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Top facts about Nina Weiss, Manuel Neuer's ex-wife

We know Manuel Neuer as the famous goalkeeper of Bayern Munich, but in this article will take a look at his personal life and try to get to know who his ex-wife was.

Before we start telling you some 

facts about Nina Weiss

, we should tell you more about her husband.

Manuel Neuer

is a known football player from Germany who plays as a goalkeeper and the captain for

FC Bayern Munich

and also as the German national team right now.

Admired as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world, Neuer has won that title after his constant great performance in top-flight games that have gotten his team to defeat the odds and become the winners. We provide great details into the rise of the great athlete to the great goalkeeper he is today, and how he got married to his ex-wife, Nina Weiss.

The German was essential in his country’s victory at the 2014

FIFA World Cup

, and therefore for his performance, he got a nomination in the final three for the 2014 FIFA Player of the Year title, finishing third in the polls, an amazing achievement for a goalkeeper.

Before that, he has shown outstanding skills on the goal line and that has got him lots of respect and individual honors, which comprises the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) World’s Best Goalkeeper, which he got back to back from 2013 to 2016.

Top facts about Nina Weiss, her life and marriage

So, if you’re ready to learn more about this popular football WAG, let’s go!

Nina Weiss Bio

Nina Weiss was the lovely wife of the number one goalkeeper on Germany’s national team and one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world, Manuel Neuer; who is, by the way, the goalkeeper for Bayern Munich.

Born on March 27, 1986, in Gelsenkirchen-Germany, Manuel launched his career with

Schalke 04

in 1991, where he stayed at until 2011. Nevertheless,

Manuel Neuer ex-wife

was born in 1993, so that makes

Nina Weiss age


His goal to play on the professional level for the club he loves eventually came true on August 19, 2006, versus


; because his rival Frank Rost was suffering from an injury.

Because of the differences between Rost and the club's coach, Mirko Slomka, Rost left Schalke 04, and Manuel Neuer became the new first goalkeeper. Neuer then signed a 5-year deal with Bayern Munich. Neither the Schalke fans nor fans of Bayern were able to understand this move because their teams are great rivals. He got transferred to Bayern Munich for the 2011-12 season for $25 million.

Nina, Neuer's ex-wife, loves being a trained dressage rider and has two horses she rides in the contests. Nina Weiss competed in the U-25 German Grand Prix where she ended up at the seventh spot. The goalkeeper reportedly went to see how his wax likeness was coming along when he met Nina Weiss who, according to the gossip pages in Germany, was working at the museum at that point.

They took an interest in each other and the rest is history. Her father stated that when Nina, 24, first met Manuel, 32, she did not know who he was, which proves one of the 

facts about Nina Weiss

 is that she’s not an avid football fan.

Neuer had been with his former partner Kathrin Gilch at the time of the meeting, in November 2014, although it's not known if she was the reason for the breakup. The two didn't become official for almost a year after their first meeting, at the end of 2015.

Manuel Neuer and Nina Weiss marriage

Neuer proposed to her at Christmas 2016 and the couple were married the next summer, in June. The extravagant wedding ceremony was held in two parts, the first in Tannheim, Austria, where they signed the wedding documents.

The Neuers later spent time at the Hotel Jungbrunn, where Manuel is a frequent guest. The hotel is managed by a friend, Marcel Gutheinz, who has previously been seen with Neuer at Oktoberfest.

After the ceremonies in Austria, the wedding reception then moved to the charming Monopoli in Southern Italy. It's a coastal city, between Bari and Lecce, which is home to the Cathedral of Maria Santissima Della Madia.

Manuel and his parents are all Catholics, although Nina's faith is not known.

For the reception, Neuer was sadly still on crutches because of the metatarsal fracture that made him miss almost a year of football - although that didn't get him down which a magnificent picture of him clicking his heels together shows.

One of the interesting facts about Nina Weiss and her marriage to Manuel Neuer is that they spent their honeymoon in the Maldives. The Neuers are insanely private and little is known about their life together.

Nina Weiss Instagram

occasionally contained some pictures of her and her husband together before their separation.

Part of

Nina Weiss bio

is that she is originally from Berlin, where she majored in law and economics. They currently reside in Tegernsee, a little town on the coast of the lake about an hour south of Munich.

The lake town is a refuge for activities and extreme sports, with watersports done in the lake and skiing done in the surrounding Bavarian Alps. Neuer built a house from scratch on the hillside in 2014.

What is known about Manuel Neuer ex-wife, however, is that she loves horses.

The 29-year-old is a trained dressage rider, which is one of the interesting facts about Nina Weiss, although at an amateur level, and there are many photos of her in training and competition on Nina Weiss Instagram.

Nina has two horses she rides in contests, a white stallion called Eliott and a brown stallion named Don Darius - that she calls Don. She mainly competes in regional competitions but also lately competed in the U-25 German Grand Prix, where she finished with good results.

Nina is instructed by German famous rider Benjamin Werndl.

The two were not the most popular couple in German football before dissolving their marriage, despite Neuer being arguably the greatest goalkeeper in the world and the national team's captain. That is partly because Neuer and Nina Weiss Instagram did not include any controversial stuff.

They were seldom photographed together, although a trip to Oktoberfest in Munich has been an annual event. Nina went to Russia for the World Cup 2018, where the champion team Germany experienced its worst time since the 1930s.

The Mannschaft finished at the bottom of Group F and could not advance for the first time since 1938. After their World Cup defeat, Manuel and Nina traveled to Ibiza for a long holiday which is among the interesting facts about Nina Weiss.

They were seen visiting the coast on a yacht called the Pershing Sensation 72. The luxury yacht can hold up to seven people and costs £50,000 per week to lease - which is not much for the Bayern Munich star player, who makes about three times that each week.

However, it wasn't all rest and leisure for Neuer. The football player went on a 63km bike ride around Ibiza with his friend throughout the vacation. Afterward, the two were seen at Oktoberfest in Munich. Of course, Manuel, wore lederhosen, while Nina wore a dirndl dress.

Nina Weiss age and other personal details

Nina is 29 now but she got married to her boyfriend Manuel in 2017 when she was 24. Although there was a slight difference between

Nina Weiss age

and Manuel’s, they got along perfectly before the separation.

Neuer is a Catholic and a keen advocate of charity works, he helps Catholic groups working with child poverty. He also has started a charity organization named Manuel Neuer Kids Foundation.

Neuer’s older brother, Marcel is a soccer referee in tier six of the German football league, the Verbandsliga.

Nina Weiss Wedding and Reception

One of the facts about Nina Weiss was that she’s not the first, nor the last love of Manuel Neuer. Neuer was involved with Kathrin Gilch for years but the couple broke up in 2014. She was supposed to be the original Manuel Neuer wife. After his separation from Kathrin Gilch, he got involved with, according to the media, a new girlfriend, Nina Weiss. At that time, Nina Weiss age was 24.

The couple was seen at last year’s Oktoberfest, but it was at the Opera Gala Deutsche AIDS-Stiftung in Berlin; that Neuer officially introduced his new girlfriend. But the couple did not do interviews. Instead, Manuel and Nina’s hands holding mixed into the crowd.

Nina Weiss is the daughter of Alfred Weiss; He met with Neuer as he accompanied Nina at the opera gala.

According to Alfred Weiss, when Nina and Neuer met, she was not aware of who he was. When questioned about the two possibly getting married and giving birth to kids, Weiss replied with a chuckle, “Nina should first finish her education before thinking about marriage”.

Another one of the top facts about Nina Weiss is that she and Manuel gave their vows first in the civil service on May 21, 2017, in Tannheim, Austria, and on June 10, their religious reception in the Cathedral of Santissima Della Madia in Monopoli, Italy.

Manuel Neuer is not gay

There are indeed many athletes whose sexual orientation has been questioned, Manuel Neuer has also been the target of sexual orientation rumors and controversies about his lifestyle. This rumor is one of the very interesting facts about Nina Weiss and her relationship with Manuel Neuer.

After his comments encouraging LGBT footballers to come out of the closet, a South American publication assumed that the athlete is gay and since then he has been considered as a gay footballer by many of their readers.

While being gay is not completely embraced in the world of football, Germany is one of the few countries that have recognized what Neuer has said.

Neuer’s gay rumors have kept circulating the media for a while and during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Mexican fans were criticized for their homophobic remarks.

The point is that the German football player Manuel Neuer is and has always been straight. His marriage to Nina Weiss is the ultimate proof you might need to be convinced about his sexuality.

Manuel Neuer Got Married on Crutches

Another one of the facts about Nina Weiss is how Neuer appeared at their wedding. The German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer walked into the ceremony on crutches with Nina Weiss in the charming Adriatic city in Bari, Italy.

The two have been dating for quite a while and was spotted at Euro2016 in France, where she was rooting for her football player fiancée. Whilst the Bayern Munich goalkeeper was giving his vows, his international team beat San Marino 7-0.

We gave you the whole Nina Weiss bio, however, there are many things we don’t know about her like

Nina Weiss height

. She lives a private life. Were any of these facts about Nina Weiss interesting to you?

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