Lovren Dejan is a Croatian footballer best known for his role in the Croatia national team in both the 2018 and 2014 FIFA World Cup.’ Lovren Dejan participated in the 2018 World Cup in Russia and was a part of the team that helped to reach the final. In the year 2018, Lovren was selected as a member of the “FIFA FIFPro World XI’ (fourth team). The same year, Lovren Dejan was presented with the sixth most prestigious medal awarded to him by the Republic of Croatia ‘The Order of Duke Branimir.
In addition to playing for Croatia’s national team, Lovren Dejan has been a part of the Premier League clubs including ‘Southampton football club and the Liverpool Football Club. In May 2018 the fashion designer founded a brand called ‘Rock Filia.. In addition, he opened an all-star hotel named “Joel” located in Novalja, Croatia.
- Birthday: July 5, 1989 ( Cancer)
- Born In: Zenica, Bosnia
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- Quick Facts
- Age: 33 Years, 33-Year-Old Males
- Spouse/Ex-: Anita Lovren (M. 2012)
- Born Country: Croatia/Hrvatska
- Football Players Croatian Men
- Height: 6’2″ (188 cm), 6’2″ Males
Childhood & Early Life of Lovren Dejan
Lovren Dejan was born on July 5, 1989, in Zenica, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the United States to Silva Lovren and Sasa Lovren. When he turned three years old and older, his family relocated to Munich to escape the repercussions of the Bosnian War.’
His childhood was spent at home in Germany where he went to school and played soccer for a minor club. After the better part of seven years in Germany, the family moved to Karlovac, Croatia as they were not able to obtain the documents required to stay in Germany.
After moving to Croatia after his move, he began playing soccer for local teams including ‘NK Karovac and the ‘NK Ilovac. He joined the Croatian football league in 2004. signed with the club’s professional football team named ‘GNK Dinamo Zagreb.’ He made his Croatian First Football League debut for Dinamo Zagreb’ on 10 May 2006, in a match against the ‘VSNK Varazdin.’
He was in 38 matches with three goals scored for Dinamo Zagreb’ in this season of 2008-09. In the following season, he took part in the four ‘UEFA Champions League qualifiers with a score of 1-0 playing against the Football Club Pyunik.’
Career of Lovren Dejan
In January of 2010, Lovren Dejan signed a four-and-a-half-year contract that was worth EUR9.5 million for the renowned French “Ligue 1” club “Olympique Lyonnais’ (Lyon). He made his debut in ‘Ligue 1’ on January 31, and helped his team beat ‘Paris St-Germain.’
In the 2010-11 season, He established himself as an established player for the Lyon first squad. In November of 2010, Lovren Dejan was named by “Don Balon magazine to be one of the “100 most promising young players in the world. In 2012, the team won the prestigious ‘Coupe du France award’ after defeating ‘Quevilly’ in the final match that was played at the ‘Stade of France Stadium.
On June 14 the 14th of June, 2013, Lovren Dejansigned a contract for four years with ‘Southampton FC for an unspecified amount. The player made his debut with Southampton on the 17th of August 2013 and helped his team win victory by 1-0 against West Bromwich Albion.’
He scored his first goal for ‘Southampton on the 21st of September 2013, in a bid to help his team beat Liverpool. On the 19th of October, He helped Adam Lallana for an equalizer against Manchester United. The second goal for the Premier League was against the team Sunderland A.F.C. on January 18, 2014.
In the final week of his debut campaign in the League, Lovren Dejan was named in the Power 50 list released by ‘Bloomberg Sport.. On July 25 the 25th of July, 2014 “The Liverpool Echo” reported that Southampton was willing to transfer Lovren to ‘Liverpool. He signed a contract for four years with a value of PS20 million with ‘Liverpool’ making him the highest-priced player in the history of the club.
He made his first competitive appearance with the team on the 17th of August in 2014. The first goal he scored for the ‘Liverpool team came against Swansea City in the 4th round of the “EFL Cup. At the close of the 2014-15 season, Lovren Dejan was dropped from the team’s first squad following an unsatisfactory performance in a loss against FC Basel in the ‘UEFA Champions ‘ League.’
He was able to regain his place in the team in the middle of the following season. However, he was dropped after his team was defeated by West Ham United and ‘Manchester United. On November 8 of 2015, he was playing as an alternate in the team’s defeat of 2-1 against Crystal Palace.’
On April 14 of 2016, the striker scored the winner against ‘Borussia Dortmund’ in the UEFA Europa League quarter-final match. On April 28, 2017, the club extended its contract to 2021. On the 17th of December, He got his goal for the first time in the season against Bournemouth. After scoring a 4-0 victory over Bournemouth the ‘Liverpool team became the first Premier League team to win four consecutive away league games by an average of three or more goals.
Lovren Dejan played for ‘Liverpool’ in the ‘Liverpool match on January 14th, 2018, as his team scored an impressive 4-3 victory over Manchester City. The striker had his 2nd goal in the league on May 13 to help Liverpool win a thrilling victory of 4-0 against ‘Brighton’ and Hove Albion. The win ensured Liverpool’s participation in the UEFA Champions League.’
Lovren Dejan began his international career playing for several junior teams, like the Croatia national team for under-17s and the under-21 team. He played in 54 games as well as scored 6 goals playing for the junior national team. Lovren made his senior national team debut on the 8th November of 2009, as his team faced Qatar.
His first goal for the senior team was during the ‘UEFA Euro 2012’ qualifying game against Malta on the 2nd of September 2011. Although he was part of the initial 23-man squad for”UEFA’s European Cup, it was not possible for him to play in the event because an injury occurred a week prior to the event.
His second strike for Croatia in the World Cup qualifying fixture against Wales on the 26th of March 2013. Then, in May of 2014, he was selected as a 30-man player for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.’ Unfortunately, Croatia failed to advance to the knockout stage during the ‘World Cup.’
In May, Lovren Dejan was named to Croatia’s national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.’ He participated in the entire ‘World Cup and also helped his team make it to the final. But he was unable to play in the last match against France and missed a chance for winning the 2017 World Cup.’
Family & Personal Life of Lovren Dejan
Lovren Dejan was married to Anita Sekulic in July 2012. In August 2012 Lovren Dejan along with Anita had birth to a baby girl named Elena. In June of 2015, Anita had a baby boy named Josip who was named after her paternal grandfather.
Lovren Dejan has one younger brother called Davor who is also an athlete on the football field. Davor made his debut as a professional with ‘GNK Dinamo Zgreb in a game in the ‘NK Lokomotiva’ match the Croatian First Football League.’
Lovren established a fashion label called “Russell Brown in 2013. The brand was closed after three years due to unknown reasons. In May of 2018, he launched another fashion brand “Rock Filius. At that same time, he also opened the four-star hotel “Joel” in Novalja.
Who has Lovren Dejan played for?
1. FC Zenit
2. Croatia National Football Team
How old is lovren Dejan?
33 years old Lovren Dejan was born on July 5, 1989, in Zenica, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the United States to Silva Lovren and Sasa Lovren.Lovren Dejan was born on July 5, 1989, in Zenica, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the United States to Silva Lovren and Sasa Lovren.
Where was lovren Dejan born?
Lovren Dejan was born in Zenica, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the United States to Silva Lovren and Sasa Lovren.
Is Lovren Dejan in FIFA 22?
Lovren Dejan | Rare Gold | FIFA 22 | FifaRosters Dejan Lovren 80 CB.
Why is Lovren Dejan famous?
Lovren Dejan won the Champions League and the Premier League during his six-year stint at Liverpool.
Is Lovren Dejan married?
Spouse/Ex-: Anita Lovren (M. 2012)