Lukas Podolski Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Lukas Podolski Quick Info
Height5 ft 11¾ in
Weight82 kg
Date of BirthJune 4, 1985
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseMonika Puchalski

Lukas Podolski is a German football player who started playing for the Japanese club Vissel Kobe in 2017. He is known as one of the best finishers of his generation and has played for successful clubs like Cologne, Bayern Munich, Arsenal, and Galatasaray (Turkish club). Lukas has more than 4 million followers on Twitter, more than 5 million followers on Instagram, and more than 7.5 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Łukasz Józef Podolski

Nick Name

Poldi, Prinz Poldi

Lukas Podolski seen during Champions for Charity at the BayArena Stadium in Germany in July 2019
Lukas Podolski seen during Champions for Charity at the BayArena stadium in Germany in July 2019 (Sven Mandel / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Gliwice, Upper Silesia, Poland

Residence

Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Nationality

Polish, German

Occupation

Professional Football Player

Family

  • Father – Waldemar Podolski
  • Mother – Krystyna Podolska (Played for the Poland National Handball Team)
  • Siblings – Justyna Podolska (Older Sister)

Manager

Lukas is represented by the Fair Play Career Management in Cologne.

Position

Forward

Shirt Number

10 – Vissel Kobe

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm

Weight

82 kg or 181 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Lukas has dated –

  1. Monika Puchalski (2006-Present) – In April 2011, Lukas married his girlfriend Monika Puchalski in Germany and followed it with a Polish church ceremony in June 2011. The couple welcomed son Louis Gabriel Podolski on April 14, 2008, and daughter Maya Podolski on June 6, 2016.
German football player Lukas Podolski
German football player Lukas Podolski (TAKA@P.P.R.S / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Polish and German ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tattoos such as 4 stars and the word ‘Weltmeister’ (Champion) on his chest, a picture of his son Louis’ face on the left side of his chest, Louis’ date of birth on his wrist, Cologne tattoo on his right arm, daughter Maya’s name on his right wrist, FIFA World Cup trophy on his left arm, shirt number ’10’ on his left wrist

Lukas Podolski at the German premiere of The Expendables 3 in Cologne in 2014
Lukas Podolski at the German premiere of The Expendables 3 in Cologne in 2014 (Michael Schilling / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Brand Endorsements

Lukas has endorsed the following brands –

  • Rakuten
  • Monster Blaster
  • XTiP
  • Standart
  • Sacai
  • Adidas
  • Pepsi

Lukas Podolski Favorite Things

  • Football Team – Cologne

Source – DailyMail.co.uk

Lukas holding the F1 World Championship trophy and Formula One race driver Nico Rosberg posing with the FIFA World Cup trophy in 2016
Lukas holding the F1 World Championship trophy and Formula One race driver Nico Rosberg posing with the FIFA World Cup trophy in 2016 (Raimond Spekking / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Lukas Podolski Facts

  1. He was eligible to play for both Polish and German national teams, due to his dual citizenship. He wanted to represent the Polish football team but was rejected by then-coach Pawel Janas. Nevertheless, he had a successful career in the German national team and helped Germany win the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  2. He supports the Polish football club, Górnik Zabrze, which is in close proximity to his place of birth.
  3. In 2017, Lukas opened an ice cream joint called Ice Cream United in Cologne. The next year in 2018, he opened a kebab restaurant called Mangal Döner in Cologne as well.
  4. In May 2013, he scored a goal in under 9 seconds in a friendly win against Ecuador (4-2). The goal was the second-fastest international goal of its time behind Davide Gualtieri of San Marino, who found the net in 8.3 seconds in a 1993 match against England.
  5. Lukas was awarded the ‘FIFA World Cup Best Young Player’ award in 2006.

Featured Image by Sven Mandel / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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