Mario MandÅ¾ukic Facts
Croatian professional footballer
- Mario Mandžukic was born on 21 May 1986.
- He is a footballer and plays for VfL Wolfsburg and the Croatian national team.
- He first played for the German club Ditzingen.
- After returning to his home city, he played for Marsonia and for NK Željeznicar.
- He again returned to Marsonia and began playing for NK Zagreb in the summer of 2005.
- In the summer of 2007 he was bought by the Croatian powerhouse Dinamo Zagreb for €1.3 million as a replacement for their star striker Eduardo da Silva.
- He made two goal against Ireland in the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship Group C match. In another match, he made a goal against Italy.