Antonio Rudiger a coarse tackler, signed a five-year agreement and joined Chelsea in 2017. He came from the Italian side of Roma on the 9th of July 2017.

Given birth to in Berlin,Germany.  Rudiger utilized quality time in the early stage set-up at Borussia Dortmund before heading on to Stuttgart.

His Early Career

In 2012, at age 18, He had his debut for Stuttgart against Borussia Monchengladbach. Antonio became an instant first-team regular during the 2013/2014 season because of his sterling performances.

Rudiger started his career as a central full back. Over the years, he has proven to be fast on his feet. His speed to recovery after a counter attack, earned him his current role as a Left full back.

Originally, Rudiger moved to Roma on loan. A string of sterling performances in his first season in the Serie A, earned him a permanent deal.

He arrived Stamford Bridge after partaking in both the Champions and Europa League and gaining adequate Europian experience from both leagues.

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International Performances

He debuted for Germany national team in 2014 at age 21. His first match was a friendly against Poland. Antonio Rudiger also had a string of outings with the German youths team.

Rudiger couldn’t play at Euro 2016 due to Injury he sustained while playing for Roma. He made the trip to the tournament but was on the sideline all through.

Although, he was a very valuable contributor to their 2017 Confederations Cup win that held in Russia, he was also a valuable measure of the defense that kept a neat sheet in the final where we played Chile and won with the 1-0 score.

In November 2017, the defender featured for Germany in a Goalless draw against England at Wembley.

He was part of the Germany squad at the 2018 World Cup. They won their match against Sweden with a 2-1 score leaving the holders suffering a poor group exit from the competition at that stage.

Beginning Of His Chelsea’s Career

In August 2017, he debuted for Chelsea Fc as a substitute against Arsenal. He outstanding performance, gave him a full start the next weekend. In a home game against Burnley.

Moreover, Rudiger became a regular starter under Antonio Conte. He played on the left and also on the right.

Rudiger finally scored his first goal for Chelsea in October 2017 where we played and won Everton thereby earning the Carabao Cup.

The following month, Chelsea played against Swansea at Stamford Bridge and we defeated them with Rudiger scoring his first Premier League goal. We won by a lone goal.

Again, at the end of the 2017 season in a match against Stoke, Rudiger scored his 2nd goal for Chelsea.

The German also was unfortunate enough to be entangled in two different rebounds that was the main factor that enabled Arsenal to prevent us from playing and winning the Carabao Cup just at the semi-final stage.

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However, Not too long, Rudiger had an outstanding performance in a FA cup Win.This earned him the ”man of that football match” for gallantly holding his position.

The left back three was a spot he owned for the last months of a very good opening campaign at Chelsea.

Rudiger started his recent campaign where he played with David Luiz and got his first goal of a new season. The match was against Manchester United and this defender engineered the initial goal that finally ended the match with a 2-2 score.

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Here is a FAQ we created for Antonio Rudiger. We gathered all the possible questions you might be asking about him.

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What nationality is Antonio Rudiger?

Rudiger is a German by Birth. Though his parents are Sierra Leoneans by birth. Rudiger’s father left Sierra Leon for Germany before he was born. His father eventually became a German due to his long stay in Germany.

How old is Antonio Rudiger?

Rudiger is 26 years old as at the year this article was published (2019). He was born on the 3rd day of March in the year 1993.

What position does Rudiger play?

Central Defender. He loves playing from the right position.

How tall is Antonio Rudiger?

1.9meters tall. No wonder Espn in 2015, described him as Quick and Tall.

Antonio Rudiger Networth

Antonio Rudiger signed for Chelsea football club on a five-year contract and is reported to earn £90,000 a week. This puts his annual earnings at £4.5 million every year.

Remember he also had a successful career at Stuttgart and Roma. By This we value Antonio Rudiger’s Net worth at £9 Million

Who are Antonio Rudiger parents

Matthias and Lily Rudiger. The father, Matthias Rudiger is a German citizen while his mother is a Sierra Leonean.

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Matthias Rudiger

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