How Much Axel Witsel Earn From His Football Career: Brands He Uses and His Net Worth

Jon Snow
Sun Apr,2018
How Much Axel Witsel Earn From His Football Career: Brands He Uses and His Net Worth Soccer

Axel Witsel, the central midfielder born as Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel currently plays for the Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian. The 29-year-old Belgian footballer also plays for the Belgian National Football Team, qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Alex's successful career has blessed him with lucrative salary and contracts.

Witsel is reported to be enjoying the net worth of $11 million. So, what's his annual salary then? What brands does he endorse? Let's know all about Axel Witsel's net worth, earnings, and salary in this section.

Net Worth and Salary of Axel 

Witsel is playing football professionally since 2006 and with his 12 years of career, Axel is reported to be enjoying the net worth of $11 million as of 2018. Currently, the Tianjin Quanjian player, Axel is earning the annual salary of $19.72 million.

Witsel has played for 4 teams so far which includes Standard Liege, BenficaZenit Saint Petersburg, and his current team Tianjin Quanjian. Scroll down for Axel's contracts and salary from his previous teams.

Career Contract and Earnings of Axel Witsel

Before his senior career debut, Axel Witsel played for the youth teams of Standard Liege: U-17 and U-19, and later played for the senior Liege team in the 2007-2008 season. Axle played for the team until the end of 2010 season, however, his salary from the team is not disclosed.

Then on July 13, 2011, Witsel was signed to Portuguese club Benfica on a 5-year deal with a transfer fee of $11.41 million. As reported, his buyout clause was reported to be $49.32 million, while he played for the club for a season till 2012.

CAPTION: Belgian footballer Axel Witsel SOURCE: Manchester United News

Later Witsel was signed to Zenit Saint Petersburg on September 3, 2012, on a 5-year-contract for the $50 million. At that time, his market value was reported to be $25.36 million. After playing for season 6 in the club with the annual salary of $4.93 million, Witsel made his move to Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian.

On January 3, 2017, Witsel was signed to Tianjin Quanjian on a 4-year deal for a transfer fee of $25.33 million.

Though the deal amount is quite undisclosed, reportedly, he earns the annual salary of  $19.72 million, more than that of his Belgian fellow footballers Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku with the annual salary of $18.9 million and $18.27 million respectively.

As reported, currently the market value of Witsel is reported to be $21.09 million. Let's see what the future has to offer more.

Endorsements & Brands Used by Axel Witsel

Unlike other footballer stars like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Witsel has not disclosed much about his endorsement deals. Though, reportedly, Witsel endorses his favorite brand Adidas with unrevealed fee and details.

Probably, Witsel has got local endorsement deals too which are not in the limelight.

Well, Witsel seems fond of watches and bikes too, however, has not given talked about his favorite brands. Hope soon it will be out.

House and Cars of Axel Witsel

Witsel seems quite low profiled regarding his property details, and sadly, he has not disclosed the detail of his house. Probably, with his massive earnings, he owns a big property empire.

Rather than sharing his house or other property detail, Witsel can be seen sharing the lovely moment with his Instagram star wife Rafaella Szabo Witsel, with whom he shares 2 children.


@ Haihe stadium with my loves ??? Tianjin up 3-0! ??????

A post shared by Axel Witsel (@axelwitsel28) on

And talking about cars, Witsel seems really attracted towards luxury cars. his car collection includes cars like Porsche, Mercedez, and Audi. The total worth of his cars is estimated to be around $1 million.

CAPTION: Axel Witsel with his Audi SOURCE: Media Store

Back in February 2017, the news of his wife intention to sell her car arose. Rafaella Szabo, Axel's wife made the sales announcement of her Ford Ka for the asking price of $4,217 even though, he earns a huge salary.

Really wastage of money or property is not a good thing.

Philanthropy of Axel Witsel

Besides football, seems Witsel has made his contribution to charity works as well. He, rather than making the highlights with his donations, is serving as the ambassador of the Action Damien, a Belgian NGO working for the treatment and welfare of the people suffering from Leprosy.

Also, the Belgian footballer is associated with his former team Liege's foundation, Province of Liege aiming to develop further opportunities for youth players.

Stay tuned for more updates!