Player Profile of Thomas Muller, who plays for Germany internationally and Bayern Munich in Bundesliga, Germany’s premier football league. Take a look at all the important details about him.
Brief Information about Tomas Muller
Full Name: Thomas Muller
Date of Birth: 13th September, 1989.
Place of Birth: Weiheim, Oberbayern, Germany (the then West Germany)
Height: 6ft 1in (1.86 m)
Current teams: Germany, Bayern Munich
Jersey Number: 25
Playing Position: Forward and attacking midfielder
Youth Career: 1993-2000 – TSV Pahl, 2000-2008 – Bayern Munich
Senior Career: 2008-2009 – Bayern Munich II, Since 2008 Bayern Munich
National Teams: 2004 -2005 – Germany U16, 2007 – Germany U19, 2008 – Germany U20, 2009 – Germany U21, Since 2010 – Germany
Personal Life of Thomas Muller
Born to Klaudia and Gerhard Muller, Thomas Muller was born in Weiheim in the Upper Bavaria province in the then West Germany. He grew up in village surroundings of Pahl. Thomas Muller has a younger brother, Simon. Thomas Muller has married to Lisa Trede his long-term girlfriend in 2009. Thomas Muller also works for a charity called YoungWings. This charity works for the children who are suffering from bereavement of trauma.
Professional Career of Thomas Muller
Just when he was 10 Thomas Muller played for TSV Pahl and then used to go 50 kilometers to play for the local junior side of Bayern Munich in 2000. He was also part of the runners up young Bayern Munich side in the U19 Bundesliga in 2007. Regionalliga was his next step where he scored heavily and continued to play for the U19 sides as well. In 2008 on 15th August, Thomas Muller made is the full-fledged debut for the senior Bayern Munich side when he substituted Miroslav Klose for the last 10 minutes of a game against Hamburger SV. Since then, Thomas Muller has been stepping one step forward in each of the Bundesliga season till now and has become one of the most important players of Bayern Munich in the current team.
Thomas Muller part of the 2014 World Cup Winning Squad
In the opening match of Germany against Portugal, Thomas Muller scored the first hat-trick of the tournament and was named Man of the match. Then in the final group match against the USA, Muller scored a goal. On 8th July in that historical Semi Final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup against the hosts Brazil, Muller scored the first goal out of those 7 goals the Germans scored. This goal was more important because that was Germany’s 2000th international goal and Muller became the player who has scored at least five goals in first two world cups and third overall to do so. He also equaled Helmut Rahn with 10 World Cup goals for Germany. Thomas Muller received the ‘Silver Boot’ for scoring the second highest number of goals in the tournament. He was also featured in the World Cup All-Star XI.