Jamie Maclaren

by John Max 25 Jun,2018
Jamie Maclaren
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  • Birth Name Jamie Maclaren
  • Birth Place Sunbury, Australia
  • Famous Name Jamie Maclaren
  • Salary €884,000
  • Nationality British and Australian
  • Currently Working For SV Darmstadt 98
  • Affair with Iva Arapovice
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes
  • Girlfriend N/A
  • Squad No 14
  • World Cup Game 1

An Australian professional footballer, Jamie Maclaren currently plays for German football club side Darmstadt 98 as a striker. He made his football career debut with Perth Glory in 2013 and later two years he went on to play for Brisbane Roar where he remained until 2017.

The 2016-17 Al-League Gold Boot recipient has initially represented Scotland under-19 national squad but has since played for Australia at both junior and senior level.  

Jamie Maclaren's Early Life

Jamie Maclaren was born on 29th July 1993, in Sunbury, Australia. His father, Donald Maclaren, is Scottish whereas his mother is Maltese.

In addition to Australian passport, he also holds a British passport.  

Jamie Maclaren's Net Worth and Endorsement

Australia striker Jamie Maclaren earns €17,000 as his weekly salary that is around €884,000 per annum SV Darmstadt.  As of June 2018, his market price is recorded at £900,000.

Apart from club contract, Maclaren earns much from his endorsement deal with Puma.

His net worth is under review.

Jamie Maclaren's Club Career

Pert Glory

At the beginning of the 2013-14 season, Maclaren signed his first professional contract with Pert Glory, agreeing on a three-year deal. He made his first-team debut in a 3-1 defeat against Adelaide United. His first professional goal came on 27th October 2013, in a 1-0 victory against Melbourne City and recorded his second goal the following month.

Brisbane Roar

On 5th July 2015, Maclaren joined Brisbane Roar, signing a two-year contract on a free transfer. On 8th October 2015, he made his Roar debut against the Western Sydney Wanderers, where he also scored a goal.

Throughout his two-season career at Roar, Maclaren compiled 40 goals in 53 matches.

SC Darmstadt 98

In May 2017, Maclaren arrived at German 2. Bundesliga side Darmstadt 98, signing a three-year contract. On 4th August of the same year, he made his debut in the second round of the season in a 1-1 draw with FC Kaiserslautern.

In January 2018, he was loaned out to Scottish club Hibernian. On 24th January, he made his Scottish Premiership debut in a 1-0 victory at Dundee. On 14th May 2018, he returned to his parent's club, after playing 15 games with eight goals.

Jamie Maclaren's International Career

Maclaren is eligible for both Scotland and Australia to play football internationally as he was born in Australia to Scottish father. His international journey began when he received a call-up to Scotland U-19 national squad. He represented U-19 team in two matches playing against Denmark and Norway.

Then he was involved with the Australia U-20 squad.  Also, he was a team member of Australia U-20 team that played in 2016 AFC U-23 Championship. In May 2016, Maclaren earned his first call-up to Australia senior national team for a friendly match against England, in which he started.

In May 2018, Maclaren was included in Australia’s 32-man provisional team for the FIFA World Cup. However, he could not make up to 26-man squad to go to a pre-tournament camp in Turkey. Later, his name was counted into the training squad following an injury to Tomi Juric. After playing in a preparatory friendly match against the Czech Republic, he was selected in Australia’s 23-man squad along with his teammates Mathew Ryan, Tom Rogic, and Mile Jedinak.

Jamie Maclaren's Personal Life

Jamie Maclaren, 24, stands five feet ten inches tall and weighs 73 kg. Currently, he is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Iva Akrapovic.

The couple announced their engagement via Iva’s Instagram post. In the photo there is a beautiful ring with a caption, “I fell in love with you over four years ago, and I haven’t gotten up since….”

 

I fell in love with you over 4 years ago, and I haven’t gotten up since...

A post shared by Iva Arapovic (@ivaarapovic) on

More, Iva often visits to cheer up his fiancé during his football matches. The couple seen to have a very happy marital life with no arguments and quarrel.

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