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Top Facts about Edin Dzeko

The top facts about Edin Dzeko, one of the best strikers in Europe, will be a glorious and graceful story. We are pretty sure that in the end, you will be enjoyed by this article.

Bosnian football legend Edin Dzeko has been named Bosnian Football Man of the Year for three consecutive years. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he is known as the "Bosnian Diamond". Before joining

Manchester City

and AS Roma, he made a name for himself by playing for German side Wolfsburg, with which he won the 2008-09 Bundesliga title.

That season he became the Bundesliga's second top scorer with 26 goals. He became the Bundesliga's top scorer with 22 goals in the 2009–10 season, as well as made 10 assists during those two seasons.

He is one of the most important strikers in Europe at the moment, has many honors and titles, and currently plays for Roma. Although Edin Dzeko is spending the last days of his football career, he is very good at Roma and has not been affected by his age at all. Today we want to talk about the

top facts about Edin Dzeko

and tell you some special facts about this international star. Stay with us.

Top facts about Edin Dzeko you might want to know

Edin Dzeko is a 34 years old star who plays for Bosnian national team and AS Roma. He is known as one of the best strikers in Serie A, so in this part of the article, we want to look at Dzeko’s adventure and story through a new glass.

We will discover everything you want to know about

Edin Dzeko personal life

and then in the next parts, we will review the top facts about Edin Dzeko.

  • Full Name

    : Edin Dzeko

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 17 March 1986 in Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia

  • Edin Dzeko age

    : 34

  • Height & Weight

    : Edin Dzeko height is 1.93 m and he weighs 80 kg

  • Family Members

    : Midhat Dzeko (father), Belma Dzeko (mother), Merima Dzeko (sister), Amra Silajdzic (wife), Una Dzeko (son)

  • Marital Status

    : Married

  • Wife

    : Amra Silajdzic

  • Edin Dzeko Children

    : Una Dzeko

  • Current Team

    : As Roma

  • Jersey Number

    : #9 As Roma/ #9 Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Nickname

    : “The Bosnian Diamond”

  • Position

    : Forward

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Pisces

Edin Dzeko Birthday, Zodiac Sign and Nationality

Edin Dzeko was born on 17 March 1986 in Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia. 

Edin Dzeko

nationality is Bosnian. Edin Dzeko zodiac sign is Pisces. The Pisces sign is represented by a pair of fish and associated with the element of water. Pisces are often known for being empathetic, generous, and in touch with their emotions, but there is a lot more to this sign than meets the eye.

Pisces are known for generally being more laid back and agreeable than their other water counterparts. All water signs, though, are known for having strong feelings and occasionally being "wishy-washy." Pisces personalities are known for being one of the most empathetic of the zodiac signs, and they'll do whatever they can to make sure the people around them are happy. They're also artistic and use their vivid imaginations to think up ideas many others wouldn't.

Some of the most famous figures born on the 17th of March (Edin Dzeko Birthday) are Kurt Russel,

Shinji Kagawa

, Hozier and, Kyle Korver.

Edin Dzeko Parents and Childhood

Edin Dzeko was born on March 17, 1986, in Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia. Dzeko was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to Bosnian parents (Edin Dzeko parents) named Midhat and Belma.

Edin Dzeko parents

have always been his supporters and protectors, and this is one of the good fortunes of this player's life. Dzeko's father also played professionally in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Dzeko's father is known as a star in Sarajevo.

Edin Dzeko is multilingual and can speak Bosnian, Czech, German, and English fluently. Edin Dzeko childhood was very interesting because he was always a big fan of AC Milan and Andriy Shevchenko, but despite that, he could have not been able to play for the Rossoneri.

At his home in Sarajevo, he still holds a Milan shirt with the number 7 (the number Shevchenko wore in Milan) on the wall of his room. Only the future can tell whether

Edin Dzeko childhood

dream of playing for Milan will come true or not.

Edin Dzeko Wife, Personal Life and Marital Status

Edin Dzeko is one of those people who likes to live a quiet life. That's why years ago, when he met Amra Silajdzic, he realized he had found his soul mate and soon decided to marry Amra on March 31, 2014.

Amra is an actress, known for Don't Trust the B ---- in Apartment 23 (2012), Gothic Assassins (2012), and CSI: NY (2004). She has been married to Edin Dzeko since 2014.

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 Edin Dzeko Career

Dzeko started his career as a midfielder for Zeljeznicar between 2003 and 2005 but playing there had little success for him. His height and low technical abilities were highly attended. Dzeko's coach at the time, Jiri Plisek, realized his potential and advised the FC Teplice to buy him immediately.

As mentioned, Edin Dzeko made a fantastic appearance at Wolfsburg and then joined Manchester City to get what he deserved. Following much speculation, Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini made a €32 million offer on 3 January 2011. The Wolfsburg accepted the offer for Dzeko and that was City's second big transfer after Robinho's transfer from 

Real Madrid

 (€42.5m) in 2008. The transfer fee was ranked sixth in the Premier League. It also broke the record for transfers out of the Bundesliga, the record for transfers of Bosnian players, as well as any player from the former Yugoslavia at the time.

Following Edin Dzeko career, he made his club debut in a 4–3 win over 


on 15 January; Where he scored the third goal of the match for Yaya Toure.  Edin Dzeko began his second season at City with a second goal in a 3–2 defeat to Manchester United. In his third Premier League game of the season, he scored four goals against Tottenham Hotspur.

Edin Dzeko started the new season with City's first goal in the Champions League against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. On 25 March 2014, Dzeko scored two goals in Manchester United's 3-0 derby victory over Manchester United. It took just 43 seconds for his first goal to become the fastest goal ever scored by a visiting team at Old Trafford in Premier League history.

In the summer of 2016, Edin Dzeko joined AS Roma on loan and was fantastic in Serie A. In 184 games for Roma, he managed to reach an excellent record of 85 goals and is already one of the best strikers in Serie A. On International career, Edin Dzeko has made 112 appearances for Bosnia, scoring 59 goals. He also scored for Bosnia at the World Cup and is now considered one of the greats in Bosnian football history.

Edin Dzeko Religion

Regarding Edin Dzeko religion in top facts about Edin Dzeko article, like most of the Bosnians, he is Muslim. The most widely spread religion in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Islam and a large portion of the Muslims of Bosnia declared themselves as followers of the Sunni branch of Islam. Islam is the most popular religion in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was entered the local population in the 15th and 16th centuries as a result of the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Muslims hold the single largest religious community in Bosnia and Herzegovina (51%) (the other two large groups being Eastern Orthodox Christians (31%), almost all of whom identify as Serbs, and Roman Catholics (15%), almost all of whom identify as Croats.

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Edin Dzeko Salary, Net worth and Market Value

Relating to

 Edin Dzeko salary

, he currently earns €5m per year but in 2011 at Manchester City, Edin Dzeko salary was €8.47m per year. It should be noted that he is one of the highest-earning players of AS Roma. Edin Dzeko net worth is around €18.78m. He made his €18.78m fortune with Manchester City, Wolfsburg, Roma and Bosnia national football team

Now the whole

Edin Dzeko net worth

is around €18.78m and he also has an annual net salary of €8.47m. After all, about Edin Dzeko market value, it should be said he now worth €8m but his highest market value was in 2012 worth €23m.

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Edin Dzeko Transfermarket Stats

Edin Dzeko transfermarket stats

are truly amazing. As we said, in terms of Edin Dzeko stats, he managed to score throughout his acting career, Edin Dzeko has reached numbers that few attackers can reach. He has scored a total of 615 games, 287 goals, and 128 assists, which means that Edin Dzeko stats are fantastic. 

Edin Dzeko joined Wolfsburg from FK Teplice in 2007 for €4m, and that was the beginning of the road to success. He then joined Manchester City for €37m after winning the golden boot three times in Germany. Numerous championships and successive victories eventually led Edin Dzeko to Roma for €22m, and since then, Dzeko has been playing in Italy.

Edin Dzeko was close to joining


and Juventus on several occasions, but his love for Gialorossi eventually led him to turn down offers and stay in the Italian capital with a contract extension. It worth mentioning that this player is one of the most popular Roma players among the fans, and perhaps a look at

Edin Dzeko stats

will tell the reason.

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Some Short Top Facts about Edin Dzeko

  • Edin Dzeko is a Forward. His height is 1.93 m and he weighs 80 kg.

  • About Edin Dzeko age, it should be said that he is 34 years old.

  • Edin Dzeko is married with Amra Silajdzic.

  • Regarding Edin Dzeko children, he has a cute girl and her name is Una.

  • Edin Dzeko has played for Wolfsburg, Manchester City and he plays for AS Roma.

  • Edin Dzeko is Bosnian and plays for Bosnian national team.

When it comes to

top facts about Edin Dzeko

, Prejudice, stability and loyalty to the club become more visible.


Edin Dzeko social media

he is UNICEF Ambassador for Bosnia and Herzegovina so he is active in social media.  

Edin Dzeko Instagram account

 has 1.4m followers. Besides all this information, it is better to mention 

Edin Dzeko Facebook account


Edin Dzeko Twitter account


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Edin Dzeko Quotes

One of the favorite parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Edin Dzeko is amazing quotes.

Edin Dzeko on his days at Manchester Cit

"The fans have always shown so much faith in my ability, and I feel so much love, both from supporters inside Manchester and from those all over the world. I wish to thank all fans who support me, but the others should be ashamed because I am a born winner and always played my heart out for the national team.”

On his great record against Manchester United

“I am happy that United seems to be one of those against whom I score a lot!”

Shevchenko was Edin Dzeko childhood idol

"Shevchenko was always the favourite player for me. He was my idol. When we met, we exchanged shirts and talked for a while. It was great."

Edin Dzeko motto in life

“My motto has always been, 'Never give up.’”

Dzeko has regrets failing move to Juventus

“I cannot hide being sorry for failing to move to Juventus.”

Dzeko on his best friend,

David Silva

“David Silva is a great player, and also, off the pitch, he's a great lad.”

Edin Dzeko about insults he received in his football career

“I know people will criticise when you play bad; that is part of this job, and I am fine with that. That is not a problem. The problem is the insults. That is what hurts the most.”

Dzeko about his childhood

“To be honest, I don't feel like I am able to say that I had a childhood, not in a way normal kids my age had. I had something that was specific to Bosnia in '90s, something I call a period of survival.”

Edin Dzeko Achievements

Edin Dzeko is one of the players who has achieved a mountain of honors at the age of 34. 

Most of these achievements were individual, but at Manchester City, he was able to achieve great team honors and be able to make a name for himself as one of the greatest footballers in the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Bundesliga Winner in 2008-2009

Manchester City

  • English Champion Winner in 2012-2014

  • English FA Cup Winner in 2011

  • English League Cup Winner 2014

Individual Achievements

Top Scorer

  • Europa League - 8 Goals

  • Serie A - 29 Goals

  • Bundesliga - 22 Goals

Footballer of the year

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