Mateo Kovacic Biography

( 1994 - )
July 20, 2018
First published on:July 6, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Mateo Kovacic

Date of Birth: 1994, May 6
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Austria
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Mateo Kovacic
Famous Name Mateo Kovacic
Father Stipo Kovacic
Mother Ruzica Kovacic
Nationality Austrian
Birth Place Linz, Austria
Currently Working For Real Madrid
Salary € 7.6 million
Net Worth $ 15 million
Boyfriend No
Currently Married Yes
Married to Izabel Andrijanic
Squad No 8
Caps 45
World Cup Game 7
Rank 100
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Mateo Kovacic is a professional Croatian professional football player who plays as a midfielder for Croatia national team and Spanish La Liga football club, Real Madrid.


Besides playing for Real Madrid, he has also played for European football clubs such as LASK Linz, Dinamo Zagreb, and Inter Milan. He has represented Croatia in their youth teams and made his full international debut for Croatia in 2013. The Croatian midfielder has played for Croatia at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 UEFA Euro 2016.

Mateo Kovacic’s Early Career

Mateo Kovacic was born to mother, Ruzica Kovacic, and father, Stipo Kovacic in Linz, Austria on May 6, 1994. He is of Austrian nationality having an Austrian Croatian heritage.

He played at the youth teams of clubs such as LASK Linz and Dinamo Zagreb.

Mateo Kovacic’s Net worth  and Salary

His annual salary is around  7.6 million with a weekly salary of 150,000 which he earns from the playing for his current club, Spanish La Liga football club, Real Madrid and has a current market worth in the region of € 30 million as of May 2018.

Looking at his professional playing career, his net worth combined with his assets along with his endorsement deals with Sports brand like Nike, his total sum is estimated to be around $ 15 million.

Mateo Kovacic’s Career

After playing for the junior team of Dinamo Zagreb, he joined the main team in 2010, Kovacic made his professional debut against Hrvatski Dragovoljac on 20 November 2010 and scored his first professional in the same match.

He was the part of the successful  Zagreb team that went on to win the Croatian Cup in 2010/11 and2011/12 season.

The Croatian midfielder later signed with Italian Serie A  football club, AC Milan for a reported transfer fee of €15 million in 2013.

Kovacic signed a six-year contract with Spanish La Liga football club, Real Madrid for a reported transfer fee of €29 million in 2015.

He was the part of the successful Real Madrid team that won the UEFA Championship League for several seasons.

Mateo Kovacic’s International Career

He has played for Croatia in their under 14,15,17,19 and 21, he made his full international debut for Croatia against Serbia on 22 March 2013.

Kovacic scored his international goal against Gibraltar in a friendly on 7 June 2015.  He represented at the major FIFA tournaments such as UEFA Euro 2016 and FIFA World Cup 2014.

He along with fellow Croatian players such as striker, Marko Pjaca, and defender, Dejan Lovren, Ivan Strinic and striker, Andrej Kramaric was selected for the 23 men Croatian squad led by the captain, Luka Modric at the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia.

Mateo Kovacic’s International Career

Talking about his personal life, he is happily married to his longtime girlfriend, Izabel Andrijanic. The couple tied their wedding knots on 17 June 2017.

Currently, the pair is enjoying a happy and blissful marital life with no signs of separation and divorce.

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