Wojciech Szczesny

by John Max 09 Feb,2018
Wojciech Szczesny
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 5 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Wojciech Tomasz Szczesny
  • Birth Place Warsaw, Poland
  • Famous Name Wojciech Szczesny
  • Father Alicja Szczesna
  • Mother Maciej Szczesny
  • Net Worth $14.6 million
  • Salary $3.19 million
  • Nationality Polish
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For Juventus F.C.
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Marina Luczenko

A Polish international football player, Wojciech Tomasz Szczesny is best known as Wojciech Szczesny who currently plays for Italian club Juventus and the Poland national team as a goalkeeper. Prior, he was also a first choice goalkeeper for English Premier League giants Arsenal FC. 

 

A professional since 2009, his net worth is approximately $14.6 million. With a tremendous net worth, he is living a lavish lifestyle with his spouse.

Wojciech Szczesny's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2019, Wojciech Szczesny has an estimated net worth around $14.6 million. His significant source of income is his club contract, salary from the national team, as well as from endorsement deals with prominent brands including Nike.

Presently, Szczesny is signed to Juventus FC where he gets paid $3.19 million per annum as his salary. His weekly wage is reported to be  £67000-a-week and was paid around £65,000 a week while playing for Arsenal.

His current market value is recorded at £27 million. Thus far is the total transfer procedure is £11.03 million.

Apart, he owns a luxury house in Warsaw, Poland. As per riding, he has Audi-R9-Sports-car which costs $139,576. Besides, he owns several other cars such as Mercedes SLS, Porsche Cayenne Lumma etc.

Wojciech Szczesny's Personal Life

Currently 28, Szczesny is a married man. He tied the wedding knot with a Polish singer-songwriter and actress, Marina Luczenko on 21st May 2016, after being engaged in the July 2015. The couple is believed to have met back in 2013.

As of now, the couple is living a blissful life without any news and rumors regarding the extra-marital affair, conflict, and divorce. Though the two belongs to the different professional field, until the date there are no ups and downs in their personal life.

The lovebird spent quality life with each other, wandering worlds mesmerizing holiday destination together such as Santorini-Greece, Venice, London, and many other places.

 

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Previously, he was in a relationship with Sandra Dziwiszek. They began dating in 2010. However, the pair parted way, after spending three years together. Adding up, between 2010 to 2013, Szczesny was also involved romantically with polish model Zofia Slotala in 2012

Marina Luczenko has her own past. She was in a relationship with Wojciech Lozowski for 2 years. Following her break up with Lozowski, she then started dating Polish artist, Lukas Mroz.

Wojciech Szczesny's Early Life

Wojciech Szczesny was born on 18th April 1990, in Warsaw, Poland, to Alicja Szczesna and Maciej Szczesny. His birth sign is Aries. Talking about his nationality, he is Polish. His father, Maciej Szczesny is a retired national footballer player who played for Wisla Krakow, Polonia Warsaw, Wdzew Lodz, and Legia Warsaw.

He was raised alongside his brother, Jan who currently plays for PKS Radosc Warsaw.

Following his father’s footsteps, Szczesny began his football career at Agrykola Warsaw as a young player. He soon impressed the Warsaw’s goalkeeping coach, Krzysztof Dowhan and Szczesny was allowed to take part in a training camp with Legia’s first team at the age of fifteen, joining them afterward.

After two seasons with Warsaw, he joined Arsenal in the year 2006.

Wojciech Szczesny's Professional Career

Arsenal

After one year with Arsenal’s youth set-up, he was promoted up to the reserve team in the 2008-09 seasons.

On 24th May 2009, he was included on the first team for the first time during the Premier League match against Stoke City, as an unused substitute. The team concluded their season with a 4-1 win at the Emirates Stadium.

In the beginning of the 2009-10 seasons, he was promoted up to the main team and assigned the jersey no, 53. On 22nd September 2009, Szczesny made his professional team debut in the Football League Cup third round, in a 2-0 home victory against West Bromwich Albion, keeping a clean sheet.

In December 2009, manager Arsene Wenger stated that he and as well as the rest of Arsenal’s coaching staff had high hopes for Szczesny, saying “We have identified Wojciech as a future great, great goalkeeper”. Later one month, Arsene Wenger added, “I really believe in him that he will one day be Arsenal’s number one. He has all the qualities you want from a goalkeeper”.

Loan to Brentford

On 20th November 2009, Szczesny moved to League One club Brentford, signing a month’s loan deal. In his second match with Brentford, he saved a second-half penalty in a 1-0 loss to Wycombe Wanderers. On 12th December 2009, he was awarded Man of the Match award, in his fifth game where he made a number of saves to keep out Leeds United.

On 22nd December 2009, he signed extension contract which would last until 17th January 2010 and then 31st January. Finally, it was again extended until 31st May. He played overall 28 matches.

Return to Arsenal

On 27th October 2010, he made his way back to Arsenal and appeared for Arsenal in the League Cup, keeping a clean sheet against. On 11th November 2010, he signed a new extended contract with Arsenal. On 13th December 2010, he made his Premier League debut in the 1-0 loss to Manchester United deputizing for Manuel Almunia and Lukasz Fabianski.

Similarly, on 8th January 2011, Szczesny started the FA Cup 3rd-round match against Leeds United.

Loan to Roma

On 29th July 2015, Szczesny was again loaned out but this time to FC Roma, signing a season-long loan deal. On 22nd August, he made his Serie A debut in a 1-1 draw against Hellas Verona.

Ahead of 2016-17 seasons, his loan deal was extended again for a season-long deal.

In his two seasons with Roma, he played 72 matches.

Juventus

On 19th July 2017, Szczesny signed Juventus a 4-year long contract for a worth $14.93 million plus an additional $3.79 million.

On 9th September 2017, he made his debut for Juventus in a 3-0 home victory against Chievo, keeping his sheet clean. So far, he has played 12 games for his native club.

Wojciech Szczesny's International Career

Wojciech Szczesny has represented his national side in both youth and senior level. He was a part of Poland U20 and U21 national team.

In October 2009, Szczesny earned his first called up to Poland national team for the friendly matches against Romania and Canada. On 18th November, he made his international debut against Canada in a 1-0 win.

On 13th November 2017, he was called to play against Uruguay and Mexico for the friendly matches along with Lukasz Fabianski, Thiago Cionek, and Piotr Zielinski.

So far, he has earned 32 caps his national side.

 

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