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Antonio Rudiger

Who is Antonio Rudiger? 

Antonio Rüdiger is a German defender born on 3 March 1993, he plays as a defender for Chelsea.

Germany international defender began his career at VfB Stuttgart, In 2015 he moved to AS Roma, initially on loan and a year later, for a €9m transfer fee. He was signed by Chelsea four years ago in 2017 for an estimated £27 million; with the West London giants, he has won the FA Cup trophy in his first campaign, followed by the UEFA Europa League title in his second year, and recently the UEFA Champions League in 2021.

He made his international debut for the German national team in 2014. He was part of the team that won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. He kept his spot in the team for the 2018 World Cup, and also represented Joachim Low’s team at the UEFA Euro 2020.

Normally a centre-back, German is a versatile defender, who is also capable of playing as a full-back, he is a “tough tackler” with his strong physical attributes and aggressive playing style, he is also known for his leadership qualities and passing ability.

What are the plans for Antonio Rudiger next season? 

The 28-year-old centre-back played a vital role for Thomas Tuchel’s side winning the Champions League trophy, however, he has only one year left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge and has been rumoured with a departure from the West London club ahead of the 2021/22 season. Top European teams like Barcelona and AC Milan are thought to be interested in recruiting the German centre-back.

In his four years with Chelsea so far, Rudiger has gone on to make 149 appearances for the Blues. He has played a key role in numerous successes and the player is believed to be keen on extending his stay at the club despite interest from top European teams, however, yet to receive a contract offer from Thomas Tuchel’s side.

What is the salary and Net Worth of Antonio Rudiger?

Antonio Rudiger’s market value as reported by the transfer market is €25 million ($30.4 million). His net worth is believed to be about $9.8 million.

German centre-back currently earns a weekly salary of £100,000 and £5.2 million annually.

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