General
Miralem Pjanić
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Personal information
Full name Miralem Pjanić
Date of birth 2 April 1990 (1990-04-02) (age 31)
Place of birth    Tuzla, Flag of Yugoslavia SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of Spain Barcelona
Number 8
Youth clubs
1997–2004
2004–2007
Flag of Luxembourg Schifflange 95
Flag of France Metz
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2007–2008
2008–2011
2011–2016
2016–2020
2020–
Flag of France Metz
Flag of France Lyon
Flag of Italy Roma
Flag of Italy Juventus
Flag of Spain Barcelona
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090 0(10)
159 0(27)
122 0(15)
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National team
2006
2006–2007
2008–
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg U17
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg U19
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
0000(5)
0000(1)
092 0(15)

Miralem Pjanić (born 2 April 1990), is a Bosnian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Spanish club Barcelona and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Pjanić began his football career in Luxembourg, joining the youth team of Schifflange 95 at the age of 7. He put up impressive performances with the team, which eventually led him attracting several European clubs. He ended up joining French club, Metz, where he started his professional football career, making his debut at the age of 17. Just after his debut season as a professional debut, he signed for French giants Lyon, he spent three seasons there. Later, in 2011, he moved to Roma for an €11 million transfer fee. During his time in Rome, Pjanić came to be recognized as one of the best midfielders in Serie A. In 2016, Pjanić joined Juventus, and has since been considered an integral player for the team, winning four Serie A titles, two Coppa Italias, and being named in the Serie A Team of the Year for 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18 and 2018–19 seasons. He was also named in the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season, for his role in Juventus's run to the final. Pjanić joined Barcelona in September 2020, for a transfer fee of €60 million, plus a maximum of €5 million in bonuses, with the transfer being coordinated with swap deal for Arthur Melo.

A former Luxembourgish youth international, Pjanić made his senior international debut for Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2008, earning 90 caps and scoring 15 goals since. He represented the nation at their first major tournament, the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Honours

Clubs

Metz
Juventus

Individual

External links

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FC Barcelona squad - 2021–22

1 Ter Stegen · 2 Dest · 3 Piqué · 4 Araújo · 5 Busquets · 7 Griezmann · 8 Pjanić · 9 Braithwaite · 10 Messi (c) · 11 Dembélé · 12 Puig · 13 Neto · 14 Coutinho · 15 Lenglet · 16 Pedri · 17 Trincão · 18 Alba · 19 Matheus · 20 Roberto · 21 De Jong · 22 Fati · 23 Umtiti · 24 Firpo ·

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Bosnia and Herzegovina – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Begović 2. Vršajević 3. Bičakčić 4. Spahić (c) 5. Kolašinac 6. Vranješ 7. Bešić 8. Pjanić 9. Ibišević 10. Misimović 11. Džeko 12. Fejzić 13. Mujdža 14. T. Sušić 15. Šunjić 16. Lulić 17. Ibričić 18. Medunjanin 19. Višća 20. Hajrović 21. Hadžić 22. Avdukić 23. Salihović

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