General
Sead Kolašinac
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Personal information
Full name Sead Kolašinac
Date of birth 20 June 1993 (1993-06-20) (age 27)
Place of birth    Karlsruhe, Flag of Germany Germany
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Left-back / Left midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of Germany Schalke 04
(on loan from Arsenal)
Number 20
Youth clubs
2001–2009
2009–2010
2010
2011–2012
Flag of Germany Karlsruher SC
Flag of Germany TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Flag of Germany VfB Stuttgart
Flag of Germany Schalke 04
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2012–2015
2012–2017
2017–
2021–
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Flag of England Arsenal
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National team
2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–
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Flag of Germany Germany U19
Flag of Germany Germany U20
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Sead Kolašinac (born 20 June 1993) is a professional footballer who plays as a left-back for German club Schalke 04, on loan from English club Arsenal, and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Born in Germany, Kolašinac represented them at youth international level, before making his senior international debut for Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013.

On June 6, 2017, English Premier League club Arsenal confirmed the signing of Kolašinac on a free transfer following, pending the "completion of all regulatory processes." He was announced as Arsenal's first summer signing for the upcoming season.

Personal life

Kolašinac was born in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, to Bosniak parents. His father, Faik, works at a Mercedes factory. Faik was born in Nikšić, SR Montenegro, to parents from Plav, SR Montenegro; the family moved to Čapljina, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1969, where Faik met his wife. The family, including Sead, are practising Muslims.

As well as having a German passport Kolašinac was given a Bosnian passport in 2013 and decided to play for the Bosnian national team.

External links

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Schalke 04 squad - 2020–21

1 Fährmann (c) · 2 McKennie · 3 Mendyl · 5 Nastasić · 6 Mascarell · 7 Uth · 8 Serdar · 10 Bentaleb · 11 Konoplyanka · 13 Rudy · 14 Matondo · 15 Kutucu · 17 Stambouli · 18 Caligiuri · 19 Burgstaller · 21 Riether · 22 Skrzybski · 23 Teuchert · 24 Oczipka · 25 Harit · 26 Sané · 27 Bruma · 28 Schöpf · 34 Langer · 35 Nübel · 36 Embolo · 39 Goller · 40 Wright ·

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Bosnian competitions · Bosnian managers · Bosnian players · Bosnian stadiums
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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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