Mathew Allan Leckie commonly known as Mathew Leckie is a professional football player who primarily plays as a winger and occasionally as a defender for Australia national team and German Bundesliga football club, Hertha BSC.
Borussia Monchengladbach, FSV Frankfurt and FC Ingolstadt 04 are some of the other clubs represented by him.
He made his senior debut for Australia in 2012 and has represented Australia at the 2014 FIFA, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. He has won the AFC Asian Cup with the Australian team in 2015.
Mathew Leckie was born on 4 February 1991 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He holds an Australian nationality. Leckie started his junior career with the Australian soccer club, Bulleen Lions in 2007.
His annual salary is around €1.4 million with a weekly salary of € 27,000 which he receives playing for his current club, Hertha BSC. He has a market worth in the region of £3.6 million as of 2018.
Mathew Leckie ’s net worth combined with his assets as well as endorsing sports product like Nike is assumed to more than $ 2.5 million.
After playing for the junior team of Bulleen Lions, he joined the main team in 2008 to start his senior career.
He left the club in 2009 and later on signed a two-year contract with fellow Australian soccer club, Adelaide United in 2009. He made his debut against Melbourne Victory on 18 September 2009.
The Australian midfielder made 35 appearances and scored 8 goals for the club before leaving for Germany.
Upon arriving in Germany, he signed with German professional football club, Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2011 and scored his first goal against Aberdeen in a friendly club match on 9 July 2011.
He was later transferred to the fellow German club, FSV Frankfurt as part of the loan deal from Borussia for 2012/13 season.
After playing for the reserve team of Frankfurt, he signed a three-year permanent contract with the club in 2013.
He signed with FC Ingolstadt 04 in early May 2014 and is currently playing for Hertha BSC whom he signed in 2017. He made his debut and scored his first goal for the club against VfB Stuttgart.
After playing for Australia in their AFF U 19 Youth Championship 2009, he made his senior debut for Australia in 2012.
Leckie scored his first international goal against Canada in a friendly on 15 October 2013.
Overall as of 2018, he made over 50 appearances and scored 6 goals for Australia since making his debut in 2012.
Currently 27, Leckie stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 84 kg. Talking about his personal life, he a is a married man. He tied his knots with his wife, Laura Friese on May 28, 2016, among his friends and family. The couple is in a relationship since November 2016 and is living a blissful life without any rumors of divorce or separation. The couple doesn't have any children yet.