|Real Name/Full Name
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|6 March 1996
|27 years old
|In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Father – Gunther Schuh
Mother – Sabine Werner
|VfB Stuttgart’s Academy
|Professional Football Player
Timo Werner is a renowned German professional football player who plays for the English Premier League club, Chelsea. In addition to this, he also plays for the Germany National Team, where he both plays as a forward. He commenced his career by playing for the VfB Stuttgart, then joined RB Leipzig and later joined Chelsea.
Werner has had several successes that have led to his popularity and ranking as one of the best football players globally. Some of his early major successes were on the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, where he was the top scorer in the tournament, helping Germany to win the tournament. Keep reading this article as we get to know more about Timo Werner in 2021.
Biography and Early Life
Timo Werner was born on 6th March in the year 1996 in Stuttgart, Southwest Germany. He was born to his parents, Gunther Schuh, his father and a retired German Football player and coach, and his mother known as Sabine Werner. Werner is yet to share details regarding his siblings.
He claimed that he would be running together with his father to the mountains during his early life, which made him used to his high speed. This has later turned out to be one of his best performances, and he is known for his speed.
He commenced his professional career at a very young age, through which he got absorbed to VfB Stuttgart, his hometown football club, at the age of 6 years. Since his early life, he had good performance, which saw him rise through ranks in his youth team.
Timo Werner has not yet shared details regarding his education life. Nevertheless, he went through much training starting from his father, who they would run together on the mountains, coupled with his coaching skills. His father is said to have guided him into being an attacker and a forward in football. With this, he would highly motivate him through the former German forward known as Mario Gomez.
He joined the VfB Stuttgart’s Academy in 2002 while he was at the age of 7. This is where he got much of the professional football playing skills and got him the much success he got throughout his career.
Personal Life: Girlfriend, Wife
Though Werner is yet to get married, he met his lover, who they are dating to date. He is dating a fitness model known as Julia Nagler, who they commenced dating since his early career days. His girlfriend was studying at the University of Stuggart. He always shares his moments with his lover during his football holidays.
Is Timo Werner Gay?
No, Timo Werner is not gay. He is of a straight sexual orientation through which he is dating his girlfriend known as Julia Nagler, who they met in his hometown. He has had no rumors of being gay, nor has he shared any details of having left his girlfriend. He is happy in his relationship.
Timo Werner currently plays for the Premier League team, Chelsea, and the German National Team on his T-shirt Position 11. He has scaled high to his success following his high performance since his early life. Here are the details of his career since his early days.
Werner commenced his career in his hometown, through which he started playing for the TSV Steinhaldenfeld before he joined the VfB Stuttgart’s Academy in the year 2002. While at VfB Stuttgart, he got promoted to the U-19 team while he was at the age of 16 years during the 2012-13 season. After the promotion, he scored 24 goals in the season, making him to awarded the Fritz Walter Medal.
He made a record of being the youngest player to get featured in an official match for Stuttgart while at the age of 17 years. Later, he became the youngest player to score two goals in a game in Bundesliga history. Following his performance, he got signed up by VfB Stuttgart on his 18th birthday. He got featured in 95 league appearances, whereby he scored 13 goals and becoming the youngest player to get featured in more than 50 appearances, though later broken by Kai Havertz.
In 2016, he got signed on a 4-year contract with RB Leipzig and ended the 2016-17 season with 21 goals helping RB Leipzig get their qualification to the UEFA Champions League for their first time in history. He got his first Bundesliga hat-trick in 2019 with the RB Leipzig on a victory against Borussia Monchengladbach. He had his last match on 27th June 2020, where he completed his tenure with RB Leipzig being the club’s record goalscorer with 95 goals.
He was signed to the premier league club, Chelsea, on 18th June 2020, on a £47.5 million transfer for a 5-year contract. He got his first English Premier League appearance on 14th September 2020 and scored his first goal in Chelsea on 29th September 2020 in the 19th minute, the match against Tottenham Hotspur on the EFL Cup.
His first premier league goal was on 17th October 2020 in the match against Southampton. His first Champions League goal was against Krasnodar on 28th October. He won the first Champions League Title in 2021 after Chelsea won against Manchester City in the finals.
Timo Werner has represented Germany since the youth level in his International career, including the U15, U16, U17, U19, and U21 teams. He got much success which saw him get to the senior squad in the year 2017 on a friendly match against England.
He was included in the 23-man squad for the German’s side on the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where he got his first featuring in the World Cup on 17th June 2018 against Mexico. He was also featured in the UEFA Euro 2020 squad.
Awards and Achievements
- In 2013, he won the Gold U-17 award, which was the Fritz Walter Medal
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Timo Werner in 2024
Timo Werner has an estimated net worth of $37 Million. This is from his successful career as a professional football player. He is among the best players in the English Premier League. Timo Werner’s salary at Chelsea is £ 272,000 in a week and £14,144,000 in a year.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Timo Werner was a great fan of Mario Gomez where he said that he would have his posters hanged in his room while at the age of 11 years.
- Timo Werner is a speeding bullet due to his high speed. This made him be nicknamed ‘Turbo Timo’.
In conclusion, Timo Werner has been one of the most successful football players during their young age. Though he came from a humble background, he has risen above the ladders to make it to be one of the champions in the European nations. After the Champions League victory, he posted a photo with a message, ‘From the pitches of Stuttgart to winning the Champions League.’ The portrait included his young age at Stuttgart and the victory celebration with Chelsea.