A staunch and dependable defender, Philipp Lahm plays for Bayern Munich and is also a participantufabet สมัครผ่านมือถือ on the German National Football Team. At only 26 year of age, he has played for VFB Stuttgart in addition to his current role on the Bayern Munich squad. He also played for the German National Team in the 2004 and 2008 EURO and the 2006 FIFA World Cup Championships.

While he has not received the media attention of so many other soccer greats, Philipp Lahm has quietly and consistently worked his way up to being considered one of the better full backs in the game today. He was included in the MasterCard All Star Team in 2006 and the UEFA Team of the Tournament in 2008.

Best known for his pacing, dribbling and crossing skills, Lahm is considered to have small stature for a defender. Looks, however, can be deceiving and his athleticism along with his ability to play both right and left back have allowed him to be a consistent asset to both Bayern Munich and Team Germany.

When he isn’t busy playing for his club or the German team, Lahm engages in charitable work of many sorts. In June of 2007, FIFA sent Lahm and Piotr Trochowski to South Africa as advance support for this year’s FIFA World Cup. While there, Phillip Lahm also visited a local SOS Children’s village and took part in a Kick-AIDS initiative event. On his own, Lahm has established a foundation to support underprivileged children and is an ambassador to SOS Children’s Villages. He was also an ambassador of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 World AIDS Day events.

With so much good work being done both on and off the field, it is certain that we will be hearing more and more about this outstanding young German defensive player in the years to come.