Mats Hummels

Hummels in 2014, photo by Celso Pupo/

Birth Name: Mats Julian Hummels

Place of Birth: Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

Date of Birth: December 16, 1988

Ethnicity: German

Mats Hummels is a German soccer player. He usually plays central defender. Mats is the son of Hermann Hummels, a footballer and football coach, and Ulla Holthoff, a sports journalist and water polo player. His brother is footballer Jonas Hummels. Mats’ parents are both German, his father from Hamm, Nordrhein-Westfalen, and his mother from Welver, also in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Mats is married to Cathy Fischer.

A picture of Mats’ mother can be seen here.

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  1. Freerk says:

    No. She’s from Welver in Westphalia:

    The “riddle” is why he is so dark? That’s Central Europe, land of hodge-podge. Probably one or another Roman soldier in his ancestry, a Spanish seafarer or an Arabian merchant. Or something.

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