Mats Hummels

by John Max 14 Nov,2017
Mats Hummels

German professional footballer, Mats Julian Hummels is famous as Mats Hummels who plays for Bayern Munich and the German national team as a central defender.

Early Life

Mats Hummels was born on 16th of December 1988, in Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany, as Mats Jullian Hummels. He is the son of professional footballer and manager, Hermann Hummels who worked as a youth coordinator at Bayer Munich and Ulla Holthoff. He raised alongside his brother, Jonas who is a former footballer.

He started his footballing career at the tender age of six with the Bayern Munich.

Club Career

Bayern Munich

On 19th of December 2006, Mats entered in the reserved team of Munich, signing his first professional contract of four years. After a year, he was promoted to the senior side of the club. On 19th May 2007, he made his senior team debut, playing Bundesliga match against 1. FSV Mainz 05.

Borussia Dortmund

In January 2008, Mats was loaned to Borussia Dortmund. During his first full season, he promptly established himself as first-choice, through his excellent performance.

In February 2009, he officially signed a contract for a fee of €4 Million to the club. His honors at the club include finishing as runner-up in the “2012-13 UEFA Champions League”, 2013-14 DFL-Supercup, 2011-12 DFB-Pokal, and 2010-11 and 2011-12 Bundesliga.

From 2009-16, Mats made total 225 appearances and scored 19 goals for the Dortmund.

Return Bayern

On 1st July 2016, Mats returned to Bayern Munich, signing a 5-year deal. For the club, he made his debut in the “2016 DFL-Supercup” final, against his former team and winning by 2-0.

International career

Mats Hummels was a part of Germany U20 in 2007. Further, he played in Germany U21 from 2007-10.

On 13th May 2010, Mats debuted as a senior member of German national team in a friendly match against Malta in Aachen. Till the date, he earned 60 caps for the national team.

Personal Life

Mats Hummels tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Cathy Fischer, in June 2015. His beautiful Spouse, Fischer won the “Germany’s WAG of the year” for 2013.

Financial Aspects

The renowned footballer, Mats earns $10,010,000 annual salary. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $12 million, and his current market value is €40,00 million. Besides this, he has also endorsements with various prominent brands such as Envok and Adidas.

 

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