Luka Jovic

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Full Name Luka Jovic
Age 22 Years Old
Nick Name Luka
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date December 23rd, 1997
Birth Place Batar of Bijeljina

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A Serbian professional footballer who is currently playing for the German club Eintracht Frankfurt on loan from Benfica and also for the Serbia National Team is renowned as Luka Jovic. His playing position is Striker and his jersey number is 8. From July 2019, he will play for La Liga club Real Madrid. He has played for the clubs like Red Star Belgrade, Benfica, and Eintracht Frankfurt with the record of 28 club career goals.

Real Madrid has signed Serbian striker Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt

Luka Jovic joins Real Madrid for at least €60 million, although the exact amount is as of right now being disputed. Even the length of the contract is unclear: some sources say it’s a five-year contract and others state it’s a six-year contract. The Jovic transfer saga is over. The 21-year-old was rumored to join Bayern Munich and Real Madrid’s rivals FC Barcelona, but now it has been confirmed that he has chosen to start the next chapter of his career with Real Madrid. He had a fantastic season at Eintracht Frankfurt, scoring 17 goals in the Bundesliga and a whopping 10 goals in the UEFA Europa League.

What is the age of Luka Jovic?

Luka Jovic celebrated his 21st birthday on 23rd December as of 2018. 

Where is Luka Jovic from?

Luka Jovic was born on 23rd December 1997 to Milan Jovic and Svetlana Jovic in a small village Batar of Bijeljina, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. His nationality is Bosnian and his ethnicity is White. He was introduced to football at the age of 5, in 2004, got chance to play in  Mini Maxi, a development league for kids aged between 4 and 12 in Belgrade, where he scored 3 goals in his first game. For a game in Mini Maxi, Jovic's father was given €50 (50 Euros) and the offer got bigger after Red Star's scout Toma Milicevic invited him to trial with Red Star Belgrade, later he remained in the youth system from 2005 to 2014. His religion is Christian and his birth sign is Sagittarius. Information regarding his education and more will be added soon. 

What is the net worth of Luka Jovic?

The net worth Luka Jovic is under review as of 2019 but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that his net worth will be surely in millions as he is one of the very successful footballer. He was loaned out to  Eintracht Frankfurt from Benfica on a loan amount of $240,000 in the year 2017. At present, his annual salary is reported to be $485,300 which splits up as the weekly wage of $9,300. He is also blessed with an endorsement from Adidas. His market value as of December 2018, is reported to be €40 million. His primary source of income is from his football career. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

How tall is Luka Jovic?

Luka Jovic is a very handsome footballer and he stands 5 ft 11 inches in height. He has a balanced weight of 75 kg. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

Who is Luka Jovic's girlfriend?

Moving towards the personal life of Jovic, he is not married yet but he is reported to be dating his mysterious girlfriend, though the relationship beginning detail is undercover. He has kept his personal life details quite low. He is enjoying his life with his girlfriend a lot and there are no disturbances between them. 

When did Jovic sign for Real Madrid?

  • Firstly, Luka Jovic was offered the chance to play for Red Star Belgrade in the year 2005. 
  • They offered his father 200 euros per month for Jovic to play with them, but he insisted on staying with Red Star.
  • He then made his professional debut against FK Vojvodina in Novi Sad, where he broke Dejan Stankovic's record as the youngest goalscorer in a competitive match in the club's history on 28th May 2014 when he was only 16 years old. 
  • By the two minutes of the game, he scored the goal.
  • He became the youngest player ever to play in Eternal derby at the age of 16 years, 9 months and 25 days on 18th October 2014.
  • He missed the end of the season and the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand due to injury.
  • On 17th May 2015, he signed a 3-year contract with Red Star due till 2018 but played till 206. 
  • Playing from 2014-2016 for the team, he finished 12 goals in 42 appearances. 
  • After that, he joined Portuguese side Benfica in February 2016 on a 5-year deal till 2021.
  • He debuted with Benfica B on 9th March 2016, later making a breakthrough with the main team on 20th March that year.
  • After playing a season with Benfica scoring 4 goals, he was transferred to Eintracht Frankfurt on a 2-season loan with an option to sign him on a permanent basis.
  • With Eintracht Frankfurt, he Jovic has made 22 appearances while scoring 8 goals.
  • On 17th April 2019, Eintracht Frankfurt exercised a clause in his contract to make his loan move permanent until 30 June 2023.
  • On 4th June 2019, Jovic signed for Real Madrid for a reported €60 million, on a six-year contract.
  • Regarding his international career, he made his international debut in a friendly match against Chile and he was also included in the final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where he appeared as a late substitute against Brazil. He scored his first goal for Serbia in a friendly against Germany on 20th March 2019.