Sergej Milinković-Savić Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sergej Milinković-Savić Quick Info
Height6 ft 3½ in
Weight76 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 27, 1995
Zodiac SignPisces
GirlfriendUnknown

Sergej Milinković-Savić‘s immense attacking ability has drawn a comparison with the French legend Zinedine Zidane. His strong and imposing presence has also led to some in Italian press dubbing him the next Pogba. His move to Lazio has been very successful and has also improved his game to draw attention from some of the leading clubs such as Real Madrid. During his stay with the club, the Lazio owner and chairman, Claudio Lotito, maintained that he would only consider selling his star midfielder if he received an absurd bid.

Born Name

Sergej Milinković-Savić

Nick Name

Sergej

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in Rome, Italy in September 2018
Sergej Milinković-Savić in Rome, Italy in September 2018 (Sergej Milinković-Savić / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Lleida, Spain

Nationality

Spanish

Education

Sergej Milinković-Savić honed his skills and ability at the youth academy of the Serbian club, Vojvodina.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Nikola Milinković (Former Professional Soccer Player)
  • Mother – Milana Savić (Former Professional Basketball Player)
  • Siblings – Vanja Milinković-Savić (Younger Brother) (Professional Soccer Player)

Manager

Sergej Milinković-Savić is represented by Mateja Kezman.

Position

Midfielder

Shirt Number

4 – FK Vojvodina Novi Sad

21 – FK Vojvodina Novi Sad, SS Lazio

20 – KRC Genk, Serbia National team

17 – Serbia National team

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 3½ in or 192 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

As per his Instagram feed, Sergej Milinković-Savić is in a relationship with a beautiful girl. However, Sergej is very protective of his privacy and has, therefore, refrained from divulging any detail about his love life including the name of his girlfriend.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic with his love-interest in April 2018
Sergej Milinković-Savić with his love-interest in April 2018 (Sergej Milinković-Savić / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Serbian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Goatee Beard
  • Tall and imposing presence

Brand Endorsements

Sergej Milinković-Savić has inked a personal endorsement deal with Nike. Due to the clauses of the deal, he is required to wear Nike cleats for his professional matches. He renewed his contract with Nike in December 2017.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic during a match in June 2018
Sergej Milinković-Savić during a match in June 2018 (Эдгар Брещанов / soccer.ru / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

Being one of the most promising midfielders in Europe. He has been considered as one of the most complete midfielders and is considered a perfect example of an all-around modern midfielder. His performance for Lazio has attracted the attention of scouts from several big clubs.

First Soccer Match

In November 2013, Sergej Milinković-Savić made his professional debut with Vojvodina in a match against Jagodina. The match ended in a humiliating 3-0 defeat.

In August 2014, he made his debut for Genk in a league match against Cercle Brugge. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

In August 2015, he made his first appearance for Lazio in the first leg round match of the Champions League play-off round against Bayer Leverkusen. His side won the match by a single goal.

In November 2017, he made his first appearance for the Serbian national team in a friendly match against China.

Strengths

  • Height
  • Strength
  • Attacking Movement
  • Finishing
  • Long Shots
  • Passing
  • Technical Ability

Weaknesses

  • Often goes for complicated options over simpler ones
  • Often tries too hard
  • Sometimes lacks consistency

Personal Trainer

Sergej Milinković-Savić regularly hits the gym for conditioning and strength training workouts as he further aims to improve the physical side of his game. He also relies on team training sessions to further enhance the technical side of his game.

Sergej Milinković-Savić Favorite Things

SourceThe Guardian
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as seen during the 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage match between Serbia and Switzerland
Sergej Milinković-Savić as seen during the 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage match between Serbia and Switzerland (Эдгар Брещанов / soccer.ru / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sergej Milinković-Savić Facts

  1. Sergej started his soccer journey with the youth team of the Portuguese club, Sporting CP. At that time, his father used to play for the club.
  2. In December 2012, he signed his first professional contract as he agreed to a 3-year deal with Vojvodina.
  3. In March 2014, he scored his first professional goal in a match against Spartak Subotica which ended in a 1-1 draw.
  4. The 2013-14 season proved to be his breakthrough season as he went on to make 13 league appearances. He also managed to score 3 goals in the league.
  5. In June 2014, he moved to Belgium as Genk reached a transfer deal with Vojvodina. The transfer fee wasn’t revealed to the public.
  6. In January 2015, he scored his first goal for Genk in a league match against KSC Lokeren. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
  7. In his only season with Genk, he managed to make 24 appearances in the league along with scoring 5 league goals.
  8. Lazio announced that they had signed Milinković-Savić from Genk in July 2015.
  9. Before he agreed to a move to Lazio, he nearly moved to Fiorentina. However, on the day he was supposed to sign a contract with the Viola, he broke down in tears and decided against the move.
  10. In September 2016, he scored his first professional goal for Lazio in the Europa League match against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk which ended in a 1-1 draw.
  11. He went on to score his first Serie A goal in an away match against Fiorentina in January 2016. Lazio managed to win the match by 3-1.
  12. In his debut season, he managed to make 25 league appearance. The following season, he established himself as a mainstay of the team and made 34 league appearances. He managed to score 4 goals in the league as well.
  13. He proved himself as one of the best midfielders in the Italian top flight in the 2017-2018 season as he went on to score 12 goals in 35 league matches. He had formed an exciting attacking partnership with Luis Alberto and Ciro Immobile.
  14. In August 2017, he managed to win Supercoppa Italiana with Lazio as they managed to overcome Juventus by 3-2 with Alessandro Murgia scoring the winner in the injury time.
  15. He was also a member of the Serbian squad that emerged victorious at the 2013 UEFA Under-19 Championship.
  16. Milinković-Savić was a mainstay of the Serbian team that managed to win the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. His great performances for the team helped him win Bronze Ball at the end of the tournament.
  17. In the summer of 2018, he was heavily courted by the leading clubs such as Real Madrid, PSG, AC Milan, and Manchester United. However, he decided to remain at the Italian club for another season.
  18. Follow Sergej Milinković-Savić on Instagram.

Featured Image by Sergej Milinković-Savić / Instagram

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