Rene Krhin

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Rene Krhin
Rene Krhin - Inter Mailand (1).jpg
Personal information
Full name Rene Krhin[1]
Date of birth (1990-05-21) 21 May 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Maribor, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Internazionale
Number 44
Youth career
1999–2007 Maribor
2007–2009 Internazionale
2010–2012 Bologna Primavera
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Internazionale 5 (0)
2010–2014 Bologna 59 (1)
2014– Internazionale 1 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Slovenia U19 9 (1)
2008–2013 Slovenia U21 7 (0)
2009– Slovenia 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014

Rene Krhin (born 21 May 1990 in Maribor) is a Slovenian footballer, who plays for Serie A club Internazionale.

Club career[edit]

Inter Milan[edit]

Signing for Inter Milan alongside fellow rising star Vid Belec[2] from hometown club Maribor at the age of 16 as an European Union player, he started to play for Internazionale at Allievi Nazionali (U17) team.[3]

Krhin playing for Internazionale

In July 2009, he was called up by manager Jose Mourinho to the Inter first team for the pre-season tour of the United States, and subsequently played in several friendlies. For the 2009–10 competitive season, he was called up to the match squads, but did not make the starting eleven or the bench for the first three games, against Lazio in the Supercoppa Italiana, Bari, and Milan. He subsequently made his official debut for Inter against Parma in the week three Serie A fixture, coming on as a substitute for Wesley Sneijder. He next came on in the 84th minute against Catania on 24 October for Sulley Muntari. On 1 November 2009, he made his first league start in a 2–0 win over Livorno.

In November 2009, he signed a reported 5-year contract.[4]

Bologna[edit]

On 27 July 2010 he moved to fellow Serie A side Bologna in a co-ownership deal[5] for €2 million,[6] and would be paid in 3 instalments until 2013.[5][7] On 11 March 2012, he scored his first goal in Serie A during the match against Lazio, which was won by Bologna 3–1.

International career[edit]

Krhin was ever present U19 European Championship qualifying and captained the U19's to a place in the final tournament but could not take part due to club commitments.[8] He made his senior debut in a friendly on 5 September 2009, a 1–2 loss to England, coming on as a second-half substitute.[9][10] He is one of the youngest debutants for the Slovenian national team, having been capped for the first time at the age of 19 years, 3 months and 15 days.[11] Krhin scored his first international goal on June 7, 2013 in a World Cup Qualifying match against Iceland.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Slovenia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 June 2013 Reykjavík, Iceland  Iceland 4–2 4–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Internazionale

Personal life[edit]

Krhin was born in Maribor, present day Slovenia and spent his youth in Jakobski Dol.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 4 June 2010. p. 27. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "THREE NEW PLAYERS FOR INTER PRIMAVERA". Inter Milanofficial website. 2007-01-05. Retrieved 7 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "SLOVENIAN U17 PLAYER FOR ACADEMY". FC Internazionale Milano. 2007-01-19. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  4. ^ Laudisa, Carlo (7 November 2009). "Khrin e Belec C' è l' intesa sino al 2014". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 19 October 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Krhin è al Bologna" (in Italian). Bologna FC 1909 official website. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 27 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "Bilancio intermedio al 31 dicembre 2010: Nota integrativa: part1" (PDF) (in Italian). Bologna FC 1909 official website. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Bilancio intermedio al 31 dicembre 2010: Nota integrativa: parte 2" (PDF) (in Italian). Bologna FC 1909 official website. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Rene Krhin: "Igranje za reprezentanco mi pomeni zelo veliko"" (in Slovenian). NZS.si. 16 June 2009. 
  9. ^ "Lampard and Defoe seal England victory". The FA. 2009-09-05. Retrieved 2009-09-07. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Match Report". ESPNsoccernet. 2009-09-05. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  11. ^ Rok Plestenjak (17 February 2012). "'Slave' o Vučkiću: Kalkulacij se ne grem" (in Slovenian). Siol. Retrieved 17 February 2012.