Marcelo Brozovic, the Croatian midfielder of Inter Milan, has officially joined Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr.
Having played 330 matches for Inter between 2015 and 2023, Brozovic’s move to Al-Nassr comes with a reported transfer fee of 18 million euros.
Despite attracting interest from Barcelona, the La Liga champions were unwilling to match Al-Nassr’s offer for the 30-year-old midfielder.
Brozovic recently started in the Champions League final in June, where Inter Milan suffered a 1-0 defeat against Manchester City.
For the past eight years, Brozovic has been a prominent figure in Italian football, joining San Siro initially on loan from Dinamo Zagreb in 2015. Over this period, he made 330 appearances, scored 31 goals, won Serie A once, and lifted the Coppa Italia twice.
Furthermore, Brozovic played a crucial role in the Croatian national team’s achievements, finishing as runners-up in the 2018 World Cup and securing a third-place finish in the 2022 tournament held in Qatar.
Joining Al-Nassr, Brozovic will be reunited with former Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo, as numerous European-based stars have made their move to the Saudi Pro League. This includes former Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, ex-Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves, and the Chelsea trio of Kalidou Koulibaly, N’Golo Kante, and Edouard Mendy.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Marcelo Brozovic
Who is Marcelo Brozovic?
Marcelo Brozovic is a Croatian midfielder who previously played for Inter Milan and recently joined Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia.
How long did Marcelo Brozovic play for Inter Milan?
Marcelo Brozovic played for Inter Milan from 2015 to 2023, making a total of 330 appearances for the club.
Which team did Marcelo Brozovic join after leaving Inter Milan?
Marcelo Brozovic joined Al-Nassr, a Saudi Arabian side, after leaving Inter Milan.
Did Marcelo Brozovic attract interest from Barcelona?
Yes, Barcelona showed interest in Marcelo Brozovic. However, they were unwilling to match the offer made by Al-Nassr.
Has Marcelo Brozovic achieved success in his career?
During his time with Inter Milan, Marcelo Brozovic won the Serie A title once and lifted the Coppa Italia twice. He was also a key part of the Croatian national team that finished as runners-up in the 2018 World Cup and secured a third-place finish in the 2022 World Cup.
Who are some other notable players who have moved to the Saudi Pro League?
Other notable players who have made the move to the Saudi Pro League include Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, Ruben Neves, Kalidou Koulibaly, N’Golo Kante, and Edouard Mendy.