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Florian Wirtz
Florian Wirtz
Personal information
Full name Florian Richard Wirtz
Date of birth 3 May 2003 (2003-05-03) (age 17)
Place of birth    Pulheim, Germany Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club Germany Bayer Leverkusen
Number 27
Youth clubs
0000–2010
2010–2020
2020–
Germany Grün-Weiß Brauweiler
Germany 1. FC Köln
Germany Bayer Leverkusen
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2020– Germany Bayer Leverkusen 0000(1)   
National team
2018
2018–2019
2019–
Germany Germany U15
Germany Germany U16
Germany Germany U17
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Florian Richard Wirtz (born 3 May 2003) is a German footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Bayer Leverkusen.

Career

Wirtz joined the youth team of 1. FC Köln in 2010, where he remained until signed by Bayer Leverkusen in January 2020. Wirtz made his professional debut for Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on 18 May 2020, starting in the away match against Werder Bremen. In doing so, he became the youngest Leverkusen player to debut in the Bundesliga, at the age of 17 years and 15 days.

On 6 June 2020, Wirtz scored his first goal for Leverkusen in the 89th minute of the home match against Bayern Munich, which finished as a 2–4 loss. In doing so, he became the youngest goalscorer in Bundesliga history at the age of 17 years and 34 days.

External links

Bayer
Bayer 04 Leverkusen squad - 2020–21

1 Hrádecký · 4 Tah · 5 S. Bender · 6 Dragović · 7 Paulinho · 8 L. Bender (c) · 9 Bailey · 10 Demirbay · 11 Amiri · 12 Tapsoba · 13 Alario · 15 Baumgartlinger · 18 Wendell · 19 Diaby · 20 Aránguiz · 22 Sinkgraven · 23 Weiser · 25 Palacios · 27 Wirtz · 28 Özcan · 29 Havertz · 31 Volland · 35 Stanilewicz · 36 Lomb · 38 Bellarabi ·

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