Manuel Neuer

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Bayern Munich
Born: March 27, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Height: 6'4''
Nationality: German
Pepe Reina of Spain in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Spain and Tahiti on June 20, 2013
Bayern Munich 'eyeing £4m Pepe Reina'
Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina is being targeted by Bayern Munich as a backup for Manuel Neuer.
Jul 27, 01:24
Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates with the World Cup trophy on July 13, 2014.
Lothar Matthaus backs Bastian Schweinsteiger for German captaincy
Lothar Matthaus says that Bastian Schweinsteiger should take over from Phillip Lahm as the new captain of Germany.
Jul 18, 21:12
Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during a Group C football match between Colombia and Ivory Coast on June 19, 2014
Video: Sports Mole Sofa's World Cup Team of the Tournament
The Sports Mole Sofa panel choose their World Cup Team of the Tournament.
Jul 15, 16:45
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi hold their respective trophies of 'Golden Glove' and 'Golden Ball' during a presentation ceremony after the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA
Sepp Blatter "surprised" by Lionel Messi's Golden Ball win
FIFA president Sepp Blatter admits that he was "a little bit surprised" to see Argentina star Lionel Messi collect the Golden Ball award at the World Cup in Brazil.
Jul 14, 23:51
James Rodriguez of Colombia celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay at Maracana on June 28, 2014
Sports Mole's World Cup Team of the Tournament
Sports Mole picks out the 11 players that made the biggest impression over the last four weeks at the World Cup.
Jul 14, 11:54
Lionel Messi of Argentina (R) looks dejected after a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014
Joey Barton "baffled" by Lionel Messi being awarded World Cup Golden Ball
Joey Barton "baffled" by the decision to give Argentina's Lionel Messi the World Cup player of the tournament award.
Jul 14, 08:32
Lionel Messi of Argentina (R) looks dejected after a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014
Stan Collymore: 'Lionel Messi Golden Ball award disgraceful'
Stan Collymore criticises football governing body FIFA's decision to award Argentina's Lionel Messi with the Golden Ball award.
Jul 14, 01:19
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (FRONT) prepares to make a save from Argentina's forward Rodrigo Palacio during the final football match o
Manuel Neuer praises team spirit after World Cup success
Manuel Neuer praises the team spirit of Germany after clinching the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Argentina on Sunday night.
Jul 14, 00:55
Mario Goetze of Germany (L) celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Thomas Mueller during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match on July 13, 2014
Match Analysis: Germany 1-0 Argentina (after extra time)
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how Germany were crowned World Cup champions with a 1-0 victory after extra time over Argentina at the Maracana.
Jul 13, 23:34
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi hold their respective trophies of 'Golden Glove' and 'Golden Ball' during a presentation ceremony after the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA
Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Paul Pogba collect World Cup awards
Lionel Messi collects the Golden Ball award, while Manuel Neuer is named the best goalkeeper of the 2014 World Cup.
Jul 13, 23:23
Germany's defender and captain Philipp Lahm (front-R) holds up the World Cup trophy as he celebrates on with his teammates after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final on July 13, 2014
Result: Germany win 2014 World Cup
Mario Gotze scores in extra time as Germany win the 2014 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Argentina.
Jul 13, 22:35
Spain centre-forward celebrates scoring for a second time against South Africa on June 12, 2002.
Raul: Germany are "clear favourites"
Raul considers Germany to be the "clear favourites" to get the better of Argentina in the World Cup final.
Jul 13, 16:09
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Jens Lehmann hails "perfect" Manuel Neuer
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has "had a perfect World Cup so far", according to former Arsenal stopper Jens Lehmann.
Jul 12, 14:50
Germany's players celebrate after midfielder Toni Kroos scored his team's third goal during the semi-final football match against Brazil on July 8, 2014
Four Germans named on Golden Ball shortlist
FIFA includes four German players in the shortlist for the World Cup's Golden Ball award.
Jul 11, 19:39
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Manuel Neuer: 'Germany struggled with nerves against Brazil'
Manuel Neuer admits that Germany's players were full of nerves prior to the World Cup thrashing of Brazil.
Jul 10, 19:41
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Manuel Neuer calls for Germany calm ahead of World Cup final
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists that they must "start again" despite their historic 7-1 victory over Brazil.
Jul 9, 17:57
Miroslav Klose of Germany celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi final against Brazil on July 8, 2014
Match Analysis: Brazil 1-7 Germany
Sports Mole dissects one of the most incredible results in football history as Germany thrash hosts Brazil 7-1 to reach the World Cup final.
Jul 8, 23:43
Germany's players celebrate after midfielder Toni Kroos scored his team's third goal during the semi-final football match against Brazil on July 8, 2014
Result: Germany fire seven past Brazil to cruise into World Cup final
Germany thrash Brazil 7-1 on a shocking night in Belo Horizonte as the hosts crumble in the World Cup semi-final.
Jul 8, 22:51
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) and Algeria's forward Sofiane Feghouli (2L) vie for the ball during a Round of 16 football match on June 30, 2014
Dino Zoff hails "terrific" Manuel Neuer
Former Italy goalkeeper Dino Zoff claims that Germany's Manuel Neuer is currently the best shot-stopper in the world.
Jul 8, 11:50
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) and Algeria's forward Sofiane Feghouli (2L) vie for the ball during a Round of 16 football match on June 30, 2014
Oliver Kahn: 'Manuel Neuer is the best in the world'
Germany legend Oliver Kahn says that there is no better goalkeeper in world football than Manuel Neuer.
Jul 6, 19:55
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) and Algeria's forward Sofiane Feghouli (2L) vie for the ball during a Round of 16 football match on June 30, 2014
Oliver Kahn hails "world's best" Manuel Neuer
Oliver Kahn says that Manuel Neuer is the best goalkeeper in the world.
Jul 6, 11:22
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Manuel Neuer: 'Germany worthy of semi-final spot'
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists that his side are "worthy of a place in the semi-finals" of the World Cup.
Jul 4, 21:18
Germany's defender Mats Hummels celebrates his goal during a quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
Player Ratings: France 0-1 Germany
Sports Mole rates the players who had an impact in Germany's 1-0 win over France.
Jul 4, 20:53
Germany's team celebrate after winning the quarter-final football match between France and Germany 1-0 at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
Match Analysis: France 0-1 Germany
Sports Mole analyses Germany's narrow 1-0 win over France in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Jul 4, 19:51
Mats Hummels of Germany scores his team's first goal on a header against Raphael Varane of France and past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: Mats Hummels heads Germany into semi-finals
Mats Hummels heads Germany into the semi-finals of the World Cup after beating France 1-0 at the Maracana.
Jul 4, 18:54
Germany's defender Mats Hummels celebrates his goal during a quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
Half-Time Report: Mats Hummels heads Germany into slender advantage
Germany are halfway toward the semi-finals of the World Cup after earning a 1-0 half-time lead over France.
Jul 4, 17:49
Mats Hummels of Germany scores his team's first goal on a header against Raphael Varane of France and past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Live Commentary: France 0-1 Germany - as it happened
Relive our live text commentary from the World Cup semi-finals as France lost 1-0 to Germany at the Maracana.
Jul 4, 16:00
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) and Algeria's forward Sofiane Feghouli (2L) vie for the ball during a Round of 16 football match on June 30, 2014
Joachim Low: 'Neuer good enough to play outfield'
Germany coach Joachim Low has no concerns about Manuel Neuer rushing off his line as he claims that the goalkeeper is good enough technically to play in midfield.
Jul 4, 15:08
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Andreas Brehme: 'Manuel Neuer can make difference against France'
Former Germany defender Andreas Brehme believes that Manuel Neuer could hold the key against France on Friday.
Jul 3, 19:57
Germany's striker Miroslav Klose celebrates after scoring the team's fourth goal against Argentina during the 2010 World Cup quarterfinal football match on July 3, 2010
On this day: Germany thrash Argentina at World Cup
On this day in 2010, Germany thrashed Argentina 4-0 to progress through to the semi-finals of the World Cup in South Africa.
Jul 3, 09:59
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) and Algeria's forward Sofiane Feghouli (2L) vie for the ball during a Round of 16 football match on June 30, 2014
Andre Schurrle praises "great" Manuel Neuer
Andre Schurrle praises the performance of Germany teammate Manuel Neuer during the team's victory over Algeria in the second round of the World Cup.
Jul 1, 11:06
Andre Schuerrle of Germany scores his team's first goal past goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi of Algeria in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Germany 2-1 Algeria
Sports Mole rates the players who took part in Germany's 2-1 win over Algeria in the World Cup round of 16.
Jul 1, 00:39
Andre Schuerrle of Germany celebrates scoring his team's first goal past goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi of Algeria during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Match Analysis: Germany 2-1 Algeria
Sports Mole analyses Germany's 2-1 win over Algeria in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Jul 1, 00:02
Andre Schuerrle of Germany celebrates scoring his team's first goal past goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi of Algeria during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Result: Germany need extra time to see off battling Algerians
Extra-time goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil fire Germany into the quarter-finals of the World Cup at the expense of Algeria.
Jun 30, 22:52
German head coach Joachim Low reacts during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Group C qualifying football match Germany vs Republic of Ireland in Cologne, western Germany on October 11, 2013
Half-Time Report: Germany being held by Algeria at interval
Germany and Algeria are all square at half time at the Estadio Beira-Rio following a goalless 45 minutes.
Jun 30, 21:46
Thomas Muller celebrates scoring his hattrick for Germany in their World Cup opening game against Portugal on June 16, 2014.
Manuel Neuer: 'Thomas Muller is key for Germany'
Germany keeper Manuel Neuer believes that Thomas Muller holds the key to his side's having a successful World Cup in Brazil after scoring four goals in his first three games.
Jun 28, 14:13
Miroslav Klose of Germany celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mate Thomas Muller during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen match between Germany and England at Free State Stadium on June 27, 2010
On this day: Thomas Muller-inspired Germany thrash England
On this day in 2010, England were outclassed by a young Germany side in South Africa.
Jun 27, 09:35
Thomas Mueller of Germany shoots and scores his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014
Player Ratings: USA 0-1 Germany
Sports Mole rates the players from Germany's 1-0 win over USA on Thursday night.
Jun 26, 20:32
Germany's forward Lukas Podolski and Germany's defender Benedikt Howedes vie for the ball with US defender Fabian Johnson during a Group G football match between US and Germany at the Pernambuco Arena in Recife during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 26, 2
Match Analysis: USA 0-1 Germany
Sports Mole analyses Germany's 1-0 win over USA in Group G of the World Cup.
Jun 26, 19:38
Thomas Mueller of Germany shoots and scores his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014
Result: Germany and USA through to last 16
Both Germany and the USA gain qualification into the last 16, despite Joachim Loew's men beating the Americans 1-0 at the Arena Pernambuco.
Jun 26, 18:56
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