Manuel Neuer is a German professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper and is the captain of both the Bundesliga team Bayern Munich and the German national Football team. He is thought to be one of the best goalkeepers in sports history.
Neuer has been called a “Sweeper-Keeper” because of the way he plays and how fast he is when he runs out of the goalkeeper’s box to get ahead of his opponents. He was named by IFFHS to be the best goalkeeper of the decade from 2011 to 2020.
Manuel Neuer (Born Manuel Peter Neuer) was born in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany, on March 27, 1986. Neuer began his professional career with Schalke 04, where he won the DFB-Pokal and the DFL-Ligapokal.
Since joining Bayern Munich in 2011, he has amassed 28 trophies, including ten Bundesliga crowns and two UEFA Champions League titles in 2013 and 2020, all as components of trebles.
Neuer finished third in the FIFA Ballon d’Or voting in 2014, after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He won the UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year award and the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper award a combined five times.
Neuer was chosen as Germany’s Top Goalkeeper for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
He only let one goal in during the group stage. He set up Miroslav Klose’s first goal against England, which Germany used to win 4–1. Four years later, in 2014, Neuer and the German national team won the FIFA World Cup and the Golden Glove award for Best Goalkeeper.
Is Manuel Neuer Gay?
No, Manuel Neuer is Not Gay and His Sexual Orientation is Straight. However, he is a supporter of the LGBT community.
He was recently seen playing while wearing a rainbow armband to show support for the LGBT community.
A South American publication made the mistake of thinking Manuel was gay because of how his words were translated.
In fact, the statement said that it would be good if gay professional football players came out because it would help others do the same.
The goalkeeper said he wanted gay football players to come out in public, saying that it would make them feel better.
Manuel Neuer’s Personal Life
Manuel Neuer was once married to Nina Weiss, who is now his ex-wife. The couple started dating for the first time in 2015.
Weiss and Neuer got married in 2017 after dating for about 2 years. Their relationship didn’t last long, though, and by 2020 they were no longer together.
Manuel dated Kathrin Gilch before he met Nina. They broke up in 2014.
Manuel Neuer’s Social Media Handles
Manuel Neuer uses Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, among other social media apps.