Milan Badelj

  • Date of birth : 25/02/1989
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Croatia Croatia
 
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Milan Badelj

Milan Badelj

Clubs: NK Lokomotiva Zagreb, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Hamburger SV

• A youth product at NK Zagreb, he joined Dinamo at the age of 17, but before he could play for the first team he spent the 2007/08 season on loan at Lokomotiva, helping the club win the third division title with seven goals in 28 games.

• Returned to Dinamo for the 2008/09 campaign and scored on his top-flight debut − a 2-0 home win against HNK Rijeka − as a first step to winning the Croatian league and cup double; also competed in the UEFA Cup, scoring his first goal in a 3-3 draw at AC Sparta Praha that took Dinamo into the group phase.

• Came to the fore in 2009/10, scoring 11 league goals in 27 starts as Dinamo retained their title. Won another domestic double in 2010/11, scoring six league goals and registering in both legs of the cup final, won 8-2 on aggregate against NK Varaždin; also started all six of Dinamo's UEFA Europa League group games.

• Made 60 representative appearances for Croatia at youth level before his senior debut as a last-minute substitute against Wales on 23 May 2010; scored on his competitive debut, a UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against Malta in Ta' Qali on 2 September 2011, after which he participated for Dinamo in his first UEFA Champions League campaign.

• Made the trip to Poland and Ukraine with Croatia but did not get any playing time as Croatia were knocked out at the group stage. Completed move to Hamburg in August 2012.

Last updated: 23/08/12 12.34CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 14/04/2014 04:16 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland4-2CroatiaCroatia6100
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFYROMFYROM1-2CroatiaCroatia600
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia2-0WalesWales9000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundWalesWales1-2CroatiaCroatia4600
04.08.2013German DFB CupFirst roundSV Schott JenaSV Schott Jena0-4HamburgHamburg7700
11.08.2013German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke3-3HamburgHamburg6400
14.08.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundLiechtensteinLiechtenstein2-3CroatiaCroatia4600
17.08.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg1-5HoffenheimHoffenheim6300
24.08.2013German BundesligaHerthaHertha1-0HamburgHamburg8600
31.08.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg4-0BraunschweigBraunschweig3000
21.09.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg0-2BremenBremen9000
24.09.2013German DFB CupSecond roundHamburgHamburg1-0FürthFürth9000
28.09.2013German BundesligaEintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt2-2HamburgHamburg9000
06.10.2013German BundesligaNürnbergNürnberg0-5HamburgHamburg9000
20.10.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg3-3StuttgartStuttgart9000
27.10.2013German BundesligaFreiburgFreiburg0-3HamburgHamburg9001
02.11.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
09.11.2013German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen5-3HamburgHamburg9000
24.11.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg3-1HannoverHannover9010
29.11.2013German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg1-1HamburgHamburg9000
03.12.2013German DFB CupThird roundHamburgHamburg2-1KölnKöln9001
07.12.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg0-1AugsburgAugsburg9000
14.12.2013German BundesligaBayernBayern3-1HamburgHamburg9000
21.12.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg2-3MainzMainz9001
26.01.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg0-3SchalkeSchalke9000
01.02.2014German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim3-0HamburgHamburg9000
08.02.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg0-3HerthaHertha9000
12.02.2014German DFB CupQuarter-finalsHamburgHamburg0-5BayernBayern7200
22.02.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg3-0DortmundDortmund9000
01.03.2014German BundesligaBremenBremen1-0HamburgHamburg9000
08.03.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg1-1Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt9000
16.03.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg2-1NürnbergNürnberg9000
22.03.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-0HamburgHamburg8000
26.03.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg1-1FreiburgFreiburg9000
04.04.2014German BundesligaHamburgHamburg2-1LeverkusenLeverkusen3300

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General info

  • Name: Milan Badelj
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 25/02/1989 (24)
  • Country: Croatia
  • Squad number: 14
  • Club: Hamburg ( GER)

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 79kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (First qualifying round)
    16/07/08: Linfield 0-2 Dinamo Zagreb
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    27/09/04: Croatia 3-2 Albania

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Croatia11
Croatia U-21110
Croatia U-1950
Croatia U-17142
Total313

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Dinamo Zagreb313
Total313
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Dinamo Zagreb212
Total212
Last updated: 20/11/2013 01:15 CET
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