Melkamu Frauendorf, midfielder - Liverpool FC
Melkamu Frauendorf joined Liverpool FC in August 2020 from German side Hoffenheim and signed his first professional deal with the club in July 2021.
Born in Ethiopia, Melkamu is a German national. An attacking midfielder with an eye for goal, he has already featured for Germany at U16 level and also captained the side.
He made his U18s debut for the Reds in 2020-21 and netted seven goals, including strikes in the FA Youth Cup semi-final and final.
Frauendorf was handed a dream senior debut when he came on as a substitute during the FA Cup third-round win over Shrewsbury Town at Anfield in January 2022.
In 2021-22 he also made his U23s debut and netted nine goals in all competitions.
He featured for the U21s during 2022-23 and was a regul...
Date of birth
12 January 2004
InterviewMelkamu Frauendorf working hard for more opportunities after Anfield start. Melkamu Frauendorf's experience as a Liverpool starter last season has given him a taste he wants to replicate over and over.
InterviewMelkamu Frauendorf: I need to work as hard as possible to keep learning. Melkamu Frauendorf knows that the hard work is far from over at Liverpool despite twice tasting senior action under Jürgen Klopp.
InternationalsLuke Chambers scores and assists in England U19s' Euros qualifier. Luke Chambers' goal and assist helped England U19s get off to a winning start in their European Championship qualifying campaign.
Meet the AcademyMelkamu Frauendorf's journey from the stands to a Jürgen Klopp hug. They were 10 minutes that Melkamu Frauendorf will never forget – but an occasion that went by in a flash.
Academy'Making my Liverpool debut was an amazing moment for me'. Melkamu Frauendorf is still on cloud nine after making an unexpected senior Liverpool debut against Shrewsbury Town in the Emirates FA Cup.