Mario Mandžukic Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mario Mandžukic Quick Info
Height6 ft 2¾ in
Weight85 kg
Date of BirthMay 21, 1986
Zodiac SignGemini
GirlfriendIvana Mikulić

Mario Mandžukic is a professional footballer from Croatia who started playing for his national side Croatia’s senior team in November 2007. Before that, he played for Croatia’s U21, U20, and U19 teams. He has also played for the clubs MarsoniaVfL WolfsburgBayern MunichAtlético MadridJuventus, and many others. In 2012 and 2013, he was honored with “Croatian Footballer of the Year” title.

Born Name

Mario Mandžukic

Nick Name

Đilkoš, Mandzo, Mandzu

Mario Mandžukic of Croatia during World Cup 2018 in June 2018
Mario Mandžukic of Croatia during World Cup 2018 in June 2018 (Mario Mandžukic / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Slavonski Brod, SFR Yugoslavia

Residence

He is based in Turin, Italy.

Nationality

Croatian

Education

Mario Mandžukic started his soccer journey at TSF Ditzingen. Then, in 1996, he joined the youth setup of Marsonia.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Mato Mandžukic
  • Mother – Jelica Mandžukic
  • Siblings – Ivana Mandžukic (Sister)

Manager

Mario Mandžukic is represented by Ivan Cvjetkovic.

Position

Striker

Shirt Number

17 – GNK Dinamo Zagreb, NK Zagreb, Juventus FC, Croatia National Team

18 – VfL Wolfsburg

9 – Atlético Madrid, Bayern Munich

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2¾ in or 190 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mario Mandžukic has dated –

  1. Ivana Mikulić (2013-Present) – In 2013, Mario started going out with Ivana Mikulić. He had met her while visiting his hometown. Ivana had also come home from Zagreb, where she was enrolled in a college, to visit her family in the nearby village. She is often seen cheering him during his matches for Juventus and Croatian national team.
Mario Mandžukic interacting with media during a press conference in June 2018
Mario Mandžukic interacting with media during a press conference in June 2018 (Mario Mandžukic / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Yugoslavian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall Height
  • Prominent Nose
  • Tattoos

Brand Endorsements

Mario Mandžukic has signed an endorsement deal with the sportswear brand, Nike. Due to the deal, he wears their cleats for his soccer matches. He also promotes their products such as Air Max shoes on the social media.

Mario Mandžukic wearing Ray-Ban shades as seen in May 2018
Mario Mandžukic wearing Ray-Ban shades as seen in May 2018 (Mario Mandžukic / Instagram)

Religion

His religious views aren’t known.

Best Known For

  • His trophy-laden stint with Dinamo Zagreb. He managed to win 3 Croatian league titles as well as 3 Croatian Football Cups with the Zagreb based club.
  • His stay with the Bavarian giants, Bayern Munich. He won 2 Bundesliga titles, 2 DFB-Pokal titles, FIFA Club World Cup, as well as UEFA Champions League with the club.
  • Having played for Italian giant, Juventus FC. He managed to win 3 consecutive Serie A titles as well as 3 consecutive Coppa Italia cups with the Turin based club.

First Soccer Match

In 2004, he made his professional debut for the Croatian club, Marsonia.

In August 2012, he made his official debut for Bayern Munich in the German DFL Supercup match against Borussia Dortmund. He scored a goal in the 6th minute to help his side win the match.

In August 2015, he made his first official start for Juventus in their 1-0 defeat to Udinese.

In November 2007, he made his international debut for Croatia in a friendly match against Macedonia.

Strengths

  • Strength
  • Versatility
  • Stamina
  • Fitness
  • Holdup Play
  • Attacking Movement
  • Aerial Threat
  • Heading
  • Mental Strength

Weaknesses

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Sometimes loses temper

First Film

He hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film till now.

First TV Show

Apart from the broadcast of the soccer matches, Mario Mandžukic made his first TV show appearance in 2018 in the sports reality TV show, First Team: Juventus.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Mario Mandžukic Favorite Things

His favorite things aren’t known.

Mario Mandžukic holding Tim Cup after winning it in May 2018
Mario Mandžukic holding Tim Cup after winning it in May 2018 (Mario Mandžukic / Instagram)

Mario Mandžukic Facts

  1. When he was very young, his family moved to Germany as the Yugoslav Wars was causing mayhem in their native Yugoslavia.
  2. Later, his family moved back to Croatia after it had just gained independence. He started playing soccer for NK Marsonia.
  3. His strong performances for NK Zagreb under the guidance of Miroslav Blažević drew the attention from some of the largest European clubs including Chelsea and Manchester United.
  4. In 2007, the Croatian giants Dinamo Zagreb purchased him for €1.3 million as they sought to replace striker Eduardo, who had moved to Arsenal FC.
  5. In June 2012, he was purchased from Wolfsburg by Bayern Munich for €13 million. They were impressed by his performance for German club and at the UEFA Euro 2012 competition.
  6. In 2013 UEFA Champions League final, he scored his side’s first goal in their 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund. The goal made him the first Croatian player to score in the final.
  7. In June 2015, he moved to Juventus from Bayern Munich in a deal worth €19 million, which was payable in three installments. They also agreed further €2 million in add-ons.
  8. In June 2017, he scored a stunning goal for Juventus to brought his side level with Real Madrid. He had flicked the ball over the shoulder from the distance of around 15 yards to score one of the finest goals in the history of the competition.
  9. In May 2017, he agreed on a contract extension with Juventus management to extend his potential stay at the club to 2020.
  10. In the summer of 2018, he was linked with Manchester United as it was claimed that Jose Mourinho was looking for Romelu Lukaku‘s backup.
  11. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Mario Mandžukic / Instagram

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