Joshua Walter Kimmich (German pronunciation: [ˈjoːzu̯aː ˈkɪmɪç]; born 8 February 1995) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or right-back for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. He is known for his complete playstyle, versatility, aggression, and playmaking ability. He is often compared with former Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm and is considered his successor.
After coming through RB Leipzig’s youth academy, Kimmich began playing for the club’ first team in 2013. Two years later, he joined Bayern Munich. In the 2019–20 season, after winning the continental treble with Bayern Munich, Kimmich was included in the UEFA Team of the Year, the FIFA FIFPro Men’s World11, and was recognized as the UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season.
|Full name||Joshua Walter Kimmich|
|Date of birth||8 February 1995|
|Place of birth||Rottweil, Germany|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Position(s)||Defensive midfielder, right-back|