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Antonio Rudiger Bio, Parents, Wife, Religion, Net Worth, Salary

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Nicknamed “Rudy” by his teammates, Antonio Rudiger is one of the most vigorous defender who plays for the Chelsea football club. Footballer Rudiger has also played for other football clubs in his professional football career like, AS Roma and VFB Stuttgart football club. The former Roman center-back has brilliant ball intercepting and heading ability, making him a pillar at the heart of the defence. Rudiger is also a crucial part of the Chelsea team that won the UEFA Champions’ league trophy last season. (In 2021) Talking about his playing position, he can play excellently as full-back at either wing but mainly as the center back (His natural position).

Antonio Rudiger net worth
Antonio Rudiger has a net worth of $17 million
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The German defender has played with his national football team for a long time after making his international football debut back in 2014. Former Roma center-back Rudiger has won major trophies like the UEFA champions’ league, UEFA Europa League and the FIFA Club World Cup playing for the English football club. In this article, we have covered the German center-back defender Antonio Rudiger’s biography and his professional and international career details.

Antonio Rudiger: Quick facts

Full name Antonio Rudiger
Nickname Known by his nickname ” Rudy.”
Date of birth 3rd March 1993
Birthplace Berlin, Germany
Age 28
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Father’s name Matthias Rudiger
Mother’s name Lily Rudiger
Siblings One half-brother only
Brother’s/Sister’s name Sahr Senesie
Nationality German
Height 6.3 feet (1.90 m)
Weight 85 Kg (187 pounds)
Body measurement Chest size: 42 inches Waist size: 34 inches Biceps : 13 inches
Body type Athletic body
Eye color Black color
Hair color Black color
Shoe size 13 (US)
Religion Muslim
Sexuality Straight
Marital status Married
Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife Wife whose name is Laura Rudiger
Children One son and a daughter
Children name Son whose name is Djamal Sahr Rudiger, Daughter whose name is Aliyah Rudiger
Net worth Around 17 million dollars
Salary Around 5.5 million dollars
Playing position Center back and full back
Social media presence Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Source of Income Salary, bonuses, endorsement and merchandise
Last Updated Latest updated on February 2022

Early Life

German center back Antonio Rudiger was born to their father Matthias Rudiger and mother, Lily Rudiger. He was born to a middle-class family in a city in Germany called Berlin. He also has a half-brother as his siblings apart from him in the family. His brother is older than him and his name is Sahr Senesie. Rudiger’s brother is also a professional football player who plays forward for the German football club. He grew to play football with his friends and brother in the suburbs of Berlin City.

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Antonio Rudiger spent his initial football career at the youth academy of the football club in Berlin, SV Tasmania Berlin. Some years later, he joined the world-famous football academy of Borussia Dortmund. Rudiger also played with the reserve team of VfB Stuttgart for around four years. The German defender uses Rudiger in his football club and national team jersey. Starting as an attacker in his amateur football career, he has become one of the best central defenders in the world.

Antonio Rudiger Tattoo, Age and Body Measurement

The UEFA Europa League winner German defender was born on 3rd March, 1993. So he is 28 years old at the time of writing this article. He follows Islam as the religion and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Pisces. Rudiger is a right-footed center back having flashy pace and acceleration. He also has good passing and defensive skills even with his weaker left foot. Chelsea’s star defender Antonio Rudiger is also a tattoo fan and has many tattoos on his body. We can see his different tattoos in the photos and videos.

Antonio Rudiger height
Antonio Rudiger is 6 feet 2 inches tall
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He has a medium-sized body and stands 6.2 feet tall. Rudiger is also renowned for his long-range passing and aerial heading ability. Rudiger has evenly matched weight for a professional football player, as the German weighs around 172 pounds (78 kilograms) at normal. Antonio has black colour eyes and black colour hair. He currently plays with number 2 on his jersey for Chelsea football club. Rudiger has a chest span of 42 inches and a waist of 34 inches. Likewise, his athletic biceps measure 13 inches and use shoe size 13 (US).

Antonio Rudiger Religion

Footballer Antonio Rudiger follows the Muslim religion.

Antonio Rudiger Salary, Contract, and Net Worth

According to multiple online sources, Antonio Rudiger is worth around 17 million dollars. He has played for different football clubs until now, like AS Roma and VFB Stuttgart football club. The German defender has earned a salary and performance bonus playing for these elite football clubs. He has made 49 appearances for his national football team after making his international debut in 2014. Rudiger has also earned a significant salary playing for his national football team. During his time with AS Roma, he averaged around 3 million dollars per season as a salary.

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Rudiger currently earns approx. 5.5 million dollars per season in salary playing for Chelsea football club. However, Rudiger’s contract with Chelsea is expiring soon this year. So, he has been a target for many football clubs recently. His earnings and net worth makes him one of the highest-paid German defender in the English premier league. Currently we do not have any information about his real estate and cars detail. We will update the information soon.

Who Is Antonio Rudiger Wife?

The UEFA Champions League winner German center back is one of the two children (One half-brother) born to his parents. Rudiger is a married man, and he spends his significant time with his wife and children. His wife’s name is Laura Rudiger, and they have known each other for a long time. The lovely couple has two children together. Their son’s name is Djamal Sahr Rudiger.

They also have a daughter named Aliyah Rudiger. They are seen together with their children in the pictures while on their holidays. Antonio Rudiger have a huge following on his social media accounts like Instagram and Twitter. Being a professional football player, he spends his significant time in the gym and team training.

Style of Play and Playing Position

Chelsea’s jewel Antonio Rudiger is a versatile defender with beautiful trophy collections throughout his career. His ball intercepting and heading ability make him one of the best defenders in his position. His pace and flashy acceleration help his team to defend during the counter-attack situations. Antonio’s expert stand and slide tackle makes him one of the crucial parts of his team’s defense. Rudiger has won several major trophies like the UEFA champions’ league title and the English premier league title. Rudiger has played mostly as a center back and sometimes as a full back in his professional football career. He is renowned as one of the strongest central defenders in this sport.

Antonio Rudiger Transfermarkt and Transfer news

The German defender is one of the most expensive centers back in football. His superb performance for AS Roma saw his market value rise while he was around 23 years old. His current market value is 35 million euros. Chelsea signed him in a 33 million dollar deal from AS Roma.

Antonio Rudiger Instagram

Rudiger is also active on his social media accounts like Instagram and Facebook. He is a family man and often spends time with his parents and children. Antonio Rudiger also uploads workout and team training videos on his social media accounts.

Facebook: 4.4 million followers

Instagram: 2.3 million followers

Twitter: 1 million followers

Antonio Rudiger FIFA 22 Rating

German Central defender Antonio Rudiger has been given an overall rating of 83 in FIFA 22 games. He is given his favorite center-back position in FIFA 22. Being a defender, he has the highest defense and physical out of other attributes.

Antonio Rudiger FIFA 22
Antonio Rudiger has overal rating of 83 in Fifa 22
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He has the highest 84 rating for defense and the lowest 43 rating for shooting. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:

  • Pace: 75
  • Shooting: 43
  • Passing: 68
  • Dribbling: 64
  • Defense: 84
  • Physical: 84

Early Career

  • Antonio Rudiger even played as the striker, midfielder, and sometimes as a goalkeeper in his amateur football playing days.
  • He spent his initial football career at the youth academy of the football club in Berlin, SV Tasmania Berlin.
  • Later he joined the football academy of Borussia Dortmund. Rudiger also played with the reserve team of VfB Stuttgart for four years. 

Professional Career and Stats (Playing from 2012-present)

  • Antonio Rudiger was promoted to VFB Stuttgart’s senior squad as soon as he started playing brilliantly for the youth team.
  • He played 66 matches for VfB Stuttgart and also managed to score two goals in the meantime.
  • Rudiger was sent on a loan deal to AS Roma football club; he scored two goals in 30 appearances.
  • His transfer was made permanent by the Italian club, where he played 26 matches next season.
  • Antonio Rudiger currently plays for Chelsea football club, where he has featured in 123 games and has scored 8 goals.
  • German center back Rudiger has played 49 matches and has scored two goals for his national football team.

Trophies and titles:

  • UEFA champions’ league winner with Chelsea
  • UEFA Europa League winner with Chelsea
  • FIFA Club World Cup winner with Chelsea
  • FA Cup winner with Chelsea
  • UEFA super cup winner with Chelsea
  • FIFA Confederation Cup winner with German national football team
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