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Andrej Kramarić
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Kramarić with Croatia in 2018
Personal information
Date of birth 19 June 1991 (1991-06-19) (age 30)
Place of birth Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.77 m
Playing position Forward, attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club 1899 Hoffenheim
Number 27
Youth career
1997–2009 Dinamo Zagreb
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Dinamo Zagreb 42 (10)
2012–2013 → Lokomotiva (loan) 44 (20)
2013–2015 Rijeka 42 (37)
2015–2016 Leicester City 15 (2)
2016 1899 Hoffenheim (loan) 15 (5)
2016– 1899 Hoffenheim 145 (77)
National team
2005 Croatia U14 2 (0)
2007 Croatia U16 7 (4)
2007–2008 Croatia U17 12 (6)
2008–2009 Croatia U18 9 (3)
2008–2010 Croatia U19 12 (3)
2011 Croatia U20 2 (1)
2009–2013 Croatia U21 9 (5)
2014– Croatia 58 (14)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:48, 22 May 2021 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:40, 28 June 2021 (UTC)

Andrej Kramarić ( born 19 June 1991) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim and the Croatia national team.

Kramarić started his football career in his hometown club Dinamo Zagreb and holds the record as the top youth goalscorer in the club's history. Hailed as one of the club's biggest talents, he made his first official appearance for Dinamo at the age of 17. In 2013, after he had a dispute with the Dinamo board of directors, Kramarić was transferred to HNK Rijeka, where he scored 37 times in 42 league games prior to his move to Leicester City for a record £9 million. He played a year-and-a-half there, spending time on loan at 1899 Hoffenheim before moving there permanently. On 29 March 2019, he became the club's all-time top goalscorer. On 24 January 2021, he became Bundesliga all-time top Croatian goalscorer.

Kramarić was capped 53 times at various youth levels for Croatia, scoring 22 goals in total. He took part at the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, making four appearances for a Croatian team that reached the tournament semi-finals. He made his debut for the senior team in 2014, and later took part at UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2020, helping Croatia to reach the final of the 2018 tournament.

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