Christian Fuchs is a former Austrian National Team Captain who plays as a left back for Leicester City in the English Premier League.
He started his professional career with SV Mattersburg in the Austrian Bundesliga, after playing the 2008 Euro Tournament with Austria, he joined the German club VfL Bochum in the Bundesliga, from there he moved onto Mainz 05 for a season, and Schalke 04 for five seasons, before landing at Leicester City in 2015.
Join us as we discuss his journey and go in-depth on his life and career, from small-town beginnings in Austria to becoming the most unlikely of Premier League champs - Leicester City winning the Premier League is considered the biggest upset in sports history. In this second part of our conversation, we delve further into Christian’s personal perspectives, touching on things such as Leicester’s incredibly successful Champions League campaign making it all the way to the Quarter-Finals before narrowly losing to Atletico Madrid, the charismatic team Chairman & Owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who commutes by helicopter to the King Power stadium and stops by the locker room before every game to chat with the players, the decision to retire from the National Team at age 30, the role his wife plays in running his off the pitch endeavors, his relation to money and fame, and much more.
Accomplishments 78 Caps, 1 goal Austria National Team, 2006-2016 DFL Supercup champion in Germany with Schalke 04, 2011 Premier League champion with Leicester City, 2015-16