Top Facts about Dusan Tadic, the king of assists

Tue 08 December 2020 | 10:30

A look at the Top Facts about Dusan Tadic, the king of assists including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

Dusan Tadic is a Serbian star who is currently plays as a midfielder at Ajax Amsterdam. During the past few seasons, Tadic has established himself as one of the best players of his position in the world. He was absolutely amazing in Ajax historic 2018-19 season in which they won the domestic double and reached the semi-final of the

Champions League

after eliminating the likes of Real Madrid and Juventus in the knock-out stages.

Tadic and co were agonizingly close to securing Ajax's fist UCL final since 1996, but they were eliminated against Tottenham by a 96 minute goal from Lucas Moura.

After that season, many of Ajax's best players left the club for bigger clubs. Hakim Ziyech joined Chelsea, Frenkie de Jong moved to


and Matthias de Ligt signed with Juventus. Tadic However decided to stay at his beloved club.

His sacrifice were rewarded the following season as Ajax won another league title and Tadic won his fourth top assist provider award. He has been superb since the start of the current season as well and has scored 7 goals and has provided 9 assists in 12 games as


has taken the league by storm.

At 32, Tadic is still considered as one of the best midfielders in the football world. We will have to wait and see whether he stays at Ajax till the end of his career or will move to another club. For now let's have a look at the top facts about

Top Facts about Dusan Tadic

, the king of assists

Top facts about Dusan Tadic you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the

Top Facts about Dusan Tadic

, the king of assists. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Dusan Tadic

  • Date and Place of Birth

    :  20 November 1988 / Backa Topola, SR Serbia

  • Height & Weight:

    1.81 m /79 kg

  • Family Members

    : Petar Tadic (Father), Mary Tadic (Mother)

  • Marital Status

    : Married

  • Wife/Girlfriend

    : Dragana Vukanac

  • Children

    : three (two sons and a daughter) with Dragana Vukanac

  • Current team:

    Ajax Amsterdam

  • Jersey Number

    : 10 at Ajax Amsterdam and Serbia National team

  • Zodiac Sign:


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Dusan Tadic Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Dusan Tadic is about his birthday.

Dusan Tadic Birthday

is at 20th of November 1988. Dusan Tadic nationality is Serbian, although he has strong Hungarian roots. He was born in Backa Topola, SR Serbia.

Dusan Tadic zodiac sign is Scorpio. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 20th of November are:


: Jack Harrison and Justin Hoyte /

Actors and Actresses:

Sean Young, Ming-Na Wen, Estelle Parsons and Colin Fox /


: Angelica Bridges and Kimberley Walsh

Dusan Tadic Childhood story 

At this part we will look at the top facts about

Dusan Tadic Childhood

story and the family and the background he grew up in.

Dusan Tadic

was born into a middle-class family. His parents were both Farmers but they supported Dusan from early age to pursue his dreams and become a professional footballer.

Dusan is the first of two kids in his family. He has an older brother with whom he used to play a lot in his childhood. Dusan was raised in Backa Topola where many immigrants from Hungary were living. He described life in Backa Topola in an interview years later:

"My hometown, Backa Topola, was in the north of the country near the Hungarian border. It is a nice part of Serbia, and I am very happy I grew up there."

One cool fact about Dusan Tadic childhood is that he learnt a bit of Spanish from watching Telenovelas on TV.

"When I was young, always in Serbia there were some telenovelas on television, Spanish language. Then you listen, listen, listen, you watch one series, and then you can understand."

When Dusan was ten years old the Yugoslavia team (


was not an independent country back then) shone in the 1998 World Cup and Dusan's passion for football grew a lot after watching the Yugoslavian heroics at the tournament.

"I remember, the 1998 World Cup when we were Yugoslavia, I had the sticker albums of all the players, and I still remember that squad and who was playing."

Soon after the World Cup, Dusan's parent enrolled him into the town's football academy, AIK Backa Topola. Dusan impressed in his early amateur career and in 2006 joined one of the best youth academies in Serbia, Vojvodina.

During his teenage years, Arsenal was the superior side in the Premier League and Dusan idolized Thierry Henry.

Dusan Tadic amateur career continued perfectly as he rose through the academy ranks and earned himself a call up for the senior side when he was 18.

Dusan Tadic Wife, Relationships and Marital Status

Dusan Tadic wife

is Dragana Vukanac, with whom Dusan was in a very long relationship. Dusan and Dragana started dating when Dusan was still in Serbia. They kept the fire on in their relationship and decided to get married in 2013.

The couple has always had a peaceful marriage and their relationship has been free from controversies. Dusan is a true family man as he loves to spend his free time with his family.

Wonder about

Dusan Tadic children

? Well you need to know that the couple has three children together whose names are: Vasily, Veljko, and Tara. Any new information about Dusan Tadic love life and family will be published here at SportMob. 

Dusan Tadic Career

Dusan Tadic career

started when he signed His first contract with Vojvodina's senior side. Tadic four season spell with Vojvodina was a success as he played against the likes of Atletico Madrid and scored in the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase.

In total, Tadic scored 31 goals in 126 games for Vojvodina. In 2010 he moved to


and had two two-year spell with Twente and Groningen. Tadic was especially magnificent in Twente as he scored 32 goals and provided 62 assists in 86 games across all competitions.

In 2014, Tadic left Netherland to join Southampton in the Premier League. He made his debut and assisted his team's only goal in a 1-2 loss against Liverpool.

His two best games in Southampton was in an 8-0 win against Sunderland where he provided four assists and in a 4-2 win against Manchester City when he provided three assists. By doing so, he became the fourth player to achieve three or more assists in more than one

Premier League

game. Overall, Tadic played 162 games and scored 32 goals in the four seasons he was at Southampton.

In the summer of 2018 Tadic went back to Eredevise and Joined Ajax Amsterdam. In his first season with the club he scored an incredible 38 goals in 56 matches across all competitions. He was one of the key players of the Ajax side which won the domestic double and reached the UCL final.

Tadic has been amazing since the start of current season and has scored 10 goals and set up a further 4 in 14 matches.  In total, Tadic has scored 64 goals and has provided 50 assists in his 114 games for Ajax so far.

Dusan Tadic Net worth, Salary and Market Value

Dusan Tadic net worth

is estimated to be 11 million Euros in 2020, including all of his properties and earnings.

Dusan Tadic market value

is at 25 million Euros. He is ranked number 7 among Ajax players.

Dusan Tadic salary

in 2020 is reportedly 3.5 million Euros annually.

Dusan Tadic Transfermarket stats

According to

Dusan Tadic Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 570 games for five clubs. He has scored 160 goals and has provided 170 assists for his team mates.

Dusan Tadic Transfermarket stats shows why he is considered among the best playmakers in the world. He is often praised for his ability to send the final pass behind the opposition's defense line and his excellent performances in different midfielder roles.

During his career, Dusan Tadic has played 169 games as a Left-winger, 102 games as a right-winger, and 68 games as an attacking midfielder. He has also played 41 games as a center forward.

On the international level Dusan Tadic Transfermarket stats shows that he has scored 16 goal in his 73 games for Serbia. Dusan Tadic was also a member of Serbia U19 and


youth teams and in total scored 4 goals in 14 games.

Some Short top facts about Dusan Tadic

  • Dusan Tadic Height

    is 1.82 meters. Dusan Tadic weight is 79 kg. Dusan Tadic position is attacking midfielder although he has played as left and right winger as well. Dusan Tadic age is 32.

  • Like many other football stars, Dusan Tadic is passionate about playing the FIFA game. Dusan Tadic rating in FIFA 21 is 83 (his overall rating) with a potential of 86.

  • Dusan Tadic favorite sport besides football is Basketball and he usually follow the Serbian Basketball league as well as the NBA.

In the case of 

Dusan Tadic Instagram

, you need to know that he is active in social media.

Dusan Tadic Instagram account

(@dt10_official) has around 800k followers.

The most interesting facts about

Dusan Tadic tattoos

is that he does not have a tattoo on his body.

  • Dusan Tadic religion

    is Islam. He is a Muslim by birth.

  • Tadic is a record-holder for most assists by a player in a single game as he once provided 4 assists for his teammates in Southampton's game against Sunderland.

  • In 2012 Tadic won an award for most assists in Europe's top leagues as he finished in third behind Lionel Messi (25 assists) and Mesut Ozil 926 assists)

Dusan Tadic was once injured horribly in a clash with Taylor during Southampton's game against


. He broke his nose and was covered in blood. 

  • In his last season with Southampton, Tadic promised to wear only pants if his team escape relegation by the end of the season, a promise he kept when he helped his team to secure another campaign in England's top flight.

He was a fan favorite at


and the club's diehard fans even wrote a specific chant for the talented midfielder.

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Dusan Tadic Quote

One of the most amusing parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Dusan Tadic is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On the characteristics of Serbians:

"We are very passionate and very emotional people in Serbia. Everything we do, it is done with emotions. We are very good at sport, tennis, basketball, football, water polo, volleyball. We always try to show this character and use it."

On being famous as the assist king:

"I like to make goals, but sometimes a nice assist is even better than a goal."

"I was never selfish, and I see a lot of things. If I see a person in a better position than me, I will give him my assist. This is also my way of thinking, and I expect that from my team-mate for me."

On Ajax historic 18-19 season and their dramatic defeat against Tottenham:

"It had been a while since Ajax won the double. This was a fantastic season, we became increasingly hungry. Ajax made the Champions League exciting. We deserved to play the final.

"When I got home, I turned on some sad Serbian music and sat on the couch. Then I went to bed. I think I seriously didn't cry for an hour that night. When I saw my children the next morning that also helped."

On the difficulties of playing at his first club:

"When I was in


, it is not possible to describe. If you play one bad ball, one little mistake, they are, 'Oh, what is that?' Then, some players, they are afraid to take responsibility. They don't feel well, you know; you don't have freedom to show yourself."

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Dusan Tadic records and achievements

We round up our article on the

top facts about Dusan Tadic

with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level.

With Ajax Amsterdam:

Eredivisie: 2018–19/ KNVB Cup: 2018–19/ Johan Cruyff Shield: 2019

Individual honors and records:

Serbian SuperLiga Team of the Season: 2009–10/ Eredivisie Top Assists: Four times (2010–11, 2013–14, 2018–19 shared with

Hakim Ziyech

and 2019–20)/ Eredivisie Team of the Year: 2013–14, 2018–19

Serbian Player of the Year: 2016, 2019/ UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2018–19/ Eredivisie top scorer: 2018–19 (shared with Luuk de Jong)/ FIFA FIFPro World11 nominee: 2019 (15th midfielder)/ Ballon d'Or: 2019 (20th place)

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