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Florian Wirtz Bio, Club, Net-worth, Salary, Family, Achievements & Stats


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Who Is Florian Wirtz?

Florian Wirtz, is a rising German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Bayer Leverkusen and the Germany national team.

The youngster who his regarded as one of the best young players in the world, was born on the 3rd May, 2003.

Wirtz, being one of the rising stars in Germany is also ranked among the best players in world football since he burst to the scene following the departure of Kai Havertz.

The youngster was born to Karin and Joachim Wirtz in the city of Pulheim, in Germany as the first son and the second child into his family.

Florian Wirtz Early Life

The German starlet, grew up with his elder sister Juliane who is two years older than him in Brauweiler, a district within the German city of Pulheim.

While growing up he started learning the rudiments of the game with his parents, whom metamorphosed into been a football agents deeply involved in guiding his professional journey.

Wirtz started his football journey at SV Grun-Weib Brauweiler, a football academy his father enrolled him in to help him grow in his career.

Florian Wirtz and his older sister both benefitted from starting their careers under the tutelage of their father professionally which helped him progress through the academy ranks.

In 2010, Florian Wirtz was ready to begin attending trials at other academies, and expectedly he joined FC Koln where he had a successful trial.

His FC Koln moved proved to be a wise decision as he used the platform to cultivate a profound determination to achieve his professional career.

In his fourth year at FC Koln, Wirtz won his first trophy in a closely contested final for the academy in the Rieder JFK indoor tournament.

At the age of 17 he also won the German Championships for FC Koln U-17 in 2019, and was labelled as the Best German Youth player in the Western part of the country.

Florian Wirtz Facts & Wiki

Name: Florian Richard Wirtz

Date Of Birth: May 3rd, 2003

Place Of Birth: Pulheim, Germany

Age: 20

Height: 5ft 10inch

Position: Attacking Midfielder

Club: Bayer Leverkusen

Parents: Karin & Joachim Wirtz

Siblings: Julianne

Religion: Christian

Weekly Salary: £76,000

Annual Salary: £3 million

Net-worth: £12 million

Current Market Value: €100 million

Social Media: Instagram & Facebook

Florian Wirtz Club & International Career

After years of learning and building his career at FC Koln, Bayer Leverkusen came out on top among all of the club’s interested in signing him in January 2020.

Wirtz joined the BayArena outfit following a successful meeting between the club hierarchy and his parents starting with the U-17 team.

He transitioned to the senior team swiftly having impressed in the U-17 team and instantly break the record of Kai Havertz as the club’s youngest player to make a league debut at 17-year and 15-days old.

Wirtz also achieved another milestone by becoming the youngest player to score five league career goals before turning 18, an impressive feat that got him invited to the national team.

You can’t talk about Germany’s fast rising players currently and you’ll failed to mention Florian Wirtz, who has been painting the Bundesliga blue and black with his breathtaking performances.

His international career started when he received his inaugural invitation to join Germany’s senior national team for the World Cup qualifiers.

Wirtz made his debut on the 2nd of September in a World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein and was also named in the final squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup before he missed out due to his Achilles Injury.

However, since his injury the youngster has featured in 14 games for the German national team and his likely to be part of the squad that would prosecute Germany’s European tournament.

Florian Wirtz Net-worth & Salary

Wirtz has an estimated net-worth of £12 million and currently earns £76,000 per week and a whooping £3 million per year at Bayer Leverkusen.

According to reports his main source of income is his successful football career where he gets paid by his club and sponsors.

Wirtz’s sponsored deals with Adidas one of the leading sports brands in the world also earns him more money, by wearing the Adidas boots, apparel, and appearing in their advertisement.

His net-worth and salary is expected to grow in the future, as he continues to develop his game and reputation for future move to Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester City or Barcelona.

Florian Wirtz Achievements & Stats

In the current season in the Bundesliga, Florian Wirtz has scored five goals and 10 assists.

Wirtz won the UEFA European U-21 Championship with Germany in 2021 and also won some incredible individual awards which includes Fritz Walter Medal U-19 Gold in 2022.

Prior to 2022 he also won the same award with the U-17 in 2020.

Bundesliga Player of the Month in 2021 and back to back in 2023 and was also voted among Bundesliga Team of the season in the 2021-22 season.

He also won VDV Bundesliga Newcomer of the Season in 2021-22 and VDV Bundesliga Team of the Season in the same campaign.

The year 2022-23 UEFA Europa League campaign also brought him good tides, when he won The Young Player of the Season.

This article was updated 1 month ago

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