Max Meyer was born on 18
September 1995 in Oberhausen, Germany. His birth name is Max Fredrich Meyer. According
to his birthday, Max is a Virgo, and his zodiac animal is Pig. He has played
for the youth team of his hometown club, FC Sardegna Oberhausen.
The German attacking midfield currently plays in the Premier League for Crystal Palace after signing for the club in 2018. Since completing his move to Crystal Palace from the German side, Schalke 04, Meyer has made 42 appearances in the Premier League.
Max Meyer: The Player
Meyer has also represented Germany in U-15, U-16, U-17, U-19 and U-21 sides. Meyer was also an integral part of the German National Team in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro where he showed his worth by securing the silver medal.
Before moving to Crystal Palace, Meyer made 146 appearances for Schalke 04 from 2013 to 2018. Max Meyer made his debut for the senior German National Team on 13 May 2014 against Poland. Since then, the Midfielder has made 4 appearances for the senior Germany National Team.
He netted his first goal for Germany against Finland in a 2-0 victory on 31 October 2016. Max Meyer was compared to the likes of Argentine Ace and Barcelona Striker, Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi in the past because of his pace and ability to dribble past opponents.
During his career at Schalke, he criticized the club's sporting director Christian Heidel. This incident was not taken well by the Schalke management and led to Meyer being left out of training with the squad. Later, he was allowed to run down the contract until it expired in June 2014.
After that, the high-rated German wunderkind was a free agent until Crystal Palace signed him during 2018 summer transfer window.
Max Meyer has a contract with the English side until the end of 2021 and currently earns a wage of £125,000 per week. He is the 2nd highest-paid player for the club. Max Meyer found a breakthrough in the Schalke 04 first team in the 2013/14 season.
The Midfielder opened his account for the German side when he scored his first goal against Darmstadt 98 in a DFB-Pokal match. Meyer had an impressive 2013-14 season as netted 6 goals in 30 appearances for Schalke 04. The German Midfielder is still very young and has tremendous potential and is expected to add more impressions to his name for both club and country in the years to come.
Max Meyer prefers to keep his personal life very private, and therefore, very little is known about it. Currently, Max is said to be single and focusing on his career. However, he has had one girlfriend in the past. Some of his hobbies are playing video games and listening to music.