Sandro Wagner Biography
|Date of Birth:||1987 , November-29|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Height:||6 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Sandro Wagner|
|Birth Place/City||Munich, West Germany|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Children||Bruno Wagner, Hugo Wagner, Luca-Marie Wagner|
|Education||IST University of Applied Sciences|
German professional footballer, Sandro Wanger is a striker for Bayern Munich and was also a striker for Germany national team. He was called up to represent the Germany national U21 team and in 2009 helped his side to win the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, scoring two goals in the final, when Germany defeated England 4-0. He retired from international football career on May 16, 2018, after being left out from the German squad to play in the World Cup 2018.
Early Life And Education Of Sandro Wanger
Sandro Wanger was born on 29th November 1987 in Munich, West Germany under the birth sign Leo to Hans-Jürgen Draxler, and Monika Draxler. He belongs to Caucasian ethnicity/race and holds German nationality.
Wanger went to IST University of Applied Sciences. He started playing football from early days and later enrolled in a youth academy of Hertha Munich and Bayern Munich to sharpen his skills.
Sandro Wanger’s Club Career
Soon after graduating, Wagner joined the reserve squad of Bayern Munich and made his first-team debut against Werder Bremen on 21st June 2007. He then netted his first goal for the team in the match against VfB Stuttgart in the same year on 25th July,
On 9th June 2008, Wagner signed a contract with German association football club, MSV Duisburg. In January 2010 he moved to SV Werder Bremen. Wagner had a brief loan spell at the sports club, 1. FC Kaiserslautern in 2012, and moved to Hertha BSC in the same year.
On 30 June 2016, Wagner signed a contract with Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim until June 2019. He made his competitive debut with the team in the opening Bundesliga matchday against newcomers RB Leipzig which ended in a 2–2 home draw.
Wagner dislocated his finger on 31 March 2017, after a clash with a German association football club, Hertha captain Vedad Ibišević. In the match, he also assisted Andrej Kramarić, a Croatian professional footballer for the third goal in an eventual 1–3 away win.
On 1st January 2018, Wagner transferred to Bayern Munich and signing a contract until 2020. He announced his arrival at the club by scoring a goal against his previous club 1899 Hoffenheim.
Sandro Wanger’s International Career
Wagner debuted for German playing in the Under 21 level and overall earned 8 caps scoring four goals. In 2009, he was the key player in the UEFA European Football Championship winning German under 21 squad, scoring two goals in the finals against England.
After achieving success at the youth level, Wagner made his debut against Denmark for the senior team. His first goal was against San Marino in a FIFA World Cup Qualification round matches, which also includes a hat trick, his first international hattrick.
Sandro Wagner was a part of 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup winning German squad which included players such as Sebastian Rudy, Lars Stindi, Timo Wegner, Julian Brandt, Bernd Leo and captain, Julian Draxler.
Sandro Wanger’s Net worth
As of 2018, former German international striker, Sandro Wanger has an estimated net worth of over $13 million. In 2017, it was reported that the former striker of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim was transferred back to FC Bayern Munich for $15 million with an annual salary of $6 million.
Wanger’s current market value is $15.34 million. He uses Nike Mercurial Superfly V FG and drives a sturdy BMV Car.
Sandro Wanger’s Personal Life
Sandro Wanger is married to Monika Draxler. The couple is blessed with three children, two sons, Bruno Wagner, and Hugo Wagner, and a daughter, Luca-Marie Wagner.
The family of five currently resides in Munich, Germany.
Below are the best moments of Wagner's career playing for Bayern Munich.