Manuel Neuer is a professional German soccer player and plays as the goalkeeper for the Bayern Munich as well as the German national team. He is known for his quick reflexes, amazing shot-stopping skills as well as the command and control he exerts over the distribution of the ball in a game. He has often been called the ‘sweeper-keeper’ owing to his unique playing style and excellent speed when rushing off his line.
Manuel Peter Neuer was born on 27 March, 1986 in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, in Germany. He attended the Gesamtschule Berger Feld, like many other notable soccer players such as Mesut Ozil.