Deni Alar

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Deni Alar
SV Mattersburg vs. SK Rapid Wien 2015-11-21 (089).jpg
Personal information
Full name Deni Alar
Date of birth (1990-01-18) January 18, 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Slavonski Brod, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Sturm Graz
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Leoben 43 (4)
2009–2011 Kapfenberg 63 (21)
2011–2016 Rapid Wien 116 (35)
2016– Sturm Graz 70 (36)
National team
Austria U21 16 (4)
2017– Austria 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:42, 14 June 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2018

Deni Alar (born January 18, 1990) is an Austrian professional association football striker of Croatian descent who plays for Sturm Graz.

Club career[edit]

Born in Slavonski Brod, SR Croatia, back then still within Yugoslavia, he played for Austrian Football Bundesliga side Kapfenberger, until his transfer to Rapid Wien.[1] This transfer was announced on June 3, 2011.

On 9 May 2018 he played as Sturm Graz best Red Bull Salzburg in extra time to win the 2017/18 Austrian Cup.[2]

International career[edit]

Alar got his first call up to the senior Austria side for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Republic of Ireland in June 2017.[3] On 14 November 2017 he did his debut for the senior national team in a 2–1 victory in a friendly against Uruguay where he replaced Marko Arnautović on 86 minute.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of former Croatian footballer Goran Alar.



  1. ^ Profile at
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  3. ^ "Ireland 1-1 Austria". BBC. 11 June 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "Internationals (Sky Sports)". SkySports. Retrieved 2018-05-24.