Philipp Lahm Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Philipp Lahm
Date of Birth: 1983 , November-11
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Philipp Lahm
Father Roland Lahm
Mother Daniela Lahm
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Munich
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For FC Bayern Munich
Salary 10 million EUR
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Weight in KG 66 kg
Famous for Football player
Married Yes
Married to Claudia Lahm
Children Julian Lahm
Education Ashford University
Awards contributing against unbearable prejudice and homophobia in sports specifically in football
Online Presence Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter
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Philipp Lahm, is a German Footballer who plays for his Current Team, Bayern Munich. He was born in 11 November 1983 who is aged 30 now. His birth of place is in a German city of Munich. He is a captain of his both teams for Bayern Munich and the German national team where he plays as a full back or defensive midfielder.Lahm is regarded as one of the best full backs of his generation where he got chance to join the World Cup team of the tournament in 2006 and 2010, the UEFA Team of the Tournament in 2008 and 2012 and in the UEFA Team of the Year 2006, 2008, 2012 and 2013.Being right- footed he is capable of playing with both sides of the angle.He is famous for his speed in pace, facing abilities, drizzling abilities along with his small status which has given him the nick name of "Magic Dwarf".He was born in Munich, Bavaria.During his youthful days Lahm was a joker in his  school. He was an intelligent,brilliant and bright student. He had great longing to become a baker. Initially Lahm was a ball boy for Bayern Munich matches at Olympic Stadium.He has engaged himself in many charity agenda and events.Lahm has started a foundation named Philipp Lahm-Stiftung to provide support to the needy children.He is also an official ambassador where he represents “FIFA for SOS Children's Villages". Additionally he was an ambassador of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 World AIDS Day.He has also fought for abusement done with the children.

 He was awarded a Tolerantia-Preis on 20 September in 2008 for contributing against unbearable prejudice and homophobia in sports specifically in footballHe has no problem with homosexual teammates he speaks out.Yet  Lahm restricts his  footballers to publicize being homosexual in fear that they would get suffer by doing so.Lahm  turned his long time love into marriage with his Girlfriend girlfriend Claudia Schattenberg in the Munich suburb of Aying  after Germany  was  given the third place in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He has a very beautiful and loving Spouse. The couple had their first son, Julian, on 15 August in 2012.When he was 27, he had released his autobiography, Der feine Unterschied: Wie man heute Spitzenfußballer wird (The Subtle Difference – How to Become a Top Footballer)  in August 2011.

At the age of eleven Philipp began playing for the football Olympus and got into the Bayern Munich youth system. In 2001 Philipp began to play for Bayern Munich II. The young Defender’s first match appearance for the team was against FC Wacker on 25 August in 2001.In 2003 Lahm got transferred to VfB Stuttgart where he made 53 club appearances during two seasons and was purshaed on loan. The footballer again went back to Bayern Munich in 2005.He is regarded as the most expensive back in Bayern Munich and Bundesliga.Philipp got elected to the FIFA's World Cup Dream Team in 2006 and again then in 2008 he got selected to UEFA Technical Team. In 2010 he got again included to the FIFA's World Cup All Star Team.

Philipp has a height of 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) and a Weight of 65 kg.He also plays for his Nation,Germany. He is able to get Red Card. His Images and photos are found in the different social sites and seem to appear in television.He earns a Salary of 10 million EUR (2012).