About Florian Wirtz
It certainly received the most attention in recent weeks with five goals scored this season in six competitive games for Leverkusen (he was already a goal behind five last season in the Bundesliga), but the overall quality and accuracy of his attacking moves are what make him special: He has scored six goals and six assists this season in 12 appearances in all competitions.
This season, Wirtz received everybody’s attention last season, but this season he has already shown signs of being one of the league’s elite attacking midfielders. Wirz participated in 26 attacks in open play in the Bundesliga last season in which only two club players participated. Of those 26 people 12 were the organizers of the event, more than any teammate of Leverkusen.
In total, the versatile striker scored every 47 minutes in all competitions – the best minute-to-goal ratio for all players in the top five European leagues to score at least 500 minutes… Wirtz scored every 47 minutes in all competitions – at least until the international break – during this period…
This is a scary thought when you remember that Wirtz has only celebrated his 18th birthday in February and think about the growth that will come from the valuable possession of Leverkusens. Already a star of FC Cologne at Youth level, Wirtz signed in February 2022 with Bayer Leverkusen, much to the disapproval of his former club as neighboring teams had an unwritten agreement to stay.
By the end of the 2022/20 season. Wirtz already had nine appearances for Leverkusen, making Leverkusen quickly the youngest rookie at 17 years and 16 days, surpassing Havertz’s record in recent seasons for Werder Bremen, which lost 4-1 in the 2022-20 season. After several appearances in the coronavirus-heavy Bundesliga. Wirtz played 29 Bundesliga games with five goals and the same number of assists since Havertz in 2022-2022.
On February 8, 2022, Wirtz – swarmed the club as the youngest player to compete in senior competitive games – has since solidified his place on the main team. Wirz scored eight goals in 10 U-17 games that season – including one in the midfield against Wuppertal in February – which earned him national fame, he was one of three to score in what was his last game for the club, just 18 days later he made history as the youngest to score a goal in
In doing so, he became Leverkusen’s youngest rookie – and at the time the third youngest player in the Bundesliga – at the age of 17 years and 16 days. On February 25 he scored the only goal of Leverkusen’s 1-0 win over Mainz and became the youngest player in the Bundesliga history to score 10 league goals in his career. He not only became one of the first names on the Leverkusen map but he has already made it to the national team and will
After Wirtz guided the Cologne youth team to victory in the 2022 German Under-17 Championship, Leverkusen won the race, which was shown by Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig and even English newspaper Kolner Express.
Wirtz is an outstanding player, looking at all Bundesliga players who have played 10th this season and played at least 300 minutes. When a player breaks the record set in Leverkusen by Havertz, it means that you need to relax and pay attention to it.
Florian Wirtz (born February 3rd, 2003) is a German professional footballer who plays for the Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and the German national team as an attacking midfielder. The 18-year-old has attracted interest from a number of leading European clubs.