Former the Celtic Football Club manager, Brendan Rodgers is a former soccer player as well as the current manager of the English Premier League team, Leicester City. As a player, he played for teams like Ballymena United, Reading, Witney Town, Newbury Town and many more. In his entire playing career, he played for the teams such as Ballymena United, Reading, Witney Town, Newbury Town and many more.
The Scottish League Cup winner, Brendan Rodgers was born on 26 January 1973, in Carnlough, Northern Ireland to Malachy Rodgers and Christina Rodgers. Additionally, Brendan is an Irish by nationality and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Brendan, a white by ethnicity was born under the star sign, Aquarius.
Championship play-off winner, Brendan Rodgers has accumulated a jaw-dropping net worth over $16 million (£13m) which is entirely generated from his professional career. Currently, he is under a contract with the premier league team, Leicester City, signing it in February 2019.
In particular, he signed a lucrative contract of worth around $6.61 million a year which includes $14 million as a release clause. Additionally, he was signed by the Leicester from Celtic, paying around $12 million as compensation.
Soon after he was linked with the Arsenal to replace former manager Unai Emery, he was offered a five and half year deal by the team on 2019, December and eventually, he signed the contract, extending it until 2023.
Reportedly, the new deal would give Rodgers a substantial pay increase as a bonus for his first ten months. Additionally, the contract includes an even greater compensation package for any clubs interested in taking him away.
Previously, serving for the Scottish club, Celtic FC and was earning $57,000 as a weekly salary. Earning $2.94m in a year, Brendan was the highest earner in the history of Scottish football.
Apart from the financial aspects, Brendan has colleceted a significant amount of fortune from his professional career including the assets like cars and house. Reportedly, he owns a house in Scotland which has worth around $2 million.
As per the reports, Branden recently sold his $5 million house to the club Liverpool. Reportedly, the house was bought for the current Liverpool manager Jorgen Klopp to let him live rent-free.
The 46 years old famous manager, Brandan is a married man and currently, enjoying a smooth marital relationship with his wife, Charlotte Searle. The couple engaged in February 2016 and eventually exchanged their marital vows on in June 2017. Likewise, the couple is blessed with a adorable daughter, Lola who was born on 2014.
The couple first met when both Ms. Searle met Mr. Rodgers were working for the Liverpool FC. In the meantime, Rodgers was working as a manager for the team while Searle was working as a travel coordinator. Further, Brendan proposed Charlotte just 4 months before getting married.
Matter of fact, Charlotte is a second wife of Brendan as he was previously married to Susan. Together with his former wife, he shares two children – a son, Anton, also a footballer, and a daughter, Mischa. Currently, Rodgers is living together with Charlotte along with their daughters.
Just after a week of being a manager of Leicester City FC, Brandan's house was raided by the black-masked Burglars. In the meantime, his wife Charlotte and daughter Lola weakling in terror as soon as the thieves torched them in eyes and eventually locking them in the bathroom.
The Burglars raided Rodger's house and hauled the trophies won by him during his time in Celtic. During the time of the incident, Brendan was not in the home and was supposed to attend the training session at his new club.
The father of three, Brendan had to go through the rough patches when it comes to the family. He had to suffer from parental loss consecutively in the years 2010 and 2011. Particularly, his mother Christina died in 2010 due to heart attack and eventually, lost his father due to cancer in 2011.
In the honor of his mother, he joined a team representing The Football League and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise a fund for the Marie Curie Cancer Care.
His father battled with cancer for 18 months before he finally left this world and soon after the death of his father Rodger said:
"Hopefully he will be looking down on me feeling proud — yeah, him and my grandfather, who was a Liverpool supporter."
During the time when Rodger's team qualified for play-offs with the team Swansea, his father joined the play-off celebrations at Wembley in 2011 despite severe illness. Remembering the moment, Rodgers, in one of his interviews said:
"That gives me some comfort. He was a hero for me and for him to see me grow from where I came from to now hopefully made him proud. I’m sure he was proud of all of us as children."
As of 2019, Brendan is currently managing a premier league team, Leicester City FC. Prior to working for Leicester, he served as a manager for the Scottish league team, Celtic FC. Moreover, in his entire career, he has managed teams such as Watford, Reading, Swansea City, Liverpool, and Celtic FC.
In addition to his coaching career, he was also a former soccer player. Especially, he played for the teams such as Ballymena United, Reading, Witney Town, Newbury Town and many more. One of the most notable career achievements of Brendan is winning the Scottish league in 2018.
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