Who is Mathys Tel, bio, age, height, position, Bayern Munich salary, contract, goals, stats

Who is Mathys Tel, bio, age, height, position, Bayern Munich salary, contract, goals, stats

Mathys Tel is an upcoming Bundesliga talent who currently plays for 11- time consecutive league champions Bayern Munich, find out more about him below along with his age and height

Notably, Mathys currently holds a better minutes-per-goal ratio than Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland in Bundesliga history.

Who is Mathys Tel, bio, age, height, position, Bayern Munich salary, contract, goals, career stats

The Frenchman has so far started the 2023/24 campaign with two substitute strikes in three games.

Mathys Tel bio

Mathys Henri Tel is a French professional footballer who was born on 27 April 2005 in Sarcelles, France. He currently plays as a forward for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich, and is renowned for his pace, finishing, and possessing creative dribbling skills.

Age and height

Mathys Tel is currently just 18 years old and stands at a height of 1.83 m.


Mathys Tel career and stats

Tel started out his footballing journey with local clubs like Villiers Le Bel, Paris FC, ASJ Aubervilliers and Montrouge FC. He also spent some time at the famous Clairefontaine academy before signing for Rennes in 2020 aged 15.

Interestingly, he initially started out as a right-footed centre-back but slowly moved further up the pitch at his new club. Overtime, he progressed rapidly and by August 2021, Tel became the youngest player ever to play for Rennes aged 16. The teenager ended up playing 10 games off the bench across all competitions during the 2021/22 campaign.


He later joined Bayern Munich in 2022, and on 31 August 2022, Tel became Bayern’s youngest-ever goalscorer at 17 years and 126 days. He beat Jamal Musiala (17 years, 205 days), who held the club’s previous record. He then made his full Bundesliga debut against VfB Stuttgart on 10 September, and scored a goal. Mathys scored his first UEFA Champions League goal against Manchester United.

Aside from club football, Tel has also featured at international level too, having played for the France U18 team. Back in the summer of 2022, Mathys Tel led the France U17 side to victory at the European Championship. During that competition, he scored three goals and one assist in the group stage before scoring more goals in penalty shootout wins over Germany and Portugal.

Mathys holds the special distinction of having the best minutes-per-goal ratio in Bundesliga history at 64.4. He has scored seven goals across 26 Bundesliga appearances, all totalling 451 minutes. Behind him are Paco Alcacer (75.2), Haaland (88.9), Joel Pohjanpalo (89.6) and Lewandowski (99.6).


Playing style

Mathys Tel, like any other particularly good young French attacking talent has been compared to Kylian Mbappe. This comparison is however, justifiable as both players are very similar. Both Tels and Mbappe are quick on their feet and good dribblers. Moreover, both player excel on the wings in a 4-3-3 system. Moreover, Tels also has the ability to play in the central area just like Mbappe.

Mathys Tel earns a reported salary of 4 million euros per year and around 76k euros per week and has a market value of 22 million euros.

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