Nils Petersen is a professional German football player who plays as a striker for German national team and the German professional football club, SC Freiburg.
He has played for the senior teams for German football clubs such as Carl Zeiss Jena, Energie Cottbus, Bayern Munich as well as Weder Bremen.
Petersen has represented Germany in their youth teams and Olympics team and made his full international debut for Germany in 2018.
Nils Petersen was born on 6 December 2008, Wernigerode, East Germany. Born to German parents Andreas Petersen and Sabine Petersen, he holds German nationality. He also has a sister named Norma Petersen.
Hewas fond of playing football since his early childhood days.
The German striker started his playing career with youth clubs of German team such as
FC Einheit Wernigerode, 1 FC Wernigerode, VfB Germania Halberstadt and Carl Zeiss Jena.
His annual salary is around € 1.7 million with a weekly salary of € 33,000 which he receives from his current club, SC Freiburg and has a market worth in the region of £10.8 million as of early June 2018.
Looking at his professional playing career combining with his assets as well as endorsing products like Adidas, his net worth is estimated at around $3 million.
After playing for the youth team of Carl Zeiss Jena, he joined the main team in 2007 and made his debut against 1.FC Koln on 4 February 2007.
He later transferred to the reserve side of Energie Cottbus and played for the main team in 2009.
Petersen signed a three-year contract German Bundesliga giant, Bayern Munich and scored a hattrick in his debut match against Trentino Selection in 2011.
He was later transferred to fellow Bundesliga club, Weder Bremen as a part of a loan deal for 2012/13 season.
Petersen signed a four-year contract with Weder Bremen for an undisclosed transfer fee on May 2013.
He was later transferred to SC Freiburg as a part of a loan deal in 2015 and is currently playing for the club, whom he signed a permanent deal in 2015.
After playing for Germany in the UEFA under 19 European Championship and played at the 2016 Summer Olympics where he was the part of the German team that won the bronze medal at the competition.
He made his full international debut for senior Germany national team against Austria in a friendly on 2 June 2018.
Currently, 29, the German striker Nils Petersen stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall. Talking about his personal life, he seems to be in a relationship with his girlfriend whose name has not been mentioned.
The couple looks like they are having a good time with each other and is often seen together vacationing in memorable places.
The couple is quite often seen together in public places.