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Who is Osasuna player Ante Budimir, bio, age, height, wife, stats, salary and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Croatian football player Ante Budimir including his age, career, wife, salary, net worth and more 

Ante Budimir of Osasuna became the second player from the club to score more goals than 15 in a La Liga season (16), being just behind Julian Vergara in 1935/36 season, marking history after he netted one of the three goals for his side against Almeria yesterday at Estadio Mediterraneo.

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In this time, the Croatian international has grown to be a darling among the supporters. While it’s common for fans to hold the players with the most goals in high regard, Budimir has captured the hearts of followers.

Though no player from CA Osasuna has ever finished first in the premier division in Spain, Budimir is already a unique talent. He scored goals sooner rather than later thanks to his persistent confidence, and he already has 16 for the season, tying Jude Bellingham of Real Madrid for first place in the current Pichichi rankings.

Who is Osasuna player Ante Budimir, bio, age, height, wife, career stats, salary and net worth

While he has already made a new record, let us have a look at who Ante Budimir is.

Who is Ante Budimir?

Ante Budimir is a professional football player who represents both the Croatia national team and La Liga club Osasuna as a striker. The 32-year-old was born on July 22, 1991 in Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. The La Liga striker stands 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) tall.

A look at Ante Budimir’s career so far

Ante Budimir signed a four-year contract with German team FC St. Pauli in the 2. Bundesliga in August 2014, and the pact lasted until 2018. A transfer fee, estimated to be worth €900,000, was required of St. Pauli.

Budimir struggled during his tenure at St. Pauli, only managing one goal in 20 games while wearing the St. Pauli jersey. Budimir spent the rest of the 2015 season on loan with the Italian club Crotone, effective September 1, 2015.

In a 4-0 loss to Cagliari Calcio on September 7, 2015, he made his Crotone debut by substituting for Pietro De Giorgio in the 71st minute. Crotone invoked their option to buy out the player for €1 million in March 2016.

As Crotone finished the season as runners-up to Cagliari, Budimir led the team in goals scored with 16 goals in 40 Serie B appearances; this total ranked fourth among scorers for the whole league season.

A agreement lasting in mid-2020 was inked by Budimir, whose release clause is said to be worth approximately €1.8 million, with Sampdoria of the same league in June 2016, before of Crotone’s inaugural Serie A season.

Budimir went on loan to the Spanish club Mallorca on January 15, 2019. However, he later signed a permanent deal for a €2.2 million fee. Budimir was placed on loan at top division team CA Osasuna for the 2020–21 campaign on October 5, 2020 before he sealed a permanent deal on June 7, 2021 for the side until 2025.

Ante Budimir’s wife and kids

Ante Budimir is married to Monika Budimir who is often seen attending matches and supporting her husband. She was there during the World Cup 2022 3rd place match between Croatia and Morocco. The two are happy parents to two kids.

Ante Budimir’s salary

Ante Budimir’s contract with Osasuna expires on June 30, 2027, with four years and €5,400,000 in gross compensation left on it. For the 2023–2024 season, the central forward will receive a gross base wage of €1,350,000, or €25,962 per week as per Capology.

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