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Key Facts

Full name
Marcus Bontempelli

Known as
Marcus Bontempelli

The Bont

24 November 1995 (age 27)

Place of birth
Melbourne, VIC (3000)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 147d
Last game: 27y 184d

Height and weight
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 93 kg

Senior clubs
Western Bulldogs; Footscray

Jumper numbers
Western Bulldogs: 4

Recruited from
Northern Knights (2014)

State of origin

Family links
Nick Dal Santo (Cousin)

Marcus Bontempelli

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Western BulldogsAFL2014-20232041870.9256%12.9210.493.81140

AFL: 12,278th player to appear, 604th most games played, 456th most goals kickedWestern Bulldogs: 977th player to appear, 25th most games played, 24th most goals kicked

Marcus Bontempelli became the youngest captain in the competition's history to lead a V/AFL team to victory, when the Bulldogs defeated the Eagles by 8 points during the 2016 season.


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.