Kevin Trapp is a German professional football goalkeeper for Eintracht Frankfurt and the German national team. His professional career began at 1. FC Kaiserslautern, where he took part in two Bundesliga seasons. After signing for Eintracht Frankfurt for €1.5 million in 2012, he played regularly over the next three years, as well as competing in the UEFA Europa League.
His 2015 move to Paris Saint-Germain, where he won several domestic titles, was estimated at €10 million. He won 26 caps for Germany’s youth teams, including 11 for the under-21s, and made his full debut in June 2017. The team he was a part of winning the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and competed at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Kevin Trapp Bio/Wiki
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In the small town of Merzig, Saarland, the future footballer was born on July 8, 1990, and lived there until 2004. From an early age, he played football. Kevin started playing as a striker, but soon the coaches decided to switch him to the goalkeeper.
Kevin began his career as a striker, but ended up as a goalkeeper, showing good results. Kevin studied at the German sports school “Brotford” at the age of seven, and after three years he was accepted into the “Bachem”. He moved to Mettlah at the age of 13. As a player for this team, he played for 2 seasons before moving to the academy of the team, which was called Kaiserslautern. Kevin played in the “West” regional league. His trainers at the time were Herald Ehrmann.
Oliver Kahn was Trapp’s idol, he said in an interview. Peter-Wust-Gymnasium was Trapp’s alma mater. Trapp became engaged to Brazilian model Izabel Goulart in July 2018. Trapp speaks six languages, including Portuguese.
Kevin Trapp Net Worth And Salary
Kevin Trapp has a net worth of $35 million as of 2023.
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As soccer is a popular sport worldwide, the clubs playing in the leagues enjoy a lot of money. Consequently, the players are also well-paid. Due to the constantly increasing market value and net worth, living a luxurious lifestyle has become the new normal.
Kevin Trapp has a net worth of $35 million, and his market value is $7.15 million. Owning a 2015 Audi RS 7 valued between $67,000 and $69,300 is no big deal for him. However, further information about his assets and property is under review and has not yet been disclosed.
Additionally, he earns money by modeling for several luxury fashion lines, including Hugo Boss, Germany’s largest clothing company.
Kevin Trapp Club Career
1. FC Kaiserslautern
- Trapp began his football career at FC Brotdorf when he was seven years old, in Merzig, West Germany. At the age of twelve, he moved to SSV Bachem, a neighboring town. Trapp spent two years there before joining SV Mettlach.
- Taking part in the 2008–09 DFB-Pokal round 1 against FC Carl Zeiss Jena, Trapp made his first appearance in the first team on 9 August 2008. The club announced on 21 July 2009 that he had signed his first professional contract, keeping him until 2013.
- Trapp played again ten days later on 31 July 2009 against Eintracht Braunschweig in round 1 of the 2009–10 DFB-Pokal, where he kept a clean sheet.
- During the next two seasons, Trapp appeared as the club’s third-choice goalkeeper and then as the club’s second-choice goalkeeper. During the 2009–10 season, he suffered a shoulder injury that kept him out for three months. Trapp returned to action in January.
- As of the start of the 2010–11 season, Trapp became the club’s second goalkeeper and served on the substitute bench.
- As regular goalkeeper Tobias Sippel was ill, he made his Bundesliga debut in a 2–1 home win over SC Freiburg on 12 March 2011. All eight of Trapp’s remaining games of the season were played against Sippel.
- He kept three clean sheets for the side, including two consecutive ones between 23 April 2011 and 29 April 2011 against Schalke 04 and FC St. Pauli. By the end of the 2010–11 season, Trapp had made nine appearances across all competitions.
- Trapp was linked with a move to Schalke 04 before the 2011–12 season, but he ended up staying at the club. Trapp continued to be the club’s first-choice goalkeeper at the start of the season, beating Sippel.
- Manager Marco Kurz praised Kevin’s performance, saying that he once again proved his class in a very emotional, intense game and saved the point. Overall, it was a happy FCK point win after 90 minutes, which was morally very valuable.
- Trapp, despite suffering an injury in late October, continued to be the club’s first-choice goalkeeper. In addition, he kept two clean sheets for the side, both coming against SC Freiburg and Werder Bremen.
- Trapp, however, suffered a thigh injury in early March, which sidelined him for two matches. When he returned from injury, he was on the substitute bench, as Sippel was the club’s first-choice goalkeeper for the rest of the 2011–12 season.
- The season progressed as follows: 1. FC Kaiserslautern was eventually relegated to 2.Bundesliga. Trapp made 26 appearances in all competitions during the 2011–12 season.
- Trapp joined Eintracht Frankfurt for a fee of €1.5 million on 7 May 2012 from relegated Kaiserslautern.
- In the first round of the DFB-Pokal, Trapp made his Eintracht Frankfurt debut and started the match, but was sent off in the 19th minute for a professional foul on Jakub Sylvestr as the club lost 3–0 to Erzgebirge Aue.
- Trapp made his league debut in the first match of the season, helping the team to a 2–1 win against Bayer Leverkusen.
- In a follow-up match against Hoffenheim, he kept his first clean sheet in his Eintracht Frankfurt career. He quickly established himself as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper.
- After a good start to his first season, the team found itself third place by November, and he earned plaudits for his performance against Bayern Munich despite losing 2–0.
- Armin Veh praised Kevin Trapp’s performance, saying: “Kevin has a great mentality, he keeps his feet on the ground. He will get even better.” He then helped the club keep four clean sheets from 2 February to 10 March 2013.
- Due to a hand injury sustained while playing for the national under-21 team, his campaign ended prematurely in March 2013. In spite of the injury, Trapp made 27 appearances in all competitions and helped Eintracht Frankfurt finish sixth in the Bundesliga, and thus qualify for the UEFA Europa League.
- In the opening match of this season, after serving a one-game suspension for his red card last season, Trapp made his first appearance of the season against Hertha BSC and conceded six goals as Eintracht Frankfurt lost 6–1.
- During the 2013–14 season, he continued to regain his position as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper. Trapp played in both legs of the UEFA Europa League Play-Offs against Qarabağ, helping his team win 4–1 on aggregate to qualify for the Group Stage.
- Following this, he helped Eintracht Frankfurt qualify for the knockout stage of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage and helped the club earn four clean sheets.
- The club made it to the last 32, where they lost on away goals to FC Porto after a 5–5 aggregate draw.
- In the 77th minute of a 5–0 loss against Bayern Munich on 2 February 2014, he was substituted for a bruise on his right tibia. Following a check, Trapp returned to the starting lineup against Eintracht Braunschweig on 8 February 2014, helping the side win 3–0.
- In the 2013-14 season, he saved four penalties, a season record. Trapp made 46 appearances across all competitions during the 2013–14 season.
- During the 2014–15 season, Trapp was linked with a move to Borussia Mönchengladbach to replace Marc-André ter Stegen, but he stayed at Eintracht Frankfurt.
- Manager Thomas Schaaf also appointed him to captain following the departure of Pirmin Schwegler. With two wins and four draws, Trapp had a good start as captain.
- In a 2–2 draw with Mainz 05 on 24 September 2014, he suffered an ankle injury at the last minute and was sidelined for four months. It wasn’t until 31 January 2015 that Trapp returned to the starting line-up against Freiburg, which they lost 4-1.
- Following his return, he resumed his captain role, as well as, his first choice goalkeeper status. It was announced on 2 March 2015 that he signed a three–year contract with the club, keeping him until 2019. Since returning from injury, Trapp continued to regain his captaincy and his role as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper for the rest of the 2014–15 season.
- At the end of the 2014–15 season, he had made 23 appearances in all competitions.
- Trapp signed a five-year contract with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on 8 July 2015 for around €10 million. He was given the number 16 jersey.
- The young defenseman made his debut on 1 August in the 2015 Trophée des Champions in Montreal, keeping a clean sheet in a 2–0 win over Lyon. During the first four league games of the season, he kept four clean sheets.
- In a 2–2 draw against Bordeaux on 11 September 2015, he conceded two goals, including a mistake that allowed Wahbi Khazri to capitalize on his error.
- In spite of his errors, Trapp regained his first-choice goalkeeper role and then made amends against Marseille on 4 October 2015. He saved a penalty from Abdelaziz Barrada, as PSG won 2–1 that day.
- While on international duty, he suffered a hamstring injury and missed one match as a result. In a 0–0 draw against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League match on 21 October 2015, Trapp returned to the starting line-up, starting the entire game.
- As PSG advanced to the UEFA Champions League Group Stage, Trapp earned a total of four clean sheets. From 19 December 2015 to 16 January 2016, he kept three consecutive clean sheets against SM Caen, Bastia, and Toulouse.
- Trapp then played both legs of the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League against Chelsea, helping the side win 4–2 to advance.
- Trapp replaced Salvatore Sirigu as PSG’s first-choice goalkeeper in the club’s Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League matches, while the Italian played in the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue as the club won the domestic quadruple. Trapp made 46 appearances in all competitions by the end of the 2015–16 season.
- Trapp was in goal for PSG as they won the 2016 Trophée des Champions in Austria, a 4–1 win on 6 August against Lyon.
- A short time later, he switched the number shirt to number one. Trapp, who featured in the first four league matches of the season, was replaced by Alphonse Areola.
- As a result of Areola’s injury, Trapp returned to the starting lineup for the next two matches, where he kept two clean sheets. After Areola’s poor performance against FC Lorient on 21 December 2016, he returned to the starting line-up and kept a clean sheet as PSG won 5–0.
- Between 7 January 2017 and 21 January 2017, three consecutive clean sheets were kept. In a 1–1 draw against AS Monaco on 29 January 2017, Trapp suffered a muscle injury and was substituted at the 54th minute; he was sidelined for two weeks.
- Two weeks later, on 10 February 2017, he kept a clean sheet in a 3–0 win over Bordeaux. In a follow–up against Barcelona in the first leg of UEFA Champions League Round of 16, Trapp helped the side win 4–0, earning himself a clean sheet.
- After keeping another clean sheet against AS Nancy on 4 March 2017, However, in the second leg against FC Barcelona, Trapp conceded six goals, as the opposition made a comeback from 4–0 down and score six goals to send them through, eliminating PSG from the tournament.
- The following month, he started in goal as PSG defeated Monaco 4–1 to win a record fourth straight Coupe de la Ligue title but was an unsubstituted substitute in a 1–0 win over Anger that saw PSG win the Coupe de France title.
- At the end of the 2016–17 season, Trapp made 31 appearances across all competitions.
- Trapp told L’Equipe ahead of the 2017–18 season that he expects to compete against Areola for the first-choice goalkeeper position.
- From the start of the 2017-18 season, however, Manager Unai Emery has started using Areola as his first-choice goalkeeper in the league and UEFA Champions League, while Trapp plays in the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue.
- It wasn’t until 29 November 2017 that he made his first appearance of the season, starting the entire match against Troyes. Trapp made his second league appearance of the season on 20 December 2017, scoring three goals in a 3–1 win over SM Caen.
- Trapp helped PSG reach the final of the Coupe de la Ligue after they beat Rennes 3–2 in the semifinal on 30 January 2018. It was just two weeks later, on 7 February 2018, that he received a straight red card in the last minutes, during a 4–1 win against Sochaux in the third round of the Coupe de France.
- Trapp did not return to the starting line-up until a match against rivals, Marseille, on 28 February 2018, when he kept a clean sheet in a 3–0 win.
- In a repeat of the previous season’s final, Trapp played goal as PSG retained the Coupe de la Ligue by beating Monaco 3–0.
- In 2018, he played in the 2018 Coupe de France Final against Les Herbiers, which PSG won 2–0. Trapp made 14 appearances in all competitions by the end of the 2017–18 season.
Kevin Trapp Return to Eintracht Frankfurt
- The 31 August 2018 marked Trapp’s return to Eintracht Frankfurt on loan for the 2018–19 season. He was given the number thirty–one shirt when he joined the club.
- The following day, Trapp started the entire game in a 2–1 loss to Werder Bremen in his second Eintracht Frankfurt debut. The club quickly reclaimed Trapp’s first-choice goalkeeping role after he made his debut.
- Between 2 November 2018 and 11 November 2018, he helped the side keep two consecutive clean sheets against Stuttgart and Schalke 04.
- Trapp was fined 8,000 euros for comments he made about Sascha Stegemann after the 2–1 loss to VfL Wolfsburg on 2 December 2018.
- During March, he kept five clean sheets in all competitions, including a 2–0 aggregate win against Inter Milan in the UEFA Europa League Round of 16.
- He then appeared in both legs of the UEFA Europa League semi-final against Chelsea; although he saved one penalty from César Azpilicueta in the shootout, they lost 5–4. Despite missing one match due to injury during the 2018–19 season, he made forty-eight appearances in all competitions.
- Kevin Trapp re-signed with Eintracht Frankfurt on 7 August 2019 for a five-year deal worth €7 million following a successful loan period.
- Kevin Trapp’s first match as a permanent member of the club came against Hoffenheim, where he kept a clean sheet, in a win of 1–0.
- As a result, Trapp played both legs of the UEFA Europa League Play-Off Round against RC Strasbourg, as the side won 3–1 on aggregate to qualify for the Group Stage.
- However, during a 2–1 win against Union Berlin on 27 September 2019, Trapp sustained a shoulder injury that kept him out of action for the rest of the season.
- On 18 January 2020, he returned to the starting line-up in a 2–1 win against Hoffenheim. As soon as he returned from injury, Trapp was named the club’s first-choice goalkeeper for the remainder of the season.
- His return was lauded by German Adi Hütter as well as the club’s manager. Despite being suspended by the COVID-19 pandemic, he made thirty-three appearances across all competitions during the 2019–20 season.
- A member of several German youth national teams, Trapp was first called up to the Germany U-17 squad, where he appeared as a substitute during the national side’s FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament.
- Trapp was called up to the Germany U18 team after the tournament ended and made his debut against Rwanda U18, starting the entire game. Afterward, he made three more appearances for the U18 side, including two clean sheets.
- On 7 September 2008, Trapp made his debut for Germany U19, starting the entire game in a 2–1 loss to Czech Republic U19.
- After winning three matches in the Group Stage 6 of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, he helped the U19 squad qualify for the next round. The German-made seven appearances for the U19 squad.
- Kevin Trapp, who previously played for the Germany U20 side, was called up for the first time to the Germany U21 squad on 31 August 2010. On 7 September 2010, he made his Germany U21 debut, starting the whole game and keeping a clean sheet in a 3–0 win against Northern Ireland U21.
- Trapp then kept three consecutive clean sheets during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification against San Marino U21, Belarus U21, and Bosnia and Herzegovina U21.
- On 6 February 2013, he returned to the Germany U21 side following almost two years away, as they lost to Italy U21 1–0. Trapp played eleven times for the U21 team.
- Trapp was first called up to the senior team for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar on 13 June 2015. He remained on the substitute bench for the following two years.
- Trapp made his international debut on 6 June 2017 in a 1-1 friendly draw against Denmark, playing the full 90 minutes. As a result, he was not selected to play at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup later that month in Russia, which his country won. In addition to his appearance against France, Trapp played against Brazil as well.
- Kevin Trapp was named to Germany’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 4 June 2018. In a group-stage exit for the defending champions, he was unused. UEFA Euro 2020 squad was selected for him on 19 May 2021.
Facts About Kevin Trapp
- On the junior circuit, Trapp was one of the favorite footballers in Germany, he racked up 26 caps for Germany’s youth teams.
- In 1997, Trapp played for FC Brotdorf as a youth player. Additionally, he played for SSV Bachem and SV Mettlach.
- In 2008, Trapp joined Kaiserslautern as a professional footballer. In his debut, Trapp faced FC Carl Zeiss Jena in round one of the DFB-Pokal.
- With a 2-1 victory over SC Freiburg, he played in his first Bundesliga match. Germany played Denmark in a friendly match in 2017, on which he made his international debut.
- The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup marked Trapp’s competitive debut for Die Mannschaft.
- Eintracht Frankfurt signed Trapp for a four-year contract in 2012.
- Kevin Trapp was signed by PSG in 2015 with Ligue 1, and soon became the club’s premier goalkeeper in Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League.
- As Sirigu’s successor in the PSG pecking order, Trapp was never able to cement his position as the French giants’ permanent no. 1 between the sticks. Alphonse Areola has usurped him in the Parisians’ goalkeeping hierarchy, and at present, he is the club’s no. 2 goalkeeper.
Is Kevin Trapp married?
He became engaged to Brazilian model Izabel Goulart in July 2018. In addition to speaking German, Trapp speaks five languages, including Portuguese.
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Is Kevin Trapp vegan?
Trapp is not a vegan but has “reduced a lot” of the number of animal products he consumes.