Milan Badelj Biography

Milan Badelj

Quick Facts Of Milan Badelj

Celebrated Name Milan Badelj
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Milan Badelj
Birth Name Milan Badelj
Birth Date 1989-02-25
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Croatia
Place Of Birth Zagreb, Croatia
Nationality Croatian
Father Ratko Badelj
Mother Slavica Badelj

One of the popular professional football player is named as Milan Badelj who plays for Italian Football Club, Fiorentina and the Croatian National Team. He is well known Croatian celebrity. He is famous for contribution in professional life. His is best at defensive midfielder. He is also the best midfielder. Currently, he is playing in Fiorentina. He had played for Ponikve, NK Zagreb and many more. He is right foot player. His Shirt number is 19. Sime Vrsaljko is one of his best teammate. He is representing himself in Russia for the World Cup 2018 as a part of the Croatian team by showing his talent to all.

Early Life

Passionate and enthusiastic player, Milan Badelj was born on 25th February, 1989. He was born and raised in Zagrev, Yugoslavia. He is the son of Ratko Badelj and Slavica Badelj, his father and mother. His nationality is Croatian. His astrological sign is Pisces. He was very much interested in football since childhood. His hard work, striving got him picked for the youth systems of Croatian football clubs such as Ponikve, NK Zagreb and more.

Body Features

Concerning his body, his height is 1.86 m. His weight is of 76 Kg. He has balanced body with good health.

Early Career

Dinamo Zagreb

Milan Badelj joined the main team in 2007, after playing for the junior team of Dinamo Zagreb. In 2008, he made his main team senior debut against Linfield during the Champions League qualifier. Again he made his national debut in the opening match of the 2008/2009 seasons against the club, Rijeka with the victory of 2–0 by scoring the first goal.

He was the also the part of successful team that went on to win the Croatian First League multiple seasons, Croatian Cup in several occasions and Croatian Super cup in 2010, too.

Then, he was transferred to Lokomotiva, Croatian football club as the part of the loan deal from Zagreb for 2007/08 seasons.

Hamburger SV

Later, in August, 2012, he joined German football club, Bundesliga club, Hamburger SV. He was reported a transferred fee of €4.5 million. In November 2012, Milan made his debut national against Werder Bremen and scored his first goal against Schalke 04 .

Fiorentina

Now, he is currently playing for Italian football club, Fiorentina. He was transferred at a fee of around €5 million in 2014.

International Career

Milan Badelj represented himself in his national country, Croatia in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments. He made his senior debut for Croatia in 2010. He has won total 63 caps for his national side. He was also selected for UEFA Euro 2012 and 2016. In addition to this, his name was also enlisted in FIFA World Cup 2014

His name was also enlisted in the squad of Croatian national team in this World cup 2018 Russia with Dejan Lovren, Marko Pjaca, Ivan Strinic. He is currently playing in the World cup. He is the active player in this World cup. He had played altogether 3 matches till the Semi final. And he may be show up in the final too. Altogether he had made 1 goals in this World cup up to now.

Personal Life

Affairs

Milan Badelj is unmarried man but he is in relationship with his girlfriend named Martina, who is a student at the Zagreb Academy of Music. They seem to be very happy with each other with no signs of separation.

Net Worth

The net worth of Milan Badelj is estimated to have $9 million in 2018 with all of his properties and incomes. He is receiving an annual salary of € 3.6 million from his present club and his weekly salary is € 71,000. He has market value of € 15 million as of June, 2018.

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