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. Presently, he plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Current season 2021/22
In the current season, the 1.76m-tall midfielder has already scored three goals and, along with Serge Gnabry (FC Bayern München), Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München), Moussa Diaby, Taiwo Awoniyi (1. FC Union Berlin) and Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg), has the fifth-most attempts on goal within the league. Florian Wirtz has been able to provide four assists until now. With this result, he leads the league statistics together with Andrej Kramaric (TSG Hoffenheim). So far, the player with the shirt number 27 has taken four shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Nadiem Amiri, fourth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Florian Wirtz has been responsible for eight assists shot at the goal so far and therefore leads the statistics within his squad for this category. In two of the previous four games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these four games, he won 3 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
Florian Wirtz played his last game on the fifth matchday of the 2021/22 season (19 September 2021). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he won against VfB Stuttgart 3-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 86 minutes. There, Florian Wirtz scored one goal and provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 34 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 29 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He covered a distance of 10.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, the 18-year-old had a total of 29 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Florian Wirtz has played 40 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 18. 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 nine balls in the net.
Up to now, Florian Wirtz has played three international matches for Germany.