13 fun facts about Kai Havertz
Kai Havertz is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or forward for Chelsea in the Premier League and the German national team. He was born on June 11, 1999, in Aachen, Germany.
Havertz started his footballing career with local club Alemannia Mariadorf before joining the youth academy of Bayer Leverkusen at the age of 11. He made his professional debut for Leverkusen in 2016, becoming the then-youngest player to ever play in the Bundesliga for the club at just 17 years and 126 days old.
During the 2018-19 season, Havertz had a breakout year for Leverkusen, scoring 17 goals and providing three assists in the Bundesliga. He was named the Bundesliga Player of the Month for April 2019 and was included in the Bundesliga Team of the Season.
In September 2020, Havertz signed for Chelsea for a reported fee of £72 million, making him the club's second most expensive signing at the time. Havertz played a key role in Chelsea's run to the Champions League title in the 2020-21 season, scoring the winning goal in the final against Manchester City. He also would score the decisive goal against Palmeiras in next season's Club World Cup final to help the Blues win the trophy for the first time.
Havertz made his debut for the German national team in 2018, and he has since become a regular fixture in the squad. The Chelsea forward has since represented them at the 2020 Euros and 2022 World Cup.
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