Florian Richard Wirtz | Playerprofile
Florian Wirtz was born on 3 May 2003 in Pulheim and was the fourth-youngest player in the Bundesliga at the beginning of his career. Currently, he plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Current season 2020/21
The 1.75m-tall midfielder has scored five goals for his present club this season, therefore securing fourth place in his squad. In the team-internal ranking for the most assists, he also takes fourth place, with five assists leading to a scored goal. With 31 shots taken so far, he has had the seventh-most attempts on goal of any Bayer 04 Leverkusen player. Until now, the player with the shirt number 27 has been responsible for 47 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself second place within the statistics of his club. In 25 of the previous 29 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 29 games, he won 11 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for four games.
Florian Wirtz played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2020/21 season (22 May 2021). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he lost to Borussia Dortmund 1-3. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 66 minutes. In terms of total touches, Florian Wirtz had 45 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 15 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win six. He covered a distance of 8.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 12 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Florian Wirtz has played 36 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 15. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, the 18-year-old has put a total of six balls in the net.