Manuel Neuer

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Full Name Manuel Neuer
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name sweeper- keeper
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date March 27th, 1986
Birth Place Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia

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Manuel Neuer is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper and captain for both the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the German national team. Considered by some in the media to be the current best goalkeeper in the world, and one of the greatest goalkeepers both of his generation and of all time, Neuer is widely regarded as a "complete" and modern goalkeeper. He is regarded by some pundits to be the best modern goalkeeper. Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has said he thinks Manuel Neuer was "inappropriate" to question his comments regarding a desire to play more frequently for the German national team. 

Manuel Neuer Saving The Ball

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Famous For

  • Being widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.
  • Being described as a "sweeper-keeper" because of his unique playing style and speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents.

Early Life of Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer was born in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on 27 March 1986. His birthday falls on the 27th of March every year. He is of German Nationality and of White European ethnicity. His father's name is Peter Neuer and his mother name is Marita Neuer. His brother Marcel is currently a football referee in the Verbandsliga. In his early childhood, he attended Gesamtschule Berger Feld, like many other notable footballers. In the street of their hometown. He and his brother played daily for hours while neglecting their Studies. There is not much information about the Education Qualification of Robin Koch. It seems that he has focused more on his football career rather than focusing on Education Qualification. He is a follower of Roman Catholicism.  

Early career of Manuel Neuer

Neuer started his early football career at Schalke 04 where he won the DFB-Pokal and DFB-Ligapokal. He played for Schalke 04 II during 2003–04, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2007–08 and 2008–09. He signed a professional team in 2005 after progressing through every age group at his hometown club, Schalke 04.

Professional career of Manuel Neuer

  • Neuer started his professional career by playing at the senior team of Schalke 04 II from 2004 to 2006. Then he was promoted to first-team of Schalke 04 in 2006 where he played from 2006 to 2011. He made his Bundesliga debut with Schalke on matchday 2 of the 2006–07 season.
  • In 2011, he signed for Bayern Munich and has since won 18 trophies, including seven Bundesliga titles and a UEFA Champions League.
  • Not only in the football club and league matches, but he has also done well in his international career also.
  • After progressing through the youth teams, Neuer made his Germany under-21 debut on 15 August 2006 against the Netherlands.
  • He won the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship with Germany in Sweden.
  • He was selected as Germany's number one goalkeeper for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
  • Neuer's "sweeper-keeper" playing style distinguished him from other starting goalkeepers in the 2014 World Cup. He also played an important role to make Germany win the 2014 world cup. On 31 May 2016. Neuer was selected for Germany's final 23 man squad for UEFA Euro 2016.
  • On 4 June, Neuer was selected in the final 23-man squad for the World Cup. 
  • However, his side was knocked out of the tournament after losing 2–0 to South Korea in their last group stage match.
  • On 11 June 2019, Neuer had the 37th clean sheet in his international career, breaking a record set by Sepp Maier, in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match between Germany and Estonia.

Awards of Manuel Neuer

  • Footballer of the Year in Germany: 2011, 2014
  • IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • FIFA World Cup Golden Glove: 2014
  • L'Équipe's player of the year: 2014
  • AIPS Athlete of the Year: 2014
  • AIPS Europe Athlete of the Year – Frank Taylor Trophy: 2014

Records of Manuel Neuer

He was shortlisted for the 2007–08 UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year award; he was the youngest as well as the only Bundesliga goalkeeper on the list. 

He was one of only three Bundesliga players to play every minute in the 2007–08 season.

Ranking of Manuel Neuer

He ranks number 524 among all players, ranks number 81 among all players of Bundes Liga, number 18 among all players at Bayern Munich, number  36 among all players of Germany, number 20 among all players playing as Goalkeeper and number 1 among all players born in 1986.

Trade and Transfer of Manuel Neuer

On 20 April 2016, Neuer extended his contract with Bayern until 2021. So currently there is no chance of his transfer to other clubs.

Personal Life of Manuel Neuer

At the time of writing this content, Manuel Neuer is a married man. On 21 May 2017, Neuer married longtime girlfriend Nina Weiss in Tannheim, Austria, in a civil ceremony, which was followed by a church wedding in the Cathedral of Santissima della Madia in Monopoli, Italy on 10 June. Neuer has also started a charity foundation for children, named the Manuel Neuer Kids Foundation. In November 2011, he won €500,000 for charity in a celebrity edition of Wer wird Millionär?, the German version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Body Measurement of Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer is a very handsome football player with a charming personality. He has got a tall height of six feet four inches. His balanced weight consists of 92 Kg. His other body measurements include chest size:- 42 in, waist size:- 33 in and arms size: 14 in. His shoe sizes is 47 EU. His eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde. 

Net Worth of Manuel Neuer

Neuer's current estimated net worth is around 125 Million Euro that means he is a millionaire and one of the richest football player in the world. He has a market value of around  18 million Euro and ranks among Top Goalkeeper in Bundesliga.  His salary as of 2020 €304,878 per week.

Wealth (House and Car) of Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer has bought an amazing worth Million Pound mansion in Munich, Germany where he and his wife currently resides. It has a golf simulator, home cinema, outdoor pool, and private garden. He has his own car model An Audi sedan which is worth expensive.

Is Manuel Neuer Death or Alive?

As per our latest data collection of 2020, he is still alive according to his birth date March 27, 1986. He is 33 years old now.