Willi Orbán

by John Max 02 Feb,2022
Willi Orbán
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Willi Orban
  • Country Germany DE
Facts
  • Birth Name Vilmos Tamás Orbán
  • Birth Country Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Famous Name Willi Orbán
  • Nationality German-Hungarian
  • Net Worth $4 Million
  • Ethnicity White
  • Salary £2,132,000
  • Position in Team Centre-back
  • Current team RB Leipzig
  • Profession Footballer

Vilmos Tamas Orban, better known as Willi Orban is a German-Hungarian professional footballer. He is signed to Bundesliga club RB Leipzig as a center-back. At the international level, he plays for the Hungary national team.

Kaiserslautern, Germany native, Willi Orban was born on 3rd November 1992, under the star sign Scorpio. He holds dual nationality: German and Hungarian as well as of white ethnic background. The twenty-nine years old stands 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) tall.

How Much Is Willi Orban's Net Worth In 2022? 

RB Leipzig's No.4 Centre-back earns £41,000 per week, £2,132,000 per year. Willi Orban's contract with the club expires on 30th June 2025. 

Year Club Salary
2014 1.FC Kaiserslautern £72,800
2015 1.FC Kaiserslautern £124,800
2016 RB Leipzig £520,000
2017 RB Leipzig £676,000
2018 RB Leipzig £1,560,000
2019 RB Leipzig £2,028,000
2020 RB Leipzig £1,924,000
2021 RB Leipzig £2,080,000
2022 RB Leipzig £2,132,000

His current market value is reported €14 million, updated on 22nd December 2021. His highest market value to date is €20 million back in 2019. 

He is endorsed by Nike.

As of 2022, his net worth is $4 million. 

Is Willi Orban Dating?

There is less to no information about Orban's relationship and girlfriend in the media. Further, no paparazzi have caught him with a lady whom we can assume is his potential partner. 

WilliWilli Orban SOURCE: Instagram @williorban4

Active on Instagram with 81.6k followers, we can only see his professional side there. His Ig bio reads, "My motto: one percent improvement every day."

Early Life

Willi Orban was born to a Hungarian father and a Polish mother in Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. When he was two, his parents divorced and was raised by his mother alongside his sister, Sandra.

Orban loved football since he was a kid. He said,  "When I was a kid at home, I shot everything with my football. A few flower vases and bottles, nothing wild, but it was enough that Mama said: The boy has too much energy, we prefer to put it in a football club. Since she has done everything right."

He enrolled at Heinrich Heine High School in Kaiserslautern.

Career

Club

At the tender age of four, Willi Orban enrolled at the 1. FC Kaiserslautern youth academy, progressing through the ranks of the club's academy by playing for the club's U17 and U19 levels. 

In 2011, Orban was promoted to 1. FC Kaiserslautern II team. Shortly after he earned a call from the main team. on 27 August 2011, He made his first-team debut in a match against Bayern Munich. He signed his first professional contract with the club which would keep him in 1. FC Kaiserslautern until 2014. On 26 November 2011, he received his first start against 1. FC Nurnberg.

The following season, Orban split time between the first team and the reserve team. He started  4 of Kaiserslautern's final 5 matches in the 2012–13 2. Bundesliga. On 12th May 2013, he scored his first goal in a 3–1 win against Jahn Regensburg while playing for the reserve team.

Overall, he played 35 games and scored 7 goals for the reserve team until 2013 and earned a permanent spot in the 1. FC Kaiserslautern main team. On 26 July 2013, he signed a new contract with the club, keeping him until 2016. On 12th August 2013, he captained Kaiserslautern starting the whole game, in a 2–1 loss against Greuther Furth. 

On 20th October 2013, he scored his first goal for 1. FC Kaiserslautern in a 2–2 draw against Karlsruher SC.

By the time of his departure, Orban made seventy–seven appearances and scored times in all competitions for 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

In May 2015, Orban signed to rivals RB Leipzig, which caused anger from the fans of 1. FC Kaiserslautern. "I switched mainly because of Ralf Rangnick. He can make any player better" Orban said.

He made his debut in the opening game of the season, playing the entire match in a 1-0 victory against FSV Frankfurt. On 19th Feburary 2016, he scored the first goal for Leipzig in a 3–0 win against Union Berlin.

In his RB Leipzig's first season, he played thirty–three matches and scored once in all competitions.

In the 2016-17 season, he was given the vice-captaincy for the side. On 17th September 2016, he captained the side for the first time in RB Leipzig's win 4-0 against Hamburg. 

For the 2018-19 season, he was announced captain for season. 

As of 2022, he is a vice-captain while Peter Gulacsi is a captain and Yussuf Poulsen.  

International

Orban was eligible for all three national teams: Germany, Hungary and Poland: he was born to a Hungarian father and a Polish mother and grew up in Germany.

In 2014, Orban represented Germany U21 national team. He was capped twice.

On 1st October 2018, Hungary elected him to play internationally. On 12th October 2018, he made his debut for Hungary in a 1–0 UEFA Nations League loss to Greece. His first international goal came on  15 November 2018 in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League C match against Estonia at the Groupama Arena.

On 8th June 2019, he scored two goals for Hungary against in a 3-1 win in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualification. His 4th goal was against t Bulgaria in a European Championship qualifying play-off semi-final in a 3-1 win on 8th October 2020. 

He was named in the final 26-man squad to Hungary national team for  UEFA Euro 2020 tournament.  

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