,94 m / 98 kg
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (2010 – 2012)
MSV Duisburg (2007 – 2010)
SC Paderborn (2006 – 2007)
Hamburger SV (2004, loan)
Bayer Leverkusen (1999 bis 2004)
Dynamo Dresden (1989 – 1999)
Stahl Freital (1988 – 1989)
Place of birth
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