Jakub Blaszczykowski Biography

( 1985 - )
November 4, 2018
First published on:February 12, 2018
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Jakub Blaszczykowski

Date of Birth: 1985, December 14
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: Poland
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Jakub Blaszczykowski
Famous Name Jakub Blaszczykowski
Father Zygmunt Blaszczykowski
Mother Anna Blaszczykowska
Nationality Polish
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Truskolasy, Poland
Religion Christian
Currently Working For VfL Wolfsburg
Salary $4.3 million
Net Worth $20 million
Weight in KG 72 kg
Tatto(s) N/A
Currently Married Yes
Married to Agata Golaszewska
Children Two (Oliwia and Lena)
is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes
Profession Football Player

A Polish international football player, Jakub Blaszczykowski currently plays for German club VfL Wolfsburg as a winger and wears the jersey no. 16. Prior to this, he played for Fiorentina on loan from Borussia Dortmund and Wisla Krakow, having debuted professionally from KS Czestochowa.

 

Since 2006, Jakub is in the Poland national team and has been named Polish Footballer of the Year in 2008 and 2010. Let's take a look at his wiki to gain information about his career, early life, net worth, personal life, family and more.

Jakub Blaszczykowski's Early Life

A native of Truskolasy, Poland, Jakub Blaszczykowski was born on 14th of December 1985, to Anna Blaszczykowska and Zygmunt Blaszczykowski. Jakub’s birth sign is Sagittarius. Regarding his nationality, he is a Polish.

At the age of eight, Jakub started his football career with Rakow Czestochowa.

In his childhood, Jakub countersigned a family tragedy which had a major impact in his life. At his 10, his father stabbed his mother to death. After his father went to prison, Jakub and his older brother, Dawid, were raised by their grandmother.

After the incident, Jakub briefly gave up football. But his uncle, Jerzy Brzeczek, a former captain of the Polish national team, encouraged him and he decided to continue training at Rakow Czestochowa two months later. In 2002, he moved to Gornik Zabrze.

Jakub Blaszczykowski's Net Worth and Endorsement

Jakub Blaszczykowski presently gets paid $83,123 as his weekly salary i.e, $4.3 million in a year. His significant source of income is his club contract, salary from national as well as an endorsement with renowned brands including Puma.

Blaszczykowski's salary while in Dortmund was reported to be £2,640,000 in annually.

His current market value is $1.2 million whereas back in 2013, his market value was $22.44 million which indicates a huge decline in his market value.

 As of 2018, Jakub has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. He owns a house an in Dortmund, Germany. As per riding, he has Ferrari.

Jakub Blaszczykowski's Professional Career

KS Czestochowa

In early 2003, Jakub Blaszczykowski moved to KS Czestochowa and played in the Polish fourth league for one season. He played 24 league matches and managed to score 11 goals.

Wista Krakow

With the help of his Uncle, Jerzy Brzeczek, Jakub got a trail at Wista Krakow, where he impressed then-manager Werner Licka.

Jakub promptly broke into Wista’s senior squad, with his league debut match coming on 20th March 2005 against Polonia Warsaw. In his three seasons at Wisla, he earned Canal+’s “Football Oscar” for the best midfielder in the Polish top division and was also named to the Ekstraklasa Best XI of the 2006-07 season in the Polish Footballers’ Association voting. Adding up, he played overall 51 games for 3 goals.

Borussia Dortmund

In February 2007, Jakub joined Borussia Dortmund, signing a four-year contract. He appeared with the jersey name “Kuba”, a minute form of his first name, until 2012.

YouTube: Jakub Blaszczykowski Best 5 goals

On 24th July 2012, Jakub signed a new contract with Borussia Dortmund which would valid until 2016. On 18th August 2012, he scored his first goal in the 2012-12 season-opening round of the DFB-Pokal in a 3-0 win at FC Oberneuland.

Again on 2nd June 2013, the player signed an extension contract with a club, keeping him until 2018. On 31st August 2015, Jakub joined Fiorentina, signing a  season-long loan deal. He played overall 15 matches and scored 2 goals for the Club.

For 2015-16, he returned to his parent club. Throughout his nine years career at Borussia Dortmund, Jakub played 197 matches for 27 goals. He has also earned various honors at the club including, 2008 Polish Footballer of the Year as well as shortlisted for the Best Player in Europe award.

VfL Wolfsburg

On 1st August 2016, Jakub arrived at Germany club VFL Wolfsburg, signing a three-year contract for a fee of 5  million Euro.

 

100%! #work #training #vflwolfsburg

A post shared by Kuba Blaszczykowski Official (@kuba.blaszczykowski) on

Thus far, he has played 38 matches and scored a goal for his native club.

Jakub Blaszczykowski's International Career

Jakub has played internationally for Poland national team at various youth level and senior level. He was a part of Poland U19 and U21 national team.

On 28th March 2006, Jakub made his international debut for Poland in a friendly against Saudi Arabia. His first goal for his national side came on 22nd August 2007, in a friendly match against Russia.

On 8th June 2012, Jakub assisted Robert Lewandowski’s goal in a 1-1 draw against Greece, in the opening match of UEFA Euro 2012. Further, he was named Man of the Match where he recorded a long-range equalizing goal in a 1-1 draw against Russia in the second group stage match of UEFA Europa 2012.

Moreover, Jakub scored 4 international goals for his country in World cup 2014 qualifiers, against Montenegro, Moldova, and San Marino.

Similarly, he scored 2 goals for his national team in UEFA Euro 2016 against Ukraine and Switzerland.

On 5th October 2017, Jakub played against Armenia alongside his teammates Lukasz Fabianski, Maciej Rybus, and Piotr Zielinski, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification where he scored a goal, which resulted in 6-1.

Thus far, he has earned 103 caps and scored 21 goals for Poland national team.

Jakub Blaszczykowski's Personal Life

At 32, Jakub Blaszczykowski is a married man. He tied the wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend Agata Golaszewska in June 2010. The couple welcomed their first child, Oliwia in 2011. Two years later, they became proud parents for the second time following the birth of their second daughter, Lena.

As of now, he is living a blissful married life without any news and rumors regarding extra-marital affairs, conflict, and divorce.

Besides, Jakub has credited his successes to his grandmother who raised him after the death of his mother. He dedicates every goal to his mother.



Read More


Latest Page

Roberto Gomez Junco
Roberto Gomez Junco Roberto Gomez Junco Bio-salary, net worth, married, affair, relationship, dating, children, career, biography, age
Amber Wilson Amber Wilson Bio-salary, net worth, married, husband, relationship, children, biography, career, nationality, age, family
Dan Graziano
Dan Graziano Dan Graziano Bio-salary, net worth, married, wife, children, career, age, biography, relationship, family, siblings
John Anderson
John Anderson John Anderson Bio-salary, net worth, married, relationship, wife, nationality, biography, age, career, family
Emmanuel Acho
Emmanuel Acho Emmanuel Acho Bio-salary, net worth, married, girlfriend, affair, relationship, career, age, nationality, biography
Dionne Miller
Dionne Miller Dionne Miller Bio-salary, net worth, married, affair, dating, children, career, nationality, relationship, age, biography
Drew Remenda
Drew Remenda Drew Remenda Bio-salary, net worth, married, wife, children, career, affair, relationship, biography, age
Samantha Vinograd
Samantha Vinograd Samantha Vinograd Bio-salary, net worth, married, affair, dating, children, career, relationship, boyfriend, biography, age
Cole Wright
Cole Wright Cole Wright Bio-salary, net worth, married, affair, dating, children, career, affair, wife, age, biography, reporter
Doug Collins
Doug Collins Doug Collins Bio-salary, net worth, married, wife, children, career, affair, relationship, earnings, age, biography
Ozzie Guillen
Ozzie Guillen Ozzie Guillen Bio-salary, net worth, married, affair, dating, children, career, age, nationality, relationship, wife, biography
Daryl Johnston Daryl Johnston Bio-salary, net worth, married, affair, dating, children, career, nationality, wife, biography