Mario Vrančić

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Mario Vrančić
Mario Vrancic.jpg
Vrančić playing for Norwich City in 2017
Personal information
Full name Mario Vrančić
Date of birth (1989-05-23) 23 May 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Slavonski Brod, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Norwich City
Number TBA
Youth career
1996–2004 VfR Kesselstadt
2004–2006 Mainz 05
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Mainz 05 II 45 (16)
2007–2011 Mainz 05 9 (0)
2009–2010 Rot Weiss Ahlen (loan) 12 (0)
2011–2012 Borussia Dortmund II 47 (16)
2012–2015 Paderborn 07 93 (12)
2015–2017 Darmstadt 98 45 (6)
2017– Norwich City 0 (0)
National team
2006 Germany U17 5 (0)
2007–2008 Germany U19 12 (1)
2008–2009 Germany U20 11 (3)
2015– Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:08, 9 June 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:08, 9 June 2017 (UTC)

Mario Vrančić (born 23 May 1989) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Norwich City and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Club career[edit]

Vrančić started his professional career at Mainz 05.[2]

On 26 June 2009, was loaned out for one season to Rot Weiss Ahlen.[3]

After his return to Mainz, he was relegated to the reserves, and six months later, he left the club to join Borussia Dortmund II.[4]

On 1 July 2012 he joined Paderborn 07,[5] for whom he played for in the 2. Bundesliga and Bundesliga until the end of the 2014–15 season.

On 24 June 2015, he signed for newly promoted side Darmstadt 98.[6]

On 8 June 2017, he agreed to join English club Norwich City on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.[7]

International career[edit]

Vrančić has represented Germany at youth levels.[8] He won 2008 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship with Germany.[9]

In 2015, Vrančić received a green light from FIFA to play for Bosnia and Herzegovina.[10] In August 2015, Vrančić was called-up by Mehmed Baždarević.[11] He made his debut on 6 September 2015 against Andorra.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Mario has an older brother, Damir, who is also a footballer.[13] He also holds German citizenship.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 13 May 2017.[14]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mainz 05 II 2006–07 Oberliga Südwest 1 0 1 0
2007–08 Oberliga Südwest 13 9 13 9
2008–09 Regionalliga West 19 7 19 7
2010–11 Regionalliga West 12 0 12 0
Total 45 16 45 16
Mainz 05 2006–07 Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 1 0
2007–08 2. Bundesliga 5 0 1 0 6 0
2008–09 2. Bundesliga 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 9 0 1 0 10 0
Rot Weiss Ahlen (loan) 2009–10 2. Bundesliga 12 0 0 0 12 0
Borussia Dortmund II 2010–11 Regionalliga West 15 2 15 2
2011–12 Regionalliga West 32 14 32 14
Total 47 16 47 16
Paderborn 07 2012–13 2. Bundesliga 33 5 1 0 34 5
2013–14 2. Bundesliga 30 5 1 0 31 5
2014–15 Bundesliga 30 2 1 0 31 2
Total 93 12 3 0 96 12
Darmstadt 98 2015–16 Bundesliga 22 2 3 0 25 2
2016–17 Bundesliga 23 4 2 0 25 4
Total 45 6 5 0 50 6
Norwich City 2017–18 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 251 50 9 0 0 0 260 50

International[edit]

As of match played 28 March 2017.[15]
National team Year Apps Goals
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2015 1 0
2016 3 0
2017 2 0
Total 6 0

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Germany U19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mario Vrancic". canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 13 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Getting to know... Mario Vrančić". 
  3. ^ "Vrancic career statistics" (in German). 
  4. ^ "Ivanschitz bleibt, Vrancic geht" (in German). DFL. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Vrancic wechselt an die Pader" (in German). kicker.de. 2 May 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Erster Neuzugang: Vrancic wechselt vom SC Paderborn zu den Lilien" (in German). sv98.de. 24 June 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "City Set To Sign Midfielder Mario Vrančić". Norwich City F.C. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "National team player Mario Vrancic". DFB. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "UEFA-U19-Europameisterschaft - Termine & Resultate - Spiel". uefa.com. Archived from the original on 7 May 2008. 
  10. ^ Šljivak, M. (5 June 2015). "Mario Vrančić može igrati za BiH!" (in Bosnian). sportsport.ba. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "Baždarević objavio spisak za Belgiju i Andoru" (in Bosnian). 
  12. ^ Nightingale, Tom (6 September 2015). "Result: Bosnia-Herzegovina cruise past Andorra". Sports Mole. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  13. ^ "Vrančić predao zahtjev za bh pasoš" (in Bosnian). 
  14. ^ "M. Vrančić". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  15. ^ Mario Vrančić at National-Football-Teams.com

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