Joshua Kimmich Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 May, 2018
Facts of Joshua Kimmich
Date of Birth: 1995 , February-8
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Joshua Kimmich
Father BertholdKimmich
Mother AnjaKimmich
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Rottweil, Germany
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Player
Affair with Lina Meyer
Girlfriend Lina Meyer
Sisters DeborahKimmich
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German professional footballer, Joshua Kimmich's maturity and tactically on and off the field, has made him one of the successful young football players as well as almost certain future captain of FC Bayern Munich. The player came to limelight after showing his versatility in both attacking and defensive roles. He also helped German to win the UEFA European Under-19 Championship and FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017. 

Early Life And Childhood Of Joshua Kimmich 

Joshua Kimmich was born Joshua Walter Kimmich in Rottweil, Germany, on 8 February 1995 to Anja Kimmich and Berthold Kimmich. He holds German Nationality and regarding his ethnicity; he is Caucasian. He grew up in Rottweil along with his sister named Deborah Kimmich

He started playing football for the local club VfB Stuttgart and played until the end of 2013.  

Joshua Kimmich's Professional Career 

Joshua Kimmich joined the German association football club in July 2013 and netted his first professional goal for the club in a 32 win against 1. FC Saarbrcken on 30 November. He played for the club from 2013-15 and scored three goals in 53 appearances. 

Kimmich later joined Bayern Munich after he signed a five-year contract, for a reported fee of 7 million ($8,257,781). Under Pep Guardiola guidance, he showed rare versatility while playing as a central defender at the club and made 23 league appearances for the club. 

CAPTION: Professional footballer Joshua Kimmich. SOURCE: Sportgraphy

After he registered his first goal for the club on 9 September 2017, he again scored two Champions League goals after four days in a 50 home victory against FC Rostov. 

International Career 

Joshua Kimmich was the part of Germany U17, U18, U19, U21. He netted his first international goal in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifications 3-0 match against Norway. 

During his international career, Kimmich helped the team to win the UEFA European Under-19 Championship and FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017, becoming the German national team Player of the Year 2017.  

Joshua Kimmich's Net Worth 

As per some online sources, Joshua Kimmich's net worth is believed to be over $2 million. The player's current market value is around 55 ($64,813,760). 

Kimmich currently plays for both positions Central midfielder and right-back at Bayern Munich. With the club, he signed a contract for a reported fee of 7 million ($8,257,781).   

Joshua Kimmich's Personal Life 

Joshua Kimmich is yet to be married. He is in a relationship with Lina Meyer. He first met his girlfriend while he was playing for RB Leipzig. The couple is quite private and does not share much information about their relationship to media. 

CAPTION: Joshua Kimmich and his girlfriend, Lina Meyer.  SOURCE: Wives and Girlfriends, Sport Beauties

Kimmich is active on the social media where he regularly gives updates about his upcoming matches to his millions of followers.  He also loves to visit new places and spending time with his family too. Kimmich has cited Bastian Schweinsteiger as his inspiration and role model. 

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