Manuel Neuer Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Manuel Neuer was born on 27-03-1986 in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a german soccer player.

Real Name Manuel Peter Neuer
Nickname Manu, Snapper
Profession German Professional Footballer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
Weight in Kilograms- 92 kg
in Pounds- 203 lbs
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Brown
Professional Debut For FC Schalke 04 in 2006-07 season
Jersey Number 1
Position Goalkeeper
Coach/Mentor Not Known
Achievements • In the 2014 FIFA World Cup Manuel was given Golden Glove Award for being the best goalkeeper of the tournament.
• Some People consider him to be the best goalkeeper in the World since Lev Yashin.
• In 2014 for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award, Manuel got third spot after voting.
• Again in 2014, he became the third best player in the World as per “The Guardian”.
• In November 2009, he was the only German goalkeeper in the list of five nominated goalkeepers for UEFA Team of the Year.
• In 2011-12 season playing for FC Bayern Neuer broke the Bayern Munich record for most competitive clean sheets in a row, having gone over 1,000 minutes without conceding. He improved the record formerly held by Oliver Kahn.
Career Turning Point In 2008 in UEFA Champions league in the first knockout round against porto he almost single-handedly kept Schalke in the tournament with several saves, for this quality he was brought in the list of 2007–08 UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year award.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 27 March 1986
Age (as in 2016) 30 Years
Birth Place Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality German
Hometown Munich
School Gesamtschule Berger Feld
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Brother-Marcel Neuer (Football Referee)

Sister– Not Known

Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity German
Hobbies Playing tennis, Travelling skiing.
Controversies Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Potato fritters with salmon and salad
Favourite Color Green
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Kathrin Gilch (2009-2014)
Wife N/A
Children N/A
Money Factor
Salary $7.627 Million
Net Worth $40 Million


  • Does Manuel Neuer smoke ?: No.
  • Does Manuel drink alcohol?: Yes.
  • Manuel attended the comprehensive school Berger field, like many other well-known footballers like Mesut Özil.
  • Manuel started playing football when he was only 2 years old.
  • Manuel’s brother Marcel Neuer is currently football referee.
  • His first football game was on March 3, 1991, 24 days before his fifth birthday.
  • Manuel runs a charity foundation called Manuel Neuer Kids Foundation. In November 2011, he won € 500,000 for charity in a celebrity edition of Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
  • In 2011 he moved to Bayern Munich, signed a contract for 22 million euros and was thus after Gianluigi Buffon the second most expensive goalkeeper of all time.
  • He is vice-captain of FC Bayern Munich and captain of the German national football team.
  • Manuel is known as the Sweeper Keeper for his unique style of play and speed.
  • He is the current holder of the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper Award for three years and is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

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