Florian Baak is an 18-year-old defender who plays for Hertha Berlin. Baak was born on March 18, 1999 in Berlin, Germany and began his youth career playing for the Reinickendorfer Füchse, before transferring to Hertha in 2005. His first 4 senior appearances came in the 2016-17 season with Hertha’s reserve squad, and he has also appeared starting this year with Hertha’s 1. Bundesliga squad. Baak has also played for Germany’s U15, U16, and U17 teams beginning in 2013. Baak’s leadership and heading abilities have been cited as the keys to his emergence as one of Hertha’s emerging youth talents.