Florian Wirtz is an attacking midfielder playing for Bundesliga club Bayern Leverkusen and the German National team.
Florian Wirtz Profile
|Player Full Name||Florian Richard Wirtz|
|Current Club||Bayern Leverkusen|
|Previous Club (s)||FC Koln|
|Main position of Play||Attacking Midfield|
|Other position of Play||Right winger, Left winger|
|Net Worth 2021||€1.5 million/ £1.3 million /$1.8 million|
|Market Value 2021||€41.7 Million/ £35.7 Million / $49.5 Million|
|Height||176cm/ 1.76m/ 5 ft. 7 in|
|Age as at 2021||18 years old|
|Place of Birth||Pulheim, Germany|
|Date of Birth||May 3, 2003|
Professional Career for Florian Wirtz
Florian Wirtz was born in Pulheim, Germany on May 3, 2003. He began his footballing career at SV Grun-Weiss Brauweiler academy where he was until 2010 when he joined 1.FC Koln academy. He spent o years at the Koln academy and signed for Leverkusen youths in 2020.
Bayern Leverkusen sold Kai Havertz to Premier League club Chelsea and signed Florian Wirtz as his replacement in the winter of 2019/20. In his debut season he made nine appearances for the club seven being in the Bundesliga scoring two goal across all completions. His debut game for the club was on May 18, 2020 against Werder Bremen and scored his first goal in their 4-2 defeat by Bayern Munich. In 2020-21 season, Wirtz featured 29 times in Bundesliga scoring five times and assist in five other. He also played two Europa League game and scored a goal
The upcoming Germany International first played for his country at the under 15 on May 3, 2018 and joined the under 16 in November featuring in five occasions before joining the under 17 in October. By November Wirtz was with the under 21 team where he played six games and scored two goal before a breakthrough to the senior team on September 2, 2021 against Liechtenstein in their 2-0 World Cup qualifier coming on a substitute for Joshua Kimmich.
Florian Wirtz Net worth and Market value
The midfielder’s value has risen over time, we would like to give you details about his current, and previous values. Currently, the market value for Florian Wirtz is 41.7 Million euros/35.7 Million pounds/49.5 million dollars. However, as at July 2020, Wirtz value was 11 million dollars, this was his lowest value. He was just a youth then with 17 years. November 2020, the value went up to 26.4 million and continued to rise to 49.5 million dollars in June 2021.
The attacking midfielder has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million euros. His main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings. With his age, Wirtz still has potential to create money and build on his worth.
Florian Wirtz ranking.
Florian Wirtz ranks at 95 among all players in the world. At his country Germany, Wirtz is number eight. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the Bundesliga, he settles for first position at Bayern Leverkusen and position 12 in Bundesliga League respectively. At the attacking midfield, which is his main position of play, he ranks 9th. A quick look at his age mates that is players born in 2003, Wirtz stands at position two.
Florian Wirtz FIFA 21 rating.
Reyna has an overall rating of 76 with the potential of 89. He rates with four stars in skill moves and four stars for weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is medium/medium. In terms of traits, he is a technical dribbler.
In the attack, the score is 66 for crossing, finishing 69, heading 43, short pass 79 and volleys 63. For movement the scorers are 75 for acceleration, sprint speed of 74, agility 85, reactions 72 and balance 81.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 83, Curve 71, FK accuracy 52, long pass 71 and ball control 80. Power the score is shot power 65 jumping 51, stamina 77, strength 50 and long shots 64.
At defence, defence awareness is 57, stand tackle 50 and sliding tackle of 52. Mental scores are 56 for aggression, interceptions 45, attacking position 70, vision 79, penalties 60 and composure 70.
Florian Wirtz transfer history.
The Germany international made his first transfer in July 2010 when he left his youth club Brauweiler to join the 1.FC Koln youth on a free transfer. July 2018, he joined the under17 team from the club’s youth team and on January 2020, the Bayern Leverkusen club identified and signed him for 220,000 dollars.
Florian Wirtz salary and contract
Wirtz joined Bayern Leverkusen July 2020 and on May 3, 2021, the club saw his potential and extended his contract for five years to keep him until June 30, 2026 that will see the midfielder pocket 15,000 euros a week totaling to an annual salary of 720,00 euros a year.
Florian Wirtz shirt numbers
Currently his shirt number at Bayern Leverkusen is number 27. However, he used to wear number 24 for the under 17 team. Before joining the Leverkusen club, he wore the number 10 shirt at 1.FC Koln. For his country Germany, he was assigned the number 16 jersey following his senior team call up. He used to use the number 7 playing for the under 21. When he was with the under 16 and under 17 team, Wirtz wore the number 10 shirt.
Florian Wirtz Family, girlfriend, weight and height.
Wirtz is a son of Hans Joachim who is a chairman at SV Grun-Weiss Brauweiler where Wirtz began his career. He has a sister who is also a footballer and a cousin to Bastian Betz. He is not in a relationship and currently building his career. He is 1.76m tall and has a weight of 79 kilograms.
Position and style of play
Primarily, Wirtz plays as an attacking midfielder which is his main position. However, he has the potential to operate at either the left and the right franks. Without a doubt, His dynamism and creativity makes his understand each role he is assigned. He his mobile with an attacking mind and likes to maneuver and link with teammates to create opportunities for others to score and for himself. He identifies spaces around him and dribbles in attempt to influence possession and create chances.
Honors/Trophies/Titles won by Florian Wirtz.
- European under 21 Champion with Germany under 21 in 2021.
- Won the German Championship with FC Koln under 17 in 2019
Florian Wirtz debuts
- Made his first start for Bayern Leverkusen on May 18, 2020 against Werder Bremen.
- May 3, 2018 Wirtz debuted for the Germany under 15 and made one appearance.
- He made his first appearance for the Germany under 16 on November 9, 2018 and played five games.
- For the under 17 the debut came on October 10, 2019 featuring in four games.
- October 9, 2020, Wirtz played his first under 21 game and went on to feature six times scoring two goals.
- His breakthrough to the senior team was on September 2, 2021 in World Cup Qualifier at Liechtenstein in their 2-0 away win.
Florian Wirtz achievements/ Individual awards
- He broke Kai Havertz record as the youngest player to start a Bundesliga game at the age of 17 years and 15days.
- When he scored against Bayern Munich in June 2020, Wirtz set the record as the youngest score in Bundesliga history but his record could hold for long as Dortmund’s Youssoufa Muokoko broke it in December 2020.
- He was Bayern Leverkusen’s youngest player to debut for the club in Bundesliga at the age of 17 years and 15 days.
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Florian Wirtz stats/ appearances
Florian Wirtz appearances for Bayern Leverkusen
Bayern Leverkusen Under 19
Florian Wirtz appearances for Germany
|World Cup Qualifier||2021-22||1||0||0|
|UEFA EURO U-21||2019-21||6||2||0|