Julian Nagelsmann is the youngest football coach the Bundesliga has ever had in its ranks. From the football player in FC Freiburg and in 1860 Munich to the head coach of Hoffenheim in quick succession. Here you can find out everything else you should know about the smart coach.
Julian Nagelsmann – his career as a footballer
Julian Nagelsman was born on July 23, 1987 in Landsberg am Lech, Upper Bavaria. His whole passion is football. So he started playing football at his residence in the local football club FC Issing and then switched to FC Augsburg in the youth department. In 2002, he played on the youth team of the TSV 1860 Munich and became captain of the U17 team. From 2004 to 2006 he played for the A-Juniors in the Bundesliga, in 2006 he was able to claim the second team, but was unable to participate in the matches due to an injury. Finally, Julian Nagelsmann is pulled back to FC Augsburg, where he plays for the second team. Due to meniscus injuries and several operations, he had to give up his career as a football player as a mere 20-year-old.
Julian Nagelsmann’s previous coaching posts
But his enthusiasm for football is unbroken despite all the injuries. Julian Nagelsmann then became assistant coach for Thomas Tuchel in FC Freiburg, then switched to his former team, the U17s at TSV 1860 Munich, and became assistant coach for Alexander Schmidt. Finally, in 2010 he became the coach of the youth team at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and at the end of 2012 he became the assistant coach of the professional team.
Julian Nagelsmann took over as head coach of Hoffenheim’s U19 team in the 2013/2014 season, and became the youngest champion coach for a U19 team in just 26 years; In the 2014/2015 season, the U19 team from TSG 1899 Hoffenheim was able to secure the title as number two. Julian Nagelsmann is training to be a football coach at Hennes Weisweiler Academy in Hennef.
Julian Nagelsmann as the youngest football coach in the Bundesliga
What Julian Nagelsmann has achieved, no coach in the German Bundesliga has done before. In February 2016, at the age of just 28, he became the head coach of the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Bundesliga team, writing history. He will hold this position until the end of the 2018/19 season and bring the team back to the top of the table. Under his leadership, Hoffenheim play their way to the playoffs in the Champions League. From 2019 to 2021 he was head coach of RB Leipzig, for the season 2020/21 he is committed FC Bayern Munich the successful coach. Already in 2017, Julian Nagelsmann was awarded the title of “Coach of the Year”.
Julian Nagelsmann privately with new boyfriend: 2 children with Verena Nagelsmann
Julian Nagelsmann lost his father at the age of 20 and in his private life he is very interested in family and children. He has been married to Verena Nagelsmann since 2018 and has two children. After 15 years together, the coach is now apparently in a new relationship. Similar reports from Sport1 and “Bild” coincide with dpa information. Therefore, the 34-year-old and a former FC Bayern reporter for the newspaper are a couple. The “picture” released the reporter from reporting on FC Bayern because of the relationship with Nagelsmann, as a spokesman confirmed. Nagelsmann himself did not want to comment on the inquiry.
Julian Nagelsmann and his passion for cars
In addition to his enthusiasm for football, he has another passion – cars! So it’s not surprising that he’s the new brand ambassador for Jaguar. Privately, he drives a Jaguar F-Type convertible.
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