Jamal Musiala Bio: Early Life, Parents, FIFA 21-22 & Salary

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Jamal Musiala is a versatile rising star, a German professional player who Effortlessly plays as an attacking midfielder, left winger, or central midfielder for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the German national team; moreover has also Featured for the England U17, U16, U15, and the German U16.

They say we are all just stars, but with different mediums of sparkle. And do you know Who is the brightest star in Europe currently as per 2024 statistics?

Yes, the 21 years old, Jamal Musiala, otherwise Known as the youngest Bayern Munich goal scorer. 

Apparently, it’s only been months since his professional debut, and here he is, setting Records or defying them.

Jamal, Bayern Munich Star Player (Soure: Manchester Evening News)

Starting at an early age, Jamal played for his youth team Chelsea, and alongside it, he was also testing the international waves.

To elaborate, he had also featured for the England U17, U16, U15, and the German U16.

In 2022, Jamal makes up to £100,000 a week through his new contract which is extended for five years till 2026.

Also for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, Jamal was included in the 26-men Squad by the German Football Association.

As a teenage player, he has his ranks flying all over while the priorities are sorted Out. Anyways, let’s dive into him real quick. 

Jamal Musiala | Quick Facts

Full Name Jamal Musiala
Date of Birth February 26, 2003
Birth Place Stuttgart, Germany
Nick Name None 
Religion Unknown 
Nationality German
Ethnicity Half-English, Half-German
Zodiac Sign  Pisces
Age 21 Years Old
Height 6’/1.83 m/183 cm
Weight 70 kg/154 lb.
Hair Color Black 
Eye Color Black 
Build Lean and athletic 
Father’s Name Name Unknown 
Mother’s Name Carolin
Siblings A brother, Jerrell Musiala, and a sister, Latisha Musiala
Education Corpus Christi School (New Malden)
Whitgift School (Croydon)
Marital Status/ Girlfriend Unmarried/ None
Agent Bradley Hudson-Odoi
Profession Football player
Position Attacking midfielder
Affiliations Chelsea
Bayern Munich
National Team  England U15
England U16
Germany U16
England U17
England U21
Active Years 2020- Present
Net Worth Estimation of $1 M
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Bayern Munich Merch  Jersey, Hoodie
Merch Rookie Card
Zodiac Sign  Pisces
Kit Number 42 (FC BAYERN MÜNCHEN), 14 (Germany)
Last Update April, 2024

Jamal Musiala | Best Known For

Musiala started at a young age and has professionally featured in the youth team.

Before playing for Bayern Munich, he represented Chelsea.

However, when he turned 16, He left to play for his homeland team, Munich. 

According to the sources, Musiala was offered a luxurious deal to remain in Chelsea. But, All in all, he had his desire to play for his native place and, thus, signed a five-year deal With Bayern Munich. 

Initially, Bayern Munich placed Jamal in the U17 squad, where he made a total of twelve Appearances.

During those matches, Jamal scored six goals in total and was later promoted to the U19s. But, well, during his foremost phase, Jamal posted games with no scores. 

Following it, as the global pandemic hit every nook and corner of the world, European Football was shut down till June 2020.

Amidst the lurking novel coronavirus, the games resumed, and Jamal featured in the third Division clash of Bayern Munich II over Preussen Munster. 

Indeed, he only played for like ten minutes during the game. Furthermore, he started Scoring and appearing in the League matches, where he displayed his scores and was Later again promoted to the senior team. 

Not so long ago, on February 23, 2021, Jamal became a sensational topic in the Champions League when he scored his foremost league goal over Lazio.

Apparently, his goal doubled Bayern’s lead, and thus became the competition’s youngest Goalscorer of both English and German nationalities.

First Bundesliga Goal

Prior to the recent score, Jamal had made such a record back in 2020. Initially, he scored His first Bundesliga goal on September 18, 2020, over an 8–0 win over Schalke.

Jamal Musiala’s Choice For Germany

After the heartwarming match a few days ago, Musiala stated his decision to choose Germany over England and Nigeria at the international level.

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr was dismayed by the fact when he learned Musiala was Not going to be draped for Nigeria as he refused. Rohr told Elegbete TV Sports (via All Nigeria Soccer)

As per the athlete, he wishes to play and represent his home country, though; he feels very Close to the one he grew up at. 

Jamal Playing For Germany (Source: Bayern Strikes)

Thus, to put his word into action, Jamal has already met and discussed with Germany head Coach Joachim Low and the team’s director Oliver Bierhoff.

Furthermore, Germany also had made “special choices” for the rising star, and it is rumored that Jamal may represent the team for the next international break.

“I have a heart for Germany and a heart for England. Both hearts will keep on beating. I just listened to the feeling that, over a long period of time, kept telling me that it was the right decision to play for Germany, the land I was born in.”
-Jamal Musiala 

Jamal Musiala | Early Life

Musiala was born on February 26, 2003, under Pisces’ sun sign in Stuttgart, a German city. Additionally, his father is a British-Nigerian, while his mother (Carolin) is German.

After being born in Stuggart, Musiala was raised in Fulda – a central German city just northeast of Frankfurt. 

Likewise, Jamal is reported to have a younger brother and a sister, namely Latisha and Jerrell Musiala. Not to mention he was later moved to England at the age of seven due to his mother’s studies. 

Therefore, while he moved, Jamal’s English was just a basic vocabulary. Also, as stated by Jamal himself, he used to communicate with their emotional language or facial expressions in the beginning. 

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As Jamal’s childhood was mostly invested in England, he grew up gaining his initial education from that very place.

To illustrate, he attended the Corpus Christi School for his primary education, located in New Malden, a southwest London suburb. 

Moving on, for his secondary-level education, he enrolled in the Whitgift School in Croydon. Apart from academics, he always has his athletic side devoted to Chelsea academy. 

Early Career 

Before Chelsea spotted Jamal, he had featured for Southampton for four months. Apparently, with Chelsea, he made the U18 team’s team debut at the age of 15 years, two months, and 13 days with a scholarship. 

In the meantime, Jamal was also in the youth international team, where he played for the England U15 team at 13.

Moving on to the U16 team, he represented both Germany and England. 

Bayern Munich

Jamal joined Bayern Munich in July 2019 at the age of 16. Therewith, his debut with the team came on June 3, 2020, where he starred as a substitute during the match against Preußen Münster in the 3. Liga. 

Likewise, his debut with Bundesliga was on June 20, 2020, over Freiburg. Right then, Jamal became the youngest player to play in Bundesliga for Munich at 17 years and 115 days.

Following it, he has just been setting records and later entered the Champions League on November 3, 2020. 

The very day was also his debut over Atlético Madrid as a substitute. Unfortunately, in December 2021, the footballer sustained a serious injury to his hand. 

Jamal Musiala Of Bayern Munich (Source: Bavarian Football Works)

In an interview, it was mentioned that the player broke his hand and suffered a fracture of the metacarpal bone.

Furthermore, the FCB coach mentioned that the treatment methods for his injury had not been determined in a press conference.

On top of that, he tested positive for Covid on February 9, 2021, and revealed that he was isolating himself at home. Nevertheless, Musiala stated that he felt fine and didn’t experience any intense symptoms. 

According to a report of 2024 from Sport Bild (as captured by @iMiaSanMia), Jamal Musiala from Bayern Munich is being considered a “creative solution” for Germany in midfield. 

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International Career 

Jamal has made his international debut since his early days with Chelsea, along with his national level. Almost as a senior, Jamal was first called up for the England under-21 squad in November 2020. 

He was featured in the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches back then.

However, his debut was on November 13, 2020, against Andorra under-21s at Molineux Stadium.

All in all, Musiala posted a score and contributed to a 5-0 win. Altogether, now, Musiala is to represent Germany at the International level. 

Jamal Musiala | Playing Style And Highlights

Musiala is a young athlete who stands at 1.83 meters while weighing 143 lb.

His appearance looks lean with black curls and eyes of a similar color as his hair. 

However, as lean may he look, he is athletically sound and often draws comparisons with Dele Alli (English midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur).

Besides, Jamal is a versatile right-footed player who has no worries about using his left foot during his time of need. 

Musiala portrays great dribbling skills with fast anticipation and intuitive response during the game. Altogether, Musiala does have places to enhance his growth.

Advancing on, some of his achievements to date as a player are listed below. 

  • 3. Liga: 2019–20
  • DFL-Supercup: 2020
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2020
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2020

Jamal Musiala | Stats

Competition MP Goal Ass YEL RED 
DFB Pokal 5 4 0 0 0
UEFA Champions League 19 2 0 0 0
Bundesliga 69 17 10 2 0
Super Cup 3 1 1 0 0
Club World Cup 2 0 0 0 0

Jamal Musiala | Net Worth, Earnings & Contract

Currently, it is estimated that €1.19 m/$1.22 m is Jamal Musiala’s net worth. However, as of now, he has a market value of €100 m/$102.69 m. Also, he has a base salary of around €115k/ $118.04k per week.

Furthermore, with the glorious days on the line, Musiala can sign a professional contract extension with his team, Bayern Munich. 

However, as per Munich’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić, the contract signing may take around the next week. Apparently, both sides are just excited about the signing. 

As the news goes, Jamal might make up to £100,000 a week through his new contract.

Jamal Musiala signs new long-term contract with Bayern Munich (Source: The Daily Guardian)
Jamal Musiala Signs New Long-Term Contract With Bayern Munich (Source: The Daily Guardian)

Apparently, his contract as of now is valid till 2022. So, in addition to that, the new contract extension is for five years which will be valid till 2026.

Jamal Musiala | Earnings

Year Weekly Wage Yearly Salary Club League
2022 £100,480 £5,224,960 FC Bayern Bundesliga
2021 £82,000 £4,264,000 FC Bayern Bundesliga
2020 £798 £41,496 FC Bayern München AM, ST (17)
2019 £60 £3,120 FC Bayern II AM, ST (16)

Net Worth Of Jamal Musiala In Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into the net worth of Jamal Musiala in different currencies, including the Indian Rupee and the Dollar

Currency Net Worth (Approx.)
Euro €1,190,000
Pound Sterling £1,040,000
Australian Dollar A$1,830,000 
Canadian Dollar C$1,630,000 
Indian Rupee ₹98,760,000 
BitCoin ฿70.70

Jamal Musiala | Personal Life 

Jamal has bagged all the spotlight needed as a rising star and an energetic young player.

He has come far for his age, from his eye-catching performances to his unsettling records. Having said this, Jamal is not in any relationship or has girlfriends. 

Apparently, he has just started his career and has much more to do. Thus, it makes sense why he isn’t involved in such, and to be exact, it is also not necessary to stuff needed right now. 

Is Jamal Muslim? What Is His Religion?

You might get confused about his religion because of his name. In Islamic countries, both Muslims and Christians are frequently found to share similar names.

Jamal is a Christian Arabic name used preferably for males. Researching into his personal life, his parents Daniel Richard and Carolin seem Christian by their names, and it is most likely that he is also a Christian.

Also many sources claim that Jamal is a follower of Christianity.

FIFA 2022 | Jamal Musiala

Jamal Musiala was born on February 26, 2003. In Germany, he plays as a Wide Midfielder for Bayern München at the age of 19.

FIFA 22 gives him an overall rating of 79, with a potential of 89. A 5-star rating has been given to Musiala’s skill moves.

The right foot is the one he prefers to use when shooting. He has a work rate in the mid-to medium-range. Musiala’s height is 180 cm, and his weight is estimated to be 68 kg. Currently, Jamal Musiala is playing with numbers 42 and 14.

His most impressive stats are Balance: 91, Agility: 91, Dribbling: 88, Ball Control: 86, and Reactions: 82.


In the 2022 contract signing, German International got a 5-year contract with Bayern Munich benefitting him a total amount of around €6 million per year.

Jamal Musiala | Social Media

Jamal can be found on different social media platforms. He is available on Instagram using the handle @jamalmusiala10 and on Twitter @JamalMusiala.

Instagram: 1.4 m followers


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Jamal Musiala | Popularity

The search graph of Jamal peaked in the month of July in the current year as illustrated in the graph.

Jamal’s Popularity In The USA (Source: Google Trends)

Jamal Musiala | FAQs

What does Bayern mean?

Technically we see Bayern is a German name for Bavaria, which is geographically one of the 14 states of Germany. 

What is the jersey number of Jamal Musiala?

All the information related to Jamal Musiala shows he now wears dons jersey number 42 for FC Bayern München.

What are your Total Career Goals for Musiala?

We believe Jamal is a rising star, and also, a lot of room for improvement can be witnessed, though. This rising star is surely doing well as Musiala has a total career goal of 19.

What is the Descent of Jamal?

Jamal’s biography states that he belongs of German descent and therefore belongs to the German nationality.

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