Tin Jedvaj

Tin Jedvaj - Updated Jan 2023

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Sagittarius

Birthday
Birthplace
Zagreb, Croatia

Tin Jedvaj is a professional football player from Croatia. Moreover, Tin Jedvaj plays as a  defender for the Russian Premier League club Lokomotiv Moscow. And also was a part of the Croatian team which ended as runners-up to France in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and played very well till the final but the team lost the game against France.

Early Life

Tin Jedvaj was born on the 28th of November 1995, in Zagreb, Croatia. According to his birth date, this football star is 26 years old and holds Croatian nationality. He is the son of Zdenko (father) and his mother’s name is unknown at moment. Professionally, his father is a former football player.

During the Bosnian War, his family left for the Croatian city of Zagreb from Mostar, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. He has not spoken to the media about his schooling, siblings, mother, and many other topics.

Professional Career

Tin Jedvaj began his career with Dinamo Zagreb in 2013 and made his debut in a match against Osijek, playing in central defense. He scored his first goal against Cibalia. Later, he also won the Croatian Prva HNL title, and he won another trophy with the club in the new season when Dinamo defeated Hajduk Split in the Croatian Supercup.

This player appeared in 14 games for the team. Jedvaj signed a deal with Roma on July 10, 2013, and made his debut against Genoa on December 1, 2013. In the 2013-2014 season, he played in 33 games for Roma.

After that, on June 11, 2014, he signed with Bayer Leverkusen for the 2015-2016 season and made his debut against Alemannia Waldalgesheim. He also made his UEFA Champions League debut against Copenhagen in the 2014-2015 UEFA Champions League play-off round. On August 23rd, he made his Bundesliga debut against Borussia Dortmund.

He scored his first goal with Bayer early in the season, in a 4-2 home win over Hertha BSC. Tin signed a contract extension with Bayer Leverkusen until 2020. On October 29, 2016, he scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over VfL Wolfsburg.

Recent Career

He was loaned out to FC Augsburg until the end of the 2019-20 season on August 20, 2019. Moreover, he scored the second goal in a 3-0 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf on December 17.

On May 16, 2020, he scored the only goal in a 2-1 loss against VfL Wolfsburg. He was sidelined by coach Peter Bosz upon his return to Leverkusen in the summer of 2020, playing only in the Europa League.

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Caption: Tin Jedvaj during a football match (Source: Instagram)

He signed a four-year contract with the Russian Premier League team Lokomotiv Moscow on July 24, 2021. Moreover, he was brought in to replace his compatriot Vedran Corluka, who had retired from football two months before.

On August 6, he made his debut as a 46th-minute replacement in a 1-1 league tie with Ufa. On October 25, he scored his first goal for Lokomotiv in a 2-1 victory over Sochi.

International Career

Jedvaj has represented Croatia at several youth levels. On September 4, 2014, at the age of 18, he earned his senior debut in a friendly match against Cyprus at Drosina Stadium in Pula, Croatia.

He also played in the UEFA Euro 2016 team, starting a game against Spain, which Croatia won 2-1. Moreover, he was later picked for the team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He appeared only once throughout the tournament, playing for 90 minutes of Iceland’s 2-1 victory.

Awards

As a footballer, he was named the 2014 Croatian Football Hope of the Year. Looking at his career, he might earn more of them in the following years.

Net Worth

This player has collected a huge sum of money in his career. As of 2022, his net worth is more than $10 million and his market value is £4 million. From his previous club Leverkusen, he earned an annual salary of around €1.8 million and a weekly salary of €36,000.

Brand Endorsements

As a popular football player, he has endorsed products like Nike and from the endorsement, he gets around $3 million from the company.

Relationship Status

This football star is not yet married. But, he is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Dina Dragija, a student. The couple lives a beautiful and wonderful life.

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Caption: Tin Jedvaj with his girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

There is no indication of their split. The couple has also been spotted at several public places, and they appear to be having a good time. They intend to marry shortly. As of now, this football player is not involved in controversy or rumors at the moment.

Tin Jedvaj – Body Measurements

This football player stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 75 kg. Moreover, he has blonde hair with green eyes color and has not shared other information regarding his other body stats.

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Caption: Tin Jedvaj during his practice (Source: Instagram)

Tin Jedvaj – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 109k followers. Likewise, there are more than 90k followers on Facebook and he is not active on Facebook.