Benjamin Henrichs is a German professional footballer who was born on February 23, in 1997 in North Rhine Westphalian city of Bocholt, Germany. He plays either as full back or midfielder for his team.
Henrichs is a young German player who began his footballing education at a very young age with SpVg Porz Jugend at the age of in 2007. After his continuous growth, he earned a spot in German U15 side in 2011 where he was later promoted to the U17 in the next year.
In 2013, he was selected for the U19 side of the Leverkusen for which he made fifteen appearances where he scored twice.
On 4th November, 2016, Henrichs was called by German national team’s manager Joachim Löw. He made his debut in a qualifier match Germany in the world cup against San Marino where Germany won 8-0.
Rise to glory
Benjamin Henrichs was part of German team that won FIFA confederations cup in 2017. After seeing his strong dribbling and tackling skills, it is expected to grow great in future.
Though Henrichs seem to be a promising player but he is yet to achieve anything big in his career. The fact that he is yet to touch the twenties, he can lose hi concentration. Though he is very much matured and developed, but it will be a key for him to sustain his mental ability.
Henrichs began his club career in Bundesliga with Bayer Leverkusen against Borussia Dortmund on September 20, 2015. He was in as a substitute for Karim Bellarabi after 78 minutes but they lost the match 3-0.
On December 28, 2017, his contract with Bayer Leverkusen was renewed for £10.80 million which was highest ever for him.
Benjamin Henrichs won the U19 Fritz Walter Medal in 2016. At the 2016-17 Talent Radar Accolades, he won many awards such as: Featured in Best 100 to Watch in 2017; selected in 2016-17 Talent Radar Team of the Season and Bundesliga Team of the Season; finished fifth in 2016-17 Talent Radar performance rankings (Defenders).
Besides that, he was also part of the German team that won FIFA confederations cup in 2017.