Amanda Ilestedt

Birth Day January 17th, 1993
Birth Place Solvesborg
Age 31 Years Old

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Amanda Ilestedt is a prominent Swedish professional footballer. She is famous for playing in the position of defender. She is best known for representing the Women's Super League club Arsenal and the Sweden national team, wearing the number 28 jersey. Over the years, she has showcased her talents in various clubs, including Karlskrona FF, FC Rosengård, Vittsjö GIK (on loan), Turbine Potsdam, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain. On the international stage, she has made significant contributions to the Swedish national team, accumulating 72 appearances and scoring 12 goals.

Amanda Ilestedt Family

Born on January 17, 1993, Amanda Ilestedt hails from Solvesborg, Sweden. She holds Swedish nationality and belongs to the Swedish-White ethnicity. In 2023, she celebrated her 30th birthday. She follows the Lutheran faith. Throughout her upbringing, she was nurtured and guided by her family.

Swedish Footballer, Amanda Ilestedt

Amanda Ilestedt Football Career

  • Starting with Karlskrona FF in the 2009 season, Amanda Ilestedt initially played in Malmö's B team before making her mark in Damallsvenskan in 2010. 
  • In 2017, she ventured to Germany to join Turbine Potsdam for two years and later moved to Bayern Munich in May 2019, contributing to their league title win in the 2020-21 season. 
  • In July 2021, she embarked on a new chapter in France with Paris Saint-Germain, staying for two years before her departure in June 2023.
  • Soon after, Arsenal announced her signing on June 27, 2023, continuing her impressive football odyssey.

International Career

  • Amanda Ilestedt's international football journey is marked by her dedication and achievements. Her early years with the under-17 national team led to a memorable European Championship win with the U19 national team in 2012, where she captained the squad. 
  • She made her senior debut in 2013 and was a part of Sweden's Euro 2013 squad. 
  • She participated in the 2015 World Cup and played a pivotal role in the team's journey, reaching the knockout stages. 
  • Her contributions continued with a successful Euro 2022 qualification and a silver medal win at the 2021 Olympic Football Tournament. 
  • In the lead-up to the 2023 World Cup, she played a crucial role in Sweden's qualification campaign, featuring in all six matches, playing full-time, and scoring two goals. 
  • She continued her impact at the World Cup, where she was named in the squad and made her mark with a late goal securing Sweden's victory in their opening match against South Africa, marking her first-ever World Cup goal. 
  • She further solidified her presence by scoring two goals in a group stage match against Italy and notched her fourth goal of the tournament in the quarter-final win against Japan, demonstrating her invaluable contributions on the global stage.

Awards and Achievements

LdB FC Malmö / Rosengård

  • Damallsvenskan: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Svenska Supercupen: 2011, 2012, 2015

FC Bayern Munich

  • Frauen-Bundesliga: 2020–21

Paris Saint-Germain

  • Coupe de France féminine: 2021–22 

Sweden U19

  • UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship: 2012


  • Summer Olympic Games Silver Medal: 2016
  • FIFA Women's World Cup third place: 2019, 2023
  • Algarve Cup: 2018


  • FIFA Women's World Cup Bronze Ball: 2023 

Amanda Ilestedt Boyfriend

Amanda Ilestedt is not married yet but she is currently in a loving relationship with her longtime boyfriend, Rainer Muller. She made her relationship with Rainer Muller official through an Instagram post on January 12, 2020, suggesting they have been together for more than three years. Rainer has a professional background as a competitive sports player, coach, and video analyst since 2008, with experience in various German clubs. While the couple enjoys their present life and successful careers, there seem to be no immediate plans for marriage on the horizon.

Amanda Ilestedt and her boyfriend, Rainer Muller

Amanda Ilestedt Net Worth

Amanda Ilestedt, the accomplished footballer currently representing Arsenal, has accumulated a net worth estimated at around $5 million in 2023. Her primary source of wealth stems from her successful football career, including contracts and endorsements. She earns an annual salary in the range of $500,000 to $1 million. Notably, Amanda is associated with Adidas as one of her endorsement deals, underscoring her affiliation with the brand. Her financial success allows her to lead a comfortable and content lifestyle, reflecting her satisfaction with her earnings.

Amanda Ilestedt Height

Amanda Ilestedt is a beautiful footballer. Standing at a tall height of 1.78 meters (5 feet 10 inches), she has an athletic body type, complemented by captivating brown eyes and brown hair. Her body measurements is 34-29-35 in, and she maintains a healthy weight of 55 kilograms, reflecting her dedication to physical fitness.

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