Discover Malik Tillman’s stats and player profile here

Discover Malik Tillman’s stats and player profile here

Claudia Kogi
updated at February 1, 2024 at 11:22 AM
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Malik Tillman is an American German professional soccer player who is an attacking midfielder for Eredivisie club PSV on loan from Bundesliga side Bayern Munich. Aside from PSV, he has also had career stints on loan with Rangers and Jong PSV. His skills and techniques with the ball garnered him significant fan bases and earnings.

Malik Tillman is seen on the pitch
In the first photo, Tillman is seen during a match against Utrecht, while in the second, he is seen during a training and Press conference. Photo: Joris Verwijst, Photo Prestige (Modified by author)
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Although he left his coaches at Bayern Academy with little doubt of whether he could progress into the full professional games, he made his professional debut and has since recorded impressive stats at his current club, PSV.

Malik Tillman's profile summary

Full name

Malik Tillman

Date of birth

28 May 2002

Age

21 as of January 2024

Place of birth

Nuremberg, Germany

Nationality

German-American

Ethnicity

Mixed

Sibling(s)

Timothy Tillman

Height

6 feet 1 inch or 1.87 metres

Weight

157 pounds or 71 kilograms

Profession

Professional soccer player

Current team

Eredivisie club PSV on loan from Bundesliga side Bayern Munich

Position

Attacking midfielder

Number

10

Highest market value

$15 million

Lowest market value

$635,000

Net worth

Between $1 million and $5 million

Salary

$326,000

Social media

Instagram

Who are Malik Tillman's parents?

Malik Tillman (aged 21 years as of January 2024) was born on 28 May 2002 in Nuremberg, Germany, to Anja Tillman and a US military father. This combination has undoubtedly influenced his unique perspective and journey in the football world. While the talented midfielder has yet to discuss his parents extensively, his father is an American citizen from Detroit.

Moreover, his parents separated when he was four years old. Despite this significant change in his life, he grew up alongside his brother, both being raised by their mother in Nuremberg, Germany.

Malik during a training session at the Philips Stadium
Top-5 facts about Malik Tillman. Photo: Photo Prestige/Getty Images (Modified by author)
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Does Malik Tillman have a brother?

The skilled midfielder has an older brother, Timothy Tillman. Aged 25 years as of January 2024, he was born on 4 January 1999 in Nuremberg, Germany. Like his younger brother, he is a professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC and represents the United States national team.

The two brothers have a good relationship away from the pitch. Malik once said,

My relationship with my brother is very good. We regularly exchange ideas on a wide variety of topics and visit each other often. Precisely because he has already experienced exactly what I am currently allowed to go through, he keeps giving me important advice for life and my athletic career.

Malik's brother, Timothy, is on Instagram, and as of 1 February 2023, he has amassed 18,600 followers. On Facebook, Tim has accumulated 4100 followers.

Malik Tillman's stats

Malik is seen in action during a match against Excelsior
Tillman of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match against Excelsior at the Philips Stadium on 13 January 2024 in Eindhoven Netherlands. Photo: Photo Prestige (Modified by author)
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The up-and-coming soccer star has had an impressive career since his debut. With the number 10 jersey on his back and PSV as his current club, Malik Tillman's goals and assists in the 2023/24 season stand at 5 goals and 3 assists. He has so far made 22 appearances, 138 minutes per goal, and played for 689 minutes.

In an interview with SportBild, Malik claimed that his position on the pitch is similar to that of his role model, Paul Pogba. He said,

When I play as a number 8 or number 10 in central midfield, my playing style is similar to Paul Pogba's. I like him a lot. I really like how he plays. He is something of a role model for me.

Here is a table summarising the player's stats since he debuted in the soccer scene.

Appearances

177

Goals

59

Assists

36

Own goals

-

Substitutions on

34

Substitutions off

65

Yellow cards

22

Red cards

-

Penalty goals

3

Minutes played

12.354

His current market value is $15 million, his highest since debuting. His lowest market value was $635,000 while at Bayern Munich.

Malik Tillman FC 24

Tillman's rating stands at 74. His potential is 83, and his position is attacking midfielder. He also plays as a centre-forward and right-winger. According to FIFA 24, he has 4 skill moves and 3 weak foot. His preferred foot is right, and his work rate is moderate. His strengths are;

  • Balance - 88
  • Acceleration - 82
  • Dribbling - 79
  • Ball control - 78
  • Sprint speed - 76
Malik of PSV during the Dutch KNVB Beker match
Malik of PSV during the Dutch KNVB Beker match against FC Twente at the Philips Stadium on 17 January 2024 in Eindhoven Netherlands. Photo: Photo Prestige
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Malik Tillman's awards and achievements

The 21-year-old soccer player has recorded incredible stats and won several titles. Here are some of his achievements;

  • (2019/20) 1x Champions League winner - Bayern Munich
  • (2020/21) 1x German Super Cup winner - Bayern Munich
  • (2021/22) 1x German Champion - Bayern Munich
  • (2020/21) 1x UEFA Supercup winner - Bayern Munich
  • (2019/20) 1x German Under-19 Bundesliga South/South-west champion - Bayern Munich U19
  • (2017/18 and 2018/19) 2x German Under-17 Bundesliga South/South-west champion - Bayern Munich U17
  • (2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22) 3x Champions League participant - Bayern Munich
  • (2019/20) 1x Top goal scorer - A-Juniors Bundesliga South/South-west

Career

Malik's successful career started at Bayern Munich's youth system, which he joined in 2015 from Greuther Fürth. He then debuted for the team in August 2021, having previously featured for Bayern Munich II. In July 2022, he was presented a contract by the Scottish Premiership club Rangers, which he signed on loan.

Bayern Munich

The soccer player made his professional debut in June 2020 as a substitute for Bayern Munich II, where he started and played for 57 minutes as the team won 2-0 against FSV Zwickau. Later, he was promoted to Bayern Munich's senior team in August 2021 during the first round of the 2021/22 DFB-Pokal against Bremer SV. Even though he came as a substitute, he scored a goal in the 12-0 victory.

Tillman during the Dutch Eredivisie match
Tillman of PSV Eindhoven looks on during the Dutch Eredivisie match against SC Heerenveen at Philips Stadion on 7 December 2023 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Photo: NESimages/Perry vd Leuvert
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Loan to Rangers

In 2022, the 21-year-old soccer star joined the Scottish club Rangers on loan with an exclusive option to buy. It was only a matter of time before he scored his first goal for Rangers in a Champions League qualifier against Saint-Gilloise on 9 August. He followed this by scoring an opening goal in a 4-0 league victory over St Johnstone three days later.

Loan to PSV

On 10 August 2023, Malik extended his contract with Bayern Munich until 2026. However, on the same day, he joined Eredivisie club PSV on loan with an option to buy. It took him barely a month before he scored his first Eredivisie goal in a 4-0 away win over Waalwijk.

What is Malik Tillman's net worth?

Malik's successful career has earned him a luxurious lifestyle and facilitated other ventures outside of football. According to Freshers Live, the up-and-coming soccer star is estimated to be in the range of $1 million to $5 million. The amount is inclusive of her salary, investments, and brand endorsements.

Malik Tillman's salary

According to AiScore, the professional soccer player earns approximately $329,000 annually at Bayern Munich. His contract there expires on 30 June 2026. On the other hand, he makes roughly $326,000 at PSV. His contract at PSV is set to expire on 30 June 2024.

Frequently asked questions

Since debuting in the soccer scene, Tillman's legendary performance is so far regarded among the world's greatest players. Have a look at some facts about his personal and professional life.

How tall is Malik Tillman?

The renowned attacking midfielder stands at 6 feet 1 inch, equivalent to 1.87 metres; his weight is 157 pounds or 71 kilograms. He has dark brown hair and eyes.

Is Malik Tillman on any social media platform?

The German national is quite dynamic on Instagram, where he boasts over 108k followers as of January 2024.

What position does Malik Tillman play?

The versatile soccer star plays the attacking midfielder position. He can also play as a right winger and centre forward. His jersey number is 10.

What is Malik Tillman's nationality?

The soccer athlete is an American-German national of a mixed ethnic background. His mother is German, while his father is American.

Final word

Malik Tillman has overcome insurmountable personal challenges to become one of the best soccer players. His consistent rise in the sport has set a firm foundation for a thriving career that will undoubtedly inspire countless other athletes interested in professional football.

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Claudia Kogi is a Kenyan content creator with over 3 years of experience. Claudia joined Sportsbrief.com as a writer in January 2022, covering sports and relatable content.