Kai Havertz

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Full Name Kai Havertz
Age 21 Years Old
Nick Name Havertz
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date June 11th, 1999
Birth Place Aachen

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About Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or right winger for "Bayer Leverkusen" and the German national team. Kai received acknowledgment when he was moved from the U-17 side of the German football club, "Bayer Leverkusen", to the senior side in October 2016, at just 17 years old, making him the club's youngest player to make his senior debut. He is also the youngest player to reach the milestones of 50 and 100 league appearances in the German top flight. Scroll more to know the facts about Kai Havertz such as transfer, injury, current team, stats, position, girlfriend, salary, bio, birthday, and more.

Famous For

  • Being a professional German footballer.
  • For winning "Bundesliga Player of the Month" for three times.

Kai Havertz, a famous footballer

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Early Life of Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz took birth on 11th June 1999 in Aachen, Germany. His nationality is German and ethnicity is German-White. His race is white and star sign is Gemini. He celebrates his birthday on 11th June of every year and he had celebrated his 21st birthday as of 2020. Kai is the grandson of Richard Havertz, a former chairman of Alemannia Mariadorf, a club where he had his first football playing experience. He grew up with his brother Jan and beautiful sister Leah. His father is a policeman who plays football at an amateur level, whereas his mother worked as a lawyer.

Career of Kai Havertz

Youth Career

  • Kai Havertz jumpoff his career in football at the age of four when he joined amateur side Alemannia Mariadorf, where his grandfather, Richard, was chairman of the club.
  • He was signed by the second division side "Alemannia Aachen" in 2009, where he spent only a year in the club's academy before joining Bayer Leverkusen at the age of 11.
  • Kai had to overcome the challenges associated with growth spurts and in 2016, after scoring 18 goals for the club's U-17 side, he was awarded the silver U-17 "Fritz Walter Medal" before breaking into Leverkusen's senior side the following year.

Bayer Leverkusen

  • On 15th October 2016, Kai Havertz made his debut for Bayer Leverkusen, coming on as a second-half substitute for Charles Aranguiz in a 2-1 Bundesliga loss to Werder Bremen.
  • Upon entering the field of play, Havertz became the club's youngest-ever Bundesliga debutant, at the age of 17 years and 126 days, although his record was broken (by 111 days) by Florian Wirtz in 2020.
  • He assisted teammate Karim Bellarabi to score the 50,000th Bundesliga goal on 7th February 2017. Four days later, following the suspension of teammate Hakan Calhanoglu, he was handed his first Champions League start in the first leg of a round of 16 loss to Atletico Madrid.
  • Kai scored his first goal for the club on 2nd April, netting a later equalizer in a 3-3 draw with VfL Wolfsburg.
  • He became the youngest player in the history of the Bundesliga on 14th April 2018, to reach 50 appearances at 18 years and 307 days old, breaking the record previously held by Timo Werner.
  • Havertz became Leverkusen's youngest-ever penalty scorer on 26th January 2019, when he scored from the spot in a 3-0 league win over Wolfsburg, aged 19 years, seven months and 16 days. The following month, he became the second youngest-ever player to achieve 75 Bundesliga appearances, behind Julian Draxler, when he started and scored in a 2-0 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf.
  • On 13th April, Kai scored on his 100th appearance for Leverkusen to help the club to a 1-0 league win over Stuttgart. The goal, his 13th for the campaign, also saw him become the youngest player since Stuttgart's own Horst Koppel in 1967-1968 to score 13 goals in a single league season.
  • He scored his 15th goal of the campaign during a 6-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on 5th May, a match which for the first time saw seven goals scored in the first half of a Bundesliga match.
  • Kai became the highest scoring teenager in a single Bundesliga campaign on the last day of the season when he scored his 17th goal during a 5-1 win over Hertha BSC.
  • At the end of the season, Havertz was named runner-up to "Marco Reus" for the "German Footballer of the Year" award, losing out by just 37 votes.
  • On the opening day of the 2019-2020 campaign, he scored in Leverkusen's 3-2 win over Paderborn, becoming the second-youngest player of all time behind Koppel to score 25 Bundesliga goals.
  • Kai broke another of Werner's records in December, at the age of 20 years, six months and four days, to become the youngest-ever player to reach 100 Bundesliga appearances when he started in his side's 2-0 defeat to Koln.

Kai Havertz against the opponent

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International Career

Youth

  • On 11th November 2014, Kai Havertz made his debut for the Germany national under-16 team, starting in the friendly match against the "Czech Republic" before being substituted out in the 57th minute for Tom Baack. The match finished as a 3-1 win for Germany.
  • He was included in Germany's squad for the 2016 UEFA European under-17 Championship in Azerbaijan. He appeared in all five of Germany's matches, scoring once before Germany was eliminated by Spain in the semi-finals.
  • Following a 15-month absence from youth internationals, Kai Havertz made his debut for Germany's under-19 team, debuting on 31st August 2017 in the 0-0 friendly draw against Switzerland, coming on in the 72nd minute for Palko Dardai.
  • On 4th October 2017, in his third appearance for the under-19 team, he scored four goals in a 5-1 win against Belarus in the first round of European under-19 Championship qualifying and later he named as the captain of the under-19 side.

Senior

  • Kai was called up to Germany's senior team for the first time by head coach Joachim Low on 29th August 2018 and was included in the squad for Germany's "UEFA Nations League" match against France and friendly against Peru.
  • On 9th September 2018, he made his international debut, coming on as a substitute in the 88th minute for Timo Werner against Peru, with the match finishing as a 2-1 home win for Germany. Upon making his debut, Kai became the first player born in 1999 to represent the national team.
  • Since making his debut for the German senior team at the age of 19 (and making his Bundesliga debut with Leverkusen at 17), Kai Havertz has been making plenty of rounds in the rumor mill to play Bayern Munich.
  • After all, he is German, immensely talented, and versatile enough to play any position where Bayern might need him.
  • Chelsea is reportedly close to agreeing to a structured deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Kai Havertz. The two clubs were still thrashing out a deal, but Kai has already agreed with personal terms.
  • Kai is said to be keen to join Chelsea and is believed to want to get a move completed before Leverkusen's Europa League tie with Rangers.

Playing Style of Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz has been described as technically gifted, a two-footed midfielder who is comfortable with the ball on either foot and adept with his head. During his formative years, his style of play drew early comparisons to compatriot Mesut Ozil, with Havertz himself admitting the Arsenal midfielder was a player he looked up to. By the age of 19, and following many impressive performances in the Bundesliga, further comparisons had been drawn between Kai and former Leverkusen players such as Michael Ballack, Toni Kroos and Arturo Vidal, and the German media began describing him as a combination of the lot and an Alleskonner-a player who can do everything.

Awards and Achievements of Kai Havertz

  • Fritz Walter Medal: U17 Silver - 2016
  • Fritz Walter Medal: U19 Gold - 2018
  • Bundesliga Team of the Year: 2018-2019
  • Bundesliga Player of the Month: April 2019, May 2019, May 2020
  • UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI: 2019

Personal Life of Kai Havertz

Regarding Kai's personal life, he is not a married guy. He is dating his girlfriend named Sophia who is a model and currently lives in Cologne, Germany. Kai is also focusing on his career to make it more successful. According to different social media, he is targeted to a successful career by working harder. And talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight. He is enjoying his life a lot. 

Kai Havertz with her girlfriend, Sophia

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Net Worth of Kai Havertz

Moving towards Kai's net worth, it is in millions of dollars as of 2020. His net worth is around 1.9 million pounds. He also earns a handsome amount of annual salary. His supreme source of income is from a football career. Kai is satisfied with his earnings and enjoying it. He had currently signed to a 5-year contract with "Bayer Leverkusen" which will be at the club until the end of 2022. 

Body Measurement of Kai Havertz

Talking about Kai's body measurement, he is a handsome guy with a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches or 1.89 m. He has gained 82 kg of weight. He had attracted many people from his hard work and appearance. He has brown eyes and black hair. Similarly, his body build type is Athletic.