Luca Waldschmidt is a German professional footballer signed to Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg. A full international since 2019, he has been capped 7 times and scored two goals for the German national team. Luca is the son of former professional footballer Wolfgang Waldschmidt, who played 14 games for SV Darmstadt 98 in the 1983–84 2. Bundesliga season.
Siegen, Germany native, Luca Waldschmidt was born on 19th May 1996, under the star sign Taurus. The twenty-five years old holds German nationality and is of white ethnic background. He stands 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) tall.
VfL Wolfsburg's No.7 forward earns £41,000 per week, £2,132,000 per year. Luca Waldschmidt's contract with the club expires on June 30, 2022.
His current market value is reported €10, last updated on 22nd December 2021. His highest market value to date is recorded €20 million back in 2019.
He is endorsed by Nike.
Luca Waldschmidt's net worth as of 2022 is $3 million.
Waldschmidt's personal life is behind the curtain. No paparazzi have caught him dead with a lady who is assumed to be his love. The subject regarding his relationship and girlfriend is a hot topic to talk about but is clueless as well. He is active on Instagram with 145k followers but has left no hint regarding his love. As of 2020, Luca is possibly single.
Waldschmidt started his youth career playing with SSV Oranien Frohnhausen in 2001. In 2007. he moved to SSC Juno Burg and then TSG Wieseck in 2010. Further, he joined Eintracht Frankfurt in 2014.
On 25th April 2014, Luca signed his first professional contract with Eintracht Frankfurt, agreeing on a three-year deal. Later a year, he made his Bundesliga debut, comming as a 73rd-minute substitute for Sonny Kittel in a 0–2 home loss to Borussia Dortmund.
On 8th August 2014, he scored his first goal for Eintracht Frankfurt in a 3–0 victory against Bremer SV in the first round of the German Cup.
On 30th June 2016, Luca joined Hamburger SV on a four-year contract, making his debut for the team as an 83rd-minute substitute to Bobby Wood on 17th September in a 0-4 loss to RB Leipzig.
On 24th October 2016, Luca scored his first goal for the club in a 4–0 win over Hallescher FC. The following season, he appeared in 21 league games for Hamburger with one goal.
In May 2018, he signed to newly relegated to the 2. Bundesliga club SC Freiburg. During his stint there, he played 53 games and scored 16 goals.
On 14th August 2020, Luca moved to Benfica on a five-year deal for 15 million euros. On 18th September 2020, he made his debut against Famalicao where he scored twice in a 5-1 Primeira Liga win.
Luca has played for Germany at U16, U17, U18, U19 and U21 levels.
On 29th August 2019, he earned a call for Germany senior squad for UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers against Netherlands and Czech Republic.
On 9th October 2019, he made his German national football team debut n a friendly against Argentina, starting and playing the whole match.
On 7th October 2020, he scored his first international goal in a friendly game against Turkey.
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