Ante Budimir is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Spanish club Osasuna and the Croatia national team. He was born on July 22, 1991.
Budimir was born in Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia (now Croatia). He began training as a child with NK Radnik, a defunct football team in Zagreb County. Three further teams, Lask Linz, NK Sesvete, and HNK Gorica, honed him.
Ante Budimir Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Ante Budimir|
|Nick Name||El Alquimista|
|Age||31 years (as in 2022)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Birth Place||Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Date of Birth||July 22, 1991|
|Home Town||Zagreb, Croatia|
|Mother's Name||Janja Budimir|
|Father's Name||Not Available|
|Sister||Irena Budimir and Renata Budimir|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Name not known.|
|Marriage Date||July 13, 2019|
|Career Manager||Not Available|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||1.90 meters|
|Weight (Approx.)||75 kgs.|
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||White|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Available|
|Shoe Size||10 U.S.|
|Favourite Food||Not Available|
|Favourite Book||Not Available|
Life of Ante Budimir
Ante Budimir is a Croatian professional footballer who now plays for the Spanish club Osasuna as well as the Croatian national team. He was just nominated to Croatia’s National Team for the Euro 2020 competition.
Budimir was born on July 22, 1991, in Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia (now Croatia). He began training as a child with NK Radnik, a defunct football team in Zagreb County. Three further teams, Lask Linz, NK Sesvete, and HNK Gorica, honed him.
He has played over 40 games for only one club, NK Inter Zapresic. He began playing for the team in 2011 and left in 2013. During this time, he appeared in 66 games and scored 18 goals in all competitions. He then went on to play for Lokomotiva Zagreb, where he made 30 appearances and scored 17 goals.
Ante Budimir married a woman (who has yet to be identified) on July 13, 2019. Much to his fans’ surprise, there was no news about his engagement, let alone the timeline of his relationship with his wife.
He shared a photo of himself falling head over heels for his bride. The couple is believed to have already given birth to their child. Budimir shared another photo on April 28, 2021, but this time he and his wife were pushing a pram. Budimir’s zodiac sign is Cancer, according to his birthday.
Ante Budimir Net Worth
Budimir has been a regular for the Croatian team. He has gained experienced by playing all around Europe. Therefore, his current salary is a decent 458,000 Euros. He has a market value of over 6 Million Euros. It has dipped to nearly 50% but he is still capable of scoring at any moment of the game. Ante has a net worth of approximately 3 Million Euros.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||3 Million Euros|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||2.8 Million Euros|
|Annual Salary||9,541 Euros|
|Annual Salary||38,166 Euros|
|Market Value||6.15 Million Euros|
|Income Source||Professional Football|
FC St. Pauli
Ante Budimir signed a four-year contract with German club FC St. Pauli of the 2. Bundesliga in August 2014. St. Pauli had to pay a transfer fee estimated to be around 900,000 Euros.
Former Croatian international Jurica Vranje described Budimir as “tall, strong in the air, and reliable in combinations” in an interview about his signing, and compared his style to Dimitar Berbatov’s. Budimir had a difficult time at St. Pauli, scoring just one goal in 20 appearances.
Crotone and Sampdoria
Ante Budimir was loaned out to Crotone for the rest of the season on September 1, 2015. He made his Crotone debut on September 7, 2015, as a 71st-minute substitute for Pietro De Giorgio in a 4-0 loss to Cagliari Calcio.
Crotone exercised their €1 million buyout option on the player in March 2016. Budimir finished the season as Crotone’s top goalscorer, with 16 goals in 40 Serie B appearances as they finished second to Cagliari for promotion; this tally was fourth for goalscorers in the entire league season.
Sampdoria of the same league activated Budimir’s release clause in June 2016, ahead of Crotone’s debut Serie A season, and the player signed a contract ending in mid-2020. A year later, he was returned to Crotone on a one-year loan with a purchase obligation.
The obligation was fulfilled by now-relegated Crotone at the end of the season, and he remained on a permanent contract with the club.
Ante Budimir was loaned out to Mallorca on January 15, 2019. On 3 February, he scored his first goal for the Balearic club, a Panenka penalty kick in a 2-0 home win over AD Alcorcón. Although he was later sent off.
After achieving promotion to La Liga – he scored the opening goal as they overcame a 2-0 first-leg deficit to defeat Deportivo de La Coruña 3-2 on aggregate in the play-off final – he signed a permanent contract for a €2.2 million fee on June 27.
Budimir scored 13 goals in the 2019-20 La Liga season, ranking him as the eighth best 2019-20 La Liga top scorer.
Budimir was loaned to top-tier club CA Osasuna for the 2020-21 season on October 5, 2020. Budimir joined Osasuna on a permanent contract until June 2025 on June 7, 2021.
Ante Budimir got a call up to Croatia national team coach Zlatko Dalić for September Nations League. He had to play the matches against Portugal and France. The call-up arrived during a pre-training session. On October 7, he made his national team debut in a 2-1 friendly victory against Switzerland, assisting Mario Pašalić on the winning goal.
On November 11, he scored his first goal in a friendly 3-3 tie with Turkey. During the build-up to the goal, he touched the ball with his elbow, which referee Slavko Vinčić failed to spot.
Ante Budimir FIFA 22
Budimir is currently 30 years old and plays as a Striker for CA Osasuna in Spain. His overall rating in FIFA 22 is 77 with a potential of 77. Budimir has got a 3-star skillmoves rating. He prefers to shoot with his left foot. His workrates are Medium / High. Budimir is 1.90 meters tall and weighs approximately 75 kgs. His best stats are:
- Heading: 84
- Strength: 83
- Finishing: 81
- Att. Position: 80
- Ball Control: 79
Ante Budimir FIFA 22 Stats
Facts about Ante Budimir
- Ante Budimir was born on 22 July 1991 in Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia.
- His mother’s name is Janja Budimir. His father is unknown. Irena Budimir and Renata Budimir are his sisters.
- Ante idolises Lionel Messi from the beginning of his career.
- In August 2014, Budimir joined German club FC St. Pauli of the 2. Bundesliga on a four-year deal until 2018.
- On 1 September 2015, Budimir started to play for Italian club Crotone for the remainder of the season on loan.
- In June 2016, ahead of Crotone’s debut Serie A season, Sampdoria of the same league activated Budimir’s release clause. It was believed to be in the region of €1.8 million, and the player signed a deal ending in mid-2020.
- On 5 October 2020, Budimir went on loan to top tier side CA Osasuna for the 2020–21 season. On 7 June 2021, Osasuna announced the signing of Budimir on a permanent deal until June 2025.
- He is married, however, his wife’s identity has not yet been revealed. The two married in a private ceremony in 2019. Through his Instagram, we know that the couple has been blessed with a child in 2021.
How old is Ante?
He is 31 years old.
At which position does Budimir play?
He plays as a forward for his club and Croatia.
Is Budimir married?
Yes, he is married.
For which club does Ante Budimir play?
Ante plays for the Spanish club Osasuna.