Mario Gavranović Biography
Mario Gavranović is a Swiss professional footballer born on 24th November 1989 in Lugano, Switzerland.He plays for Dinamo Zagreb and Switzerland national football team. He is among the 23 man squad for the Switzerland national football team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
His parents are Bosnian Croat, they moved to Lugano, Switzerland from Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina one year before Gavranović was born.
Mario Gavranović Age, Height, Weight, Shirt Number
- Age: He was born on 24th November 1989 (28years as at 2017)
- Height: He is 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
- Weight: 78 kg (171 lbs)
- Shirt number: 17
Mario Gavranović Career
He began his career with AS Vezia, before was scouted by Team Ticino U18 the youth academy of AC Lugano. He played his first professional game in the Swiss Challenge League for FC Lugano in the 2006-07 season and in his second season he scored eight goals in 21 games.
In the summer of 2008 he signed for Yverdon-Sport and scored another eight goals in only 20 games. He moved to Neuchâtel Xamax for the 2008 -09 season where he scored eight goals in 17 games
Mario Gavranović Schalke
On 1st February 2010 he signed for Schalke 04. During a Champions League against Valencia he scored a vital goal for Schalke 04 in the Round of 16 which led his team to a 4–2 victory and a place in the
On 31st August 2011 he was loaned to Bundesliga side Mainz on a season-long loan deal. Mainz reportedly paid €200,000 to secure his services and the loan included a deal for a permanent transfer worth €1.5m. He made only five appearances during the loan.
Mario Gavranović FC Zürich
On May 2012 he agreed to cancel his contract with Schalke and moved on a free transfer to FC Zürich in the summer. He made his debut for Zürich on 15 July 2012, and scored his first goal from the penalty spot in the same match, a 1–1 draw with FC Luzern.
On 11th August 2013 he scored a winning goal for Zürich against reigning champions FC Basel in the fifth round of the Swiss Super League.
On 15th September he scored Zürich’s first goal as the club twice came from behind to defeat FC Stade Lausanne Ouchy 3-2 in the second round of the Swiss Cup. On 24 November, Gavranović netted twice in the second half of Zürich’s Super League clash with FC Sion, inspiring his side to a 4–1 victory.
On 1st February 2014 during n Zürich’s first game following the winter break Mario Gavranović scored the game’s only goal in first-half stoppage time to give his club a victory over FC Sion. He marked his next appearance with another goal, scoring his side’s first in a 3-1 defeat of FC Thun on 16 February.
On 1st March 2014 during Zürich Derby match against Grasshoppers Gavranović scored a goal in either half to give Zürich a 3-1 win. On 9th March he scored Zürich’s equalizing goal in an eventual 3-1 league
victory over BSC Young Boys.
On 21st April 2014 he scored twice in extra-time to lead Zürich to a 2–0 victory over Basel in the final of the Swiss Cup. Mario Gavranović scored Zürich’s winner in their next league match on 3 May, converting a penalty-kick in a 2–1 defeat of FC Thun.
He suffered a knee injury in training at the World Cup which led to him being sidelined for the rest of 2014.
Mario Gavranović Rijeka
On 18 January 2016, Mario Gavranović moved to HNK Rijeka in Croatia after signing a 2 1⁄2-year contract with the club and joined their pre-season training camp in Dubai.
He made his official club debut on 12th February 2016 scoring on the same day, converting a cross by Roman Bezjak in the 25th minute to double Rijeka’s lead against Lokomotiva. In two years with the club
Gavranović scored 40 goals in 80 appearances.
Mario Gavranović Dinamo Zagreb
On 5th January 2018 he joined Dinamo Zagreb as part of player exchange deal involving Domagoj Pavičić and Luka Capan. He signed a 3-year contract with the club and selected the number 11 jersey.
On 4th March 2018 he scored his first goal for the club in a 1–0 win over NK Slaven Belupo. On 7th March 2018 he scored against his former club HNK Rijeka, but Dinamo would go on to lose the match 4–1.
On 17th March 2018 he scored again in a 2–0 win over NK Rudeš and then scored against Istra 1961 in a 4–0 away win on 8 April. Mario Gavranović scored twice in a 2–1 away win over rivals Hajduk Split, which moved Dinamo closer to securing a 19th league title.
Mario Gavranović International Career
Mario Gavranović was a member of the Switzerland national football team. He represented the country on a U-21 level in 14 games and scored three goals. On 26 March 2011, he made a national team debut in the 0–0 draw with Bulgaria in a Euro 2012 qualifier. His first goals arrived in a brace scored in a 4–2 friendly win over Croatia on 15 August 2012.
He was named in the final 23-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil on 13 May 2014. On 29 June, he sustained a serious knee injury in training, ruling him out for the rest of the World Cup and until early
Mario Gavranović Current Teams
- Spain National Football team
- HNK Rijeka
Mario Gavranović Networth and Salary
- Networth: $3 million accumulated through Club deals/contracts, Sponsorship and National team Salary
- Salary: $0.5 million
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