Zlatko Dalic is a Croatian professional football manager who coaches the Croatia national team. He is leading Croatia in the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar. Dalic was also a professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. The 56-year-old’s net worth is $5 million as of 2022.
Here we take a closer look at Zlatko Dalic’s net worth, salary earnings, career, record, wife, and more.
About Zlatko Dalic
Zlatko Dalic was born on 26 October 1966, in Livno, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia. The 56-year-old is the head coach of the Croatia national team. He led the nation to the 2018 World Cup Final. He is leading Croatia in the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar.
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On 7 October 2017, Zlatko Dalic was appointed as the Croatia coach following the sacking of Ante Cacic due to a series of poor results.
Taking charge, Dalic helped the nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup through qualifying playoffs. Croatia beat Greece 4-1 in the first leg and drew 0-0 in the second to reach the World Cup finals.
In the FIFA World Cup 2018, Croatia won all three of its group-stage games. They beat Nigeria 2-0 and Iceland 2-1. But the most notable one was the 3-0 goals victory over Argentina, with Ante Rebic, Luka Modric, and Ivan Rakitic on the scoresheet. They reached the knockouts for the first time since 1998.
Luka Modric and co. beat Denmark in the Round of 16 on penalties, Russia in the last 8 on penalties, and England by 2-1 in the semi-finals to reach the first-ever World Cup Final.
Croatia lost 4-2 to France in the final, ending an incredible journey. Zlatko Dalic was nominated for the FIFA Best Coach Award in 2018.
In the Euro Championship 2020 (held in 2021), Croatia reached the Round of 16, losing 5-3 against Spain after extra time.
Dalic’s Croatia is heading to Qatar in great form. They have reached the finals of the Nations League 2022-23, as the only team from Group 1, consisting of France, Denmark, and Austria. They beat Denmark twice, France once, and Austria once to top the group.
Before Croatia, Zlatko Dalic managed numerous clubs in his coaching career. He managed Verteks, Rijeka, Dinamo Tirana, Al Faisaly, Al-Hilal, and Al Ain (2014-2017) before joining the Croatia national team.
Zlatko Dalic was also a Croatian professional footballer. He played as a defensive midfielder. Among numerous clubs, he played from 1992-1996 for the Croatian club Varteks, scoring 13 goals in 108 games.
Zlatko Dalic’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
The 56-year-old Croat is currently the head coach of the Croatia national team. Hence, he is earning a decent amount of money as a salary.
Zlatko Dalic’s net worth is $5 million as of 2022. According to his current contract with Croatia, Zlatko Dalic’s salary is €1.6 million per year.
After taking charge of the Croatia national team, Zlatko signed a contract till 2020. He earned €500,000 per year for that contract. After that, he signed a contract extension that will expire at the end of 2022.
Dalic’s Salary History
|Full Name||Zlatko Dalic|
|Current Team||Croatia (Head Coach)|
|Date of Birth||26 October 1966|
|Birthplace||Livno, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Salary||€1.6m per year|
Zlatko Dalic’s Wife
Zlatko married his high school sweetheart Davorka Propadalo. The couple tied the knot in 1992.
They are proud parents of two sons – Toni and Bruno.
Born on 26 October 1966, Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic is 56 years old.
[As of 16 Nov. 2022]
|Croatia||2017 – Present||63||32||14||17|
|Croatia||2018||FIFA World Cup Runners-up|
"Dečki su maksimalno odradili svoj dio posla"
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FAQs About Zlatko Dalic
What is Zlatko Dalic Net Worth?
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic’s net worth is $5 million as of 2022.
How much is his salary?
He earns €1.6 million salary per year.