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Julian Draxler

BornSeptember 20, 1993

Height6 ft 2 in (1.87 m)

NationalityGermany

RoleAttacking midfielder / Winger

Relation(s)Lena Stiffel (Fiance), Monika Draxler (Mother), Hans-Jurgen Draxler (Father)

Julian Draxler Biography


Julian Draxler is a professional Footballer belonging to the European giants Germany. He plays as a winger for one of the most famous clubs in history, which has given birth to many legends; Paris Saint-German.


Draxler is a regular feature of the German National side. The 24-year-old dashing footballer was born on 20th September 1993 in Gladbeck, Germany. He was also a part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad which lifted the trophy. He has shown his leadership skills as well, as he captained his side during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The 6ft. 2-inch. The lanky winger was also awarded the Golden Ball Trophy for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.


Debut


Draxler made a sparkling debut in Bundesliga, as he became the fourth youngest player to play on the Bundesliga. He became the youngest player to make his debut for Schalke on 15th January 2011 which Schalke lost against 0-1 to Hamburger SV.


On 9th August 2011 following consistent performances in the league, Draxler became a part of the U-21 German national side. Germany emerged victorious over Cyprus with a score line of four goals to one. On 26 May 2012, he made his debut for the senior side in Germany's 5–3 loss to Switzerland.


On 31 August 2015, Draxler signed for VfL Wolfsburg on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee. On 24 December 2016, it was announced on VfL Wolfsburg's website that Draxler would be joining Paris Saint-Germain on a four-year contract.


High Points


Draxler is known for his speed and agility and his ability to deal with pressure situations. Draxler finished the 2012-13 season as the joint highest goal scorer for Schalke.


Draxler became Schalke's youngest ever player to appear in 100 competitive games.


Draxler has been a part of the German side which lifted the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He has also been the captain of the national side during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. He was also awarded the Golden Ball trophy for his exceptional performance in the tournament.


Captaincy


He has been the captain of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which the German side went on to win under his effective leadership.


Club Career


He has played for three clubs in his career as a footballer for Schalke, VFL Wolfsburg, and Paris Saint-German.

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