Dejan Kulusevski Profile
|Player’s Name||Dejan Kulusevski|
|Citizenship||Sweden, North Macedonia|
|Position of Play||Right Winger|
|Other position||Central Midfield|
|Net Worth||1-5 million dollars|
|Market Value||40 million Euros|
|Age||21 years old|
|Place of Birth||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Date of Birth||April 25, 2000|
Dejan Kulusevski a right-winger currently playing his club football at Juventus is a Swedish international that was born on April 25, 2000, to Macedonian parents. He began his football career in 2006 at the age of six at IF Brommapojkarna youth club. After ten years, he joined Atlanta youths after Maurizio Costanzi the head of Atlanta’s academy identified him in the youth tournament.
After joining Atlanta U17 on July 7, 2016, he made his debut in the Campionate Nazionale against SPAL U17 on September 4, 2016 scoring in a 4-0 win. He went on to pose impressive results scoring 17 times in 22 appearances noting he was operating from midfield.
In his second season 2017-18, he scored six goals in 31 games one in Coppa Italia round of 16, 4-2 win over Udinese; they lost to Milan in the semifinals. His other goals were in the Primavera his first being against Sampdoria.
In 2018-19, he scored 11 goals, 8 in the Primavera 1, 2 in Coppa Primavera, and I in Primavera Fase Finale, his games tally in all competitions was 26 appearances.
At the start of the 2019-20 season, he joined Parma on loan. In 36 Serie A appearances, he scored 10 times and registered nine assists. His debut game was on August 24, 2019, against Juventus in a 1-0 loss. His first goal for the club was on September 30 as they beat Torino 3-2.
After a short spell at Parma on loan, Dejan returned to Juventus, he made his debut against Sampdoria in a 3-0 win on September 20, 2020, scoring his first goal in the game. He scored four goals and assisted three in 35 Serie A games.
He played his first Champions League game against Dynamo Kyiv on October 10, 2020, at the group stage, he assisted as Juventus won 2-0. Dejan played in six games as they were eliminated by FC Porto in the round of 16. He finished the season with seven goals and seven assists in 47 appearances.
Dejan holds dual citizenship for both Sweden and North Macedonia. He began his international career at the Macedonia youth system where he spent 10 years training and at the age of 15 years, he was included in the under 17 squad. He scored six goals in five games and left to join the Sweden team.
Joining Sweden U16 in April 2016, Dejan came through the ranks to the senior team on November 18, 2019, at the age of 19 years, 8 months, and 24 days under Janne Andersson. He made his debut in a European Qualifiers 2-0 win over Romania on November 15, 2019.
ON November 14, 2020, in the UEFA Nations League, he scored his first international goal. In the EURO 2020, he missed the opening game 0-0 draw with Spain after he tested positive for COVID-19. He returned in the third group game 3-2 win over Poland assisting in two games. They were eliminated in the last 16 by Ukraine by 2-1.
Market value and Net worth
The right-winger’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Dejan Kulusevski has a market value of 40 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 1 million euros as of June 2019 when he was 19 years old playing in Atlanta BC.
Kulusevski has an estimated net worth of between 1-5 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings. With his age, Kulusevski still has the potential to create money and build on his worth.
Dejan Kulusevski ranking.
Globally Dejan Kulusevski ranks at 120 among all players in the world. In his country Sweden, Kulusevski is number one. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Serie A, he settles for the 5th position at Juventus and position 20 in Serie A respectively. At the right-wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks 11. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2000, Kulusevski stands at position 7.
FIFA 21 rating.
Dejan Kulusevski has an overall rating of 81 with the potential of 89. He rates with four stars in skill moves and three stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of two. His work rate is high/medium.
In the attack, the score is 72 for crossing, finishing 64, heading 40, short pass 73, and volleys 48. For movement the scorers are 79 for acceleration, sprint speed of 77, agility 86, reactions 67, and balance 84.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 85, Curve 83, FK accuracy 61, long pass 69, and ball control 87. Power the score is shot power 74, jumping 66, stamina 85, strength 77, and long shots 83.
At defense, defense awareness is 50, standing tackle 64, and sliding tackle of 58. Mental scores are 67 for aggression, interceptions 55, attacking position 77, vision 78, penalties 65, and composure 83.
When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign players they feel will bring an impact on the strength of the squad. Kulusevski has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers. His transfer history dates back to July 7, 2017, when his first transfer happened as he joined Atlanta U17 for 3.5 million euros from his youth club IF Bromma.
After two years, he joined Atlanta BC in January 2019. He was loaned out to Parma for a year and upon his return, he was sold to Italian giants Juventus for 35 million euros on January 2, 2020. The club sent him to Parma on loan until August 31, 2020, when he returned after the end of his loan.
Position and style of play
What is his best position of play? The main position of play for Kulusevski is on the right-wing. However, the player is capable of playing other positions such as central midfield and attacking midfield where he can as well perform well.
Kulusevski’s style of play involves the use of his pace and his physicality as a tall and versatile player. Seen as the further Andrea Pirlo, the versatile Swede is relentless when the opposition has the ball. With his power, intelligence, speed, and pitch coverage, he has been compared to top players like Mohammed Salah.
Salary and contract
Kulusevski joined Serie A club Juventus from Atlanta on January 2, 2020, after the two clubs agreed on the transfer fee. Further, for the transfer to be complete, an agreement between the player and the club in terms of his contract and salary was of the essence.
To this effect, the right-winger penned down a five-year contract that runs until June 30, 2025, when it will expire. With regard to his payment, Kulusevski pockets a salary of 83,000 pounds a week totaling 4.3 million pounds per year at Juventus.
- Winner of Coppa Italia with Juventus in 2020-21 season.
- Supercoppa Champion with Juventus in 2020.
- 2018-19 Primavera Italian youth Champion.
Dejan Kulusevski debuts
- He made his debut for Atlanta in the Campionate Nazionale against SPAL U17 on September 4, 2016 scoring in a 4-0 win.
- he made his debut for Juventus against Sampdoria in a 3-0 win on September 20, 2020 scoring his first goal in the game.
- His debut games for Parma was on August 24, 2019 against Juventus in a 1-0 loss in Serie A.
- He made International debut for Sweden in a European Qualifiers 2-0 win over Romania on November 15, 2019.
Achievements and individual awards
- He was the Serie Young Player of the 2019-20 season.