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Mateo Kovačić
Mateo Kovačić
Personal information
Full name Mateo Kovačić
Date of birth 6 May 1994 (1994-05-06) (age 26)
Place of birth    Linz, Flag of Austria Austria
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club England Chelsea
Number 17
Youth clubs
2000–2007
2007–2010
Flag of Austria LASK Linz
Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2010–2013
2013–2015
2015–2019
2018–2019
2019–
Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
Flag of Italy Internazionale
Flag of Spain Real Madrid
England → Chelsea (loan)
England Chelsea
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080 00(5)
073 00(1)
032 00(0)
0000(0)   
National team
2009–2011
2011–2012
2011–2014
2013–
Croatia Croatia U17
Croatia Croatia U19
Croatia Croatia U21
Croatia Croatia
015 00(0)
0000(0)
0000(0)
052 00(1)
Mateo Kovačić (born 6 May 1994) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Chelsea and the Croatia national team. Kovačić is usually deployed as a central midfielder or deep-lying playmaker, but he is considered to be a versatile midfielder, having played in different positions and adapted to playing either wide on the left or as an attacking midfielder.

Honours

Clubs

Dinamo Zagreb
Real Madrid

International

Croatia

Individual

  • Croatian Football Hope of the Year (2011)
  • Gentleman Revelation of the Year (2013)

External links

Chelsea FC
Chelsea F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Arrizabalaga · 2 Rüdiger · 3 Alonso · 4 Christensen · 5 Jorginho · 7 Kanté · 8 Barkley · 9 Abraham · 10 Willian · 11 Pedro · 12 Loftus-Cheek · 13 Caballero · 15 Zouma · 17 Kovačić · 18 Giroud · 19 Mount · 20 Hudson-Odoi · 22 Pulisic · 23 Batshuayi · 24 James · 28 Azpilicueta · 29 Tomori · 31 Cumming · 33 Emerson · 34 Baker · 47 Gilmour ·  Van Ginkel ·  Werner ·  Ziyech ·

Croatia football federation
Croatia Croatia
Croatia football federation
Croatia football federation
Croatia – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Pletikosa 2. Vrsaljko 3. Pranjić 4. Perišić 5. Ćorluka 6. Lovren 7. Rakitić 8. Vukojević 9. Jelavić 10. Modrić 11. Srna (c) 12. Zelenika 13. Schildenfeld 14. Brozović 15. Badelj 16. Rebić 17. Mandžukić 18. Olić 19. Sammir 20. Kovačić 21. Vida 22. Eduardo 23. Subašić

Croatia football federation
Croatia – UEFA Euro 2016 – Round of 16

1. Vargić 2. Vrsaljko 3. Strinić 4. Perišić 5. Ćorluka 6. Jedvaj 7. Rakitić 8. Kovačić 9. Kramarić 10. Modrić 11. Srna 12. L. Kalinić 13. Schildenfeld 14. Brozović 15. Ćorić 16. N. Kalinić 17. Mandžukić 18. Rog 19. Badelj 20. Pjaca 21. Vida 22. Čop 23. Subašić

Croatia football federation
Croatia – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Runners up

1. Livaković 2. Vrsaljko 3. Strinić 4. Perišić 5. Ćorluka 6. Lovren 7. Rakitić 8. Kovačić 9. Kramarić 10. Modrić (c) 11. Brozović 12. L. Kalinić 13. Jedvaj 14. Bradarić 15. Ćaleta-Car 16. N. Kalinić 17. Mandžukić 18. Rebić 19. Badelj 20. Pjaca 21. Vida 22. Pivarić 23. Subašić

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