[People Profile] All We Know About Joshua Zirkzee Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Joshua Orobosa Zirkzee born 22 May 2001 is an Dutch professional soccer player who is playing the position of forward for the Bundesliga team Bayern Munich.
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|Full Names||Joshua Orobosa Zirkzee|
|Place of birth||Schiedam, Netherlands|
|Date Of Birth||27 October 1998|
|State of Origin||Schiedam, Netherlands|
|Current team||Bayern Munich|
2007–2010 VV Hekelingen
2010–2013 Spartaan '20
2013–2016 ADO Den Haag
2017–2019 Bayern Munich
2018–2021 Bayern Munich II
2019– Bayern Munich
2021 → Parma (loan)
2021–2022 → Anderlecht (loan)
2016 Netherlands U15
2016–2017 Netherlands U16
2017 Netherlands U17
2018 Netherlands U18
2019–2020 Netherlands U19
2020– Netherlands U21
|Salary||£13,000 per week,|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
In Schiedam to an Nigerian mother as well as a Dutch father Zirkzee was a footballer at the age of 5 playing for VV Hekelingen after the family relocated to Spijkenisse. After a successful start his move to the youth section of Spartaan 20 in the year 2010 in which he played alongside Nelson Amadin, his nephew. Then, he went to ADO Den Haag in 2013 and was then enrolled in the Feyenoord youth academy in 2016. The following year, Zirkzee left the Feyenoord academy in his home country of the Netherlands in order to be part of the young team in Bayern Munich.
On March 1, 2019, Zirkzee had a goal-trick on his debut game for Bayern Munich II. A day later Zirkzee scored the winner for the team’s under-19 side when they beat 1. FC Nurnberg 2-1. Zirkzee made his debut for the club at the age of 3. Liga in the 3. Liga for Bayern Munich II on 20 July 2019. He came on as an replacement in the 74th minutes for Oliver Batista Meier in an away game with Wurzburger Kickers.
On December 11, 2019 Zirkzee began his first game in the senior squad with the team against Tottenham Hotspur in the final group stage game in the Champions League. Then, he was able to make the Bundesliga debut on the 18th of December, making his debut as an extra at the 90th minute in an encounter against Freiburg at 1-1. Zirkzee scored the winning goal almost right after his entry into the match. After that, Serge Gnabry added another stoppage-time goal , securing an impressive 3-1 win. The next day the same day, he was on the bench during the last minutes of the match and scored the winner in the final minutes as Bayern beat Wolfsburg. 13 June 2020 was the day that Zirkzee scored the first goal in Bayern Munich’s win 2-1 against Borussia Monchengladbach. Zirkzee concluded the season to the fullest by scoring a continental triple.
Loan to Parma
At the end of January 2021, Zirkzee transferred to Italian club Parma in a loan arrangement. The agreement offered an opportunity to purchase. The 2 April 2021 was the day the player suffered an LCL injury. The loan was restricted to four appearances, with all of them as substitutes.
Loan to Anderlecht
On the 3rd of August, 2021 Anderlecht made an announcement about the hiring of Zirkzee for the season-long loan of Bayern Munich.
The financial consequences of the pandemic continue to be being felt by all clubs across Europe. Bayern Munich has suffered big losses as a result of the pandemic which has affected its transfer strategies. The upcoming period of transfer windows, Die Roten will have to be able to manage withdrawals since they will require funds to tackle the most important areas of the team.
Joshua Zirkzee is one of the few players who could eventually leave Bavaria. He is the Dutch striker has just 18 months remaining on his current contract with Rekordmeister. Zirkzee is currently enjoying a highly productive loan stint within Belgium in association with Anderlecht.
It is reported that the Dutch striker has been able to score six assists and 13 goals for Anderlecht in all competitions. Zirkzee could draw the attention of various clubs across Europe due to his exceptional performance in Belgium. (Stats courtesy: Whoscored)
In the beginning of the year, Zirkzee was hopeful about having a chance to play for Bayern following a positive loan stint with Anderlecht. However, his manner of speaking and attitude have changed regarding his future. The Dutch striker is now set to leave Bavaria during the summer. In an interview with NON, Zirkzee insisted that it does not make sense to be playing less in the coming season following an impressive season for Anderlecht.
“I don’t believe it’s logical returning to Bayern after an entire season where I played a lot. I’m just trying to play. After this season, I will decide what is most beneficial and after that I’ll speak to Bayern.”
“We will talk only after the season is over. I keep my time here, and this was my intention.”
Zirkzee’s chances of being a regular player at Bayern are extremely unlikely if he chooses to remain with the club for next season. Robert Lewandowski continues to score goals just for amusement. Additionally, his impressive fitness level allows him to take part in every single game. Lewandowski’s presence Lewandowski will ensure that Zirkzee is given opportunities off the bench.
The birthplace of Zirkzee is in the Netherlands to the Dutch father and an Nigerian mother. Zirkzee is an international youth player who plays for the Netherlands.