Axel Witsel Biography, Salary, and Personal Life

If you’re Bundesliga fans then you know well this footballer, Axel Witsel, is a Dortmund player who plays as a right-winger for the club, this Belgian international famous cause his dribbling style.

Axel Witsel Biography

His full name Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel, Son of Thierry Witsel and Sylvie Witsel, he was born on 12 January 1989. Witsel stars his football career with the local club Standard Liège (a Belgian football club based in Liege), he made 183 appearances and scoring 42 goals and five domestic trophies as well.

On 13 July 2011, Witsel joined Benfica, he signed a five-year deal with Benfica, however, he just spends one season with the club. After a season in Portugal with S.L. Benfica, he signed for Zenit Saint Petersburg for a €40 million fee in 2012. Witsel won four honors during his time in Russia, before leaving for Tianjin Quanjian in January 2017. Witsel joined Borussia Dortmund on 6 August 2018, he signed a four-year contract with the club which make him a Dortmund player until 30 June 2022.

International Career

At the international level, Witsel was part of Belgia under-21 squad and still represented his country with Belgian National Team until now He was a member of the Belgian Squad for UEFA Euro 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Axel Witsel Biography

Full Name: Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel
Born: 12 January 1989
Height:
1,86 m
Weight:
81 kg
Age: 31 Years Old
Country/Nationality: Belgia
Salary: €7,973,000 (Annual Salary)
Wife/Partner: Rafaella Szabo Witsel
Source of Wealth: Professional Footballer (Soccer)
Witsel’s Awards:
  • Belgian Young Footballer of the Year: (2007–08)
  • Belgian Golden Shoe: (2008)

Salary

Speaking about the salary, Witsel ranks in third place of Dortmund’s highest-paid players, the Belgian has an annual salary of €7,973,000 with a weekly wage of €153,327.

Personal Life

Axel Witsel with his Wife and Child
Axel Witsel with his Wife and his daughters

Witsel married in 2015 with his beloved girlfriend, Rafaella Szabo Witsel, together they had two daughters named Maï-Li and Evy Witsel. other than that, not much information about his personal life we got.