Haris Seferovic

by Roy 17 Jun,2018
Haris Seferovic
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Weight in KG 83 kg kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Haris Seferovic
  • Birth Country Sursee, Switzerland
  • Famous Name Haris Seferovic
  • Father Hamza Seferovic
  • Mother Sefika Seferovic
  • Nationality Swiss
  • Currently Working For Switzerland National Football team, Benfica
  • Currently Married No
  • Divorce No
  • Children No
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes
  • Girlfriend Amina
  • Tatto(s) Yes
  • Squad No 9
  • World Cup Game 2014,2018

Haris Seferovic is a professional Swiss footballer who plays the position of striker for the Portuguese Club Benfica and the national team of Switzerland. Seferovic was a representative member of Switzerland at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016 and is also part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup line up.

Early Life

Seferovic was born on 22 February 1992 in Sursee, Switzerland. His mother Sefika Seferovic and father Hamza Seferovic were originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina who immigrated to Switzerland in the late 1980s as such, Seferovic is of Bosniak origin. His career began in 1999 on FC Sursee's youth team where he played for five years. After his time in Sursee, he was signed for Luzern youth team where he would play for three years before being scouted by Grasshopper.

Club Career

26 April 2009 marks the debut for Seferovic in the Swiss Super League in Grasshopper. Seferovic was named Youth player of the year in the Canton Lucerne which told great of his talent in football. He was transferred to Italian Serie A club Fiorentina on 29 January 2010, for the transfer fee of a €2.1 million. He was assigned to the Primavera team of Fiorentina.

Seferovic's time in the club Fiorentina would be spent more on loan than playing for the team itself. He was loaned to Swiss Super League club Neuchatel Xamax, Lecce and Novara of Serie B. His time with Novara was one of his successful runs where he scored 10 goals in 18 matches that he started in.

On 11 July 2013, Seferovic penned a four-year deal with a transfer fee of €2 million with the Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad. He performed well with the team and on his debut game for the club, was able to score a chip against Getafe. He would only stay one season with the club as on 1 August 2014, German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt signed a three-year contract with him.

CAPTION: Seferovic celebrating a goal in Benfica SOURCE: newindianexpress

Seferovic joined his current Portuguese team Benfica on 2 June 2017 when he sealed the deal with a five-year contract. HIs debut for the team was on 5 August 2017. Since his start in Benfica, he has established himself to be a valuable player for the team and has been praised by Benfica legend Nuno Gomes as a valuable player for the team.

International Career

Seferovic has been making international highlights from a young age. Seferovic with the Swiss under-17 national team has won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup and was the tops scorer of the tournament. He was part of the 2018 squad of Switzerland team as well. Aside from this, he was also selected as a member of the 2016 UEFA Euro.

CAPTION: Haris Seferovic dribbling the ball in 2014 World Cup SOURCE: zimbio

Seferovic is the player who has made a contribution to Switzerland national team for a long time. He was chosen for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as well and is part of the Switzerland line up in 2018 as well. During the Swiss qualifiers, he scored 2 goals during in the 3-0 win over Andorra.

Net Worth

The net worth of this striker from Switzerland has been estimated to be in the 7 digit figures though his exact net worth is under review. His current market value as a professional footballer is £3.60 million.

CAPTION: Seferovic and His Porsche SOURCE: blick

He owns some of the most luxurious and expensive brands of cars and the one that he currently owns is of the brand Porsche which is one of the expensive brands of cars out there. His financial success is directly tied to his performance as a footballer.

Personal life

Seferovic is in a relationship with a girl named Amina with whom he has been in a relationship for a couple of years. He has spent many holidays with her and has shared pictures of the two of them together on his Instagram. Aside from his girlfriend, he is very close to his niece Seila. He owns a dog who is named Rocky who is quite a hit with his fans in the Instagram.

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