German striker who made his professional debut with Carl Zeiss Jena in 2006 and played for Germany's national under-19, under-20, and under-21 teams.
He began his youth career with FC Einheit Wernigerode in 1993.
One of his best seasons came for Energie Cottbus in 2010-2011, when he scored 28 goals in 39 appearances.
He was born to Andreas and Sabine Petersen.
He wore number nine playing for Bayern Munich, a number previous worn by Bayern Munich legendary striker Gerd Muller.