A compact modern-day goalkeeper turned out to be one of the most genius minds on the football pitch. He is playing as a goalkeeper for the German national team and Bayern Munich. The former Schalke star went on winning it big for the national team and the club side as well; his prominent achievements include winning Bundesliga for five consecutive seasons and taking FIFA World Cup 2014 home.
In 2008, in UEFA Champions league in the first knockout round against porto he almost single-handedly kept Schalke in the tournament with several saves, for this quality he was brought in the list of 2007-08 UEFA club Goalkeeper of the year award.
Early Life And Education Of Manuel Neuer
Manuel Neuer was born Manuel Peter Neuer on 27th March 1986 in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany under the birth sign Aries. he was born to Marita Neuer and Peter Neuer.
Neuer attended the Gesamtschule Berger Feld, like many other notable soccer players such as Mesut Ozil. He got his first football at the age of 2 years and played his first game in 1991, just 24 days shy of his 5th birthday.
Manuel Neuer's Career
In 2005, Manuel Neuer made his senior professional debut after having played for minor league since the age of 5 years for his hometown club.
In the 2006-2007 Season Manuel made his Bundesliga debut with Schalke when he substituted for injured Frank Rost in the second match of the season. His amazing performance prompted the club to list him in the playing-eleven for the crucial match against Bayern Munich and managed a draw of 2-2 against the title defenders.
In March of 2008, his brilliant performance in the UEFA Champions League against FC Porto forced the match into penalties and saved the goals to allow Schalke entry into the quarter-finals. In the 2008-2009 Season, Bayern Munich got interested in Manuel but his Schalke manager refused to let him go for another season.
In the 2010-2011 Season, Manuel was named as the captain of the team and led it to its first Champions League semi-final appearance. He helped Schalke win the DFB Pokal in his last season with the club by defeating MSV Duisburg 5-0.
The 2011-2012 Season saw Manuel signing a 5-year contract with Bayern Munich in July and was paid a whopping estimated $28 million, thus making him the 2nd most-expensive goalkeeper of all time.
In April of 2012, he saved penalty kicks from the likes of Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo and a s sisted Bayern Munich to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals against Real Madrid.
In the 2012-2013 Season, in the UEFA Champions League knockout phase, Manuel managed to keep the sheets clean four times in a row against FC Barcelona and Juventus FC.
In the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final, Manuel saved 8 attempts at his goal and helped the team win its 5th UEFA Champions League Title. In April of 2016, Manuel extended his contract with Bayern Munich until April of 2021.
Manuel Neuer's Net Worth
Manuel Neuer is a professional player and has quite good earning. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $40 million and salary $7.6 Million. He gets his remuneration by playing in the official team and also he has other earning sources that includes Club deals/contracts
Sponsorship & Endorsement deals.
Neuer also has his own collection of the car which includes Ferrari, BMW, Mercedes, Sports cars. He is residing now in his House in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany.
Manuel Neuer's Personal Life
Manuel Neuer is married to her girlfriend, Nina Weiss is famous as a Chicago-area fine artist and a teacher. The couple began dating in 2017, and the same year, they tied the knot at the wedding ceremony which took place in the Cathedral of Santissima della Media in Monopoli, Italy.
Besides, the couple had got a good Chemistry and also seen in various places. They sharing a marvelous time with each other.
Previously, Neuer had an affair with seveal girl, but he had six years relationship with Kathrin Gilch. They first met in 2008 on a summer vacation in Greece, while the goalkeeper used to wear Schalke shirt.
Thecouple shared a lot of memories and pictures together. Moreover, they had even decided to tie the knot. However, due to some reasons which are still unknown to the media, they got separated in 2014.
by sushma, 12 Jun, 2014