German goalkeeper Loris Karius Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts
Loris Sven Karius plays as a goalkeeper for the Premier League club, Liverpool. Karius began his career from a German sports club VfB Stuttgart before he moved to Manchester City.
How was the Early life of Loris Karius?
Karius was born on 22nd June 1933 to Christine Karius and Harald Karius in Biberach, Baden-Wurttemberg. His father wanted him to become a motocross rider but his grandfather supported him to be involved in football. Loris attended Pestalozzi –Gymnasium Biberach to continue this career.
How did Loris Karius start his Career?
Karius played for the local teams SG Mettenberg and SSV ULM 1846 before he joined VfB Stuttgart. He played for the German under -16 national team against Macedonia on September 2008 from VfB Stuttgart.
After watching Germany’s under -16 games Manchester City invited Karius and his family to England where he completed his signing on 1 July 2009. He played for the under-18 and the under -21 Manchester city teams.
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Karius was loaned to Mainz 05 by Manchester City on August 2011 where he played for Mainz 05’s reserve team in the Regionalliga. He made a deal with Mainz -05 on 11 January 2012 and committed himself to a two-year deal.
He was the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Bundesliga match against Hannover 96 on 1 December 2012. This was his debut game from Mainz-05.
Loris kept nine clean sheets and saved two penalties on the 2015-16 seasons- which is the 11th season in the football club’s history- and was voted the second best goalkeeper after Manuel Neuer.
He made his Liverpool debut in the EFL cup with a 3-0 win over Derby County on 20th September 2016. The match against hull city was his first premier league match which ended in a 5-1 victory.
In the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final Loris played for Liverpool against Real Madrid in which Liverpool lost with a score of 3-1. The two goals that were scored was said to be because of his mistakes. Karius had tearfully wept after the match and apologized to Liverpool fans on the stand.
How much is the net worth of Loris Karius?
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Liverpool signed Karius for a fee of $6.21 million on a five-year deal on 24 may 2016. His net worth is estimated to be around $8 million USD and earns a salary of $ 1 million.
Facts about Loris Karius:
- Loris received death threats online after the match especially from twitter with comments directed at him and his family. This led to an investigation by the Merseyside Police.
- Doctors concluded that he had suffered from a concussion after he went for an examination at Massachusets General Hospital after five days. However, the exact moment of the occurrence of concussion is unclear.
- Karius was dumped by his girlfriend Ianthe Rose Cochrane –Stack publicly after she received death threats and dirty comments on the internet after Loris cost his team two goals in the match. She claims to have been single for the last one year.
- Alisson Becker, after signing for Liverpool at a fee of $86.28-10.46 million reasonably hints that he wants to take the no 1 off Loris Karius but will Loris give up the shirt to make his statement literal???
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