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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: 16/05/2016 12:13 CET
12.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageCroatiaCroatia1-2ArgentinaArgentina9000
16.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundItalyItaly1-1CroatiaCroatia700
28.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia5-1NorwayNorway300
07.06.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageCroatiaCroatia4-0GibraltarGibraltar6700
23.08.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-0MilanMilan9000
03.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundAzerbaijanAzerbaijan0-0CroatiaCroatia5900
12.09.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-0GenoaGenoa6300
17.09.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageFiorentinaFiorentina1-2BaselBasel9000
23.09.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-0BolognaBologna9000
27.09.2015Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale1-4FiorentinaFiorentina8200
01.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBelenensesBelenenses0-4FiorentinaFiorentina3001
04.10.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina3-0AtalantaAtalanta9000
10.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia3-0BulgariaBulgaria4400
13.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundMaltaMalta0-1CroatiaCroatia9000
18.10.2015Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
25.10.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-2RomaRoma6100
28.10.2015Italian Serie AVeronaVerona0-2FiorentinaFiorentina3000
01.11.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina4-1FrosinoneFrosinone9000
05.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageLechLech0-2FiorentinaFiorentina1100
08.11.2015Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-2FiorentinaFiorentina7400
17.11.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageRussiaRussia1-3CroatiaCroatia9000
26.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel2-2FiorentinaFiorentina8500
30.11.2015Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo1-1FiorentinaFiorentina6900
06.12.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina3-0UdineseUdinese9011
10.12.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageFiorentinaFiorentina1-0BelenensesBelenenses7900
13.12.2015Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus3-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
16.12.2015Italian CupRound of 16FiorentinaFiorentina0-1CarpiCarpi9000
20.12.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-0ChievoChievo9000
06.01.2016Italian Serie APalermoPalermo1-3FiorentinaFiorentina9000
09.01.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-3LazioLazio5900
18.02.2016UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32FiorentinaFiorentina1-1TottenhamTottenham2900
21.02.2016Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta2-3FiorentinaFiorentina9000
25.02.2016UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32TottenhamTottenham3-0FiorentinaFiorentina8200
29.02.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-1NapoliNapoli9000
29.02.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-1NapoliNapoli9000
04.03.2016Italian Serie ARomaRoma4-1FiorentinaFiorentina5600
20.03.2016Italian Serie AFrosinoneFrosinone0-0FiorentinaFiorentina7200
23.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageCroatiaCroatia2-0IsraelIsrael5100
03.04.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-1SampdoriaSampdoria4500
17.04.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina3-1SassuoloSassuolo9001
20.04.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese2-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
24.04.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-2JuventusJuventus8800
30.04.2016Italian Serie AChievoChievo0-0FiorentinaFiorentina9000
08.05.2016Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina0-0PalermoPalermo8700
15.05.2016Italian Serie ALazioLazio2-4FiorentinaFiorentina9000

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General info

  • Name: Milan Badelj
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 25/02/1989 (27)
  • Country: Croatia
  • Squad number: 5
  • Club: Fiorentina ( ITA)

  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 76kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • 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
Croatia61
Croatia U-21110
Croatia U-1950
Croatia U-17142
Total363

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Dinamo Zagreb313
Total313
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Dinamo Zagreb212
Fiorentina200
Total412
Last updated: 29/04/2016 14:38 CET
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