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A look at the most interesting facts about Kai Havertz, including his career, childhood and love life as well as his most interesting quotes.

The first four seasons of

Kai Havertz

career has been a huge success. Last season Leverkusen played in Uefa Europe League and finished the league at the 5th place, only two points short of UCL last qualification spot. 

Havertz contributed a lot to his team's success with 18 goals and 9 assists in 41 games across all competitions, as well as many contributions in the Uefa Europa League.

Leverkusen had a mix campaign in 2019-2020. They were in the top-four race for much of the season, but faltered at the last stages to end the season at fifth place.  They agonizingly missed their chance to qualify for the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League by only two points.

Chelsea has started the new season of English Premier League with 2 wins and one loss. Havertz has been in Lampard's starting line-up in most of those matches. Chelsea will be looking to continue their fine form Under Lampard and Havertz will have an important role in facing the challenges ahead.

So far, Havertz has scored 4 goals in the new season for

Chelsea

and Germany national team and is aiming to reach even further heights in the remainder of the 2020-2021 season. Here are all the interesting

facts about Kai Havertz

you would probably enjoy to read.

Top Facts about Kai Havertz you might want to know

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In the following article we will take a look at the most interesting facts about Kai Havertz. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Kai Lukas Havertz

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 11 of June 1999, Aachen, Germany

  • Height & Weight:

     1.89 m / 82 kg

  • Family Members

    : Richard Havertz (Grandfather), Jan Havertz (Brother), Leah Havertz (sister)

  • Marital Status:

     Single

  • Wife/Girlfriend:

     Sophia Weber

  • Children

    : None

  • Current team

    : Chelsea

  • Jersey Number:

     29 at Chelsea and German National team

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Gemini

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Kai Havertz Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on facts about Kai Havertz is about his birthday. Kai Havertz Birthday is at 11 June 1999. He was born in Aachen, Germany.

Kai Havertz nationality

is German.

Kai Havertz zodiac sign is Gemini He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 11th of June are:

Footballers

: David Zappacosta, Billy Gilmour, Vagner Love/

Actors and Actresses

: Shia Lebeouf, Peter Dinklage/

Writers

: Robert Munsch

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Kai Havertz Childhood and Parents

At this part we will look at the facts about Kai Havertz Childhood and the family and background he grew up in.

Kai Havertz was born into a football-loving family. His father was an amateur footballer before financial difficulties forced him to change jobs and become a police officer. His mother was a legal practitioner. Kai has had a close relationship with his parents ever since he was a child.

Kai Havertz childhood was very much about Sports. One cool fact about

Kai Havertz childhood

is that his grandfather, Richard was the chairman of a local club, Alemannia Mariadorf and it was where Kai started playing football at the age of 4.

According to his parents and his coaches at the time, he was so good that he moved through ranks very quickly and so most of the times he was playing with boys much older than him because of an extraordinary ability.

At the age of nine he starred in the Geibock-Cup in Cologne, where he caught the eyes of Bundesliga scouts.

Cologne

and Borussia Monchengladbach were the first two clubs which approached him, but it was Bayer Leverkusen who made their move first.

At just 11, Havertz joined Lverkusen's impressive youth academy and he had the chance to train at Kurtekotten, which was at the time of his arrival one of the best youth training centers in Germany.

By 15, Havertz was promoted into Leverkusen's Under-17 team, helping them win a national youth title and ending a 25-year drought and his professional career started right there.

Kai Havertz girlfriend, Relationships and Marital Status

Kai Havertz girlfriend

name is Sophia Weber! Sophia is originally from Koln and is active in the modeling industry.

The two knew each other from childhood but fell in love when Kai was playing for Bayern Leverkusen youth teams. They have keep their relationship alive through all these years and are kind of secretive regarding their relationship.

Kai sometimes shares photos of them in his social media. The most interesting of them was a picture of Kai and Sophia at a Halloween party where Kai was wearing Harry Potter Custom.

Kai Havertz Career

Kai Havertz is known for being a technically gifted, two-footed midfielder who is comfortable with the ball on either foot. He has been compared to many great players from

Mesut Ozil

to the legendary Johan Cruyff.

Havertz professional career started when he was promoted to Leverkusen's first team in 2016. He made his debut in a 2-1 loss to Werder Bremen in October of the same year. Aged 17 years and 126 days, he became Leverkusen's youngest ever debutant.

Four months later, he recorded his first assist in what was the 50,000th goal scored in the history of Bundesliga. In less than a weak he played his first

Champions League

start in the first leg of a round of 16 loss to Atletico Madrid. He was ruled out of the return leg bizarrely because the time of the match clashed with his examinations at high school.

Havertz record breaking career start continued as he became Leverkusen's youngest-ever goal scorer in the Bundesliga, at the age of 17 when he scored against Wolfsburg.

In the 2018-19 season Havertz broke many domestic records. Some of the most important ones are: Leverkusen's youngest-ever penalty scorer, youngest player since Stuttgart's own Horst Koppel in 1967–68 to score 13 goals in a single league season and the highest scoring teenager in a single Bundesliga campaign with 17 goals.

Havertz magical campaign was rewarded at the end of the season when he was voted as the runner-up behind Marco Reus at the German Footballer of the Year award.

The German sensation continued to impress in the following season and broke some other records, the most important of them was Timo Werner's record for Youngest ever player to reach one hundred games at Bundesliga. He also scored against Porto and Inter Milan in the UEFA Europa league.

After 4 seasons with Bayern Leverkusen, Havertz was looking forward to make the next step in his career. Eventually he decided to join Chelsea's exciting new project under

Frank Lampard.

He scored his first hat-trick for the blues in the FA Cup game against Burnley.

On the International level, Kai Havertz was first called up to the senior team in 2018 and made his debut against Peru in September 2018. Havertz has played 10 international games and has scored 2 goals for Germany.

He scored his most important goal for

Germany

in a 3-3 draw against Switzerland at 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Group A. his first goal came in a friendly against Argentina in a 2-2 Draw back in October 2019.

Kai Havertz religion

Kai Havertz religion is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth. Like most children from Archen, Kai Havertz's parents did raised him in adherence to Christianity religious doctrines. His middle name, Lukas has biblical roots and mean Luminous or bright light.

Kai Havertz Net worth, Salary and Market Value

The 21 years Old German professional player, Kai Havertz has an estimated net worth of 2 million Euros in 2020, including all of his properties and earnings. Kai Havertz market value is at 90 million Euros. Kai Havertz salary in 2020 is reportedly £310,000 weakly.

kai Havertz Transfermarket stats

According to

Kai Havertz Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 220 games for 2 clubs (Bayern Leverkusen and Chelsea). He has scored 77 goals and has provided 36 assists for his team mates. Kai Havertz Transfermarket stats shows why he is considered among the best forwards in the world.

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On the international level Kai Havertz has played 10 games for Germany, scoring 2 goals and assisting 2 times.

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Some Short top facts about Kai Havertz

  • The German sensation is a fan of music and has been playing the piano since his childhood.

  • Kai Havertz is active in social media. Kai Havertz Instagram account has around 1.8 million followers.

  • According to Bundesliga Website He was left out of Leverkusen’s last 16 trip to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League due to his studies, and later sat out a league game against Schalke to concentrate on his final exams.

The most interesting facts about

Kai Havertz tattoos

is that he has yet to try any tattoos on his body.

Havertz has represented Germany's U-16, U-17 and U-19 team, but he never got to play for the under-21 team before he was called up for the senior side by

Joachim Low

.

  • Kai Havertz Height is 1.89 meters. Kai Havertz weight is 82 kg. Kai Havertz position is attacking midfielder. Kai Havertz age is 21.

  • Kai Havertz loves animals and his favorite animal is Donkey! In fact he owns a few donkeys and has posted pictures of himself with his favorite animals.

  • Kai Havertz nickname in his teenage years was "Alleskonner" which mean 'Jack of all trades' in English.

According to Chelsea website Havertz is the second for goals scored among the under 21 years old players in the past five years, with 35, behind only

Kylian Mbappe

. For assists he ranks fourth, with 21, beaten only by Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele and Jadon Sancho.

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Kai Havertz Quotes:

One of the most amusing parts of SportMob's article on facts about Kai Havertz is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On playing professional football while he was in high school:

There was a time we were playing in the DFB Cup against Lotte - it went to extra-time and then I was up first thing for English classes. Other times I’d be training in the morning and then going to school for one-on-one classes in the afternoon. It had its challenges, but I passed my exams . I think it did me good. I was brought up with my feet on the ground, anyway. I think I’m a normal guy."

On his admiration for Toni Kroos:

Toni Kroos

is a great player, I model myself on him a lot. His journey has been great. I have a lot of respect for him. His passing ability and his combination play is on another level. In Germany training, every pass from him is perfect. It doesn't matter how they give it to him."

On whether his playing style is suitable for Barcelona:

"Barcelona have a lot of the ball, but there are lots of teams that do that these days, not only Barcelona.Real Madrid, for example, are a team that have a lot of possession, although they've been a bit less efficient than Barcelona in recent years."

On his ambitions with Germany national team:

"I'll be 21 at Euro 2020 - I think that's a reasonable ambition to have and I'll do everything to play my way into contention. I’m pretty relaxed about it, but it’s at the back of my mind and it’s something I want after seeing some of my friends play at the World Cup."

Kai Havertz achievements

We round up our article on the top facts about Kai Havertz with a list of his most notable achievements at club and international level.

With Germany:

Fritz Walter Medal (U17 Silver – 2016), Fritz Walter Medal (U19 Gold – 2018)

With Bayern Leverkusen:

Bundesliga Team of the Year (2018–19),

Bundesliga

Player of the Month (April 2019, May 2019, May 2020), UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI (2019), UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season (2019–20)

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