German poacher striker Mario Gomez is one of the best football forwards. He was in the squad of FC Bayern Munich that won the treble back in 2013. Gomez played with Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben, and Philip Lahm when he won the treble with the German club. He played for many elite European football clubs in his football careers like VFB Stuttgart, Fiorentina and FC Bayern Munich. He can play excellently as a central forward but mainly as the striker when talking about his overall playing position. Gomez has played for his national football team for a long time after making his international football debut in 2007.
Footballer Gomez has won many major trophies like the German league title, Turkish league title and the German Cup playing for different European football clubs. The Champions’ league winner’s former German strike is widely regarded as one of the finest attackers in this sport due to his shooting, finishing, and heading skills. This biography on Former German striker Mario Gomez covers important moments from his early life till date.
Mario Gomez: Quick Facts
|Full name||Mario Gomez|
|Nickname||Also nicknamed as “Super Mario by his fans”|
|Date of birth||10-07-1985|
|Father’s name||Jose Gomez Garcia|
|Mother’s name||Christel Roth|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Not available|
|Height||6.2 feet (1.89 m)|
|Weight||89 Kg (196 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: N/A Waist size: N/A Biceps: N/A|
|Body type||Fit Athletic body|
|Eye color||Blue color|
|Hair color||Brown color|
|Shoe size||13 (US)|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Wife whose name is Carina Wanzung|
|Children name||Not available|
|Net worth||Around 10 million dollars|
|Playing position||Striker and central forward|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Salary, Bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship and merchandise|
|Last Updated||Feb 2022|
Mario Gomez early Life
German international Gomez was born to their father, Jose Gomez Garcia and mother, Christel Roth. His father was originally from Spain while his mother was from Germany. Gomez was born in a middle-class family in Germany called Riedlingen. We do not have any information about his siblings and their age. We will update the information soon. Showing good signs early, Gomez grew up playing football with his friends. Even though he was not interested in football earlier, he later found a love for this sport.
He was asked to join the VFB Stuttgart football club in his school days. However, he did not accept the offer to stay with his friends and family in his hometown. However, his local German football team was once defeated in a tournament with VFB Stuttgart. So he joined the club to develop his skills and earn his place in the group. He played with number 33 on his jersey during his early playing days at VFB Stuttgart, who also wore the same number 33 at FC Bayern Munich. Likewise, he used Gomez as his name in his club and his national team kit in his football career.
Mario Gomez Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
German league title winner Mario Gomez was born on 10-07-1985, making him 36 years old. (As per 2021) He follows Christianity as the religion, and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Cancer. Gomez is also nicknamed “Super Mario” by his fans worldwide. The German attacker has kept his hair short in his professional football career. In his prime, Gomez was a proper-footed striker with brilliant shooting and finishing skills. Gomez has an athletic body and he stands 6.2 feet tall.
Footballer Gomez has evenly matched weight for a professional footballer, as he weighs around 196 pounds (89 kilograms) on average. He has blue color eyes and brown color hair. The Turkish league top scorer former German international footballer is very professional and takes very care of his training and diet even after retirement. We do not have any information about his siblings and their age. We will update the information soon. Mario Gomez uses a shoe size of 13 (US).
Mario Gomez Salary and Net Worth
According to multiple sources, Mario Gomez is worth around 10 million dollars to date. (As of 2022) Footballer has played for many elite European football clubs in his football careers like VFB Stuttgart, Fiorentina and FC Bayern Munich. So a significant part of his earnings constitutes football club salary, additional bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. He has made 78 appearances for his national football team after his debut in 2007. Footballer Gomez has also earned a significant salary playing for his national team.
He was signed by German football club Stuttgart at an early age, where he earned a signing bonus and salary according to his contract. Likewise, he was again signed by the German football club FC Bayern Munich in around a 30 million dollar deal where he played for four seasons. He was also traded to Fiorentina football club in about 20 million dollars. Gomez also owns multiple extraordinary cars in his collection like Mercedes and Audi.
Who is Mario Gomez Wife ?
The former German player of the year award-winner striker is an authentic Christian. He is married to his girlfriend, whom he has dated for a long time. Her name is Sabrina Carina Wanzung. The couple fell in love while the German footballer was still playing for Bayern Munich.
Likewise, he was previously in a relationship with his childhood girlfriend, Silvia Michel. But the couple decided to break up after it did not work out for them in the past. We do not have any information about his children and their age. We will update the information soon. He has a massive following on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Being a former professional football player, he spends his significant time in the gym and training.
Mario Gomez Number, Style of Play and Playing position
The former German league top scorer Mario Gomez is considered one of the excellent finishers and poacher strikers in football. His finishing qualities and ball heading ability made him one of the best attackers in his prime playing days. His teammates used to feed the ball through crosses and passes, which he used to head into the back of the net.
The former German player of the year award winner striker has won several trophies like the German league title and UEFA champions’ league title playing for Bayern Munich. He has played mainly as a striker and sometimes a central forward in his professional football career. Gomez was using jersey number 33 for his club and the national team while still playing. Likewise, he used number 27 on his jersey in his last three seasons with VFB Stuttgart football club.
Mario Gomez Instagram
Mario Gomez is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. Footballer Mario keeps updating the fans about the matches, and, his announcements. Gomez posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates earning him huge fan followings worldwide. Mario uploads pictures with his cars, watches and children on social media.
Instagram: 733k followers
Twitter: 114.5k followers
Mario Gomez FIFA 22 rating
Mario Gomez is a retired professional footballer. Footballer Gomez does not have a player rating in FIFA 22 as he is not playing for any club or the country anymore. The German former striker, however has-icon FIFA cards in FIFA 22 game. He is given 88 overall rating and striker as his preferred position in FIFA 22 prime icon card.
- Even though Gomez was not interested in football, his father helped him realize his passion for this sport.
- The club manager asked him to sign for the youth team of VFB Stuttgart football club.
- Even though he declined the offer earlier, he changed his mind to join the football academy of the German football club.
Professional Career (Playing from 2006-present)
- Mario Gomez was initially limited to the youth team of the club but he earned promotion to the senior team in 2006.
- He also helped his team win the German league title which attracted interest from many European football clubs.
- He was transferred to FC Bayern Munich in 2009 where he played 115 matches and scored an impressive 75 goals for the team.
- Mario Gomez was sold to the Italian football club Fiorentina in 2013 where he played three seasons.
- He played 29 matches for Fiorentina and only scored seven goals in return.
- Gomez was sold to VFL Wolfsburg in 2016 where he played 115 matches and scored 39 goals.
- The German striker has played 78 matches for his national football team and has scored 31 goals.
Trophies and Titles:
- Two times German league title winner with FC Bayern Munich
- UEFA champions’ league winner with FC Bayern Munich
- Two times German Cup and German Super Cup winner with FC Bayern Munich
- German league title winner with VFB Stuttgart
- Turkish league title winner with Besiktas football club