Leon Gortezka Biography

( 1995 - )
January 29, 2018
First published on:January 29, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Leon Gortezka

Date of Birth: 1995, February 6
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Leon Christoph Goretzka
Famous Name Leon Gortezka
Father Konrad Goretzka
Nationality German
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Bochum, Germany
Net Worth $13.67 million
Weight in KG 76 Kg
Tatto(s) No
Affair with Mathea Fischer
Girlfriend Mathea Fischer
Currently Married No

An enthusiastic German footballer, Leon Christoph Goretzka is well recognized as Leon Goretzka. He currently plays for Bundesliga club Schalke O4 and the Germany national team as a midfielder.

The young talent started his professional football career with FC VfL Bochum. Gortezka is well-known to possess good ball control ability, a potent eye for scoring goals as well as the ability to pick out passes for his teammates.

Leon Gortezka's Early Life

A native of Bochum, Germany, Leon Gortezka was born on 6th of February 1995, to Konrad Goretzka and his wife. His birth sign is Aquarius. Regarding his nationality, Gortezka is a German and is of white ethnicity.

Gortezka began his football career with Werner SV 06 Bochum at the tender age of four. With the WSV he remained for 2 years before making the switch to VFL Bochum in 2001.

Leon Gortezka's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2018, Leon Gortezka signed to FC, Bayern Munich, from where he seems to earn a good amount of salary; however, it is yet to reveal. While he was with Schalke 04, he used to get paid $2,338,099 for an annual salary.

Apart, Leon also adds an excellent worth to his net worth from Sponsorship, endorsement deal, and National team salary. His market value is recorded at $49.71 million.

Leon Gortezka has an estimated net worth of around $13.67 million. He owns an unknown fashion in Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhien-Westfalen. His car collection includes BMW, Range Rover, Ferrari, and Audi A1.

Leon Gortezka's Professional Career

VfL Bochum

After having various youth team experience at VFL Bochum, Leon Gortezka was promoted to the main squad of Bochum in mid of 2012. On 4th August 2012, he made his first-team debut against Dynamo Dresden in the RewirpowerSTADION.

He made overall 32 game appearance and scored 4 goals for Bochum. Gortezka was awarded the “2012 u17 Fritz Walter Medal in Gold” on 30th July 2012.

Schalke 04

In June 2013, Gortezka signed a 5-year-contract with Bundesliga side Schalke 04 until 30th June 2018. The transfer worth was reported between $3.73 million to $4.97 million. Gortezka was given jersey number 8 previously wore by Ciprian Marica.

During his first season with Schalke, he made 32 appearances and scored 5 goals. The following season, he played for both main team and reserve teams. He ultimately made 105 appearances and scored 14 goals for the Schalke.

Bayern Munich

Gortezka signed a 4-year contract with Bundesliga side Bayern Munich.

Leon Gortezka's International Career

Leon Gortezka has represented his national side both in senior and junior level, playing various tournaments. On 15th October 2010, he made Germany U16 national team debut in the 3-2 friendly win against Northern Ireland. He was also the part of Germany U17, U19, and U21 national team.

Germany’s manager, Joachim Low named Gortezka into the 30-man preliminary team of the German national football squad for the “2014 FIFA World Cup”. On 13th May, he made his international team debut against Poland in a 0-0 draw.

On 20th June 2017, he scored a first international goal for Germany in the nation’s opening match for the tournament in a 3-2 Group B victory against Australia.

Gortezka was named in the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics alongside Max Meyer.

Leon Gortezka's Personal Life

Currently 22, Leon Gortezka is neither single nor married, he is an open relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Mathea Fischer. The couple is dating since 2016.  Though, he active on social media like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Gortezka; has not posted a single photo with his lady, Fischer. It seems that he prefers to keep his personal life in low profile.


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