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Marko Livaja

Facts About Marko Livaja

Celebrated Name Marko Livaja
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Marko
Birth Name Marko Livaja
Birth Date 1993-08-26
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Croatian
Place Of Birth Split, Croatia
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
Father Milan Livaja
Mother Ljiljana Livaja
Brothers Mirko Livaja
Sexual Orientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Iris Rajčić
Net Worth £4.5 million
Salary £988,000 per year
Height 6 ft 0.5 inches
Weight 81kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color brown
Hair Color Black
Links Instagram

Marko Livaja is a Croatian professional footballer. He currently plays as a forward for Hajduk Split, a Croatian professional football club based in Split, Croatia. In his international career, He has represented the Croatian national team since 2018. He also represented Croatian U-15 to U-21 level from 2008 to 2014.  

Having played through the youth academy of Hajduk Split and Inter Milan, he made his professional debut with Italian football club Casena in a Serie A match against Fiorentina in October 2011. He came into the limelight during his 2017–18 season loan to Greek club AEK Athens where he won the Greek Super League. 

Where is Marko Livaja from?

Marko Livaja was born on 26th August 1993 in Split, the second-largest city of Croatia, the largest city in Dalmatia, and the largest city on the Croatian coast. His birth name is Marko Livaja. He holds Croatian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Virgo. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Livaja was born into a middle-class family. His father's name is Milan Livaja while his mother's name is Ljiljana Livaja. He has a brother named Mirko Livaja with whom he grew up in his hometown Split. Growing up, he became inclined toward football which was supported by his parents. 

Marko Livaja Football Career (Club)

Marko began his footballing career by joining the junior side of Kastel Gomilica-based Croatian football club GOŠK Kaštel Gomilica at the age of four years old.  he received a call from his hometown club Hajduk Split Academy. 


  • Later in 2010 (after joining the full Hajduk team) Livaja was sold to Internazionale, who loaned him to Swiss side FC Lugano in 2011. 
  • made his Serie A debut for Cesena against Fiorentina in October 2011.
  • In the 2012–13 season, Livaja made his first appearance in the opening season match against Pescara. 
  • He scored his first goal for Inter against Rubin Kazan on 20 September 2012. 


  • On 31 January 2013 Livaja was loaned to Atalanta, though Inter retained half his registration rights. Inter paid €1.5 million to acquire Livaja outright from Cesena but resold half his rights to Atalanta for €2.5M as part of Ezequiel Schelotto's deal for €6M.
  • Livaja made his debut for the new club against Catania Calcio on 10 February 2013 and scored his first two goals for them on Matchday 26 against A.S. Roma. 

Rubin Kazan

  •  On 15th May 2014, Livaja signed with Rubin Kazan on a five-year deal. The Russian league club paid up to €6M for him. On 31 August 2015, Rubin Kazan send him on loan at Serie A side Empoli.  
  • On 25 August 2018, he scored his first goal of the 2018–19 season in a 2–0 home win game against PAS Giannina. On 5 May 2019, t
  • On the last matchday of the season, he scored in an away win against Levadiakos.

AEK Athens

  • On 22nd March 2018, Livaja was transferred to the Greek football club AEK Athens F.C. On 25th August 2018, he scored his first goal of the 2018–19 season in a 2–0 home win game against PAS Giannina. 
  • On 20 January 2019, he scored a goal against Asteras Tripolis and contributed a goal and an assist helping his team to reach the 2019–20 Europa League play-off round.
  • On 24 June 2020, Livaja scored a brace and led his team to the cup final for the fifth consecutive year. 
  • On 19 September 2020, in the 2020–21 Super League Greece opener, Livaja scored sealing a 2–0 away win against Panetolikos. 

Hajduk Split

  • On 17th February 2021, Livaja joined the Croatian club Hajduk Split. He managed seven goals and eight assists in his 17 appearances for Hajduk, helping the club qualify for the 2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League qualifying stage. 
  • On 9 June 2021, Livaja signed a new contract with the club until the summer of 2024. In July 2022, Livaja extended his contract for 4 more years.

Marko Livaja International Career 

  • On 20th August 2018, Croatia coach Zlatko Dalić included the uncapped Livaja in his squad for the friendly versus Portugal (1–1 draw), and the Nations League clash against Spain, which ended up as Croatia's biggest defeat in history.

  • After three years of absence, he was recalled by Dalić for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in September 2021. He scored his international debut goal against Slovenia.

  • On 31st October 2022, Livaja was named in Croatia's final 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. On 27th November 2022, Livaja scored his first goal for Croatia at a major tournament in a 4–1 victory over Canada. 

Marko Livaja Awards


  • Super League Greece Player of the Year: 2019–20
  • Portal Player of the Season: 2020-21

AEK Athens

  • AEK Athens Player of the Year: 2019–20
  • Portal Player of the Season: 2020-21

Hajduk Split

  • Croatian First Football League: Top Scorer of the Season 2021/22
  • Croatian Cup: 2021–22

Marko Livaja Transfer news

  • On 31st January 2013, Livaja was transferred to Serie A side Atlanta BC for a reported fee of around €1.5 million from Inter Milan. 
  • On 15th May 2014, He joined the Russian professional football league club for a reported fee around of €6 million. 
  • On 22nd March, he signed a contract with Greek club AEK Athens for a reported fee of around €1.8 million. 
  • in February 2021, he joined Hajduk Split for a reported fee of around €3 million. 

Who is Marko Livaja married to?

Marko Livaja has been married to his beautiful and attractive wife, Iris Rajčić. Iris is a model and fitness trainer by profession. She currently lives in Split, Croatia, with her family. She is an Italian citizen. Iris and Livaja began dating each other in 2014.  After dating for several years, the love birds married in a grand wedding ceremony in Split, Croatia attended by their family, relatives, and friends. As of 2022, they are parents to two beautiful children. Their first child: a daughter named Elizabeth was born in 2016, and a son Lorenzo was born in 2021. 

What is the net worth of Marko Livaja?

As of December 2022, The net worth of Marko Livaja is estimated to be £4.5 million. As of the 2022-23 season, Livaja earns £19,000 per week, and £988,000 per year playing for Hajduk Split as an Attacking midfielder/Forward. His current market value is €8 million. 

The football star hasn't lack behind in living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a beautiful mansion in Split. The player drives a Toyota and a Creta brand car. 

How tall is Marko Livaja?

Marko Livaja is 6 ft 0.5 inches tall and his body weight is around 81 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep himself fit and active. He has a short hairstyle that is black in color. His eyes color is brown as well.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Hajduk Split FC football training center for warm-ups and training. 

Trivias About Marko Livaja You Need To Know.

  • He wears wears Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 soccer cleats in 2022-2023.
  • Marko Livaja Rating is 77.
  • His wife is 10 years older than him.
  • He is ranked no.1 among all players from Croatia.

Frequently Asked Questions About Marko Livaja.

Where was Marko Livaja born?

Marko Livaja was born in Split, Croatia.

Who is the father of Marko Livaja?

The father of Marko Livaja is Milan Livaja.

Who is the mother of Marko Livaja?

The mother of Marko Livaja is Ljiljana Livaja.

What is the net worth of Marko Livaja?

The net worth of Marko Livaja is £4.5 million.

What is the salary of Marko Livaja?

The salary of Marko Livaja is £988,000 per year.

What is the color of Marko Livaja's eye?

Marko Livaja eye color is brown.

What is the color of Marko Livaja's hair?

Marko Livaja hair color is Black.