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Andrej_Kramarić

Facts About Andrej Kramaric

Celebrated Name Andrej Kramaric
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name Kramaric
Birth Name Andrej Kramaric
Birth Date 1991-06-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Croatian
Birth Nation Croatia
Place Of Birth Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 1997
Father Josip Kramaric
Mother Danica Kramaric
Sisters Ines Kramaric
Awards 2014 Prva HNL Player of the Year, 2014 Ivica Jobo Kurtini Award, etc.
Marital Status Married
Wife Mia Ćurković
Son Viktor
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 73kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $8 Million
Salary £69,000 per week
Current Club 1899 Hoffenheim, Croatia national football team (#9)
Position Forward/Attacking midfielder
Jersey Number 9
Links Facebook Instagram

Andrej Kramaric is a Croatian professional football player. He currently plays for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim and the Croatia national team. His playing position is a forward or attacking midfielder.

Kramaric is a very talented player. He has previously played for Dinamo Zagreb, Lokomotiva (loan), Rijeka, and Leicester City. Currently, he is playing for 1899 Hoffenheim. 

On the international level, Kramaric has represented Croatia at various age levels. He has represented Croatia at U14, U16, U17, U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level.  He took part in the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, making four appearances for a Croatian team that reached the tournament semi-finals. He made his senior international team debut for Croatia on 4 September 2014. He represented Croatia at the  UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020 and the FIFA World Cup in 2018 and 2022, helping Croatia to reach the final of the 2018 tournament. In November 2022, he was named to Croatia's squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.  Since his debut, he has obtained over 75 caps and scored over 20 goals for Croatia. 

Famous For

  • Being a Croatian professional football player.
  • For playing as a forward or attacking midfielder for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim.

Kramaric Early Life and Family

Andrej Kramaric was born on 19 June 1991. His birthplace is Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia. He holds Croatian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Gemini. He was born to his father, Josip Kramaric, and to his mother, Danica Kramaric. He grew up alongside his sister named Ines Kramaric. He has had the support of his parents and his entire family. As a kid, he would play football at the back of their building and everywhere else he could with his dad Josip. About his education, there is no any information regarding his educational qualification.

Kramaric Club Career

Dinamo Zagreb

  • Kramaric started playing football for the youth team of Dinamo Zagreb at the age of 6 in 1997 and began his career at the club.
  •  During his youth career, Kramaric scored over 450 goals for Dinamo Zagreb youth teams, making him the top youth scorer in club history.
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Dinamo Zagreb, Kramaric made his senior team debut for the club on 24 May 2009 in a 1-0 loss against NK Zagreb. 
  • Following his impressive performances, Kramaric was promoted to the first-team squad for the 2009-10 season where he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as he won his first league title with Dinamo Zagreb that season.
  • During his 2010-11 season, Kramaric made only 14 appearances for the club, scoring once, and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as he won the league and cup double with Dinamo Zagreb that season.

Lokomotiva (loan)

  • In February 2012, Kramaric was loaned to Lokomotiva until the end of the season where he became one of the most proficient strikers in Southeast Europe, scoring 20 goals in 44 league appearances in all the competitions. During his 2011-12 season with Lokomotiva, he finished runner-up to Leon Benko in the Prva HNL top goalscorer race with 15 goals. He also helped his team reach the Croatian Cup final where they were defeated by Hajduk Split.

Return to Dinamo Zagreb

  • During the 2013-2014 season, Kramaric returned to Dinamo Zagreb where he made only 7 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals in all the competitions.

Rijeka

  • On 30 August 2013, Kramaric was transferred to HNK Rijeka for €1.2 million and went on to play two seasons for the club. 
  • At HNK Rijeka, Kramaric made 64 appearances for the club, scoring 55 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.

Leicester City

  • On 16 January 2015, Kramaric joined Premier League club Leicester City on a three-and-a-half-year contract for a record fee of £9 million. 
  • Kramaric played only two league games when Leicester became Premier League champions, making him ineligible for a winner's medal.

1899 Hoffenheim

  • On 20 January 2016, Kramaric was loaned to Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim and made his debut for the club on 23 January 2016 in a 1-1 draw with Bayern Leverkusen. 
  • On 13 February 2016, Kramaric scored his first goal for the club in a 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen, where he also was sent off in the 77th minute for accumulating two yellow cards.
  • On 25 May 2016, Kramaric permanently signed for 1899 Hoffenheim on a four-year deal for a transfer fee of €11 million.
  • In his debut season, Kramaric was Hoffenheim's 2016-17 season top-scorer with 18 goals (15 league goals).
  • On 29 March 2019, after scoring his forty-seventh goal for Hoffenheim in a 4-1 league victory over Bayer Leverkusen, Kramaric became the club's all-time Bundesliga top goalscorer, surpassing Sejad Salihović who scored 46.
  • On the last matchday, 27 June 2020, Kramaric scored all four goals in a 4-0 away win against second-placed Borussia Dortmund, becoming the first Hoffenheim player to do so in a Bundesliga match. He also became the first player to score four against Dortmund away in a single game, surpassing Fritz Walter, Erhard Hofeditz, and Gerd Müller who had managed to score three. The victory also secured Hoffenheim's sixth-place league finish and qualification for the Europa League group stage.
  • On 27 September 2020, Kramaric scored a brace in a 4-1 victory over German and European champions Bayern Munich, ending their 32-game unbeaten streak and 23-game winning streak in all competitions and inflicting the first defeat of the calendar year on them.
  • On 24 January 2021, Kramaric surpassed Ivica Olić and became Bundesliga's all-time top Croatian goalscorer after scoring a brace in a 3-0 victory over Köln and reaching the number of 74 goals.
  • On 15 May 2021, in a 1-1 draw with Arminia Bielefeld, Kramaric scored his 19th goal of the season, a record for a Hoffenheim player, surpassing Vedad Ibišević who scored 18 in the 2008-09 season.

International Career

  • Kramaric has represented Croatia at various age levels.
  • Kramaric has represented Croatia at U14, U16, U17, U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • His first national team appearance came against Bavaria national team on 31 March 2005.
  • Kramaric has capped a total of two times for the U14 team.
  • Kramaric made a total of seven appearances in friendly matches for the U16 team and scored four goals.
  • For the U17 team, Kramaric has capped 12 times and scored six goals. He also participated in all of the U17 team's qualifiers for the 2008 European U17 Championship. 
  • At the U18 level, Kramaric has been capped nine times and scored three goals.
  • Kramaric then took part in the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, making four appearances for a Croatian team that reached the tournament semi-finals.
  • Kramaric made his senior international team debut for Croatia on 4 September 2014 in a 2-0 friendly win against Cyprus. 
  • On 9 September 2014, Kramaric scored his first senior international goal for Croatia in a 2-0 win against Malta in the European qualifiers.
  • Kramaric represented Croatia at the  UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020 and the FIFA World Cup in 2018 and 2022, helping Croatia to reach the final of the 2018 tournament.
  • In November 2022, Kramaric was named to Croatia's squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. 
  • Since his debut, Kramaric has obtained over 75 caps and scored over 20 goals for Croatia. 

Who is Kramaric's Wife?

Looking at his personal life, Kramaric is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Mia Ćurković who has been together for a long time. The couple had been dating each other for several years before marriage. They exchanged their wedding vows on 31 March 2021 in a private ceremony at the Old City Hall in Zagreb Upper Town which was attended by their close family and friends. The couple is blessed with a son named Viktor born in August 2021. At present, he is living happily together with his wife and son where he usually shared a couple of pictures with them on his social media accounts. 

What is the Net Worth of Kramaric?

Kramaric is a Croatian professional footballer who currently plays for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. In August 2013, he was transferred to HNK Rijeka for €1.2 million. In January 2015, he joined Premier League club Leicester City on a three-and-a-half-year contract for a record fee of £9 million. In May 2016, he permanently signed for 1899 Hoffenheim on a four-year deal for a transfer fee of €11 million. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be $8 million and his salary is £3.5 million from his current club. As of 2023, his net worth is believed to be $8 million and his salary is £3.5 million from his current club.Besides his earnings from his club contracts, he also collects good worth through salary from the national team, sponsorship, and endorsement. He has done endorsement deals for brands such as Addidas. In addition, his market value is around €9 million. As of now, he is satisfied with his earnings and is living a luxurious lifestyle. 

How tall is Kramaric?

Kramaric stands at a height of 1.77m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of 73kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is brown. His chest size is 40 inches, his arms size is 11 inches and his waist size is 32 inches. In addition, his sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality. 

Kramaric's Transfer History

  • Kramaric started playing football for the youth team of Dinamo Zagreb at the age of 6 in 1997 and began his career at the club.
  • In February 2012, Kramaric was loaned to Lokomotiva until the end of the season.
  • In August 2013, Kramaric was transferred to HNK Rijeka for €1.2 million.
  • In January 2015, Kramaric joined Premier League club Leicester City on a three-and-a-half-year contract for a record fee of £9 million.
  • In January 2016, Kramaric was loaned to Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim. 
  • In May 2016, Kramaric permanently signed for 1899 Hoffenheim on a four-year deal for a transfer fee of €11 million.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2009-10, 2010-11 Prva HNL with Dinamo Zagreb. 
  • Won the 2010-11 Croatian Cup with Dinamo Zagreb. 
  • Won the 2013 Croatian Super Cup with Dinamo Zagreb. 
  • Won the 2013-14 Croatian Cup with Rijeka.
  • Won the 2014 Croatian Super Cup with Rijeka.

Individual

  • Won the 2014 Prva HNL Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2014 Ivica Jobo Kurtini Award.
  • Won the 2014-15 Prva HNL Top Scorer.
  • Won the 2016-17 Hoffenheim Player of the Season.
  • Football Oscar Team of the Year: 2013, 2014
  • Bundesliga Player of the Month: September 2020

Orders

  • Order of Duke Branimir: 2018

Trivias About Andrej Kramaric You Need To Know.

  • Kramaric started playing football at the age of 6.
  • During his youth career, Kramaric scored over 450 goals for Dinamo youth teams, making him the top youth scorer in club history.
  • Kramaric wears shirt number 27 for 1899 Hoffenheim.

Frequently Asked Questions About Andrej Kramaric.

Where was Andrej Kramaric born?

Andrej Kramaric was born in Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia.

Who is the father of Andrej Kramaric?

The father of Andrej Kramaric is Josip Kramaric.

Who is the mother of Andrej Kramaric?

The mother of Andrej Kramaric is Danica Kramaric.

What is the color of Andrej Kramaric's eye?

Andrej Kramaric eye color is Blue.

What is the color of Andrej Kramaric's hair?

Andrej Kramaric hair color is Black.

What is the net worth of Andrej Kramaric?

The net worth of Andrej Kramaric is $8 Million.

What is the salary of Andrej Kramaric?

The salary of Andrej Kramaric is £69,000 per week.

Andrej Kramaric Biography

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Celebrated Name Andrej Kramaric
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name Kramaric
Birth Name Andrej Kramaric
Birth Date 1991-06-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
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Celebrated Name Andrej Kramaric
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name Kramaric
Birth Name Andrej Kramaric
Birth Date 1991-06-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Croatian
Birth Nation Croatia
Place Of Birth Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 1997
Father Josip Kramaric
Mother Danica Kramaric
Sisters Ines Kramaric
Awards 2014 Prva HNL Player of the Year, 2014 Ivica Jobo Kurtini Award, etc.
Marital Status Married
Wife Mia Ćurković
Son Viktor
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 73kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $8 Million
Salary £69,000 per week
Current Club 1899 Hoffenheim, Croatia national football team (#9)
Position Forward/Attacking midfielder
Jersey Number 9