Manuel Neuer was born on 27 March 1986 and his age is currently 36 years old. Neuer hails from Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany, and his zodiac sign is Aries.
Likewise, his full name is Manuel Peter Neuer. Just like Mesut Özil, Neuer also attended Gesamtschule Berger Feld. Talking about his family, he has a brother named Marcel.
His brother is a football referee in the Verbandsliga at present. Further, he received his 1st football at the young age of 2 years. Subsequently, this personality had his 1st game on 3 March 1991. It was only 24 days before his 5th birthday.
Moreover, Neuer is Catholic and lends his support to a Gelsenkirchen-based Catholic social action group that campaigns against child poverty. This personality also supports a Gelsenkirchen-based youth club run by the Amigonians.
Manuel Neuer is a talented footballer. As such, he plays as a goalkeeper as well as is the captain of both Bundesliga club Bayern Munich as well as the German national team. Likewise, his hero and idol as a child was fellow German and former Schalke goalkeeper Jens Lehmann.
In the history of the sport, Neuer is regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers. Due to his playing style and speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents going out of the goalkeeper box, this footballer is described as a “sweeper-keeper”.
Furthermore, IFFHS named this personality the best goalkeeper of the decade from 2011 to 2020. Talking about the beginning, this footballer started his career at Schalke 04. There, Neuer won the DFB-Pokal and DFL-Ligapokal. Then in the year 2011, this player signed for Bayern Munich.
Since then, he has won 27 trophies including ten Bundesliga titles as well as two UEFA Champions League titles in 2013 and 2020. The WEFA Champions League titles were both as part of trebles.
Moreover, in the year 2014, this personality finished 3rd in the voting for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award. The two footballers before him were Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Likewise, this personality received the award for the UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year and the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper five times each. Additionally, this footballer was selected as Germany’s #1 goalkeeper for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
During the group stages, Neuer only conceded a single goal. Further, this personality provided the assist for Miroslav Klose’s opening goal against England and his country won 4–1. After 4 years of this event, this footballer won the 2014 FIFA World Cup with Germany.
Also, he won the Golden Glove award for being the best goalkeeper in the same tournament. Furthermore, this personality started a charity foundation for children called the Manuel Neuer Kids Foundation. S
imilarly, he won €500,000 for charity in a celebrity edition of Wer wird Millionär? in November 2011. This is the German version of the TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Manuel Neuer was previously romantically involved with Kathrin Gilch until 2014. Then in the year 2015, this goalkeeper started a relationship with Nina Weiss.
On 21 May 2017, this personality tied the knot with Nina Weiss married in Tannheim, Austria. The lovely couple had a civil ceremony followed by a church wedding in the Cathedral of Santissima della Madia in Monopoli, Italy.
The couple’s church wedding was on 10 June 2017. However, Neuer and Weiss separated in early 2020. Subsequently, the German goalkeeper began to date Anika Bissel.
As of 2022, reports claim that Neuer and Anika are still in love with each other.
Manuel Neuer stands tall at an approximate height of 1.93 meters or 6 feet 4 inches and his weight is around 92 kgs or 203 lbs. Moreover, the German national football team caption has mesmerizing blue eyes and brown eyes.
Talking about his social media presence, Manuel Neuer joined Twitter in March 2013 and has over 3.9 million followers on his @manuel_neuer account. Likewise, his username on Instagram is @manuelneuer. As of July 2022, this profile has over 11.7 million followers.
Similarly, he is available on Tiktok as @manuelneuer. So far, this profile has over 4.3 million followers and 26.9 million likes. On Facebook, this footballer has over 19 million followers. Moving on, he is net worth around $40 million US dollars.