Antonio Rudiger Biography

Antonio Rudiger

Quick Facts About Antonio Rudiger

Celebrated Name Antonio Rudiger
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Rudy
Birth Name Antonio Rudiger
Birth Date 1993-03-03
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality German and Sierra Leonean
Birth Nation Germany
Place Of Birth Berlin, Germany
Horoscope Pisces
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Muslim
Career Start 2000
Father Matthias Rudiger
Mother Lily Rudiger
Brothers Sahr Senesie
Marital Status In a Relationship
Children Djamal Sahr Rudiger
Height 6 ft. 3 inches
Weight 85kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €17 Million
Salary £5.2 Million
Current Team Chelsea
Position Centre-back
Jersey Number 2
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Antonio Rudiger is a German professional football player who plays for Premier League club Chelsea and the German national team as a centre-back. He began his career at VfB Stuttgart in 2011 where he represented their reserves team in 3. Liga and the first team in Bundesliga. On 19 August 2015, he joined Roma initially on loan for €4 million and a year later officially signed for Roma for €9 million + €0.5m bonuses on a four-year contract. There he made 36 appearances and scored once for the club. On 9 July 2017, he joined Chelsea for a reported initial fee of £29 million on a five-year deal and was given the number 2 shirt. On 6 August 2017, he made his Chelsea debut in the 2017 FA Community Shield.

On the international level, he has represented Germany at various age levels. He has represented Germany at U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He made his German national debut in May 2014. He was forced to miss UEFA Euro 2016 due to an injury suffered earlier in the season but he was part of the German national squad which won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. On 4 June 2018, he was included in Germany's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

What is Antonio Rudiger Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

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Honors

  • Won the 2017-18 FA Cup with Chelsea.
  • Won the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League with Chelsea.
  • Won the 2021 UEFA Super Cup with Chelsea.
  • Won the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League with Chelsea.
  • Won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup with Germany.

Where is Antonio Rudiger From?

Antonio Rudiger was born on 3 March 1993. His birthplace is Berlin, Germany. He was born to his father, Matthias Rudiger, and his mother, Lily Rudiger where he grew up with his half-brother, Sahr Senesie. His brother, Sahr Senesie is a German former professional footballer of Sierra Leonean descent who plays as a forward. He holds both German and Sierra Leonean nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His religion is Muslim. His horoscope sign is Pisces.

Antonio Rudiger family

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Antonio Rudiger Club Career

  • He began his career at VfB Stuttgart in 2011 where he represented their reserves team in 3. Liga and the first team in Bundesliga.
  • On 23 July 2011, he made his debut for VfB Stuttgart II in the 3. Liga in a 1-2 win against Arminia Bielefeld. 
  • On 29 January 2012, he made his Bundesliga debut for VfB Stuttgart’s first team in a 3-0 home loss against Borussia Monchengladbach where he was replaced by Raphael Holzhauser in the 79th minute. On 7 April 2012, he scored his first goal for VfB Stuttgart II in a 1-4 away win against Babelsberg 03. 
  • On 19 April 2013, he extended his contract with Stuttgart until June 2017. On 1 June 2013, he played in the final of the DFB Pokal in a match that lost 3-2 against Bayern Munich. In his second season in the first team, he made 24 appearances, plus 4 appearances, and scored 2 goals in the reserve team.

Antonio Rudiger Stuttgart

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  • In the 2013-14 season, he finished the season with 35 appearances and scored 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • In the 2014-15 season, he made 21 appearances, plus 1 appearance in the reserve team.
  • On 19 August 2015, he joined Roma initially on loan for €4 million and made his debut for the club on 12 September 2015 in a 2-0 away win over Frosinone. On 9 January 2016, he scored his first goal for Roma in a 1-1 home draw against Milan. He finished his season-long loan to Roma with 37 appearances and scored 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 30 May 2016, he officially signed for Roma for €9 million + €0.5m bonuses on a four-year contract. On 26 October 2016, he played his first match of the 2016-17 season in a 1-3 win against Sassuolo. On 23 February 2017, he was sent off with a double yellow card He finished his second season at Roma with 35 appearances and 4 assists in all the competitions.

Antonio Rudiger Roma

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  • On 9 July 2017, he joined Chelsea for a reported initial fee of £29 million on a five-year deal and was given the number 2 shirt. On 6 August 2017, he made his Chelsea debut in a 4-1 loss on penalties to Arsenal in the 2017 FA Community Shield. On 12 August 2017, he made his Premier League debut in a 3-2 defeat against Burnley at Stamford Bridge. On 25 October 2017, he scored his first goal for Chelsea in a 2-1 win over Everton in the round of 16 of the EFL Cup. On 29 November 2017, he scored his first league goal in a 1-0 home win over Swansea City. In his first season, he made 25 appearances and scored 3 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 20 October 2018, he scored his first goal of the 2018-19 season in a 2-2 home draw against Manchester United. During that season, he made 44 appearances and scored once in all the competitions.
  • On 22 December 2019, he made a complaint about racist abuse directed against him during the away match against Tottenham Hotspur which received wide media coverage. It prompted a call for government action on racism in football. However, no evidence of racist abuse against him was found after a police investigation.
  • On 1 February 2020, on his 100th club appearance, he scored Chelsea’s two goals in a 2-2 draw against Leicester City. In the 2019-20 season, he made 28 appearances and scored 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 28 October 2020, he played his first match of the 2020-21 season in a 4-0 win over Krasnodar in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League. On 18 May 2021, he scored his first goal of the 2020-21 season in a 2-1 home win against Leicester City.
  • On 29 May 2021, he won his first-ever Champions League with Chelsea, beating Manchester City 1-0 in the final.
  • On 12 August 2021, he won the UEFA Super Cup with Chelsea, beating Villarreal in the penalties by 6-5 in the final.

Antonio Rudiger Chelsea

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Antonio Rudiger International Career

  • He holds both German and Sierra Leonean nationality where he chose to represent Germany internationally.
  • He has represented Germany at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Germany at U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his Germany national debut on 13 May 2014 in a 0-0 draw against Poland.
  • He was forced to miss UEFA Euro 2016 due to an injury, after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a training session on 7 June.
  • He was part of the German national squad which won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. He played four matches in the tournament, including the 1-0 win over Chile in the final.
  • On 8 October 2017, he headed his first international goal in a 5-1 home win over Azerbaijan in World Cup qualifying.
  • On 4 June 2018, he was included in Germany's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Antonio Rudiger Germany

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Antonio Rudiger Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he keeps his relationship life very personal. Detail about his partner has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He has not yet revealed the mother of his children with whom he shared a couple of pictures on his social media accounts. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Antonio Rudiger Height and Weight

Antonio Rudiger stands at a height of 1.90m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 85kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Antonio Rudiger Net Worth and Salary

Antonio Rudiger earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In May 2016, he officially signed for Roma for €9 million + €0.5m bonuses on a four-year contract. In July 2017, he joined Chelsea for a reported initial fee of £29 million on a five-year deal and was given the number 2 shirt. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €17 million and his salary is £5.2 million. His market value is around €25 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 7.
  • He wears shirt number 2 for Chelsea.
  • He holds both German and Sierra Leonean nationality where he chose to represent Germany internationally.
  • His brother, Sahr Senesie is a German former professional footballer of Sierra Leonean descent who plays as a forward.