Mario Mandzukic

Mario Mandzukic

Who is Mario Mandzukic?

Mario Mandzukic is a Croatian professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus. He is known for his defensive contribution and aerial power. He wears shirt number 17.

What is Mario Mandzukic Famous for?

Mario Mandzukic is famous for a footballer. He is known for his defensive contribution and aerial power. He plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus.

Where did Mario Mandzukic Grow Up?

Mario Mandzukic was born on May 21, 1986, in Slavonski Brod, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia. He holds Croatian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Taurus and religion is Christianity. He was born to a father named Mato Mandzukic and a mother named Jelica Mandzukic. Later, they moved to Germany and started living there due to Yugoslav war. He has a younger brother named Markovic. He was interested in playing football since his early childhood days and played for German club TFS Ditzingen. After Croatian Independence, his family returned to Croatia and played at the various youth clubs of Croatian teams such as Marsonia, and Zeljeznicar Slavonski Brod. He signed for NK Zagreb in 2005.

How is Mario Mandzukic's Career?

Mario Mandzukic started playing football in Germany, where he and his parents relocated to due to the Croatian War of Independence. He joined German club TSF Ditzingen, near Stuttgart in 1992. He spent the period between 1996 and 2003 at NK Marsonia before spending a season at the city minnows NK Zeljeznicar. He returned to Marsoina and in the summer of 2004, he made a move to NK Zagreb.

In 2007, he was bought by the Croatian powerhouse Dinamo Zagreb for 1.3 million euro as a replacement for their Arsenal-bound star striker Eduardo da Silva. He finished his first season at Dinamo with 12 goals, 11 assists plus 11 yellow cards. He finished his sophomore season at Dinamo becoming the top goalscorer of the league with 16 goals. He scored 12 league goals in his third season at Dinamo.

He signed for VfL Wolfsburg for a fee believed to be around 7 million euro on July 14, 2010. He played alongside Edin Dzeko as a substitute most of the half of the debut season. He scored his first Bundesliga goal on Matchday 26 against FC Nurnberg. He became a regular starter for Vfl and became the club's top goalscorer with 12 goals in his second season. 

He signed for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich for a transfer fee of 13 million euro on June 26, 2012. He made his debut and scored his debut goal for Bayern on July 24, 2012, in a friendly against Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan. He scored his debut goal in competitive goal for Bayern against Borrusia Dortmund to win DFL Supercup. He finished his first season with Bayern becoming the club's top scorer scoring 15 goals. He became the first Croatian to score in a UEFA Champions League final against Borrusia Dortmund. He scored the first goal for the club and gave his team a lead in the 60th minute.

He signed for Spanish club Atletico Madrid on a four-year deal on July 10, 2014, for an undisclosed transfer fee. s He made his competitive debut for Atletico against Real Madrid in the first leg of the 2014 Supercopa de Espana on August 19 and scored his debut competitive goal for the club against Real Madrid in the second league. He played only single a season at Atletico and scored 20 goals in 43 appearances.

He signed for Seria A Juventus on a four-year deal on June 22, 2015, for a fee of 19 million euro. He made his league debut in a 1-0 loss to Udinese on August 23, 2015, and scored his first Seria A goal on October 25, 2015, against Atalanta. He scored his second UEFA Champions League final goal in a 4-1 loss to defending champion Real Madrid. he extended his contract with Juventus until 2021, on April 2019.

He was called up to the Croatian national team following his ongoing brilliant performances for the Dynamos. He made his international debut against Macedonia on November 17, 2007, and scored his debut international goal in a 4-1 loss against England on September 10, 2008, in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match. He became one of the crucial members of the Croatian national team for 2018 FIFA World Cup when they reached World Cup final for the first time in their history. He became the second player in World Cup history to score for both teams in a single match and the first to do so in a final. He scored an own goal and gave France a 1-0 lead, whereas he scored Croatia's second goal. Croatia lost their first-ever World Cup final 4-2. He announced retirement from international football on August 14, 2018. He became the second-highest goalscorer in the Croatian history scoring a total of 33 goals.

What is Mario Mandzukic Body Features?

Mario Mandzukic height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 m) tall and body weight of 75 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Is Mario Mandzukic Married?

Mario Mandzukic is an unmarried man but in a relationship with his girlfriend Ivana Mikulic. Ivana dating Mario for about 5 years is also from Croatia and currently studies in Poland. The couple is currently enjoying a happy harmonious life together.

How much is Mario Mandzukic's Net Worth?

Mario Mandzukic estimated net worth of $8 million and his annual salary of around $4 million. His market value worth is estimated at 18 million euro. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

Mario Mandzukic
Quick Facts of Mario Mandzukic
Celebrated Name Mario Mandzukic
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Mario Mandzukic
Birth Name Mario Mandzukic
Birth Date 1986-05-21
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Croatia
Nationality Croatian
Place of Birth Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Father Mato Mandzukic
Mother Jelica Mandzukic
Siblings 1
Brother Markopic
Marital Status Single
Girlfriend Ivana Mikulic
Height 1.90 M
Weight 75 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $ 8 million
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