Name
Edin Dzeko

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Born
1986 (35 years old)

Birth Place
Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia

Position
Forward

Team Number
9

Height
1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)

Weight
83 kg (183 lb)

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Sport
Soccer

Team
Inter

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Bosnia-Herzegovina

League
Italian Serie A

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Edin Džeko (born 17 March 1986) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Inter and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team, both for which he is captain.

He was named Bosnian Footballer of the Year for three years in a row. He has been nicknamed "Bosnian Diamond" or simply "Diamond" (Bosnian: "Bosanski dijamant" or "Dijamant") by football fans and journalists in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prior to joining Roma, he played for Manchester City, but he made a name for himself while playing for German club VfL Wolfsburg, with whom he won the Bundesliga in the 2008–09 season. He was second-highest goalscorer with 26 goals. In the 2009–10 season, Džeko was the top scorer with 22 goals. He also registered ten assists in both seasons.

During the 2011–12 Premier League season, Džeko scored four goals in one game for Manchester City against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. On the final day of that season, he scored an equaliser against Queens Park Rangers in the 92nd minute, before Sergio Agüero won it for City with seconds to go, ensuring the team won a league title for the first time in 44 years. He later stated that the goal was one of the most important of his career. On 3 March 2018, Džeko scored his 50th league goal for Roma, thus becoming the first player ever to score 50 goals in three of Europe's top five major leagues.

A former youth international for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Džeko made his senior international debut in 2007, earning over 100 caps and scoring 56 goals since. Džeko became the highest Bosnia and Herzegovina goalscorer of all time on 7 September 2012 in a game against Liechtenstein where he scored a hat-trick to surpass Misimović and Elvir Bolić. On 11 September 2018, in a game against Austria, he played his 95th game for Bosnia and Herzegovina and surpassed Emir Spahić to become the country's most-capped player. His ten goals in the qualifying campaign helped his national team qualify for its first international tournament, the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


Season Stats
22 appearances in the current 2021-2022 Season
12 goals scored in the current 2021-2022 Season


Career Honours


2021

Inter


2016-2017

Man City


2013-2014

Man City


2013-2014

Man City


2012

Man City


2011-2012

Man City


2010-2011

Man City


2009-2010

Wolfsburg


2008-2009

Wolfsburg

Former Youth Teams

1996-2003

Former Senior Teams

2003-2005

2005-2007

2005-2005 (Loan)

2007-2011

2011-2016

2015-2016 (Loan)

2016-2021

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Contracts

2016-2022

2021-2023

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