Florian Wirtz Life, Clubs, Net Worth and Stats

Florian Wirtz: Life, Clubs, Net Worth and Stats

Florian Wirtz has blossomed into one of the most talented and promising football players at the tender age of 19. His stellar performances this season for Bayer Leverkusen under the management of Xabi Alonso has been named Bundesliga Player of the Season for 2023–24. The attacking midfielder, who turned 21 in May has registered 11 goals and 11 assists so far this campaign.

Florian has also won the Player of the Month award on three separate occasions throughout the season. Wirtz continues to reach newer heights and his prolific goalscoring form in the 2023–24 season has been linked with a surprise move to Real Madrid in the summer. Please scroll down below to take a look at his life and career as a footballer.

Florian Wirtz Bio

  • Full Name: Florian Wirtz
  • Date of Birth: May 03, 2003
  • Place of Birth: Pulheim, Germany
  • Professional Debut: 2020
  • Current Teams: Bayer Leverkusen, Germany National Team
  • Jersey Number: 10
  • Position: Attacking Midfielder

Clubs: Florian Wirtz’s aspiration journey from FC Koln to Bayer Leverkusen

FC Koln Youth Academy (2010-2020)

Florian Writz - FC Koln
Florian Wirtz for FC Koln (Getty Images)

Florian Wirtz embarked on his football journey with his hometown club FC Koln or FC Cologne, at the age of seven. He spent 10 years working his way up in the academy to develop into one of the hottest young prospects in Europe. The Kölner Express newspaper dubbed Writz the best midfielder to come through the club in 30 years.

During his time at the academy, Wirtz was highly regarded as one of the top prospects in the country and his stellar performances had also caught the attention of several top European clubs like Arsenal and Bayern Munich.

Bayer Leverkusen Youth Academy (2020-2021)

Florian became the youngest player to become a German champion after winning the German U17 Championship with FC Koln in 2019. Gradually, he made an impression on some of the elite clubs in the world with his natural ability to create chances and score goals.

Bayer Leverkusen eventually won the race for the talented teenager and prized him from Cologne in January 2020. After impressing for the U-17 squad, Wirtz swiftly earned promotion to the first team and became Leverkusen’s youngest-ever Bundesliga debutant at the age of 17 years and 16 days.

Bayer Leverkusen (2020-present)

Florian Wirtz
Florian Wirtz at Bayer Leverkusen (Getty Images)

The German international made his professional debut against Werder Bremen on 18 May 2020. He quickly became a regular at the German club and only 18 days later, Wirtz became the league’s youngest-ever goalscorer at the age of 17 years and 34 days. In the 2020/21 campaign, Writz managed 29 Bundesliga appearances with five goals and five assists to his name. In 2022, his development was derailed for six months due to a painful ACL injury.

In the 2023/24 season, Wirtz has scored 18 goals and 20 assists in 48 matches across all competitions. Wirtz was voted Bundesliga’s Player of the Season for the 2023/24 campaign.

Career and Stats

Bayer Leverkusen2019-20 9 1 –
2020-21 38 8 8
2021-22 31 10 14
2022-23 25 4 8
2023-24 47 18 20
 TOTAL 150 41 50

Florian Wirtz becomes Germany’s youngest-ever goalscorer at the men’s Euros. He scored his first major international goal against Scotland in Euro 2024 opening game.

National TeamYearAppsGoalsAssists

Florian Wirtz’s Personal Life

Wirtz’s Parents

Florian Wirtz grew up in Pulheim, North Rhine-Westphalia. His father, Hans-Joachim played in the lower-tier competitions in German football. Florian started playing in his local football club SV Grun-Weiss Brauweiller where his father was the chairman. His mother, Karin alongside his father are his agents. He has an elder sister, Julian Wirtz who currently plays as a midfielder for Werder Bremen as well as the German national team.

Wirtz’s Siblings

Florian has an older sister who’s actually a professional footballer. She played for Bayer Leverkusen from 2018 to 2023 before making his move to Werder Bremen last summer.

Florian Wirtz’s Net Worth

The Germany international has produced some of his best performances in a Bayer Leverkusen shirt this season. According to Capology, Wirtz reportedly earns between $3 million and $5 million yearly at Bayer Leverkusen. Despite only being at the start of his career, Wirtz is estimated to be worth $10 million (£7 million).


Q- How old is Florian Wirtz?

Florian Wirtz is currently 21 years old as of May 2024.

Q- How much is Florian Wirtz worth?

Florian Wirtz has a reported net worth of $8 million.

Q- Is Florian Wirtz married?

No, Florian Wirtz is not married.

Q- Who is Florian Wirtz’s sister?

Florian Wirtz has an elder sister named Juliane Wirtz who plays as a midfielder for Werder Bremen.

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