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 Barcelona 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 Ajax 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
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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.
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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:
Footballers: Jack Harrison and Justin Hoyte / Actors and Actresses: Sean Young, Ming-Na Wen, Estelle Parsons and Colin Fox / Singers: Angelica Bridges and Kimberley Walsh
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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 (Serbia 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.
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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.
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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 Eredevise 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.
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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.
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 U21 youth teams and in total scored 4 goals in 14 games.
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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 Vojvodina, 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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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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