Football World Cup: German Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer

He was born on 27 March 1986 and is a German professional football World Cup player who plays as a goalkeeper and captains both Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Germany state team. He is regarded as one of the utmost goalkeepers in the history of the sport. Neuer has been described as a sweeper-keeper because of his playing style and speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents and going out of the goalkeeper box. He was named the top goalkeeper of the decade from 2011 to 2020 by IFFHS.

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Neuer ongoing his career at Schalke 04 where he won the DFB-Pokal and DFL-Ligapokal. In 2011, he contracted for Bayern Munich and has since won 27 trophies, including ten Bundesliga titles and 2 UEFA Champions League titles in 2013 and 2020, both as part of trebles. In 2014, Neuer finished 3rd in the voting for the FIFA World Cup award behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He was given the UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year and the IFFHS World’s Greatest Goalkeeper 5 times each.

Neuer was nominated as Germany’s number 1 goalkeeper for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. During the group points, he only approved a single goal. He contributed to Miroslav Klose’s opening goal in contradiction of England as Germany won 4–1. 4 years later, Neuer won the 2014 Cup with Germany as well as the Golden Glove honour for being the best goalkeeper in the competition.

FIFA World Cup: Neuer developed through every age group

Neuer developed through every age group at his hometown club, Schalke 04, and contracted professional Football World Cup terms in 2005. Neuer did not make any 1st-team appearances during the 2005–06 spell. He completed his Bundesliga debut with Schalke when he came on as a substitute for the injured Frank Rost on match day 2 of the 2006–07 season.

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The 20-year-old eventually gained the starting position when Rost was surprisingly dropped for the clash against Bayern Munich. Neuer managed to secure a 2–2 draw in contradiction to the defending champions. He made 27 league appearances during the 2006–07 spell. Despite his young age, he was widely tipped to be a potential successor to his former idol, Jens Lehmann, in the future for the German national World Cup team.

On 5 March 2008, in the 1st knockout round of the UEFA Champions League against Porto, he almost single-handedly kept Schalke in the game with several saves, forcing the game into penalties. He then saved penalties from Bruno Alves and Lisandro Lopez to help Schalke advance to the Football World Cup Finals. He was qualified for the 2007–08 UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year award he was the youngest as well as the only Bundesliga goalkeeper on the list.

He was one of only 3 Bundesliga players to play every minute in the 2007–08 season. He ended the season by making 50 appearances in all struggles. In the 2008–09 season, Schalke finished 8th in the World Cup table and missed out on a Europa League spot. However, his showing at the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship sparked sign from Bayern Munich, with Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge declaring interest in confirming the young goalkeeper.

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Schalke’s new manager Felix Magath, however, maintained that Neuer would play for Schalke in the next Football World Cup season. In November, he was the only German goalkeeper on the list of 5 nominated goalkeepers for the UEFA Team of the Year. For the 2010–11 season, Neuer was selected captain and led the team to its 1st Champions League semi-final appearance to play in contradiction of Manchester United. For more know about Football World Cup Tickets.

On 20 April 2011, he announced that he would not be ranging his agreement with Schalke, which was set to expire at the end of the 2011–12 World Cup season. He received criticism from Schalke admirers, who were dissatisfied with him leaving for a rival club. Neuer finished the season with 53 appearances. On 1 June 2011, Neuer made his move to Bayern Munich and contracted a 5-year contract that lasted until June 2016.

After hostilities of Bayern admirers in contradiction of Neuer, as some fans were unhappy about Bayern buying a Schalke keeper, a round-table conversation between Bayern and a group of supporters’ representatives took place on 2 July 2011. Among other things, it was definite that Neuer would be observed as a full member of Bayern Munich, who should be preserved with due admiration. Furthermore, hostility towards him should cease and prepare World Cup.

In the 1st week at Bayern, after a 0–0 draw with 1899 Hoffenheim, Neuer broke the Bayern Munich record for most modest clean sheets in a row, having gone over thousand minutes without conceding. He better the record previously held by Oliver Kahn. On 25 April 2012, Neuer saved penalty kicks from both Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka and helped Bayern through the 2011–12 World Cup semi-finals in contradiction to Real Madrid.

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Football World Cup Final: Next the match, Neuer exposed

Next the match, Neuer exposed that he studied the way Ronaldo procured his penalties. Neuer told Bild I continuously prepare myself for such situations. Our goalkeeping coach, Toni Tapalovic, presented to me on his laptop before the match how Ronaldo usually takes his penalties. I learned that Ronaldo prefers to refer the ball low to his left. In the penalty shoot-out, I was convinced that he would aim for his favourite spot in the Football World Cup.

Bayern went on to grow to the Football World Cup Final which also went to a penalty shoot-out after a 1–1 draw. Neuer took and scored the 3rd penalty for Bayern and also saved the 1st penalty reserved by Juan Mata, but could not save the rest of the penalties as Munich misplaced the trophy 4–3 on penalties in their home stadium, the Allianz Arena. Neuer ended the season with 53 arrivals.

Neuer ongoing the season by charming the World Cup. In the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League knockout phase, Neuer posted 4 clean sheets in a row versus both Juventus and Barcelona. In the 2013 Champions League Final in contradiction to Borussia Dortmund, Neuer posted eight saves end route to Bayern’s 5th Champions League title.

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The game featured some saves from both keepers, and Neuer won the duel in contradiction to Roman Weidenfeller having only conceded once to İlkay Gundogan on a penalty shot. Neuer finished the season with 31 Bundesliga appearances, 5 German Cup appearances, 13 Football World Cup appearances, and a German Super Cup appearance. Neuer ongoing the season by losing in the 2013 DFL-Super cup to Borussia Dortmund.

For the 2013 UEFA Super Cup, on 30 August 2013, he kept the last and decisive penalty which saw Bayern Munich win the match in contradiction to Chelsea, taking some payback for the misplaced 2012 UEFA Champions League final. In the FIFA Club World Cup, Neuer played in contradiction of Guangzhou Ever Grande in the semi-final and Raja Casablanca in the final. Neuer was declared as the 2013 World Goalkeeper of The Year on 7 January 2014.

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