Timo Werner who was born on the 6th of March 1996 is a German professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Chelsea and the Germany national team.
Timo Werner’s Club Career
As per Celebrity update, Timo Werner began his senior club career in 2013 playing for VfB Stuttgart, becoming the club’s youngest debutant and youngest ever goal scorer. Timo Werner signed with RB Leipzig in 2016, at the age of 20, in a then club record transfer worth €10 million, where he set the record as the youngest player to reach 150 and 200 appearances in the Bundesliga. The 26-year-old also finished as the league’s second highest goal scorer in the 2019–20 season. After Timo Werner became Leipzig’s all-time top goal scorer, he departed to Chelsea in 2020 for a reported fee worth €50 million, lifting the UEFA Champions League in his first season at the club.
Timo Werner’s International Career
The former RB Leipzig’s goal scorer, Timo Werner represented Germany at the youth level, playing for the U15, U16, U17, U19, and U21 teams, scoring 34 goals in 48 matches overall. Timo Werner scored a hat-trick on his first appearance for Germany U15 in a match against Poland in 2010. Two years later, he was a part of the Germany team that finished runner-up in the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.
The German striker was called up to the German senior squad in 2017 by head coach Joachim Löw for the friendly against England and the 2018 World Cup qualification match against Azerbaijan on 22 and 26 March 2017 respectively.
Again, Timo Werner was however named in Germany’s squad for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup held in Russia on the 17th of May 2017. Werner also appeared as a substitute for Sandro Wagner in the team’s opening game of the tournament against Australia, before scoring his first two international goals when selected to start in Germany’s final group match against Cameroon on 25 June. After a frame of four days, Werner scored Germany’s third goal in a 4–1 semi-final victory over Mexico. Werner also assisted Lars Stindl’s tournament winning goal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Final against Chile on the 2nd of July 2017. With three goals and two assists, Werner was awarded the tournament’s Golden Boot.
The former RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner was included in Germany’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. His football statistics have it that he made his first World Cup appearance on 17 June, starting in a 1–0 loss to Mexico in Germany’s opening match. Again, Timo Werner also featured in both of the remaining group stage fixtures but failed to score as Germany were eliminated at the first round for the first time since 1938.
The German international was selected to the squad for the UEFA Euro 2020 on the 19th of May 2021. Meanwhile, on the 14th of June 2022, he scored a brace in a 5–2 win over Italy in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League A, to be Italy’s first time to concede at least five goals since the 6–1 defeat to Yugoslavia on 12 May 1957.
Style of play
Timo is one a thousand players in the world of football Nicknamed “Turbo Timo”, Werner is known for his acceleration and pace. A direct, hard-working, and energetic forward, he initially played as a winger in his youth, before being switched to a striker or centre-forward role. Timo Werner, being an intelligent player, he has been praised in the media for his determination and willingness to drop deep to retrieve the ball or link-up with midfielders. While the German international is not known for his physicality, aerial game, or hold–up play, he is a prolific goalscorer, possessing excellent movement off the ball, as well as a powerful and accurate shot with his right foot from both inside and outside the penalty area; he usually prefers to cut inside from the left flank and shoot on goal with his stronger foot, although he is also capable of cutting inside from the right and striking with his left.
Werner Net worth
The value of Timo Werner has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Werner has a market value of 65 million euros. As per ESPN, tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 1 million euros as of August 2013 when he was 17 years old and playing at VfB Stuttgart. Again, according to the Forbes update, the Blues Centre forward has an estimated net worth of 37 million dollars. Nevertheless, it will be tremendous to note that the main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
Salary and contract
The German international striker joined the English Premier League club, Chelsea, from Leipzig on July 1, 2020, after the two clubs agreed on the transfer There was an agreement between the player and the club fee, for the transfer to be complete, in terms of his contract and salary was of the essence. This is to say that the forward penned down a five-year contract that runs until June 30, 2025, when it will expire. With regard to his payment, Timo Werner pockets a salary of 272,000 pounds a week totaling 14.1 million pounds per year at Chelsea.
Won the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea in the 2020-21 season.
Super Cup winner with Chelsea in 2001.
Champion of the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017 with his country Germany.
Runner-up in the FA Cup with Chelsea in the 2020-21 season.
DFB-Pokal runner-up with Leipzig in the 2018-19 season.
Achievements and individual awards
In November and December 2019, he was the Player of the Month in the Bundesliga.
During the 2019-20, he was named in the Bundesliga Team of the Season.
Named in the 2017-18 UEFA Europa League squad of the Season.
He was the Top Scorer in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017.
Named in the Breakthrough XI in the 2017 UEFA Champions League.
Winner of the Fritz Walter Silver Medal in 2015 for the U19.
Winner of the Fritz Walter Gold Medal in 2013 for the U19.
Other Facts about Werner
Real Name/Full Name: Timo Werner
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Turbo Timo
Birth Place: Stuttgart, Germany
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 March 1996
Age/How Old: 26 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 Kg, In Pounds – 170 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Gunther Schuh
Mother – Sabine Werner
School: VfB Stuttgart’s Academy
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: Julia Nagler
Profession: Professional Football Player
Net Worth: $37 Million
Last Updated: June 2022