Antonio Rudiger

by Jack Ol 17 Jun,2018
Antonio Rudiger
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Antonio Rudiger
  • Birth Place Berlin, Germany
  • Famous Name Antonio Rudiger
  • Father Matthias Rudiger
  • Mother Lily Rudiger
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Currently Working For Defender for Chelsea and Germany National Team

Germany-born and raised Antonio Rudiger is a 25-year-old professional footballer currently playing for Premier League club, Chelsea.  He started his playing career via VfB Stuttgart club representing their reserves in 3. Liga and the first team in the Bundesliga.

Rudiger represents Germany at the international level and was also included in the 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Antonio Rudiger's Net worth and Salary

Antonio Rudiger is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $9.8 million. His current salary is reported to be £100,000 as of 2020 and will be paid more than £5 million in a year. Earlier he received £90,000 a week earning him £4.5 million in a year. as per the previous deal.

Kepa Arrizabalaga is the highest-paid player of the team with an annual salary of £7,800,000.

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Playing professionally since 23 July 2011, Antonio Rudiger has played for VfB Stuttgart (2011), Roma(2015), and Chelsea(2017), he must have made a massive amount of money from these. Recently, Antonio Rudiger signed a contract with Chelsea for five-year with a transfer fee of £29 million.

With his successful career, Antonio Rudiger not only has earned massive fame but also the net worth of a million dollars. As per the report of December 19, 2018, his current market value is estimated at around €45 million.

Antonio Rudiger's Personal Life 

Talking about Antonia's personal life he was brought up in a poor family.  Previously, his parents used to live in Sierra Leone. Before his birth, they moved to Germany for a better life. Despite being born in Germany he loves Sierra Leone from the depth of his heart. He desires to keep his relationship life secret. However, he was linked to being in a relationship with Reta whom he met up in Roma. 

Antonio Rudiger with his family SOURCE: Lifeblogger

He is the half-brother of German's retired footballer Sahr Senesie. Due to his genius defensive technique, he is best known by the nickname "Rudy".  

Early Life and Career of Antonio Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger, a native of Berlin, Germany, was born on 3rd March 1993, to Germany decent parents: father Matthias Rudiger and mother Lily Rudiger. His star sign is Pisces and holds the dual nationality of Sierra Leonean and German.

He belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Though his father is German, his whole family is from Africa with his mother from Sierra Leonean. He is the youngest of the four sisters and a brother, Sahr, who is also a footballer.

Antonia Rudiger SOURCE: Gazeta

Growing in his hometown, he signed a deal with VfB Stuttgart club and made his debut in the 3. Liga against Arminia Bielefeld for the club. Talking about his school and college, he hasn't shared any information.

Antonio Rudiger's Club Career

Antonio started his club career on 23 July 2011 through German football team "VfB Stuttgart II" in the 3 Liga against German-based club "Arminia Bielefeld".

VfB Stuttgart

On 29 Jan 2012, in the football league "Bundesliga" he played for VfB Stuttgart first-team side against Borussia Monchengladbach which ended by 3-0.

His contract with VfB Stuttgart was till June 2017. He further played several matches in the side of VfB Stuttgart. Altogether he finished up his second season with 28 appearances. Furthermore, he finished up the 2013-14 season with 35 appearances and 2 goals.


Antonia was signed for Roma on 19th August 2015. He was loaned from VfB Stuttgart for €4 million to Roma. He was signed up for one year with an optional €9 million transfer fee. 

He made his debut for Roma on 12th September against Frosinone with the end of 2-0. He scored his first goal for Roma on 9th Jan 2016  against Milan. He finished up his one year contract with 37 appearances and 2 goals. 

Furthermore, he was signed by Roma for 4 years on 30 May with  €9 million + €0.5m bonuses. He appeared in UEFA Europa League against Villareal where was issued the double yellow card. On 30th April he was sent off with a red card against Lazio. He finished the second season with 35 appearances and 4 assists.


On 9 July 2017 Antonia signed a five-year contract with Chelsea with the initial fee of  £29 million. He represented with the Jersey no. 2 in the matches.

He made his debut for Chelsea in the 2017 FA Community Shield replacing Marcos Alonso in the 79th minute of the game which ended by 4-1 against Arsenal. Further, he played in Premier League against Burnley which ended up with 3-2. 

Antonia scored his first goal for Chelsea in EFL Cup against Everton which ended up with the win of 2-1 for Chelsea. 

Antonio's International Career

He started his international career through Germany and Sierra Leone. He was also a member of Germany's youth national team. 

He made his debut for Germany on 13th May 2014 against Poland which ended with the draw of 0-0. Due to his injury, during the training session, he couldn't appear on the 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2016. 

Antonia in Germany v/s Australia match SOURCE: FourFourTwo

Antonio was selected in the German national squad for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. During the tournament, he played four matches. He scored his first international goal on 8th October 2017 against Azerbaijan which ended up with the win of 5-1.

As of 2018, Antonia was included in Germany's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup alongside Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller, Mario Gomez.


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