Marko Pjaca

by John Von 20 Jun,2018
Marko Pjaca
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Marko Pjaca
  • Birth Place Zagreb, Croatia
  • Famous Name Marko Pjaca
  • Father Željko Pjaca
  • Mother Višnja Pjaca
  • Net Worth $ 8 million
  • Salary $ 1. 5 million
  • Nationality Croatian
  • Currently Working For Schalke 04 as a loan from Juventus
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 1
  • Girlfriend Yes ( Marija Pavicic)
  • Boyfriend No
  • Squad No 20
  • Caps 17
  • World Cup Game 1
  • Rank 185

Marko Pjaca is a Croatian professional football player who plays a winger for Croatia national team and the German professional football club, Schalke 04 as part of a loan deal from Italian football club, Juventus.

He has played for Croatian football clubs such as Lokomotiva and Dinamo Zagreb and Zet. Apart from playing for Croatian youth teams, he made his international debut for Croatia in 2014 and played at UEFA Euro 2016 for Croatia.

Marko Pjaca ‘s Early Career

Marko Pjaca was born to mother, Višnja Pjaca, and father, Željko Pjaca on May 6, 1995, in Zagreb, Croatia.

His father was a wrestler by profession and mother, judoka. He has also had two elder sisters, Marina and  Iva Pjaca.

Before he switches his career to football, he was a proficient handball, basketball and tennis player.

Marko Pjaca ‘s Net worth and Salary

His estimated annual salary is around  $1. 5 million by playing for his current club, Schalke 04 and has a market worth in the region of £13.5 million as of June 2018.

Looking at his professional playing career, his net worth is estimated to be around $8 million.

Marko Pjaca's Career

After playing for the youth team of Russian football clubs of Lokomotiva, ZET and Dinamo Zagreb, he joined the main team of Lokomotiva in 2012.

He made his debut against Zadar during 2011/12 Croatian First Football League in 2012 and was later transferred to fellow  Croatian football club, Dinamo Zagreb for a reported transfer fee of  €1 million in 2014.

The Croatian midfielder made his debut and scored against Slaven Belupo and was part of the team that won the Croatian Cup in 2014/15 and 2015/16.

He later moved to Italy and signed a five-year contract with Italian Serie A club, Juventus for a transfer fee of €23 million in the summer of 2016 and made his Serie A debut against Lazio on 27 August 2016.

The Croatian midfielder is currently playing for  German professional football club, Schalke 04 for € 800,000 and scored his first goal for Schalke against Hannover 96 on 21 January 2018.

Marko Pjaca ‘s   International Career

After playing for several Croatia youth teams, he made his senior debut for Croatia by replacing Mateo Kovacic against Cyprus in a friendly played on 4 September 2014.

He scored his first international goal for Croatia against San Marino on 4 June 2016 and represented Croatia at the UEFA Euro 2016.

Pjaca along with Croatian players such as  Lovre Kalinic is included at  23 men Croatian squad led by Luka Modric for 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia.

Marko Pjaca ‘s Personal Life

Talking about his personal life he is currently dating and in a relationship with his girlfriend, Marija Pavicic, a physiotherapist by profession.

The couple together has also shot for a hair shampoo campaign. Currently, the pair is enjoying a happy and blissful life tighter with no signs of separation.

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