Florian Wirtz Wins Bundesliga Player Of The Season


Florian Wirtz has been crowned the Bundesliga Player of the Season following his stellar campaign with Bayer Leverkusen inconcluded 2023/24 Bundesliga season.

The 21-year-old played an integral role as Bayer Leverkusen broke an over-a-century deadlock to win their first-ever Bundesliga title.

Wirtz’s emergence as the 2023/24 Bundesliga Player of the Season comes as no surprise after he bagged three Bundesliga Player of the Month Awards.

His peak months in his remarkable run with the Die Werkself were in October, December, and February when he added the Rookie to his family collection.

He tallied a personal best of 11 assists and 11 goals, including a prolific ending to the campaign when he came off the bench to score his first club career hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Werder Bremen.

While it has been an incredible campaign for the Germany international, it is worth mentioning Wirtz’s rise to the summit of his career came against the backdrop of a scary setback that nearly grounded his career.

On March 13, 2022, the footballing genius nearly wrecked his career with an excruciating ACL injury. He was sidelined for ten months, missing the rest of the season for Bayer Leverkusen.

After the ACL injury setback, Wirtz was back to action on January 22, 2023, coming on as a substitute in Bayer Leverkusen’s Bundesliga win over Borussia Dortmund.

Since his return, it has been an incredible individual run for the player. In the just-concluded 2023/24 Bundesliga season, Wirtz played 32 Bundesliga matches for Bayer Leverkusen, registering 22 goal contributions – his highest tally in his career.

He has played all of Bayer Leverkusen’s 10 Europa League games, involving in 8 goals, comprising of 4 assists and 4 goals.

He also tallied an astonishing 7 goal involvements, comprising 3 goals and 4 assists in his 5 DFB Pokal appearances for the club.

The 16-cap Germany International wrapped up a prolific Bundesliga campaign with a hat-trick against Werder Bremen. While the 2023/24 Bundesliga campaign is over, Wirtz will hope to complete a perfect season with Bayer Leverkusen with the Europa League and DFB Pokal trophies up for grabs.


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