Philipp Lahm Net Worth $115 million
Philipp Lahm salary $15,000,000
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Philipp Lahm is German former professional footballer and his current net worth is $115 million.
He joined the Bayern Munich Junior Team at 11 years old and started developing into a professional football player ever since. Thanks to youth coach, Jan Pienta, scouted him several times while he played for the local youth team, he is what he is today.
Until Pienta discovered him, people already saw Lahm’s talent. In fact, one of his coaches, Hermann Hummels considered him as the most talented player he has ever coached.
At 17 years old he got into the B team after he won twice the Bundesliga youth title, the second time as the captain of the team.
During this time, he used to play as a defensive midfielder, right midfielder or right full-back.
In 2002 he made his debut for the Bayern Munich first team as 92nd-minute substitute in a game with RC Lens.
However, the team signed him as a back-up for Andreas Hinkel, who played as right back. After a while coached Felix Magath moved him to the left back position.
After making his first professional start as a left back on the fourth matchday, he established himself as a regular left back for Stuttgart.
In 2013 Lahm made his first Champions League appearance as a starter against Manchester United.
After scoring some good goals for Stuttgart and after the Euro 2004 tournament he had substantially more difficult time during his second season with the team.
Despite that he still made 16 Bundesliga appearances for Stuttgart before the Christmas break.
In January the next year he suffered a stress-fracture on his right foot and had to take a break for four months.
In April he made his comeback against FC Schalke 04 and he suffered an injury again. This time he suffered a torn cruciate ligament, which ended his season and his career in Stuttgart.
He returned to Bayern Munich in 2005, but had to start his professional time on rehabilitation.
After his return he became the captain of Bayern Munich, and led them to numerous awards such as 2013 UEFA Champions League, as part of the Treble.
In his active years he also acted as the captain of his national team, which he also led to numerous awards including 2014 FIFA World Cup. Right before the World Cup he retired from professional football.
Today, considered by many as one of the best full backs of his generation, his name was included in the World Cup team of the tournament in 2006, 2010, and 2014.