Andre Schurrle

Andre Schurrle

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Andre Horst Schurrle is a German former professional football player who played as a forward. Andre Schurrle began his career at Mainz 05 in 2009, spending two years at the club before a £6.5 million transfer to Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

Early Life and Childhood

Andre Schurrle also known as Andre Horst Schurrle was born on November 6, 1990, in  Ludwigshafen, Germany his age is 31 years old and he is known to be a German citizen by nationality and belongs to the German religion.

Similarly, Schurrle’s birth sign is Scorpio and currently, he is living in Germany. Schurrle’s father and mother’s names are, Joachim Schürrle and Luise Schürrle respectively. Likewise, his sister’s name is Sabrina Schurrle.

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Caption: Andre Schurrle during his childhood and younger days. Source: LifeBogger

Education

Schurrle grew up in Ludwigshafen and went to Carl-Bosch-Gymnasium school there. Moreover, Schurrle’s additional academic credentials are unavailable. He may have started to play football at an early age, and that’s why Schurrle might have skipped college.

Net Worth

Andre Schurrle is a wealthy footballer and his estimated net worth is around $22 million. He used to receive an annual salary of $6 million per year and his income source is from his football career.

In addition to that Schurrle has several cars for riding. Some of his best include Mercedes SLS AMG, Audi R8, Sahara Jeep Wrangler, etc.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding Schurrle’s career, initially, he started his career at the local club Ludwigshafener SC at age four, before joining 1. FSV Mainz 05 in 2006. Similarly, he played as a defender before switching to his current position as an attacker. Later, he spent three years playing for the club’s youth teams, where he won the Under 19 Bundesliga in 2009 under coach Thomas Tuchel.

Furthermore, Schurrle began his professional career at Mainz 05 in 2009, spending two years at the club before a £6.5 million transfer to Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Moreover, his performances there gained the attention of Chelsea, who signed him for a reported £18 million in 2013.  in January 2015, Schurrle played one-and-a-half Premier League seasons at the English club before joining VfL Wolfsburg for £22 million, winning the DFB-Pokal and DFL-Supercup in his first year.

Additionally, in August 2009, Schurrle made his Bundesliga debut in a 2–2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen on the opening day of the 2009–10 season. Also, the following month, on 19 September 2009, Schurrle scored his first two league goals in a 3–2 away win against VfL Bochum before signing a professional contract with the club later in the week.

Later in September 2010, Mainz announced that Schurrle had signed a five-year contract with Bayer Leverkusen, and would join the club at the end of the 2010–11 season. The transfer fee agreed between the two clubs was believed to be in the amount of €8 million.

Retirement

On July 172020, Schurrle announced his retirement from professional football, at the age of 29. Schurrle’s decision came just a few days after he and Borussia Dortmund mutually agreed to terminate his contract. Overall Schurrle played nearly 300 top-flight matches in Germany, England, and Russia.

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Caption: Andre Schurrle during his retirement. Source: Anadolu Agency.

Brand Endorsements

Apart from his earnings from football Schurrle too is linked with endorsing brands like Addidas which has helped to add to amount to his net worth. Schurrle’s present market value is estimated to be $20 million.

Acheivements

During his successful football career, Schurrle has won the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt award which is the highest sports award in Germany. Schurrle was a full international player for Germany from 2010 to 2017, gaining 57 caps and scoring 22 goals.

Also, he was a member of the German squads which reached the semi-finals at UEFA Euro 2012 and won the 2014 FIFA World Cup. During extra-time in the 2014 FIFA, World Cup Final Schurrle provided the assist for Mario Götze’s winning goal against Argentina. Later he retired from professional football in July 2020, at the age of 29.

Relationship Status

At the end of 2018, Schurrle married Anna Sharapova who was a beautiful model by profession. Also, their first child, Kaia Schurrle, was born in April 2019. Moreover, there is no information regarding his past affairs, girlfriends, or divorce.

Scandal

During his entire football career, Schurrle hasn’t been associated with any sorts of rumors or controversies. Also, he always used to avoid the media and engage in situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height Schurrle’s height is 6 feet 0 Inches and weighs 70kg. Similarly, his eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde. Also, Schurrle’s shoe size is 6.

Andre Schurrle

Caption: Andre Schurrle during his football match. Source: Fear the wall.

Social Media

Schurrle is very active on Instagram. He has 4.2m followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @andreschuerrle. Similarly, his Twitter handles @andre_schuerrle is followed by 1.8m followers. His Facebook account is @andre.schuerrle and has 4.3m followers.

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