Thomas Müller is a German professional football player who plays forward or midfielder for one of the world's best team, Bayern Munich, and the German national team. He is the vice-captain of both his club and the national team. The 28 years old currently receives an annual salary of $18.5 million from his present club.
Thomas Müller was born on 13 September 1989, in Weilheim in Oberbayern, West Germany. His mother Klaudia Müller is a school teacher, and his father is Gerhard Müller. He has a younger brother whose name is Simon Müller. He began playing football at the age of nine.
Thomas Müller began his youth footballing career with the local club, TSV Pähl in 1993, he was at the club for seven years, and later he joined the youth squad of Bayern Munich in 2000. He was then promoted to the Bayern's second team, and he played six successive seasons for the club's second team.
Analyzing Müller's progress, he was finally named to the 1st team in 2008. Müller signed his first contract with the club in February 2009 confirming a two-year contract with the club.
Müller made his official debut for the club on 12 September 2009, in a match against their arch-rivals Borussia Dortmund in which he scored two goals in a 5–1 victory. He rounded off September becoming the Bundesliga Player of the Month.
In February 2010, Müller signed a new contract with Bayern Munich validating till 2013. He began to start the season regularly developing a tri with Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery. He scored the first Hattrick of his career in the same season. He was on the short-list of FIFA Ballon d'Or award in the 2010-11 season. He still plays for the club winning 177 caps and scoring 99 goals.
Thomas Müller has represented his nation Germany at both junior and senior levels. He earned six caps for the under-21s and scored a goal. He was named in the senior squad for a friendly match against the Ivory Coast on 12 November 2011.
Müller scored his first World Cup qualifying goals on 22 March 2013, scoring Germany's opener and final goal in a 3–0 away win over Kazakhstan. He scored the first hattrick in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He won the man of the match title in a 4–0 win against Portugal on 16 June 2014, in Germany's opening match of the tournament.
He helped his team to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup winning a silver Boot as the tournament's second top scorer. He has won over 90 caps for his national side scoring 38 goals.
Thomas Müller is a married man; he married his long-term girlfriend Lisa Müller; a semi-professional equestrian who works on a farm. After having a relationship for four and a half years, the couple decided to tie their knots on December 1, 2009, along with his teammates and his family in West Germany, hometown.
He is a Roman Catholic who became he became an ambassador for YoungWings, a charity in June 2011, a charity that helps children who have suffered bereavement or trauma.
Net Worth and Endorsements
Thomas Müller is indeed a wealthy man with an estimated net worth of $38 million in 2017, in 2017 including all of his assets. He currently receives an annual salary of $18.5 million from his present club which will surely boost his net worth in coming days.
As for shelter he currently resides in Munich in a mansion worthing $3.2 million, he too has a house in his hometown with the real estate value of $1.4 million. He has a huge collection of cars including Audi, BMW, Rolls Royce and many others. The other source of his income is from his endorsing brands. He is also known as advertising king of Germany.