Joshua Kimmich belongs to the future in the German midfield. He has secured his usual place at Bayern Munich and has a bright future with the national team. But how does the Bayern star move away from the field?
In the summer of 2014 rose Joshua Kimmish with RB Leipzig From the third league to the second league, a year later he moved to the German record champion Bayern Munich. But how does the rising star get off the field?
Joshua Kimmich: From Class Three to Double in Two Years
Born in Baden-Württemberg, Joshua joined VfB Stuttgart in 2007 at the age of twelve. In 2013, before he could play for the professional Swabian team, he was sold to the then third tier club RB Leipzig. With the Saxons, Kimmich climbed to the second Bundesliga in the summer of 2014 and also played there in the 2014/15 season.
Stuttgart, who had agreed with RB Leipzig to buy back Joshua Kimmich after two years, exercised this right in the summer of 2015. However, the Swabians immediately transferred the player to FC Bayern Munich, who in turn transferred 8.5 million euros. With his new club, Kimmich won the championship and the DFB Cup in his first season. In addition, national coach Yogi Loew has appointed him to the European Championship squad for the years 2016, 2019 and 2021. Also in football-WM 2018 Kimmich was to German national team indispensable.
Joshua Kimmich has been named Defender of the Year 2020 by UEFA
Joshua Kimmich was named Defender of the Year 2020 by UEFA in October.
“It was unbelievable, a big dream came true”, Kicker was happy with the award. His fellow footballers Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer were also awarded (Player of the Year 2020 and Goalkeeper of the Year 2020). Kimmich posted a photo of himself with his mates with trophies in their hands on Instagram.
In the caption, Kimmich wrote: “I am very happy and grateful for this award! Congratulations to Lloyd for being the best European footballer of the year and best striker, Manu for the best goalkeeper and Hansi Flick for the best coach award. All these awards represent our team that has done a job. Fantastic last season and I’m proud to be part of this team.” (In German: “I am very happy and grateful for this award! Congratulations to Lloyd, the best footballer in Europe and the best striker, Manu for the best goalkeeper and Hansi Flick for the best coach. All these awards represent our team, who did an excellent job last season. I am proud that I will be part of this team.”)
Joshua Kimmich discards shirt number 32 – Kimmich now shirt number 6
For the 2020/21 season, Joshua Kimmich had to replace his number 32 shirt with the number 6 shirt. Thiago had previously worn it.
Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich found the “We Kick Corona” initiative
In order to support charitable and social projects during the Corona crisis with donations, Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka called 2020 “Corona kicked us” in life. The two professional players together donated one million euros. Many other professional athletes joined the campaign and made donations.
“We can defeat anyone on the field. But we can only beat Corona together! That’s why Joshua Kimmich and I founded the” WE KICK CORONA” initiative and donate in particular one million euros to social and charitable foundations, Goretzka announced in his Twitter account.
We can defeat anyone on the field. But we only defeated Corona!
That’s why Joshua Kimmich and I founded the “WE KICK CORONA” initiative and specially donated 1 million euros to social and charitable foundations.
Join us at https://t.co/qYai1pYawh pic.twitter.com/ZVdnAgamCS
– Leon Goretzka (@leongoretzka_) March 20, 2020
Joshua Kimmish with his girlfriend Lena Mayer
Not much is known about Joshua Kimmish’s private life. The young man is rarely photographed with his girlfriend Lena Mayer. When Bayern Munich players traditionally showed up at Munich’s Oktoberfest in the fall of 2015, Joshua brought his girlfriend with him. On private visions one must also relate to it Instagram account waiver. Here, too, the theme of football dominates.
Lena Mayer and Joshua Kimmish have a family together
The lovebirds got to know each other in Leipzig. Lena worked at the fan store there. When Joshua moved to Munich, they initially had a long-distance relationship because Lena wanted to finish her law studies. Then I moved to him in Munich. In June 2019, the couple became parents for the first time. In front of the evening newspaper Munich Kimmich admitted that he enjoyed the Corona period with a child. “The child gives life a completely different content, there is a completely new task,” says Kimmich.
Joshua Kimmish and Lena Mayer have their second child
Meanwhile, Joshua Kimmish’s family has grown significantly. On October 18, 2020 Bayern Munich announced on Twitter: “Joshua Kimmich is out today. He stayed in Munich, his girlfriend is expecting her second child.” Congratulations, Joshua Kimmich and Lena Mayer!
A child cheers for Bayern Munich star: Joshua Kimmich has become a father again
National footballer Joshua Kimmich (25) became a father for the second time – and also made Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick happy. The Munich coach said on October 21, 2020: “We are all happy because it came at the right time. He, of course, is too. We are happy that he is available to us because he is an important player.” Before the opening match of the defending champions of the Champions League against Atletico Madrid on Sky TV. What a newborn offspring is called and whether it’s a boy or a girl, new father of two Joshua Kimmish has kept to himself for now.
Due to the imminence of the baby’s birth, Kimmich recently decided not to play in a Bundesliga match in Arminia Bielefeld. The midfielder was ready to play again against Madrid. “Congratulations. Joshua Kimmich is a father again.”Bayern Munich tweeted on October 21, 2020, shortly before the match started.
– Bayern Munich (FCBayern) October 21, 2020
Bayern Munich professional Kimmich’s father for the third time
Meanwhile, Joshua Kimmich’s children continued to grow: the national footballer became a father for the third time at the beginning of April 2022. This was confirmed by the management of the midfielder from Bayern Munich to the German news agency. The beds are doing well, no further details have been provided. The image had previously been reported. Kimmich received applause from his teammates before the non-public training session. Recently, a professional kicker had to due to the upcoming birth Internationals against Israel and the Netherlands waiver.
Kimmich married his partner Lina Meyer
Footballer Joshua Kimmich married his partner Lena Mayer in June 2022. This was confirmed by his management in the German news agency. And “Bild” had previously reported about the professional’s wedding to German record champion FC Bayern Munich. Lena Meyer posted a photo in her wedding dress on her Instagram account, in which she and 27-year-old Kimmich hugged. The couple have three children together.
Joshua Kimmich privately on profile
- Date of Birth: February 8, 1995
- Birthplace: Rottweil (Baden-Württemberg)
- Height: 1.76 meters
- Hair color: gray green
- Eye color: medium blonde
- Life Partner: Lena Meyer (since 2017)
- Current teams: Bayern Munich (#6/defender, midfield), Germany national team (#18/defender, midfield).
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