Thomas Tuchel is a German professional football manager and former player.
Born in Krumbach, Tuchel retired at age 25 after a chronic knee cartilage injury.
in 2000, he began his coaching career as a youth coach at VfB Stuttgart, and in 2009, after a one-year period at FC Augsburg II, he was hired by Mainz 05.
Born in Krumbach, Bavaria, Tuchel starred as a member of the local club, the TSV Krumbach, coached by his father Rudolf.
Tuchel moved to the academy at FC Augsburg in 1988, however, he never appeared for the first team, being released when he turned 19.
Did Chelsea fire their coach?
Why was Thomas Tuchel Sacked?
Thomas Tuchel was fired by Chelsea on Wednesday only one month into the season.
The decision by Chelsea’s new ownership came a day after the team lost to Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 in its first group match in the Champions League.