Vedran Corluka is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Lokomotiv Moscow and the Croatian national team. He is the captain of the team Lokomotiv Moscow. His shirt number is 14. His team mates are Dominik Livakovic, Ivan Strinic, Vedran Corluka, Luka Modric, Milan Badelj, Ivan Perisic, Mateo Kovacic and so on. He is famous for his outstanding performance in his professional life. He also plays as a center-back, though he has also played in other positions across the defensive line as a right-back.
Where was Vedran Corluka born? Early Life
Vedran Corluka is born on 5 February 1986 in Derventa, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SRF Yugoslavia. He is a passionate and enthusiastic player. His father’s name is Jozo Corluka who is an engineer and his mother’s name is Andja Corluka who is a judge. His nationality is Croatian. His birth sign is Aquarius. He graduated from Dinamo Zagreb Youth Academy before making his professional debut for the senior team in 2003.
Vedran Corluka’s Career & Current Team
Corluka started playing football in Dinamo Zagreb’s youth team when he was eight years old. He helped the club win the Croatian First League title three seasons in a row from 2005-2006. He also helped capture the Croatian Cup in the 2006 season.
Corluka was signed by English Premier League Manchester City on 2 august 2007. He got entry in the UEFA Cup qualifying round through the UEFA fair playing ranking. He also used to be a defensive midfielder.
Corluka signed the Totten ham Hotspur on a six-year contract on 1 September 2008. During the match against Stoke City on 19 October, he was severely injured. He was in the League Cup final and on 1 March 2009 he scored his Totten ham’s only penalty in the shootout loss to Manchester United. He received the runners-up medal for his efforts. He scored his first Premier League goal on 3rd October 2009.
Corluka signed on a loan for German Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen for the remaining of the 2011-2012 season on 31 January. He made his debut on January 4. He appeared in the Champions League.
Lokomotiv Moscow announced the signing of the Corluka from Totten ham on 27 June 2012. He was signed for a three-year contract. Corluka won the monthly poll among Loko supporters on social media and was named the best club player of the month. He was also named Teams Player of the year.
International Career of Vedran Corluka
Corluka started to play for Croatia’s under-21 team and senior national team. He was one of the key players in the UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying match. He was included in the squad for Euro 2012 in Poland.
Corluka was named in the 32-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in May 2018 in Russia. Croatia played with Nigeria and won the match by 2-0, Argentina and won the match by 3-0, and Iceland and again won by 2-1. He has given an outstanding performance in the match.
On 11 July 2018 Croatia is playing with England in the semifinal of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Is Vedran Corluka Married? Who is his Girlfriend?
Corluka is tall and charming and lots of girls do like him. Many rumors were related to him but that is not true. In fact, he is in deep love with his girlfriend. They knew each other for a long time and even planning to get married. They seem to have a good mutual understanding among each other.
How Tall Is Vedran Corluka?
Talking about Corluka’s body, his height is 1.92 m. His weight is 84 Kg. His eye color is black and his hair color is also black. He has a balanced body with good health.
Vedran Corluka’s Net worth and salary
Corluka’s net worth is estimated to be $5 Million. He earns a salary of around 2 Million EURO. His earning sources are the National team and the Lokomotiv Moscow Club.