Bernd Leno

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Full Name Bernd Leno
Age 28 Years Old
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Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date March 04, 1992
Birth Place Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

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About Bernd Leno

Bernd Leno is a German professional football player. He plays as a goalkeeper for the Premier League club Arsenal and the German national team. Leno started his professional football career from German club VfB Stuttgart in 2009. He played for another German club, Bayer Leverkusen from 2011 until 2018 when he transferred to the English club Arsenal. He was part of the Arsenal team that finished runner-up in the UEFA Europa League 2018-19. 

On the international level, Leno represented Germany youth teams at various age levels before making a senior international debut in 2016. He was part of the Germany team that won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. In the likes of world-class German goalkeepers, Manuel Neuer and Ter Stegen, Leno has never been the first or second choice goalkeeper for the national team. 

Leno was born on 4 March 1992 in Bietigheim-Bissingen in Germany. He holds German nationality. His father, Viktor is Russian German. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He stands at a height of 1.9 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 174 lbs. He has an athletic body build. 

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Bernd Leno Career Timeline

  • Bernd Leno joined the SV Germania Bietigheim academy in 1998. 
  • In 2003, he joined the youth system of the German club, VfB Stuttgart. 
  • After spending 6 years with the club's youth team, he made his professional debut for the club's reserve team, VfB Stuttgart II in 2009. The club competed in the third division, 3. Liga.
  • In May 2011, he extended his contract with the club until June 2014. 
  • The club loaned Leno for five months to another German club Bayer Leverkusen in August 2011.  
  • He made his Bundesliga debut on 15 August 2011 against Werder Bremen. 
  • He kept 3 clean sheets in his first 3 games, making him the third goalkeeper in Bundesliga history to keep a clean sheet in his first Bundesliga games. Dirk Krussenberg and Heribert Macherey are the two others to hold the same record. 
  • He made his UEFA Champions League debut on 13 September 2011 against Chelsea. 
  • Following his impressive performance, Leverkusen made his transfer permanent in November 2011. The new contract would keep him at the club until 2017.
  • He continued to impress the club that led him to sign a contract extension with the club in November 2013. His new contract would keep Leno at the club until 2018.
  • Leno made his 300th competitive appearance for the club on 14 April 2018. 

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  • He made 304 competitive appearances for the club before joining Arsenal. 
  • Premier League Arsenal signed a five-year contract with Leno for 22.5 million pounds on 19 June 2018.
  • He made his Arsenal debut in the 4-2 victory over Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League. 
  • He later made his Premier League debut as a substitute in the 2-0 victory over Watford.
  • His performance was praised by then Arsenal coach, Unai Emery. 
  • He was part of the Arsenal team that finished runner-up in the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League. 
  • He suffered an injury during Arsenal's fixture against Brighton in June 2020. It was speculated that Leno suffered an ACL injury that could keep him out of football for 8-9 months. However,  following the medical examinations, it was reported that he did not tear his ACL and will return into the action in 6 weeks. 

International Career

  • Bernd Leno has represented Germany youth teams at various age levels. He has represented Germany U17, U18, U19, and U21 teams. He was part of the Germany U17 team that won the 2009 UEFA European U17 Championship. 
  • He was called up to the Germany senior team in October 2015 for UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers. 
  • He was part of the Germany football team that won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. He played only one game at the tournament, against Australia.
  • He did not make the final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 
  • On the senior level, he has been shadowed by the world-class German goalkeepers, Manuel Neuer and Ter Stegen. 

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Bernd Leno Girlfriend

Bernd Leno is unmarried but not single. He is in a relationship with Sophie Cristin. They started dating somewhere around in 2015. They got engaged in June 2019. The couple is planning to exchange their vows soon. Leno frequently shares their couple pictures on his social media handles. He has over 850k followers on his Instagram @berndleno1.

Bernd Leno Net Worth

Bernd Leno earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, and endorsements. Started off his career from the German club, he now plays for the English club Arsenal. Impressed by his performance, Bayer Leverkusen made his loan move permanent in 2011. He signed another contract extension with the club in November 2013. Following his contract expiration, he signed with English club Arsenal for 22.5 million pounds in June 2018. He has an annual salary of approximately 5.5 million pounds at Arsenal. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $9 million.