Marcell Jansen (born 4 November 1985 in M??nchengladbach) is a German footballer who plays for Hamburger SV and Germany. He is well known for his accurate crossing and pace, despite his tall stature. Jansen has represented his country on 30 occasions so far, showing up as left-back. On club level he has also played on the left of midfield and left wingback, back in his youth years, also featured as left winger and even striker, a term declaring his versatility. He appeared in injury time during UEFA Euro 2008 as striker.