- Birth Name Manuel Peter Neuer
- Birth Place Gelsenkirchen
- Famous Name Manuel Neuer
- Net Worth $9 million
- Salary 7.627 million USD
- Nationality German
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Married N/A
- Divorce N/A
- Affair with N/A
- Girlfriend N/A
Manuel Neuer AKA Manuel Peter Neuer is a German professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper from German national team and Bayern Munich. He started his professional career with Schalke 04 in 2004 before joining Bayern Munich in 2011.
He is adored for quick reflexes and exceptional shot stopping skill. Neuer won a Golden Glove Award while leading a Germany team to a World Cup Championship in 2014. He is also regarded as one of the best goalkeepers at current.
Manuel Neuer Early life
Manuel Neuer was born on 27th March 1986 in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany. Born to Peter Neuer and Sarita Neuer, he was raised in a Catholic home and is a proud member of the Gelsenkirchen-based Catholic Church.
Further, the German soccer star belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity, and his birth sign is Aries. His brother Marcel is also associated with football. He worked as a football referee in the Verbandsliga.
Neuer's goal was to be a successful football player and started his youth career in 1991. He played for the Schalke 04 for 14 years. He turned professional in 2005 and started his professional career playing for the senior team of Schalke 04.
In the year 2011, he signed a contract with Bayern Munich for five years. The contract ended in June 2016 but was renewed again. He also played in Germany U18, Germany U19, Germany U20, and Germany U21 and from 2009; he served as a successful goalkeeper of German national team.
Manuel Neuer earned his stardom by delivering his remarkable performance in FIFA 2014 World Cup. His quick reflexes and outstanding shot stopping capabilities helped his team to win the tournament. He was an incredible player and finished 3rd in voting, behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award. In the same year, he was also ranked as the third best player in the world by The Guardian.
Manuel Neuer is married to his beautiful girlfriend Nina Weiss. The couple started dating each other in early 2017 and tied the knot the same year. They first married in a civil ceremony in Tannheim, Austria, and had their church wedding in the Cathedral of Santissima della Media in Monopoli, Italy.
Mario Gotze also attended the wedding with his girlfriend.
Nina is a Chicago-area fine artist and a teacher.
Neuer was previously in a relationship with his former girlfriend Kathrin Glich for many years. They were often spotted together in many sporting as well as red carpet events. However, due to some circumstances, the lovely couple was separated in 2014. They first met each other in 20018 in Greece while Neuer was on a vacation.
Several South American magazines claimed that he was a gay after a wrong translation of his statement which read:
"It would be good if a professional football player came out because it would help others to do the same."
He is a Catholic Christian and donates for many humanitarian causes. Manuel Neuer also does a charity foundation for children through an organization named Manuel Neuer Kids Foundation.
Manuel Neuer's Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary
Manuel Neuer has a height of 1.93 m and his weight is around 92 kg. He has great career earnings and salary. His net worth is reportedly around $40 million.
Neuer earns the weekly wage of €150,000 with the annual salary reported to be around €8 million.