Top facts about Marcel Sabitzer

Tue 04 May 2021 | 10:30

Let us take deep dive into the life of a young but talented midfielder who has been the main subject of the news for a few weeks now; get ready for top facts about Marcel Sabitzer.

Marcel Sabitzer is an Austrian athlete whose profession is football. He is currently part of the top-class RB Leipzig and the Austria national team. He has achieved success through his outstanding performance and stunning play both in domestic games and international.

Sabitzer has been associated with a number of top European clubs, including FC Barcelona,


, and Tottenham Hotspur. However, the midfielder says he is not considering leaving Leipzig at this time.

A goal-scoring midfielder with outstanding set-piece skills. Sabitzer has a striking resemblance to the former


captain, who made a name for himself with his incredible swinging deliveries and long-range free-kicks.

Everything you should know of top facts about Marcel Sabitzer

Let’s examine his personal life as well as his career to find rare

top facts about Marcel Sabitzer


Marcel Sabitzer statistics and information

Just in case you are unaware of who Marcel Sabitzer is, we have provided a list of his most basic stats and information, that you would prepare your mind to take in all of the rare facts that we are going to read.

Personal information

  • Full name

    : Marcel Sabitzer

  • Date of birth

    : 17 March 1994

  • Place of birth

    : Graz, Styria, Austria

  • Age

    : 27

  • Star sign

    : Pisces

  • Marital status

    : Engaged

Football information

  • Nickname

    : Big Sabi

  • Currently playing

    : RB Leipzig

  • Position

    : Midfielder

  • Other position

    : Right winger

  • Foot

    : Right

  • Market value

    : 42m Euros

  • Agent

    : ROGON

Body measurement and appearance

  • Height

    : 1.78m

  • Weight

    : 76 kg

  • Eye color

    : Black

  • Hair color

    : Brown

Let us start with the information that we have of

Marcel Sabitzer social media

and then we will discuss his net worth and salary.

Marcel Sabitzer social media

Marcel Sabitzer has been active on social media, posting pictures off his training and his family. We are going to read about his activity on two of the most popular platforms in the next part of

top facts about Marcel Sabitzer


Marcel Sabitzer Instagram

He has been active on Instagram by the name of marcel7sabitzer with a blue mark by his name. He currently has 161k followers which is not that big of a deal considering he has been playing for quite some years and is not new to football and of course to people’s eyes.

One of the facts in top facts about Marcel Sabitzer is that he posted a picture of his new born daughter on April 25, 2019 by the caption of (translated to English) “Our Mary-Lou saw the light of the world this morning, we are super proud to see that she is healthy. I would like to show my appreciation by saying thank you to her mom and of course to herself.

Her mom has been so strong in the past months and days.”

Marcel Sabitzer Facebook

Marcel Sabitzer has been active on Facebook by the name of Marcel Sabitzer. He currently has 28k followers which indicates that he is doing much better on Instagram. He mainly post pictures of his trainings. He also has posted a fancy portrait wallpaper, in which half of his face is replaced with half of a lion's face.

Marcel Sabitzer net worth and salary

Marcel Sabitzer Salary

for 2021 is currently not that open to public but his yearly salary is estimated to be something around 4 million pounds. His estimated net worth is 16 million pounds (since no exact information can be found, we have calculated his net worth by his salary that he has received during his professional football career.)

Marcel Sabitzer Transfermarkt

Top facts about Marcel Sabitzer

article could not be complete without his transfermarkt information.

Marcel Sabitzer is currently ranked 120th player in the world and 14th in the Bundesliga by transfermarkt.com. His current market value is 42 million Euros which indicates that this player is underrated and that he deserves much more.

He was once worth only 100 thousand euros and his market value rose dramatically in 2016, starting the year by 4 million euros and ending it with 8.

67% of the time he has been in the starting eleven and he has 17% goal participation. He has been associated with Tottenham hotspur recently and


has estimated the probability of the transfer 72% which is a high chance for this player to be seen in the Tottenham jersey in a near future.

Marcel Sabitzer family and relationship

Marcel is no exception to the rule that every good midfielder has a loving family. Thus we have prepared a whole section dedicated to his family in the

top facts about Marcel Sabitzer.

 Due to his sporting father, Herfried Sabitzer, who was playing for the Austrian club


Linz at the time of his son's birth, football is said to run in Marcel Sabitzer's family bloodline. He was able to provide for his family by playing football.  Herfried Sabitzer was born in the Austrian city of Judenburg on October 19, 1969.

He started playing football for his hometown team, SC St. Georgen/Judenburg, in this area. In 1990, Herfried started his professional career at Alpine Donawitz. He then spent the next 13 years of his career playing top-flight football for Austrian clubs, retiring in 2003.

Herfried spent a lot of time early on helping his wife raise their new baby Marcel and eventually introducing him to football until he could walk.

Aside from being a close and loving parent, the ex-striker is a mentor who plays a key role in Marcel's lethal strikes for RB Leipzig's best interests. Great mothers have produced great sons throughout history, and Marcel Sabitzer's mother is no exception.

She is a wonderful wife to her husband and a wonderful mother to her son. Marcel credits his mother with looking after his personal trophies, which are held in a cupboard at the family's Austrian home. She cleans and watches over all of his trophies in the Cupboard, he says.

Marcel has previously mentioned and we quote in top facts about Marcel Sabitzer, a little-known sister who helps his mother protect his Trophies. Despite the fact that the midfielder has yet to mention having a brother.

Similarly, little is known about Marcel Sabitzer's heritage and family roots, particularly when it comes to his maternal and paternal grandparents. There are no reports of Marcel's uncles, aunts, nephews, or nieces in the same light.

Marcel Sabitzer, on the other hand, has a cousin named

Thomas Sabitzer

who, at the time of writing, is a professional football defender for LASK.

Moving on to Marcel's relationships, he has been with his girlfriend Katja Kuhne for quite some time.

The duo (Marcel and Katja) met before 2016 and have been inseparable since then, with many people finding their relationship to be one of the best in German football. With his rise to fame and popularity in Europe, it's fair to say that most fans have wondered who Marcel Sabitzer's girlfriend is or whether he is married, suggesting that he already has a wife.

Marcel Sabitzer's girlfriend was a show woman and actress before they met, having won the RTL show "Der Bachelor" in 2014. Both are engaged at the time of writing, and Katja Kuhne will soon be identified as Marcel Sabitzer's wife. Marcel Sabitzer's girlfriend has sealed her love for the footballer by being a mother to their daughter Mary-Lou, who was born in 2019.

Marcel Sabitzer lifestyle and personal life

You can get a clearer understanding of his personality by learning about his personal life, that why we have provided some of the finest facts in the next part of the top facts about Marcel Sabitzer.

Moving on to Marcel Sabitzer's life outside of football, he has a wealthy persona that represents the enthusiastic, Emotionally-driven, optimistic, and imaginative characteristics of Pisces people. The midfielder, who keeps his private and personal life private, has interests and hobbies that include spending time in nature, listening to music, and socializing with his friends and family.

To begin, it is important to remember that Marcel Sabitzer has a net worth of over 10 million Euro. Contributing streams to his rapidly-growing wealth come from the earnings and wages he earns as a football player. Marcel's spending habits also show that he is big on keeping money in circulation, which is a hallmark of a cool lifestyle.

Many who know Mancel outside of football will tell you that the midfielder lives a lavish lifestyle. Marcel, on the other hand, is a hardworking man who has a thing for amazing houses and exotic vehicles. He adores holidays and isn't shy to share quality time with his dog.

Now that we have explored his life out of the football let’s get into the green pitch again and read more about his career in the next parts of top facts about Marcel Sabitzer.

Marcel Sabitzer career facts and statistics

Another fact of top facts about Marcel Sabitzer is that he was regarded as a whining Austrian in his early days with

Red Bull Salzburg

, who did not hesitate to yell harshly at any of his teammates who gave him a poor pass.

During practicing, he also got into an altercation with one of his teammates, prompting then-coach Ralf Rangnick to call off the team's practice for the day. Although some chastised him, some knew he would one day be a phenomenal leader on the field.

Now, let us take a look at his club statistics and facts in the next part of top facts about Marcel Sabitzer.


Marcel was no longer a beginner to the kinematics, mechanics, space, and time scales of football by the time he was five years old, due to his father's guidance. Marcel's father also supervised his tenure at Admira Villach, where he played professional football from 2000 to 2001 before joining Grazer AK for a seven-year career development.

Marcel worked for Austria Wien for a year after leaving Grazer AK (2008-2009) before starting his job at Admira Wacker Mödling in 2009. Marcel rose through the ranks of Admira Wacker Mödling's academy footballing levels, eventually positioning himself with the club's first team.

During the 2010+11 Austrian Bundesliga season, he played for the club and scored two goals, which placed him in the competition's scoring charts. Marcel, on the other hand, was already a long way from fame and had yet to hit a career turning point.

He agreed to sign a four-year deal with

RB Leipzig

on May 30, 2014, and was loaned to FC Red Bull Salzburg for a season. Sabitzer decided to return to RB Leipzig for the 2015–16 season, making 34 starts and scoring eight goals. Sabitzer's term was renewed until 2021 on April 1, 2016. In 33 games during the 2016–17 season, he scored nine goals. In 34 games during the 2017–18 season, he scored five goals.

Sabitzer scored twice in a 3–0 win over

Tottenham Hotspur

in the Champions League last 16 on March 10, 2020, to help Leipzig win 4–0 on aggregate and advance to the quarter finals for the first time in the club's history.


There is not much information about his national team and his performance in the international games, but Sabitzer marked his first


appearance against Romania on June 5, 2012, in a goalless draw.At UEFA Euro 2016, he was a member of the national team.

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