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Julian Draxler is a German football player. He is recognized for his two-footed skill, best soccer drills for ball control. He mostly plays as a left-winger but he can also play as a right-winger. He is playing as an attacking midfielder. He won the DFB-Pokal Final and also was awarded Fritz Walter Medal, U18 Gold Medal, and many more.
How Old Is Julian Draxler?
Julian Draxler was born on 1993 September 20 in Germany, under the zodiac sign Virgo. His father Hans- Jurgen Draxler is a former unskilled footballer who was also a manager of his own son. His mother Monica Draxler is a housewife.
At his earlier age, he found himself interested in playing football. He distinctly kicks a ball around virtually as soon as he can walk. Then took a decision to become a footballer. At the age of 5, he started grass-roots football with BV Rentfort till 7.
He was taken from his hometown club BV Renfort and acquire his service in 2001. Talking about his education he joined Gesamtschule Berger Feld after joining Harvard University.
Julian Draxler’s Career
Julian Draxler‘s career started at his early age. He was also transferred to a youth club in his early age. He debuted in his Bundesliga career with Schalke in 2011. In that May, he scored his first goal and won the DFB-Pokal Final. He was also awarded Fritz Walter Medal, U18 Gold Medal. He was also honored with the Bundesliga Young Player of the season in January 2011. On June 2013 he scored his first international goal against the United States. The same year, he also received the Sportschau Goal of the Year Award.
He played 171 matches for Schalke and scoring 30 goals for the club. In 2015, he was transferred to Vfl Wolfsburg it was a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Then in 2017, he joined PSG and gave the best performance.
On 14 February, Draxler scored a 4–0 in the round of 16 wins over Barcelona. This was his Champions League debut for PSG. On 26 February he scored a 5-1 goal and won over Rivals Marseille. On April 1, Draxler scored the initial goal 4-1 win against Monaco in 2017.
Then, Draxler started to focus on the 2018 FIFA World Cup to participate in the national team.
In 2011 Julian Draxler scored his first international goal on his debut for his youth team playing against Cyprus in the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifier. The following year, the footballer made his senior team debut against Switzerland coming on as a substitute to Lukas Podolski.
Draxler captained Germany in a goalless friendly against Poland in May 2014 where seven of the players were debutants.
In June 2014, Draxler was called up for the German National Team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He made his first World Cup appearance as a 76th-minute substitute to Sami Khedira in a 7-1 win over Brazil.
Julian Draxler’s Personal Life
Julian Draxler has been in a relationship with his childhood sweetheart Lena Stiffel. The couple first met at their school and started dating shortly after.
Their relationship is not only for joy but also for sorrow. In Julian’s life, he only had a love for one woman. As of 2018, it was reported that Julian and Lena got engaged.
Mostly, Draxler loved to read books and rest at home more than hanging out and party outside.