Philipp Lahm Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Philipp Lahm

Nick Name

Lahm, Magic Dwarf

Philipp Lahm during a press conference at Juventus Arena on February 22, 2016 in Turin, Italy
Philipp Lahm during a press conference at Juventus Arena on February 22, 2016 in Turin, Italy

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Munich, Germany

Nationality

German

Education

Philipp graduated from Ashford University, San Diego, California.

Occupation

Professional Footballer

Family

  • Father – Roland Lahm
  • Mother – Daniela Lahm
  • Siblings – Melanie Lahm (Sister) (Policewoman)

Philipp also has another sister.

Manager

Philipp is signed with –

  • acta7
  • Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V.

Position

Right back / Defensive midfielder

Shirt Number

21

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

62 kg or 137 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Philipp Lahm dated –

  1. Nicola Valentina – In the past, Lahm dated Nicola Valentina.
  2. Claudia Schattenberg (2010-Present) – On July 14, 2010, Philipp married his longtime girlfriend Claudia Schattenberg in a ceremony in Aying, Munich. On August 15, 2012, Claudia gave birth to their first child, son Julian.
Philipp Lahm and Claudia on their wedding day in Aying, Germany
Philipp Lahm and Claudia on their wedding day in Aying, Germany

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

He sometimes dyes his hair “Brown.”

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Calm
  • Warrior on the pitch
  • Small stature

Measurements

Philipp’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 36½ in or 93 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 13½ in or 34½ cm
  • Waist – 30 in or 76 cm
Philipp Lahm shirtless body (Right)
Philipp Lahm shirtless body (Right)

Shoe Size

8 (US) or 41 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Philipp has appeared in TV commercials for Adelholzener (2015), Lufthansa, T-Mobile, CEWE FOTOBUCH (2011), Nintendo Wii and fragFINN-App (2015).

Religion

Lahm’s religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

Philipp is recognized as one of the best defenders of his generations. He is known for having served as a captain of the German National Team and captain of the most popular German football club Bayern Munich.

First Football Match

Lahm debuted on November 13, 2002, in a Champions League match between Bayern Munich and RC Lens. Philipp who was 19 at the time, entered the game as a substitute in the 92nd minute. In the end, his team Bayern played a draw with the final result being 3-3.

Strengths

  • Passing
  • Focus
  • Fast and Quick
  • Stamina
  • Technique
  • Can endure ground contact
  • Good in taking set-pieces

Weaknesses

  • Tackling
  • Aerial duels

First Film

Philip was seen in short comedy film Seppi & Hias – Bayerisch-Türkische Lausbubengeschichten as a football star in 2010.

First TV Show

Other than football matches itself, Lahm first appeared in the news show Game One as himself in 2006 in just one episode.

Personal Trainer

During his whole career, Lahm has kept his body in best possible shape.

Many players have spoken about Philipp’s physical capabilities on the ground, pointing towards his high-intensity pace. His conditioning and stamina are his two “aces” that crowned his game as a defender.

In order to stay in such shape, Philipp has done numerous conditioning sessions during the off-seasons. For example, below we give you a sample of Lahm’s training which involves high-intensity sprinting.

Monday / Wednesday / Friday – Week 1 – Week 2

  • 50 meters (75% of your capabilities) – 3 sets
  • 100 meters (75% of your capabilities) – 5 sets
  • 100 meters (100% of your capabilities) – 5 sets
  • 200 meters (75% of your capabilities) – 3 sets

 

Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday – Week 3 – Week 4

  • 50 meters (75% of your capabilities) – 3 sets
  • 50 meters (100% of your capabilities – 3 sets
  • 100 meters (75% of your capabilities) – 5 sets
  • 100 meters (100% of your capabilities) – 5 sets
  • 200 meters (75% of your capabilities) – 2 sets
  • 200 meters (100% of your capabilities) – 2 sets

Note: This is only a sample workout. You should know that before you start doing this program, you should have a decent level of conditioning in your tank because this is a very intense workout and can be harmful to someone who is a beginner.

Philipp Lahm Favorite Things

  • Song – I’ll Be Missing You (By Puff Daddy)
  • Holiday Destination – Maldives
  • Food – Leberkase with potato salad
  • Drink – Apple soda
Source – Daily Mail, FCBayern.com
Philipp Lahm handles the ball during a match between Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg on February 14, 2016 in Augsburg, Germany
Philipp Lahm handles the ball during a match between Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg on February 14, 2016 in Augsburg, Germany

Philipp Lahm Facts

  1. He retired from the national team in 2014.
  2. Besides football, Lahm also plays snooker, tennis, golf, and darts.
  3. At the time he retired from international football, Lahm had a total of 113 appearances in which he scored five goals.
  4. He is right-footed but can play on both sides of the pitch.
  5. Lahm joined the Bayern Munich Junior Team when he was 11.
  6. When he was a part of the Bayern Munich Junior Team, he won the Youth Bundesliga twice. He was also a captain of his team.
  7. On September 6, 2013, Philipp played his 100th game for the German national team in a match between Germany and Austria.
  8. Philipp is a very private person.
  9. Since he was a kid, Lahm was a huge fan of Bayern Munich.
  10. He owns a foundation by the name of Philipp Lahm-Stiftung.
  11. Lahm is an ambassador for FIFA for SOS Children’s Villages.
  12. During 2007, 2008 and 2009, Philipp was an ambassador for the World AIDS Day.
  13. In 2006, Lahm was named as the FIFA World Cup Player of the Year.
  14. In August 2011, Lahm released his autobiography by the name Der feine Unterschied: Wie man here Spitzenfußballer weird (The Subtle Difference – How to Become a Top Footballer). In the book, he reviewed his football career and personal experiences.
  15. At the Olympic Stadium, he was a ball boy for the Bayern Munich team.
  16. Visit his official website @ www.philipplahm.de.
  17. Follow Lahm on his Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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