Joško Gvardiol - Bio, Net Worth, Family, Age, Facts, Height, Career

Joško Gvardiol

Facts About Joško Gvardiol

Celebrated Name Joško Gvardiol
Age 20 Years Old
Nick Name Gvardiol
Birth Name Joško Gvardiol
Birth Date 2002-01-23
Gender Male
Profession Footballer , Football Player
Nationality Croatian
Birth Nation Croatia
Place Of Birth Zagreb, Croatia
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2009
Father Tihomir Gvardiol
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 80kg
Body Type Alethic
Body Measurement 42-12-32
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £1 Million
Current Club RB Leipzig
Position Centre-back/Left-back
Jersey Number 32
Links Instagram

Joško Gvardiol is a Croatian professional football player. He currently plays for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and the Croatia national team. His playing position is a defender

Joško Gvardiol started playing football for the youth team of Tresnjevka in 2009. In 2010, he joined the youth team of Dinamo Zagreb and began his career at the club. He made his league debut for the senior Dinamo team on 18 October 2019. On 28 September 2020, Joško Gvardiol signed for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig on a five-year contract for €16 million, plus various add-ons. The fee was the highest ever paid for a Croatian teenager and the third highest ever paid for a Croatian defender, only behind Dejan Lovren and Duje Ćaleta-Car. He remained at Dinamo for the remainder of the season. He made his Bundesliga debut for the club on 20 August 2021.

On the international level, Joško Gvardiol has represented Croatia at various age levels. He has represented Croatia at U14, U16, U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Croatia on 6 June 2021. He has represented Croatia at the UEFA Euro 2020. Since making his debut, he has obtained 10 caps and scored once for Croatia. 

Joško Gvardiol is Famous For

Joško Gvardiol is a Croatian professional footballer

When was Joško Gvardiol born?

Joško Gvardiol was born on 23 January 2002. His birthplace is Zagreb, Croatia. He holds Croatian nationality. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He was born to his father, Tihomir Gvardiol, and to his mother whose name has not been disclosed yet. Information regarding his siblings and education are currently unavailable.

What team does Joško Gvardiol play for?

Joško Gvardiol started playing football for the youth team of Tresnjevka in 2009.

Dinamo Zagreb

  • In 2010, Joško Gvardiol joined the youth team of Dinamo Zagreb and began his career at the club. 
  • Joško Gvardiol played a key part in Dinamo's 2018-19 UEFA Youth League campaign where they reached the quarter-finals before losing 4-2 to Chelsea in a penalty shootout. 
  • After his impressive performances for youth teams, Joško Gvardiol was called up to the senior team for pre-season games in Slovenia in summer 2019. On 2 July 2010, he scored in a 2-0 friendly win over Austria Klagenfurt. On 10 October 2019, he was included in The Guardian's Next Generation list.
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Dinamo Zagreb, Joško Gvardiol made his league debut for the senior Dinamo team on 18 October 2019 in a 4-2 win against HNK Gorica. On 2 November 2019, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 win against Inter Zapresic which made him the sixth youngest league goalscorer for Dinamo, after Alen Halilović, Mateo Kovačić, Niko Kranjčar, Ante Ćorić, and Tin Jedvaj. On 25 June 2020, he signed a five-year contract with the club. During his 2019-20 season, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Dinamo Zagreb won the Prva HNL and Croatian Super Cup that season. Moreover, that season, he also made 3 appearances for Dinamo Zagreb II, providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • On 28 September 2020, Joško Gvardiol signed for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig on a five-year contract for €16 million, plus various add-ons. The fee was the highest ever paid for a Croatian teenager and the third highest ever paid for a Croatian defender, only behind Dejan Lovren and Duje Ćaleta-Car. He remained at Dinamo for the remainder of the season. He debuted for Dinamo in a senior UEFA competition on 22 October 2020 in a 0-0 draw against Feyenoord in the Europa League. On 10 December 2020, he scored his first goal in a senior UEFA competition, as Dinamo defeated CSKA Moscow 3-1 in the Europa League. During his 2020-21 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Dinamo Zagreb won the Prva HNL and Croatian Cup that season.


RB Leipzig

  • Joško Gvardiol made his Bundesliga debut for RB Leipzig on 20 August 2021 in a 4-0 victory over VfB Stuttgart. He quickly established himself in Leipzig's starting XI and attracted attention with his good plays. He then made his Champions League debut for the club on 15 September 2021 in a 6-3 defeat to Manchester City. On 11 December 2021, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach. On 23 January 2022, he scored his second goal of the season in a 2-0 victory over VfL Wolfsburg. By the end of the season, he helped Leipzig win the DFB-Pokal and reach the semi-finals of the Europa League, accomplishing both feats for the first time in the history of the club. In his first season, he made 46 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as RB Leipzig won the DFB-Pokal that season which was the club’s first major trophy title in its history of the club. In addition, on 12 August 2022, France Football announced him as one of the nominees for the 2022 Kopa Trophy.

International Career

  • Joško Gvardiol has represented Croatia at various age levels. 
  • Joško Gvardiol has represented Croatia at U14, U16, U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • In October 2019, Joško Gvardiol earned his first call-up to Croatia's national U21, at the age of 17, when coach Igor Bišćan listed him in the squad for U21 Euro 2021 qualifiers against Lithuania and the Czech Republic.
  • Joško Gvardiol made his Croatia U21 team debut on 14 November 2019 in a 3-1 win against Lithuania U21.
  • On 8 October 2020, Joško Gvardiol scored the tenth goal in Croatia's 10-0 victory over San Marino, the largest victory in the history of the national team.
  • On 9 March 2021, Joško Gvardiol was named in Bišćan's 23-man squad for the tournament group stage. However, he was forced to miss it due to a quadriceps injury.
  • Joško Gvardiol made his senior international team debut for Croatia on 6 June 2021 in a 1-0 friendly loss against Belgium.
  • In June 2021, Joško Gvardiol was named to Croatia’s 26-man squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. On 13 June 2021, he earned his first start for the national team in a 1-0 defeat to England in Croatia's opening game of Euro 2020. With 19 years, four months, and 21 days, he became the youngest ever player to play for Croatia at a major tournament, surpassing Mateo Kovačić. He went on to start all of Croatia's games at the tournament as Croatia was knocked into the round of 16 by Spain.
  • On 8 October 2021, Joško Gvardiol scored his first international goal for Croatia in a 3-0 World Cup qualifying victory over Cyprus.
  • Since making his debut, Joško Gvardiol has obtained 10 caps and scored once for Croatia.


Is Joško Gvardiol Single or Dating?

Looking at his personal life, Joško Gvardiol is too young to get married. At present, he is assumed to be single as there is no news or rumors about his dating anyone. Also, he has not given any clue about his relationship or dating life. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. It seems he is building his career rather than being in a love relationship. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.  

How much is Joško Gvardiol's net worth?

Joško Gvardiol is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. He is a Croatian professional football player who currently plays for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In September 2020, he signed for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig on a five-year contract for €16 million, plus various add-ons. As of 2022, the net worth of Joško Gvardiol is believed to be around $1 million-$5 million where he received £1 million as a yearly salary from his current club. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings and is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings. In addition, his market value is around €35 million. 

How tall is Joško Gvardiol?

Joško Gvardiol stands at the height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 80kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is black. His chest size is 42 inches, his arms size is 12 inches and his waist size is 32 inches. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality. In addition, his sexual orientation is straight.

Joško Gvardiol’s Transfer History

  • Joško Gvardiol started playing football for the youth team of Tresnjevka in 2009.
  • In 2010, Joško Gvardiol joined the youth team of Dinamo Zagreb and began his career at the club. 
  • In September 2020, Joško Gvardiol signed for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig on a five-year contract for €16 million, plus various add-ons. The fee was the highest ever paid for a Croatian teenager and the third highest ever paid for a Croatian defender, only behind Dejan Lovren and Duje Ćaleta-Car. He remained at Dinamo for the remainder of the season.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2019-20, 2020-21 Prva HNL with Dinamo Zagreb.
  • Won the 2020-21 Croatian Cup with Dinamo Zagreb.
  • Won the 2019 Croatian Super Cup with Dinamo Zagreb. 
  • Won the 2021-22 DFB-Pokal with RB Leipzig.

Individual 

  • Trophy Footballer-Best Prva HNL U21 player: 2021 
  • Trophy Footballer-Team of the Year: 2021

Trivias About Joško Gvardiol You Need To Know.

  • Joško Gvardiol started playing football at the age of 7.
  • In September 2020, Joško Gvardiol signed for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig on a five-year contract for €16 million, plus various add-ons. The fee was the highest ever paid for a Croatian teenager and the third highest ever paid for a Croatian defender, only behind Dejan Lovren and Duje Ćaleta-Car.
  • In June 2021, Joško Gvardiol earned his first start for the national team in a 1-0 defeat to England in Croatia's opening game of Euro 2020. With 19 years, four months, and 21 days, he became the youngest ever player to play for Croatia at a major tournament, surpassing Mateo Kovačić.
  • Joško Gvardiol wears shirt number 32 for RB Leipzig.