Quick Facts of Borna Sosa
|Net Worth||$4.31 million|
|Salary||$1.02 million per year|
|Date of Birth||21 January, 1998|
Borna Sosa is a well-known Croatian footballer who was born in the country on January 21, 1998. Borna Sosa (born 21 January 1998) is a Croatian footballer who currently plays as a left-back for VfB Stuttgart. Borna Sosa’s zodiac sign is Aquarius, according to astrologers.
Borna Sosa signed a five-year contract with VfB Stuttgart on May 14, 2018, allowing him to join the club on July 1, 2018.
Borna Sosa’s Bio, Age
Borna Sosa (born January 21, 1998) is a Croatian footballer who plays as a left-back or left winger for Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart and the Croatia national team.
Borna Sosa’s Career
Sosa was born to Herzegovinian Croat parents from Gradac near Posuje in Zagreb’s Preko neighborhood. He is a Dinamo Zagreb young prospect. Coach Zoran Mami gave him his Prva HNL debut for Dinamo on March 7, 2015, in a 2–0 home win over Zagreb, starting and playing the entire 90 minutes. He played the entire 90 minutes in Dinamo’s 2–1 victory over Slaven Belupo in the Croatian Cup Final on May 10, 2016. In the second qualifying round of the Champions League, he made his European debut on July 12, 2016, when coach Zlatko Kranjar substituted him for Alexandru Mățel in the 66th minute of a 2–1 victory over the Vardar in Skopje. Sosa made 41 games and six assists for Dinamo during the course of four seasons with the club.
Borna Sosa signed a five-year contract with VfB Stuttgart on May 14, 2018, allowing him to join the club on July 1. He made his Stuttgart debut on August 26th, replacing Emiliano Insa in the 84th minute of Stuttgart’s 1–0 loss to Mainz. Sosa’s minutes were substantially restricted in his debut season with Stuttgart, which saw the team demoted to the 2. Bundesliga, due to regular injuries. Sosa only made 24 appearances for Stuttgart in his first two seasons due to injuries that lingered into his second season.
In a 1–1 tie with Darmstadt on December 16, 2019, he scored his first goal for Stuttgart. Sosa’s breakthrough season came in 2020–21 when he established form and consistency in Pellegrino Matarazzo’s 3–4–2–1 formation. His efforts in the Bundesliga won him plaudits and parallels to David Beckham, whom he cited with David Alaba as his football role model. He renewed his contract through 2025 on November 27, 2020. He finished the season with a total of nine assists.
Sosa captained Stuttgart for the first time in a DFB-Pokal match against Dynamo Berlin on 7 August of the 2021–22 season, scoring and assisting in the 6–0 victory. Sosa supplied a hat-trick of assists to Marc-Oliver Kempf and Hamadi Al Ghaddioui as Stuttgart defeated Greuther Fürth 5–1 on the first matchday of the Bundesliga.
Borna Sosa’s International Career
Sosa was born in Zagreb’s Preko area to Herzegovinian Croat parents from Gradac near Posuje. He is a young prospect for Dinamo Zagreb. On March 7, 2015, Dinamo coach Zoran Mami gave him his Prva HNL debut, starting and playing the complete 90 minutes in a 2–0 home win over Zagreb. On May 10, 2016, he played the complete 90 minutes in Dinamo’s 2–1 win over Slaven Belupo in the Croatian Cup Final. On July 12, 2016, he made his European debut in the second qualifying round of the Champions League, when coach Zlatko Kranjar substituted him for Alexandru Mățel in the 66th minute of a 2–1 victory over the Vardar in Skopje.
Sosa competed in the 2015 UEFA Under-17 Euro and the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup for Croatia. He was named in Zlatko Dali’s preliminary 32-man team for the 2018 World Cup in Russia in May 2018, however, he didn’t make the final 23. Nenad Graan selected him for the UEFA Under-21 Euro 2019 and Igor Bian selected him for the UEFA Under-21 Euro 2021. However, due to a knee injury, he was forced to withdraw from the latter team at the last minute.
Sosa was granted German citizenship on the initiative of Germany coach Joachim Löw, through his mother Vesna, who was born and reared in Berlin, on May 7, 2021, according to Sportske Novosti and Sky Sport. Sosa was anticipated to represent Germany in the UEFA Euro 2020. Sosa himself confirmed the information to 24sata a day later, on May 8. However, the German Football Association’s technical director, Oliver Bierhoff, announced on May 11 that Sosa is ineligible to play for Germany according to FIFA rules. Sosa apologized to the Croatian population, national team fans, and the Croatian Football Federation via the Federation’s website two days later, on May 13th.
Sosa was called up to the national team for the first time on August 16, 2021, ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Russia, Slovakia, and Slovenia in September. He made his debut in a goalless draw against the first opponent on September 1st and was named to the starting lineup. Sosa caused Fyodor Kudryashov’s own goal in a vital qualifier against Russia on November 14, resulting in Croatia’s 1–0 victory and World Cup qualifying.
Borna Sosa’s Height
Borna Sosa’s height is 6 feet 0 inches and her weight is unknown. Her body measurements will be released soon.
Borna Sosa’s Net Worth
Borna Sosa earns £15,000 per week and £780,000 per year as a D/WB/M L for VfB Stuttgart. Borna Sosa has an estimated net worth of £3,298,880 pounds. Born in Croatia, Borna Sosa is 23 years old. His current deal runs out on June 30, 2025.