Who is Thomas Tuchel? Bio, Age, Family, Achievements and Net Worth

Thomas Tuchel Profile

Full nameThomas Tuchel
Born Date29 August 1973
Height1.90 m
PositionDefender
Years Active as a Player1979-1998
Recent Team as CoachChelsea
Place of BirthKrumbach, West Germany

Thomas Tuchel is a professional football coach and former footballer from Germany who was recently dismissed as Chelsea coach. The former Chelsea gaffer is well known for his tactical knowledge as well as his flexibility.

Tuchel arrived at Stamford Bridge in January 2021 signing an 18-month contract, however, his stay at the club was cut short after The Blues were thrashed by Dinamo Zagreb. Following the defeat, Tuchel was shown the door on the 7th of September 2022. For the four clubs, he has coached Tuchel has been dismissed in three of the clubs.

The veteran tactician led a successful season last year, helping the team reach FA Finals where they were defeated by Liverpool. Before his arrival at Stamford, Bridge Tuchel had coached several teams including Borussia and PSG.

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Thomas Tuchel Net Worth

At the moment, his estimated net worth stands at $20 million. Before being sacked he was one of the highest paid managers in the English Premier League earning an annual salary of £7 million.


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Thomas Tuchel Bio

Thomas was born in Krumbach, Bavaria in 1973, he began his career as a footballer by joining a local club, the TSV Krumbach. The team was managed by his father Rudolf, in 1988 he moved to FC Augsburg where his skills were sharpened. As a player, he played for Augsburg, Stuttgarter Kickers and Regionalliga Sud. During his tenure as a player, he played as a central defender scoring three career goals. His retirement came in 1998 at the age of 24 years old after he suffered a knee cartilage injury.

His journey to the coaching world began in 2000 when he was hired by Ralf Rangnick as a youth coach at VFB Stuttgart. He coached the U-19 team and later returned to Augsburg in 2005 where he worked under club director Andres Rettig.

When he arrived at Augsburg he was hired as a youth team coordinator but through discipline, he was promoted to the first team coach at Augsburg II for the 2007-08 season.

After a successful tenure at Augsburg, in 2009 he joined a Bundesliga club Mainz 05. At Mainz 05, he signed a two-year contract as a youth coach and during that stint, he won the U-19 Bundesliga league. In 2014, he asked to be released from his contract, at first the club declined his request but later granted him his wish. He left the club with a record of 72 wins, 46 draws, and 64 losses.

In 2015, Jurgen Klopp left Borrusia Dotmand, and the club settled on Thomas Tuchel as the best fit for the managerial position. During his 2 years tenure at Borussia Dortmund, he managed to win the DFB-Pokal.

In 2017, the club dropped him off after he finished the season third, but the club CEO described him as a “difficult person.” After he was fired by Borussia in 2017, in 2018 he received a call from one of the biggest French clubs, Paris Saint-Germain, where he earned his reputation.

At PSG he led the club into its first UEFA Champions League final and went on to win two league titles. Again his stay at the French club lasted for two years only, on 24th December 2020, due to a fallout with the management.

A month late he was hired by an EPL team Chelsea FC signing an 18-month contract with the club. He took over from Frank Lampard becoming the first German head coach to lead the club. With Chelsea, he led the club to the first FIFA Club World Cup and EFL Cup finals. However, after one successful season with the Blues, Tuchel was fired from his position due to poor performance in the early stages of the season.


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Thomas Tuche Family

He comes from a family of football lovers his father was a football manager and Tuchel grew up watching Hans-Gunter Bruns as his mentor. However, at the moment much is not known about his parents.

When it comes to love life, the German coach is married to Sissi, the two got married in 2009. The couple has been blessed with two daughters, however, according to reports, his wife is said to have filed for a divorce.

Achievements

Borussia Dortmund

  1. DFB-Pokal: 2016–17
  2. Runner-up: 2015–16

Paris Saint-Germain

  1. Ligue 1: 2018–19, 2019–20
  2. Coupe de France: 2019–20, Runner-up: 2018–19
  3. Coupe de la Ligue: 2019–20
  4. Trophée des Champions: 2018, 2019
  5. UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2019–20

Chelsea

  1. UEFA Champions League: 2020–21
  2. UEFA Super Cup: 2021
  3. FIFA Club World Cup: 2021
  4. FA Cup runner-up: 2020–21, 2021–22
  5. EFL Cup runner-up: 2021–2022

Individual

  1. VDV Bundesliga Coach of the Season: 2015–16
  2. Premier League Manager of the Month: March 2021, October 2021
  3. German Football Manager of the Year: 2021
  4. UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year: 2020–21
  5. IFFHS Men’s World’s Best Club Coach: 2021
  6. The Best FIFA Football Coach: 2021

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