Timo Werner Biography
|Date of Birth:||1996 , March-6|
|Age:||24 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Working For||RB lepzig|
|Weight in KG||75|
The record-breaking scorer in his youth ranks and youngest player in Bundesliga history to make 150 appearances Timo Werner has just turned 23 last March and is considered prodigy of German Football. Seven goals in 10 appearances for the country and also winning the 2017 Confederations Cup has added the hype of his performance in forthcoming Worldcup in Russia. He was the biggest transfer of RB Leipzig when he was transferred from his home club Stuttgart. In his first season at Leipzig, he scored 21 league goals and led Leipzig to Champions League qualification.
Usually free of controversy and known for only his goals he was criticised for diving in a match against Schalke. But soon after scoring goals in Confederations Cup his image changed. With Worldcup to come in Russia, he is one of the stars to watch.
Early Life And Career Of Timo Werner
Werner is German professional football player born on 6th March 1996 in Stuttgart to father Gunter Schuh and mother Sabine Werner. He was raised in Bad Canstatt near the Stuttgart's Mercedez Benz Arena and was inspired by his father to play football who himself was once a winger for FC Ludwigsburg.
In his early years, he joined his hometown club VFB Stuttgart and represented the club at various youth level. During his youth years, he was labeled as the next bright prospect for Germany and made his Under 19 debut for Stuttgart during 2011/12 season when he was just sixteen years old. At that campaign, he scored 24 goals and also won Fritz Walter Medal given to youth player by German Football Association.
He made his senior debut for the team in the 2013-14 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase against PFC Botev Plovdiv of Bulgaria and became the youngest player in VfB Stuttgart history aged 17 years and four months. Furthermore, after making debut in the league he broke the record for Stuttgart's youngest player in Bundesliga and DFB Pokal and also became the youngest goalscorer after scoring against Eintracht Frankfurt. When he was eighteen years of age he signed a professional contract with Stuttgart and went on to score 14 goals in 96 appearances. He became the youngest player in Bundesliga history to make 50 appearances in Bundesliga.
Timo Werner's Professional Career with Leipzig
After Stuttgart's relegation in 2015/16 season, Werner joined RB Leipzig on 11 June 2016, signing a four-year contract. The transfer fee was reported to be around $12 million making him the biggest transfer in Leipzig history. On 26 September Werner became the youngest player in Bundesliga history to play 100 matches at the age of just 20 years. He scored his debut goal against Hamburg SV on matchday 3 of 2016/17 campaign.
At the end of season surprisingly Leipzig finished 2nd in Bundesliga table and qualified for the Champions League first time in the history of the club. He scored 21 goals making him the highest German goal scorer of the Bundesliga. Later he became the youngest player in Bundesliga history to make 150 appearances breaking the record previously set by Karl-Heinz-Korbel.
Timo Werner's International Career With Germany
Werner represented Germany at various level of youth football and was considered prodigy of German Football since his teen days. In 48 matches at the junior level, he scored 34 goals. His first hattrick for German U-15 came against Poland. Werner's first international appearance came against England. Werner was selected by Coach Joachim Low for 2017 Confederation Cup held in Russia. Germany lined a very young team for the Cup but in spite of that they won the tournament and Werner became the star and won the Golden Boot with three goals and two assists to his name. He scored his first goal of the tournament against Cameroon in the group stage.
Timo Werner's Networth And Salary
Timo Werner became the biggest transfer of the RB Leipzig's history with $12 million. His estimated net worth is around $3 million. Due to his stellar performance for Leipzig, his market value has risen to $73million. Rumors spread of Werner being transferred to Real Madrid and various English clubs including Liverpool and Manchester United but it is said that Leipzig is increasing his salary to make him stay in German club. In his Instagram post, Werner was seen with his Mercedez Benz.
Timo Werner's Personal life
Timo Werner is a handsome lad who has promising future ahead of him. He has a girlfriend named Julia Nagler who is the student in Stuttgart. It is reported that his best friend is Naby Keita, his teammate in Leipzig and plays in midfield. Werner is usually controversy free player but after he earned a penalty with an appalling dive against Schalke he was viewed as public enemy no.1 across the country and was booed by fans all over the country.