Lena Oberdorf's profile: All the facts and details on the young football star

Lena Oberdorf's profile: All the facts and details on the young football star

Lenah Ann
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:14 PM

Who is Lena Oberdorf? She is a German-based professional midfielder who rose to fame following her signing with the VfL Wolfsburg Football Club in 2020. She also represents the German national women's team.

Lena Oberdorf's family
Germany's Lena runs with the ball during the international friendly match against France Women's at Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion on 7th October 2022, in Dresden, Germany. Photo: Boris Streubel
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Sophie Oberdorf has taken part in the vast majority of her team's Frauen Bundesliga matches especially during the 2020/21 season, making 20 appearances and accumulating 1,645 minutes of playing time. She is one female phenom who has amassed a significant fan base thanks to her robustness on the pitch.

Profile summary

Full name

Lena Sophie Oberdorf

Date of birth

19th December 2001

Place of birth

Gevelsberg, Germany


20 years old as of October 2022

Zodiac sign







5 feet 9 inches or 174 centimetres


194 pounds or 88 kilograms


Professional soccer player

Current team(s)

VfL Wolfsburg, Germany national team



Net worth

$1.5 million

Social media presence


Lena Oberdorf's biography

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The professional midfielder was born and raised in Gevelsberg, Germany, alongside her brother, Tim, a professional soccer player. Although little is known about Lena Oberdorf's family, her parents have cherished and supported her since she was a little kid.

What is Lena Oberdorf's nationality?

The Wolfsburg's star is a German national of white ethnicity.

Lena Oberdorf's age

The up-and-coming midfielder was born on 19th December 2001. Therefore, as of October 2022, she is 20 years old. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Lena Oberdorf's height

The soccer player stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches, equivalent to 174 centimetres, and her weight is 194 pounds or 88 kilograms. She has light brown hair and eyes.

Lena Oberdorf's career stats

Lena Oberdorf's career stats
Oberdorf of VfL Wolfsburg Women team poses during the team presentation at AOK-Stadium on 11th August 2022, in Wolfsburg, Germany. Photo: Lukas Schulze
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Lena debuted in the soccer scene in 2018 when she joined SGS Essen. It was only a matter of time before she scored her first international goal in 2019 in a match against the Ukrainian national women's team.

During the 2017 UEFA U-17 Women's Championship, the player's nation lifted their sixth title and she was named the best player of the tournament. Her soccer skills were now becoming undeniable, such that she got selected for the Germany squad for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Sophie Oberdorf is an up-and-coming professional player who has proven to have great potential in soccer. As of October 2022, the midfielder has made three international appearances and scored three goals.

What is Lena Oberdorf's salary?

Unfortunately, the midfielder has not disclosed an exact figure depicting her salary. However, according to Wolfsburg women footballers' earnings, her monthly salary can be estimated at around $9,782.

Regarding her net worth, various sources put it at around $1.5 million. Although she primarily earns her income from her soccer endeavours, she has also signed huge endorsement deals with brands such as Adidas and Kinetica.

Where can you find Lena Oberdorf's photos?

The professional football player is a vibrant personality on Instagram, where she has amassed over 224k followers as of October 2022. She often uploads photos and short videos documenting her day-to-day life.

Lena Oberdorf is a rising professional soccer player who has amassed significant fan bases across social media platforms thanks to her incredible soccer skills on the pitch. Additionally, she has managed to maintain a clean profile since her debut.

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