Jurgen Klinsmann

Inside Biography

Jurgen Klinsmann is a proclaimed German football manager. He is the head Coach of the United States national team. He was born in Goppingen, West Germany on 30 July, 1964. His efforts has been acknowledged and appreciated in a s sisting Germany to the third position in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He was also a former player and has played for different clubs in Europe. He was named as the “125 Greatest Living Footballers” in 2004. Besides his football career he has a diploma degree as a baker, is also a certified helicopter pilot. He is actively engaged in charity works in four countries.

Early life

Jurgen Klinsmann was born to Siegfried and Martha Klinsmann. He has three brothers. Since the age of eight he started playing for TB Gingen in Gingen an der Fils. His family moved to Stuttgrat and he started playing for SC Geislingen. He got his first contract at the age of sixteen with Stuttgarter Kickers. He however completed his diploma as a baker in 1982 persuaded by his family. He was trained by German athletic coaches during his summer holidays in 1983 and reinforced his acceleration.


He played for Stuttgrat till 1989 and during this course of time made about 155 appearances and was hugely acclaimed and gained instant recognition climbing ladders of success. He then joined Inter Milan in 1989 and played for the club for two years. He made total ninety five appearances for the club and gained appraisal. He won his first UEFA Cup playing for Inter Milan and consecutively earned the same title for Bayern Munich after few years. He joined a France team in 1992 and played for two seasons with Monaco. He moved to English Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur in 1994 and played for one season though the contract was of two years. He has also actively played for Bayern Munich and Orange County Blue star in the United States. He played for Germany from 1987 to 1998 appearing in 108 matches. He retired from being a footballer and strived to become a manager. He was made the manager of German national team in 2004  and helped Germany to claim third position in 2006 FIFA World Cup. He also went on to be the manager of Bayern Munich in 2008. He was made the coach of the United States national football team in 2011 and was in News frequently.

Personal life

He is an apprentice baker and is also sometimes evoked as a baker’s son. He is a Family man and was married to an American Model Debbie Chin (Spouse) and has two children with her named Jonathan and Laila. He loves flying helicopters in Southern California and is trained in four languages.

Awards and achievements

He has earned several honors such as UEFA Cup and international honors such as FIFA World Cup 2006, US Cup, and European Championship. He was named the German footballer of the year in 1994 and German football manager of the year in 2006.

Other details

His Height is 1.81 m and Weight is 73 kg. he has a base Salary of 3 million dollar. His Net Worth is 14.5 million dollar. He is from German Nation. The Current Team that he leads is the United States(USA)  National Team.

by anchal77, 12 Jun, 2014

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