Florian Richard Wirtz | Playerprofile
Florian Wirtz was born on 3 May 2003 in Pulheim and was the third-youngest player in the Bundesliga at the beginning of his career. Currently, he plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Current season 2020/21
So far, the 17-year-old has taken three shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Kerem Demirbay and Patrik Schick, fourth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Up to now, the 1.75m-tall midfielder has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the first-most in the league along with Krzysztof Piatek (Hertha BSC), Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt), Sheraldo Becker (1. FC Union Berlin), Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Roberto Massimo (VfB Stuttgart), Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München) and Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg).
The total number of sprints by Florian Wirtz amounts to 33. With this amount, he joins Benjamin Pavard (FC Bayern München), Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund) and Joao Victor (VfL Wolfsburg) as a frontrunner on the Bundesliga leaderboard (Rang 10).
Florian Wirtz played his last game on the third matchday of the 2020/21 season (3 October 2020). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he played against VfB Stuttgart and tied with 1-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 79 minutes. Here, Florian Wirtz provided one assist. In terms of total touches, he had 36 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 15 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, the player with the shirt number 27 was able to win seven. He covered a distance of 10.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 25 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Florian Wirtz has played 10 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won four. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, Florian Wirtz has put a total of one ball in the net.