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Mats Hummels Parents – Who are Mats Hummels parents? Who is Mats Hummels mother? who is Mats Hummels father? where do they hail from? what do they do for a living? These and many of Mats Hummels parents are covered in this article. Before we begin, let us have a look at his biography and career.

Mats Hummels Bio

His full name is Mats Julian Hummels. He is a professional footballer from Germany who plays as a centre-back for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team.

He is regarded as one of the best defenders in his time. He is a tall, consistent, and physically strong player, known for his powerful tackling and strength in the air, as well as his ability to read the game and intercept loose balls. He can play as a defensive midfielder due to his ball technique, composure, confidence and ball playing abilities.

Mats Hummels Age, Height, Weight

Hummels was born on 16th December, 1988, in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He has a height of 1.91 meters tall. Hemmels weighs 94 kilograms.

Mats Hummels Career

Hummels is a product of Bayern Munich’s youth academy. He first entering the club when he was six-year-old. He signed his first professional contract on 19 December 2006, until 2010. In 2006/2007 and the first half of 2007/2008 season, he played for the reserves side of Bayern Munich.

Hummels joined Borussia Dortmund, initially on loan in January 2008. He finished the 2007–08 season with 16 matches played. During the following season, he quickly established himself as first-choice, as he often partnered newly signed Neven Subotić, but also missed a great part of its final months due to injury.

Hummels fully signed a deal with Borussia Dortmund in February 2009 for a fee of €4 million. Hummels had a good 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 seasons. He won the league title in both season and a double on the latter season.

Hummels was among the Borussia Dortmund line-up squad that was defeated 2–1 by Bayern Munich at on 25th May 2013 in Wembley Stadium, London, in the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final. He was also in the Lin-up squad that won 4-2 against bayed Munich on 27th July, 2013 at the BVB’s Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, in the 2013 DFL-Supercup.

Hummels signed a five-year contract with Bayern Munich on 1st July 2016. He made his 2016 debut for Bayern on 14 August 2016 in the German Super Cup final, against his old team and winning 2–0. Within those three seasons, he won all three Bundesliga campaigns as well as the DFB-Pokal and three DFL-Supercups.

On 19th June 2019, Bayern Munich came to an agreement with Borussia Dortmund that would see the 30-year-old rejoin his former club, for a fee of €37 million. He finished his time in Bavaria with 8 goals in 116 appearances.

Hummels has been part of the German national team since 2010, earning over 70 caps to date and representing Germany at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups, and at UEFA Euro 2012, 2016 and 2020.

Mats Hummels Stats

As of match played 22nd January 2023, Hummels has played 611 games scoring 41 goals as a centre-back defender. In his international appearances, he has made 76 appearances, scoring 5 goals as at 29th June, 2021.

Mats Hummels Parents

Mats Hummels was born to Hermann Hummels, his father and Ulla Holthoff, his mother. Hermann is a German former football player and manager who played as a midfielder. Ulla Holthoff was a professional water polo player.

Who is Hermann Hummels?

Mats Hummels Parents; Meet Hermann and Ulla Hummels

Hermann Hummels is the biological father of the German and Dortmund footballer, Mats Hummels. Hermann is a German former football player and manager who played as a midfielder. Aside Mats Hummels, he has another son called Jonas Hummels, who is a retired footballer. He was married to Ulla Holthoff Hummels until 1996.

Who is Ulla Holthoff?

Mats Hummels Parents; Meet Hermann and Ulla Holthoff

Ulla Holthoff is the biological mother of the German and Dortmund footballer, Mats Hummels. She is a German sports journalist and former water polo player. She was the first woman to comment on a football match on German television and as head of the football division at the DSF developed the football talk show Doppelpass, the format of which later served as a role model for many sports programs.

She is therefore also referred to as the “mother of modern football reporting.” The idea for Doppelpass goes back to the German media manager Kai Blasberg. Her sons are the footballer Mats Hummels and the sports commentator Jonas Hummels.