Top Facts About Kevin Trapp

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Kevin Trapp is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper at the Eintracht Frankfurt sports club which is currently playing in the Bundesliga. Learn all the top facts about Kevin Trapp and how got to be where he is today in this article.

In addition to Eintracht Frankfurt club, Kevin Trapp also played for Germany national team. The talented goalkeeper had his rise and falls during his career. In this article we will start from

Kevin Trapp childhood

and we will also tell you the details of Kevin Trapp personal life and the dating history of the good looking footballer.

Kevin Trapp experienced lots of ups and downs during his career and he played in prominent clubs. He managed to win several honors and awards at such young age. The young goalkeeper has a long way ahead of him and more to come. If you are interested in knowing the journey of Kevin Trapp to success, I suggest you keep on reading, and let’s not forget about

Kevin Trapp net worth

and his love life. 

Top facts about Kevin Trapp, You Probably Didn’t Know

Kevin Trapp is not only a goalkeeper who plays for big clubs, but he also had a small role in cinema as well. Looks like things getting better and better for the good looking-footballer. Read about the German footballer’s acting career in the following. More

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are in the way.

Kevin Trapp Childhood and Early Life

Now let’s get into the details of Kevin Trapp Childhood and his early life. The German goalkeeper was born on 8 July 1990, in Merzig to German parents. Merzig is in the northwest of the Saarland west of Germany.

Kevin Trapp age

was seven when he joined FC Brotdorf. In an interview with bundesliga.com, Kevin Trapp described his childhood: "I was born in Merzig, in Saarland. I was there until 2004. I'm not sure exactly when it was, I think it was 2001 or 2002. We went to watch a match with the team.

He added: “Back then it was SSV Bachum and SV Mettlach. And FC Brotdorf if that rings any bells for you! It was

FC Kaiserslautern



. Tim Wiese was still the keeper for Kaiserslautern. I told my coach I'd like to be down there on the pitch one day. I went home afterwards and from my own incentive, I looked up FC K and what opportunities they were offering. They were having trials.”

Kevin Trapp parents

were very proud of their son and encouraged him to keep going.

The beginning of Kevin Trapp Professional Career

The German footballer further revealed that how he began his career in football. He stated: “I wrote them an email explaining my situation and that I'd love to take part in the trials. I think it was September when I received a reply saying that it was currently not possible, however, that they would contact me in case the opportunity arose again. That is what they did a year later! 2003 or 2004. I was allowed to take part in the training sessions and from then on, everything took flight."

Trapp improved his skills with the youth system of 1. FC Kaiserslautern club. Based on Keven Trapp’s words, he managed to learn from Gerald Ehrmann a lot. Ehrmann is a German football coach and former player. At the time he worked as a goalkeeping coach at 1. FC Kaiserslautern. On 9 August 2008 Trapp made his debut for the team in a 2-1 defeat against FC Carl Zeiss Jena. According to the

top facts about Kevin Trapp

, on 21 July 2009, Trapp signed his first professional contract to stay until 2013.

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Trapp Struggle to Be the First Choice Goal Keeper

During two seasons Trapp made appearances in the first team. He played as the club’s third-choice goalkeeper and later second choice goalkeeper. But in January he suffered from injure and couldn’t play for three months. After his recovery, he came back to the team and this time replaced

Tobias Sippel

who couldn’t play due to influenza. He competed with Sippel and played in all eight remaining fixtures of the season. According to

Kevin Trapp stats

he made 9 appearances at the end of the 2010–11 season.

In the following season, he managed to beat Sippel and be the club’s first-choice goalkeeper. The manager, Marco Kurz admired Trapp’s performance and stated: "Kevin once again proved his class in a very emotional, intense game and saved the point. Overall, it was a happy FCK point win after the entire 90 minutes, which is morally very valuable." Although Trapp was suffering from a serious injury he continued to play as the Club’s first-choice goalkeeper.

He performed very well and cleared the net from any goals both against SC Freiburg W and

Werder Bremen

. But in March Trapp endured a massive injury and couldn’t play for two matches. After recovery, he came back and found Sippel to be the first choice goalkeeper for the whole season. Eventfully 1. FC Kaiserslautern got relegated to

2. Bundesliga.

By the end of the season he made a total of twenty-six appearances before switching to another club. 

Kevin Trapp Joins Eintracht Frankfurt

According to

Kevin Trapp transfer market stats

, after the relegation of 1. FC Kaiserslautern, on 7 May 2012 the German goalkeeper got on board with Eintracht Frankfurt. He signed a four-year contract worth more than €1million. Trapp quickly found his place in the club and became the first goalkeeper due to his performance on the pitch. Although the team lost against Bayern Munich for 2-0 he received an award for his performance. The manager Armin Veh described Trapp: “Kevin has a great mentality, is totally on the ground. He's going to get even better.”

Later the German goalkeeper suffered from a hand injury but he made twenty–seven appearances in all competitions and assisted the team to finish sixth place in the league and hence qualified for the UEFA Europa League. Trapp proved himself worthy of being the first choice goalkeeper and helped the club a lot. During the 2013-14 season he managed to keep the net clear in four penalties. This was a major record of penalty saves for him in the season. Learn more top facts about Kevin Trapp in the following.

The Captain of Eintracht Frankfurt

After the departure of Pirmin Schwegler, the manager Thomas Schaaf gave the armband of the captain to Trapp. Trapp helped the team through two wins and four draws. However, on 24 September 2014 in a 2-2 draw against

Mainz 05

he suffered from a knee injury and couldn’t play for four months. He returned in January 2015 and resumed his captaincy and the first choice goalkeeper. In March 2015, he extended his contract until 2019. Based on Kevin Trapp stats at the end of 2014-15 season he made twenty–three appearances in all competitions.

Kevin Trapp Joins Paris Saint German

On 8 July 2015, based on Kevin Trapp transfer market stats, he reached an agreement with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain for €10 million. For his debut Trapp made a good performance in the 2015 Trophée des Champions in Montreal. He kept the net clear in a 2–0 win against Lyon. Trapp made lots of assists and helped the team with a great performance.

During the 2015-16 season, he beat

Salvatore Sirigu

to be the first choice goalkeeper in the club's Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League matches. By the end of the 2015-16 season, he made forty–six appearances in all competitions at the French club. More

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are in the way.

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The Rise and Fall of Kevin Trapp at PSG

Despite his great performance and being part of the league matches of the season, Trapp was replaced by a young star named Alphonse Areola. However, Areola’s performance was weak and once again Trapp was back in the game. On 21 December 2016, in a 5-0 victory against FC Lorient, the talented goalkeeper kept the net clear. In the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round, PSG went against Barcelona. Trapp stated: "We have to go to Barcelona as if it was our first match.

He added: “We cannot say that we will have to (only) defend. It is not our game. We are to have possession, to control. We know that


is capable of doing many things. We had a very good first leg match (4-0). You have to do the same thing on your return. Because in front, they are able to score at any time, every minute. You will have to be very focused.” However, in the second leg match against Barça,


was defeated and Trapp allowed six goals which led to the elimination of PSG from the tournament.

Later Trapp stated in an interview: “In Barcelona, it's complicated to say what happened. I believe that will never happen again. I do not think we were nervous. From the beginning, we found ourselves in danger, because of Barca's advanced players. We had never experienced such a tough match, with such pressure from the opponent, but there's still no excuse. It's just a game to forget, inexplicable, something that had never happened before. There were also refereeing decisions. I think all the factors were against us.” Find out more top facts about Kevin Trapp in the following.

Trapp Gets a Kiss from The Famous Pop Star Rihanna

Being a goalkeeper might not draw attention and credit to the person as much as being a forward or midfielder. But looks like the story is different for the German shot-stopper Kevin Trapp. In the 2-1 victory against


Trapp proved himself worthy as he cleared the net and made impressive saves for Paris Saint-German. 

He managed to save a penalty from Abdelaziz Barrada and Zlatan Ibrahimović two scores took the total of PSG goals to 110. The famous pop star Rihanna was among thousands of people cheering for the team. Trap shared a post with the fans while Rihanna kisses him on the cheek as he holds up his newly autographed jersey. More top facts about Kevin Trapp coming up.

Trapp in Gianluigi Buffon's shadow

After Trapp’s return to pre-season training in July 2018, he found out that

Gianluigi Buffon

was about to join PSG. Buffon is widely praised for being one of the best goalkeepers in the history. He is an Italian professional footballer who holds the record for the longest streak without conceding a goal in Serie A history. Trapp welcomed Buffon but deep down he felt like Sirigu before him.

Trapp stated in an interview: "For me, as a goalkeeper, Gigi of course is a legend, what he did the last couple of years, at that age, on that level, that is remarkable. To train with him every day is really special." Trapp spent six weeks in Buffon's shadow. Based on Kevin Trapp stats, by the end of the 2017–18 season, Trapp made fourteen appearances in all competitions.

Trapp’s Comeback to Eintracht Frankfurt

Kevin Trapp transfer market stats indicate that on 31 August 2018 he came back to

Eintracht Frankfurt

on a loan for the 2018–19 season. The German goalkeeper stated in an interview: “While in Paris, I regularly recalled my great times in Frankfurt, having rejoined Frankfurt on a season-long loan in August 2018. I would like to experience that again, of course. It is important that I get back into an environment where I feel good and can play - I am looking forward to another year with Eintracht.” Trapp quickly regained his place as the number one goalkeeper of the team.

On 11 November 2018, in a 2-1 defeat over VfL Wolfsburg Trapp made a comment about Sascha Stegemann which fined him 8,000 euros. His great performance on the pitch proved that the loan was successful. The German goalkeeper signed a new contract with the club for five years for €7 million. He proved that he is such a valuable goalkeeper for the club, and his performance was praised by the club's manager Adi Hütter. Despite the fact that the season was suspended due to COVID-19, pandemic he finished the 2019–20 season with thirty–three appearances in all competitions.

Kevin Trapp’s Acting Career

For a good looking athlete with a well-fitted body, there are always opportunities in cinema and modeling. Base on the top facts about Kevin Trapp, In June 2017 the German soccer player appeared on L'optimum Magazine, which is a French magazine published monthly and aims at celebrity men. As for Kevin Trapp’s Acting Career, he had a small role in the movie Afternoon Delight as a party guest which was released in 2016. The German athlete might consider playing bigger roles in the future.

Kevin Trapp Fiancée

The lucky goalkeeper is engaged to the stunning Victoria Secret model Izabel Goulart. Izabel is best known for being one of the Victoria's Secret Angels from 2005 to 2008 and for her work with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and Armani Exchange. The couple started dating in 2015 after they met each other in Paris. On July 5, 2018,

Kevin Trapp Fiancée

revealed that she got engaged to Trapp with a video that shows her huge diamond ring.

Kevin Trapp Fiancée stated on social media: “Soon to be Mrs. Trapp. When you meet the one who changes your life in every sense then you are sure that he is the right one!” Trapp also showed his happiness for being engaged to his fiancée stating on social media: “I have no words to describe such a magical moment. Te Amo @izabelgoulart My future wife to be!” As for

Kevin Trapp children

, the couple doesn’t seem to have plans for children but maybe in the future, they will have kids.

Kevin Trapp Salary and Net Worth

Now let’s get into the details of

Kevin Trapp salary

and his earnings. Being a professional footballer and playing for big clubs pay off well. The German goalkeeper had the opportunity to play for Kaiserslautern, Paris Saint-German, and Eintracht Frankfurt with sky-high signings. He also called up several times to play for the

Germany national

team, and he appeared in the 2018 FIFA World Cup as well.

According to

Kevin Trapp personal life

, he and his fiancée live a luxurious life, and the inseparable pair travel a lot. They constantly fly to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and spend their weekends at the beach. Looks like Trapp has a good taste in cars and currently owns a black Audi Ar7. Kevin Trapp salary is more than 60k euros per week and more than 3 million euros per year. Kevin Trapp net worth is estimated to be more than 24 million euros.

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How does Kevin Trapp spend his time during the pandemic?

On March 27, 2020, the German footballer posted a video and impressed everyone with his ability to talk in different languages. First, he talked in French, and then he talked Portuguese. The talented footballer recommended everyone to stay at home and learn different skills. He also played the piano in the video.

He captioned: “I love learning languages and as of now I am able to speak 5 different languages! During the current confinement I want to learn another one Additionally I’ve set myself the goal to learn how to play an instrument. That's how I spend most of my time at home. I‘m sure that every single one of you will find something to be active and using your time in the best way possible.”

Kevin Trapp Social Media accounts

As for

Kevin Trapp Social Media accounts

, the German footballer is widely followed on social media. He is available by the username of


on Instagram and more than 1 million fans follow him. Judging by his Bio, Recently Trapp released his own brand of Oat Milk which is gluten-free. You can pay a visit to his page which is available by the username of


on Instagram and see the products. Trapp posted more than 900 posts of his daily life and tournaments. 

On July 10, 2020, at Mykonos which is an island in Greece, Kevin and his fiancée Izabel celebrated his 30th birthday. He posted a photo along with Izabel and captioned: “I feel the luckiest man to have you by my side my love


thank you so much for making my birthday surprise an unforgettable one! And I want to thank you all for making me feel so special with all your amazing b-day messages.”

As for other Kevin Trapp Social Media accounts, he signed up by the username of


on Facebook. More than 30k fans follow him on this platform. As for Twitter, there is an account and is available by the username of


but there is no sign of the blue checkmark so we can’t say for sure that this account belongs to the athlete.

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source: SportMob