Mateo Kovacic

Born: May 6, 1994 (age 23)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Linz, Austria
Nationality: Croatia Croatian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Inter Milan (no. 10)
Mateo Kovacic of FC Internazionale Milano in action during the TIM cup match between FC Internazionale Milano and AS Cittadella at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 18, 2013
Career History
Senior2013-Inter Milan
International2013-Croatia
Sports Mole has 228 articles about Mateo Kovacic. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Eibar
Sports Mole previews Sunday evening's La Liga showdown between Real Madrid and Eibar at the Bernabeu.
Oct 19, 14:52
Keylor Navas for Real Madrid on August 31, 2014
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas sidelined with groin injury
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas suffered a groin injury while on international duty with Costa Rica, the La Liga club announces.
Oct 11, 21:16
Dele Alli celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on March 19, 2017
Real Madrid to propose Dele Alli, Mateo Kovacic swap deal?
Real Madrid are reportedly ready to include midfielder Mateo Kovacic in a deal to try to tempt Tottenham Hotspur into selling Dele Alli.
Sep 25, 10:59
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Preview: Alaves vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between struggling Alaves and under-pressure Real Madrid.
Sep 21, 16:35
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Team News: Marco Asensio back for Real Madrid
Marco Asensio returns to the fold as Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad.
Sep 17, 18:45
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Mateo Kovacic 'facing six weeks out of action'
Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic could reportedly spend six weeks on the sidelines after tearing his adductor against APOEL.
Sep 15, 12:25
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo returns to inspire Real Madrid in Champions League
Real Madrid open their 2017-18 Champions League Group H campaign with a 3-0 win over Cypriot outfit APOEL at the Bernabeu.
Sep 13, 21:38
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Marco Asensio spares Real Madrid's blushes
Marco Asensio scores twice - including an 83rd minute leveller - as Real Madrid draw 2-2 with Valencia at the Bernabeu on Sunday night.
Aug 27, 23:05
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Liverpool agree deal to sign Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid?
Liverpool reportedly verbally agree to sign Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid this summer.
Aug 23, 10:46
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema lead line for Real Madrid at Deportivo La Coruna
Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema lead the line for Real Madrid in their La Liga opener at Deportivo La Coruna.
Aug 20, 20:23
Cristiano Ronaldo scores past Gerard Pique during the Supercopa de Espana first-leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on August 13, 2017
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews the second leg of the Supercopa de Espana tie between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Bernabeu.
Aug 15, 12:59
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo benched for El Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo starts on the bench as Real Madrid travel to Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana.
Aug 13, 19:54
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Result: Real Madrid beat MLS All-Star on penalties
Real Madrid edge out MLS All-Stars in a penalty shootout after the match in Chicago finished 1-1 after normal time.
Aug 3, 09:19
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Zinedine Zidane "not bothered" by Real Madrid defeat to Barcelona
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits that he is "not bothered" following the club's closely-fought 3-2 friendly defeat to La Liga rivals Barcelona in Miami.
Jul 30, 10:10
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Real Madrid in Florida
Barcelona make it three wins from three matches on their pre-season tour of North America after recording a 3-2 victory over Real Madrid in Saturday night's El Clasico.
Jul 30, 03:10
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 2-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the International Champions Cup fixture between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.
Jul 29, 23:55
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Result: Manchester United beat Real Madrid on penalties
Manchester United beat Real Madrid 2-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in their International Champions Cup fixture on Sunday night.
Jul 24, 00:18
Mateo Kovacic of Croatia controls the ball against Stephane Mbia of Cameroon during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match on June 19, 2014
Tottenham Hotspur make move for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic?
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly make an approach to try to sign Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
Jul 17, 15:41
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Report: Mateo Kovacic to leave Real Madrid
A report claims that Real Madrid will sell Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic this summer after securing the signing of Dani Ceballos.
Jul 9, 12:58
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Report: Manchester United want Mateo Kovacic
A report claims that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic in this summer's transfer window.
Jul 1, 13:53
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Barcelona 'eye Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic'
A report claims that Barcelona are considering a surprise move for Real Madrid's Croatian international midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
Jun 25, 12:47
Karim Benzema, who got the keys to my bimmer, celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Espanyol on January 31, 2016
Team News: Five changes for Real Madrid at Celta Vigo
Real Madrid make five changes ahead of their La Liga trip to Celta Vigo on Wednesday night.
May 17, 19:10
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid back on top of La Liga
A much-changed Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga courtesy of a 4-2 win away to struggling Leganes on Wednesday night.
Apr 5, 22:19
Gareth Bale puts a tender arm around Cristiano Ronaldo during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Team News: No Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Toni Kroos for Real Madrid
Zinedine Zidane makes nine changes for Real Madrid's trip to Leganes.
Apr 5, 19:32
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid move five points clear at La Liga summit
Real Madrid move five points clear of second-placed Barcelona in La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Bernabeu.
Apr 2, 17:08
Karim Benzema of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Getafe CF at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on December 5, 2015
Result: Real Madrid back on top of La Liga
Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga ahead of Barcelona courtesy of a 4-1 win over Eibar in the Basque Country on Saturday afternoon.
Mar 4, 17:07
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is ruled out and Gareth Bale is suspended for Real Madrid's trip to Eibar.
Mar 4, 14:13
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo saves 10-man Real Madrid with late brace
Ten-man Real Madrid come from 3-1 behind to draw 3-3 with Las Palmas in Wednesday night's incident-filled La Liga clash at the Bernabeu.
Mar 1, 22:28
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Team News: Four changes for Real Madrid ahead of Las Palmas clash
Zinedine Zidane makes four changes to the Real Madrid starting XI from their 3-2 win over Villarreal as they host Las Palmas in La Liga.
Mar 1, 19:47
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale caps Real Madrid return with a goal
Welshman Gareth Bale caps his return to the Real Madrid team with a goal in Saturday's 2-0 win over Espanyol in La Liga.
Feb 18, 17:08
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Real Madrid go four points clear at top of La Liga
Mateo Kovacic, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata register as Real Madrid extend their lead at the top of La Liga to four points with a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad.
Jan 29, 21:32
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-0 Real Sociedad - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad from the Bernabeu.
Jan 29, 18:45
Celta Vigo's Argentinian coach Eduardo Berizzo (L) gestures during the Spanish league football match Celta Vigo vs FC Barcelona at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on September 23, 2015
Result: Celta Vigo knock Real Madrid out of Copa del Rey
Celta Vigo beat Real Madrid 4-3 on aggregate to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the 2017 Copa del Rey.
Jan 25, 22:08
Karim Benzema, who got the keys to my bimmer, celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Espanyol on January 31, 2016
Team News: Karim Benzema only makes Real Madrid bench
Karim Benzema only makes the bench for Real Madrid's Copa del Rey clash with Sevilla as Alvaro Morata leads the line at the Bernabeu.
Jan 4, 19:20
Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
AC Milan 'lining up Cesc Fabregas move'
AC Milan are reportedly planning a move for Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas once their takeover by a Chinese consortium is completed.
Dec 30, 20:43
James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Real Madrid ahead of Group F decider against Borussia Dortmund
Real Madrid make two changes to the side that contested El Clasico ahead of their Champions League Group F decider against Borussia Dortmund at the Bernabeu.
Dec 7, 19:36
Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring their second goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 8, 2014
Result: Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos heads late equaliser in El Clasico
Sergio Ramos equalises in the final minute as Real Madrid come from one goal behind to draw 1-1 with Barcelona in El Clasico on Saturday afternoon.
Dec 3, 17:11
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring his first during the La Liga game between Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid on May 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hits brace in Real Madrid win
Real Madrid go seven points clear at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon at the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon.
Nov 26, 17:08
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Report: AC Milan scout Mateo Kovacic
A report claims that AC Milan scouted Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic during Tuesday's Champions League clash between Los Blancos and Sporting Lisbon.
Nov 23, 16:09
Karim Benzema, who got the keys to my bimmer, celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Espanyol on January 31, 2016
Result: Karim Benzema fires Real Madrid into last 16 of Champions League
Real Madrid book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Sporting Lisbon.
Nov 22, 21:41



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