Josip Brekalo is a rising Croatian professional football player. He has been playing in the professional league since 2015. Josip currently plays for the German professional sports club, VFL Wolfsburg as a Winger. Brekalo wears a No.7 jersey with his team. Josip has been part of the Croatian National Team since 2018.
Josip Brekalo was born on June 23, 1998, in Zagreb, Croatia. He is yet to share a word about his parents and his early life in public. However, as per sources, Brekalo shared a photo with his sister on his social media account. Josip stands five feet and nine inches tall and weighs 70 kg.
Josip started training with his hometown club, Dinamo Zagreb, from the age of seven. He played with the Youth team for ten years and played with the Dinamo Zagreb II team in 2015 for nine games. The same year, Brekalo made his senior team appearance. At the end of the season, Josip moved to the Bundesliga team, Wolfburg, for a $1.1 million fee.
At the end of the season, Josip was loaned to VfB Stuttgart. However, he returned prematurely to Wolfsburg in January 2018. The Croatian player played in twenty-five games and scored two goals for the team. Until now, Brekalo has played in more than one hundred games and scored seventeen goals. In May 2021, He scored his first career hat trick.
Brekalo played for the Youth team for Croatia in the U14 to the senior squad. He has played in the 2015 UEFA Under-17 Euro, Fifa U-17 World Cup. After playing with the U21 team in 2017. In November 2018, Josip made his senior team debut in a 3-2 Nations League Victory over Spain. Unfortunately, his career was halted at the age of 21 when the Yugoslav Wars broke out, and he got wounded on the battlefield.
Brekalo has been playing for the Wolfsburg four seasons. The average salary of a Bundesliga player is much less comparing with the players playing in other leagues. Josip has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. He has earned much of this net worth through his career as a football player.
Josip is valued at more than $13 Million as of 2021. He is earning a weekly salary of £32,000 and has an annual salary of £1,664,000. Brekalo signed with Wolfsburg for $12 Million. Many sources claim he to join the Premier League clubs like Arsenal and Liverpool in the next season.
Brekalo is a married man living a happy married life along with his girlfriend, Dominika Brekalo. Josip is very much private about his marriage life to the public. In June 2021, The duo welcomed their first child, a daughter, Nike.
Although The Croatian footballer is an active social media user, his timeline is filled with his games and training photos. There is not a single word shared about his wife and daughter.
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