Because of his dribbling abilities and his high speed, his playing style is compared to that of Mario Götze and Lionel Messi. Young FC Schalke's playmaker, Maximilian Meyer, has a bright future ahead of him, let's see how bright it is in Football Manager 2016.
- ##fa-male## Basic Player Info
- Age: 19 years old, Nationality: German (1 cap/0 goals), Club: FC Schalke 04,
Estimated Value: £7.25M, Preferred Foot: Either, Preferred Position: Attacking Midfielder (Centre), Current/Potential Ability: 140/172
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- Career Stats
- Player Development
- Maximilian Meyer is already at the start of the game a well developed and whole rounded young player. His future ability makes him one of the best young players in FM16. With quality training and enough of first time football he can develop in a true world class player in Fottball manager 2016. His Progress Rate is 6 out of 10 which is calculated by players age, professionalism, determination and ambition.
- Career Summary
- Maximilian Meyer is truly one of world football's global superstars. Meyer made his senior debut playing for FC Schalke 04 against Mainz on 16th February 2013. Having made his Germany debut against Poland in May 2014, he has gone on to make 33 appearances and score 9 goals for his country. Meyer. 29, arrived at Allianz Arena from FC Schalke 04 for a fee of £33M in 2018.
Maximilian Meyer began his career at MSV Duisburg in 2008/09. Meyer's spell at Duisburg didn‘t last long and in July 2009 he joined FC Schalke 04, making 63 league appearances and scoring 11 goals in 4 years. During this time he also spent time at Gelsenkirchen, making just one appearance and scoring 2 goals.
In 2014/15 he rejoined FC Schalke 04 and made 98 league appearances and scored 26 goals. Meyer's Germany Under 21s team lifted the European U21 Championship in 2017. Meyer joined current club FC Bayern Munchen for £26M in August 2018 and has currently made 209 league appearances and scored 44 goals for the club. Meyer has so far lifted the Bundesliga in 2019 and 2021. the European International League in 2023. won the German Cup in 2019 and the German Super Cup in 2018 and 2019.
Among the 7 winner's medals that Meyer has collected during his career are: Bundesliga (FC Bayern MUnchen 2019 and 2021), European International League (Germany 2023), European U21 Championship (Germany Under 215 2017), German Cup (FC Bayern MUnchen 2019) and German Super Cup (FC Bayern Munchen 2018 and 2019).
Meyer has also earned recognition from the footballing community for his achievements: Named German U17 Players of the Year runner-up, German Players' Newcomer of the Year third place, German U19 Players of the Year runner-up and German Footballer of the Year runner-up.
- ##fa-thumbs-o-up## Strengths
- Maximilian Meyer greatest strenght is his First Touch, which makes him a truly technical player. His current ability makes him a good signing for any Premiership club, whilst his Potential Ability can make this youngster turn into a World Class player. If a fairly consistent performer and has a fairly ambitious mindset. Fairly adaptable when it comes to living in another country. Versatility, can play in couple of positions. Is adept at using either foot.
- ##fa-thumbs-o-down## Weaknesses
- Maximilian Meyer seems to be very lethargic player. The player's lack of any real strength hinders his physical presence on the pitch. Might have a problem with injuries.
- ##fa-refresh## Transfer Info
- Maximilian Meyer is available for £17.75M at the start of the game due to his minimal contract release fee. Given the quality of this young player this is no big fee to pay, you'll have a player that will become World Class and play for many years to come, or you could resell him for a much higher fee than you purchased him.