Marc-André ter Stegen is a legendary goalie in the football world who was born on April 30, 1992, in Mönchengladbach, Germany. The teams for which he is currently playing are the German National Team and the Spanish club FC Barcelona. Marc has made several note-worthy saves in his career during his games. He is quite skillful when he has the ball in his hands. Marc, one of the top goalkeepers in the world is known not only for his skills and reflexes but also for his nickname ‘The Berlin Wall.’
Because Marc has ties to Dutch ancestry, he is entitled to use the name Stegen. At age 2, Stegen first took up the sport of football. He used to play with his elder brother in the vicinity of his home. He joined a local youth squad after his parents and grandfather recognized his love of football. They gave him the platform to display his talent. Stegen’s first goals at the club were to play as a midfielder, but over time he developed a passion for goalkeeping. His football peers didn’t like his idea of playing as a goalie.
Ter Stegen’s journey to becoming a goalkeeper is unusual and fascinating. One of his coaches once humiliated him because he did not like his running style of Marc. The criticism of his running style also compelled him to switch positions on the field.
Father: The name of Marc’s father is Erich Kaus, who has Dutch ancestry.
Mother: Renate Kaus is the name of his mother. Both parents strongly encouraged their kids to pursue their dreams.
Siblings: Jean-Marcel Ter Stegen is the name of his elder brother. Marc has his brought up in Monchengladbach alongside his brother. Ter Stegen was passionate about football as a young boy. As a child, he enjoyed playing football with his elder brother Jean-Marcel.
Girlfriend and Children: Daniela Jehle is the wife of Stegen. She completed her architectural studies in Spain, and she is currently working as an architect. When Ter Stegen was still playing for Borussia Mönchengladbach in November 2011, he began dating Daniela. After five years of relationship, Stegen wed his young sweetheart Daniela Jehle in 2017 in a small ceremony nearby Barcelona. He announced the birth of his first kid, Ben Stegen, on July 20, 2019.
As far as the religion of the German footballer is concerned, he is Catholic.
Marc-André ter Stegen Car Collection
The young football player seems to enjoy driving expensive vehicles. He has an excellent collection of luxurious cars. His car collection includes Audi, Mercedes, Range Rover, Ferrari, and BMW.
At age 5, Marc-André ter Stegen left the local club, that club he got enrolled in when he was two years old. Later, his parents registered him into the youth academy, Borussia Mönchengladbach, which is situated right in the middle of his hometown. Ter Stegen was a member of the youth club for a record 14 years, surpassing all goalkeeping ranks before joining the senior squad.
The Monchengladbach supporters in the area adored Stegen. He developed a more advanced skill set there, which led to his promotion to the club’s senior team. Ter Stegen made his professional football debut with Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga. He participated in four seasons of club play, appearing in 108 league games. He signed with Barcelona for 12 million euros in 2014. In his first season in Spain, he captured the Triple Crown.
Stegen has also represented Germany in several matches at the junior and international levels. He played a significant role in the German squad that rose to the UEFA Euro 2016 semifinals, won the FIFA Confederations Cup (2017), and participated in the FIFA World Cup (2018).
- FC Barcelona
- German National Team
- Borussia Monchengladbach
- Borussia Monchengladbach II
- Germany U16, U17, U18, U19, U21
Marc-André ter Stegen makes a handsome amount of money from football. In May 2017, the goalkeeper agreed to a contract with FC Barcelona that will pay him an astounding 4.1 million Euros annually. The youngest player progressed through the ranks of hometown team Borussia Mönchengladbach between 2010 and 2014, eventually playing for them at the top level. He went to Spain in 2014 to sign with FC Barcelona. Ter Stegen has a €30 million net worth and a market value of €90 million.