Marin Pongracic: Career and Net Worth

Quick Facts of Marin Pongracic

Net Worth$10 million
Salary$2 million per year
Height6 ft 2 in
Date of Birth11 September, 1997
ProfessionSports

Marin Pongracic is a Croatian footballer who is on loan from VfL Wolfsburg to Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. He also plays for Croatia’s national team. Pongrai is primarily a central defender, but he can also play right-back or defensive midfield.

Marin Pongracic.

Marin Pongracic Footballing Career

1860 Munich

Marin Pongracic began his football career as a member of the Bayern Munich youth system before moving to Ingolstadt in 2013 at the age of 16.

In addition, he made 38 appearances at the under-17 and under-19 levels before joining 1860 Munich in quest of professional football in 2016.

He made his 2. After establishing himself in the reserve team, Bundesliga debuted on April 16, 2017, in a 1–1 tie with Sandhausen.

Furthermore, he made seven first-team appearances, including one in a relegation play-off against Jahn Regensburg.

Red Bull Salzburg

He signed a four-year contract with the Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg in 2017. Furthermore, he debuted for the club on July 22, defeating Wolfsberger 2–0.

However, Pongracic misses thirteen games for the club owing to an abductor muscle injury. He returned to the club for the game against St. Pölten on November 5.

On November 23, he made his UEFA Europa League debut, scoring three goals in a 3–0 win over Vitória Guimares.

He then played throughout Salzburg’s Europa League campaign, seeing them reach the semi-finals before being eliminated by Marseille.

Salzburg finished the season as Austria’s champions. Moreover, Pongracic helped Salzburg win the double in his second season with the club.

However, he only made seven appearances for the team due to injury during the first half of the 2019–20 season.

VfL Wolfsburg

Pongracic signed for VfL Wolfsburg on January 15, 2020, on a four-and-a-half-year agreement for a sum believed to be €10 million after an injury-plagued spell at Salzburg.

Marin Pongracic is dueling with Erling Haaland while at Wolfsburg.

On February 8, on his second game for the club, he was sent off for elbowing Alfredo Morales in a 1–1 draw with Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Furthermore, Pongracic scored twice as Wolfsburg thrashed Bayer Leverkusen 4–1 on May 26.

Pongracic then returned to the team on November 8 as an injury-time substitute for Xaver Schlager in the 2–1 victory over 1899 Hoffenheim after missing the start of the new season due to mononucleosis.

Borussia Dortmund (loan)

Pongracic joined Borussia Dortmund on loan for the 2021–22 season on August 31, 2021. Additionally, on September 11, he made his Dortmund debut in a 4–3 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

Marin Pongracic is playing for Borussia Dortmund.

Marin Pongracic International career

Pongracic, eligible to play for both Germany and Croatia, was called up to a Croatia U17 training camp in 2014.

He has three under-21 caps against Moldova, Austria, and France. However, due to injury, he withdrew from Croatia’s squad for the UEFA Under-21 Euro 2019.

On August 17, 2020, he received his first senior team call-up for September Nations League matches against Portugal and France.

However, ten days later, he withdrew from the squad due to mononucleosis and was replaced by Mile kori.

On November 4, he was called up for matches against Turkey, Sweden, and Portugal in the same month. Moreover, he debuted in a friendly 3–3 tie with Turkey.

Marin Pongracic Net Worth

Marin Pongracic’s net worth is estimated to be at $9 million. In addition, his weekly salary is roughly $48,000.

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