Jan Oblak

Birth Day January 7th, 1993
Birth Place Skofja Loka, Slovenia
Age 29 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Jan Oblak (Slovenian Football Player)

Jan Oblak is a Slovenian professional football player. He plays for the Spanish club Atletico Madrid and captains the Slovenian national team. His playing position is a goalkeeper. He is frequently ranked as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

He began his career with Olimpija Ljubljana, making his professional debut at age 16 on 17 May 2009 in the 2008-09 Slovenian Second League. In June 2010, at the age of 17, he signed for Portuguese club Benfica and was part of the team that won the domestic treble in the 2013-14 season. During his career at Benfica, he was loaned out to four different clubs: Beira-Mar, Olhanense, Uniao de Leiria, and Rio Ave. In July 2014, he moved to Atletico Madrid for a fee of €16 million, becoming La Liga's most expensive goalkeeper at the time. In 2015-16, he won the Ricardo Zamora Trophy for best goalkeeper, conceding an all-time record low of 18 goals. He won the award again in the following three seasons, and for the fifth time in 2021. He was also nominated for the 2017 and 2018 Ballon d’Or awards, following his consistent performances with his club. With over 350 appearances for Atletico Madrid, he has won four trophies with the club: Supercopa de Espana (in 2014), UEFA Europa League (in 2017-18), UEFA Super Cup (in 2018), and La Liga (in 2020-21).

On the international level, he has represented Slovenia at various age levels. He has represented Slovenia at U15, U16, U20, U21, and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Slovenia on 11 September 2012 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. He has been named Slovenian Footballer of the Year on six occasions. He has been the captain of Slovenia since 2019.


Early life and Family

Jan Oblak was born on 7 January 1993. His birthplace is Skofja Loka, Slovenia. He holds Slovenian nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He was born to his father, Matjaz Oblak, and to his mother, Stojanka Majkic. His mother was a one-time amateur handball player, while his father was an ex-goalkeeper for Sencur, a team in the Slovenia third division. He grew up alongside his older sister named Teja Oblak. His older sister, Teja Oblak, is a professional basketball player who plays for ZVVZ USK Praha and is a member of the Slovenia women's national team. About his education, it will be updated soon.

Jan Oblak’s Personal Life

Looking at his personal life, Jan Oblak is unmarried. Currently, he is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. As of 2022, he is reportedly single and is not dating anyone. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Jan Oblak’s Net Worth 

Jan Oblak is a very talented football player and with his continuous hard work and dedication, he has accumulated a huge amount of money from his football career which is his major source of wealth. He is a Slovenian professional football player who currently plays for the Spanish club Atletico Madrid. In July 2014, he moved to Atletico Madrid for a fee of €16 million, becoming La Liga's most expensive goalkeeper at the time. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be €120 million where he received £13.1 million as a yearly salary from his current club. Besides this, he also earns a decent amount of money from sponsorship, salary from the national team, endorsement deals with various brands including Puma, and more. In addition, his market value is around €45 million. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings. 

Jan Oblak’s Height

Jan Oblak stands at the height of 1.88m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 87kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy body.  

Jan Oblak Transfer History

  • He began his career with Olimpija Ljubljana. 
  • In June 2010, he signed a contract with the Portuguese club Benfica.
  • In August 2010, he was loaned to fellow top-level club Beira-Mar. 
  • In January 2011, he joined Olhanense on loan until the end of the 2010-11 season.
  • In September 2011, he was loaned to another Portuguese team Uniao de Leiria for the 2011-12 campaign. 
  • In September 2012, he was then loaned to Rio Ave for the 2012-13 season.  
  • In July 2014, he moved to Atletico Madrid for a fee of €16 million, becoming La Liga's most expensive goalkeeper at the time. 

Awards and Achievements


Honors

  • Won the 2008-09 Slovenian Second League with Olimpija Ljubljana.
  • Won the 2013-14 Primeira Liga with Benfica. 
  • Won the 2013-14 Taca de Portugal with Benfica.
  • Won the 2013-14 Taca da Liga with Benfica.
  • Won the 2014 Supercopa de Espana with Atletico Madrid. 
  • Won the 2017-18 UEFA Europa League with Atletico Madrid.
  • Won the 2018 UEFA Super Cup with Atletico Madrid.
  • Won the 2020-21 La Liga with Atletico Madrid.

Awards

  • Won the 2013-14 Primeira Liga Best Goalkeeper.
  • Won the 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2020-21 La Liga Zamora Trophy. 
  • Won the 2015-16 La Liga Best Goalkeeper.
  • Won 2012, and 2013 Slovenian Youth Footballer of the Year.
  • Won 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021 Slovenian Footballer of the Year.
  • Won the 2020-21 La Liga Player of the Season. 

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