Stefan Ortega is a German professional footballer who currently plays for Premier League Manchester City, find out more about his brief bio, age, height, career, parents, wife, salary
Stefan Ortega is a player who has been rising through the ranks and joined his current club after impressing in the Bundesliga.
Man City goalkeeper Stefan Ortega, bio, age, height, wife, contract, salary, stats, games, FIFA 23 rating
Stefan Ortega vs Brighton:
45 Accurate Passes
77.6% Pass Accuracy
15 Accurate Long Balls
5 Saves From Inside Box
2 Successful Runs Out pic.twitter.com/wdkJlTnPPv
— City Xtra (@City_Xtra) May 24, 2023
Trophy celebrations never gave us the chance to talk about Stefan Ortega having 100% clean sheet record in the Premier league 😭😭 pic.twitter.com/tHV9BCJb6w
— © Kevin DB 🇧🇪 (@DeedyMCFC) May 22, 2023
Throughout his career, Ortega has moved around several clubs and leagues from the German second division to his current team in the Premier League.
Stefan Ortega brief bio
Stefan Ortega Moreno is a German professional footballer who was born on 6 November 1992 in Hofgeismar, Germany. Moreno, currently plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester City after joining them in 2022. He currently wears the number 18 jersey and has previously played for Arminia Bielefeld (2017), TSV 1860 Munich (2014), and Arminia Bielefeld (2011).
Age and height
Stefan Ortega is currently 30 years old and stands at a height of 1.85 meters.
Stefan Ortega club career
Stefan Ortega began his professional club career at TSV Jahn Calden in northern Hessen before. He eventually moved on to KSV Baunatal and later to KSV Hessen Kassel. In 2007, Ortega moved to Arminia Bielefeld where he joined their youth setup. He made a total of six appearances for the B team in the Regionalliga West during the 2010-11 season.
Just a year later, Ortega joined the first team, to make his senior debut for Arminia against 1. FC Heidenheim on October 1, 2011. He came on as a sub for the injured Patrick Platins.
Ortega then moved to TSV 1860 Munich on a free transfer in June 2014. He made his debut for the Münchner Lions during the first round of the DFB-Pokal in 2014–15. In the match, his side defeated Holstein Kiel 2-1. Ortega eventually became the starting goalkeeper in August 2014, replacing Gábor Király.
Following the end of the 2016–17 season, 1860 Munich got relegated, and Ortega left the team. He signed a three-year contract to return to Arminia, which was later extended by six months in January 2020. Ortega joined the Bundesliga with Arminia Bielefeld after defeating VfB Stuttgart 2-0 on the final matchday of the season.
In their first season in the Bundesliga, the team finished in 15th place and managed to avoid relegation. Popular German football publication “Kicker” listed Ortega as the second-best goalkeeper in the league.
Ortega later joined the Premier League with Manchester City in July 2022 on a free transfer. He made his debut during a goalless group stage match in the UEFA Champions League against Borussia Dortmund. He recently made his first Premier League appearance in the recent game against Brighton where he won the man of the match following an impressive performance.
Stefan Ortega international career
Stefan Ortega began his national team career, with the German U19 national team back in 2010. However, he did not play that year and later got named as a potential reserve for the Germany national team for the UEFA Euro 2020 on May 21, 2021. He comes as the fourth choice behind Manuel Neuer, Bernd Leno, and Kevin Trapp.
Stefan Ortega parents
Although his parents’ name are currently unknown, his father is Spanish while his mother is German.
Stefan Ortega wife
According to sources, Stefan is currently not married but has a serious girlfriend.
According to Sport Bild, the 29-year-old is expected to earn around €10m across three-years at the Premier League champions with him earning an annual salary of 2.86 million pounds.
In FIFA 23, Ortega has got a rating of 80.
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