Former international footballer, Jens Lehmann is renowned for being one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world. Having played at an elite level both for his country and his clubs, most notably with Arsenal, Lehmann is revered on the speakers circuit for the unrivalled insight he can provide into historic matches and moments in the world’s favourite sport. As a speaker he is engaging, down to earth and his content is exciting, making him the ideal after dinner guest to elevate your occasion.
Named as one of the iconic group of Arsenal star players, Lehmann was part of the ‘Arsenal Invincibles’ playing every game of the unbeaten 2003-2004 season, of which the team secured the Premier League title. From 2003, Lehmann made one hundred and forty seven appearances for Arsenal and achieved the record for the most consecutive clean sheets in the UEFA Champions League with ten consecutive matches. A formidable goalkeeper, Lehmann has proven an invaluable asset to any club he joins and his team results, winning the UEFA Cup in 1996 with Schalke 04 and the 2001 Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund, exemplifying his talent.
On an international level, Lehmann is equally as revered for his skills and agility in the box. Making his debut in 1998 for German, it was obvious he would become a legendary player for the side, and he made a total of sixty one appearances for his country throughout his career. As Germany’s first choice goalkeeper, Lehmann represented the country at three World Cups and was votedUEFA Goalkeeper of the Yeartwice, thanks to his dedication and talent.
Since retiring, Lehmann has become a notable TV pundit, working as a commentator for Sky Germany at the 2010 World Cup and writing exclusive columns for goal.com during the UEFA Euro 2012. Lehnmann was an expert analyst for RTL Television on Euro 2016. He has also featured on BBC, Sky Sports News and Fox USA, a testament to his unrivalled knowledge of the game. Remaining a prominent figure in football, Lehmann currently has his attention on his coaching career, as a mentor to the next generation. A legendary player who is considered one of the world’s best goalkeepers, Jens Lehmann is the ideal sportsman to offer an entertaining after dinner speech at your event.