Manuel Neuer, in full Manuel Peter Neuer, (conceived March 27, 1986, Gelsenkirchen, Germany), German football (soccer) player who, as one of the game's driving goalkeepers, helped Germany win the 2014 World Cup; for his exhibition, he got the Golden Glove grant as the competition's best goalkeeper.
Neuer started playing soccer before he was five years of age. He at first needed to play outfield in matches. His golden calf, notwithstanding, was the nearby FC Schalke 04 goalkeeper Jens Lehmann, whom Neuer pursued into the club's second group when he made his introduction in the Regionalliga Nord during the 2003–04 season. By the 2006–07 season, Neuer was turning into a first-group ordinary in the Bundesliga. He helped Schalke win two household cup trophies (2005 and 2011) and took global distinctions for his nation at the under-18 (2004) and under-21 levels. At 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall, Neuer was a commanding figure in the objective. Despite the fact that he was fundamentally a shot plug, he was likewise known for his moment reflexes and recuperation. What's more, his order of the whole punishment territory and capacity to precisely kick or toss the ball to a partner, frequently starting hostile assaults, made him a champion goalkeeper. In 2008 he was selected for the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Club Goalkeeper of the Year respects. The next year he helped Germany catch the UEFA Under-21 title, beating England 4–0 in the last.
In June 2011 FC Bayern Munich marked Neuer. At first, numerous Bayern fans were troubled as a result of the group's exceptional competition with Schalke, yet Neuer prevailed upon them, remarkably by finishing in excess of 1,000 scoreless minutes to break the shutout record set by previous Bayern star Oliver Kahn. During the Champions League 2011–12 rivalry, Neuer's notoriety developed when he spared punishments from Real Madrid stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaká, and in the last against Chelsea, he even scored an objective in another shoot-out, however Bayern lost the match. After a year, in an every single German Champion League last at London's Wembley Stadium, Bayern defeated Borussia Dortmund 2–1. In 2012–13, 2013–14, and 2015–16, Neuer's solid play helped Bayern command in Germany, with Bundesliga and DFB Pokal League and Cup pairs in each season. Likewise, Bayern won association titles in 2014–15 and 2016–17, giving the club an exceptional five continuous Bundesliga titles.
Neuer started contending with the German national group on June 2, 2009, in a match against the United Arab Emirates. The next year, he showed up in his first World Cup, with Germany completing in third spot. At the 2014 World Cup, Neuer amassed a spare rate of 86.2 percent and permitted just four objectives in seven matches. In the last, Germany crushed Argentina 1–0. The way that Argentina did not oversee one shot on target bore declaration to Neuer's capacity to foresee rivals' moves and decrease their chances to score.