Personal information

Full Name : Edin Dzeko
Date of birth : 17 March 1986
Place of birth : Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height : 1.92 m (6 ft 3 1⁄2 in)
Playing position : Striker
Current club : Manchester City
Number : 10

Youth career :
1996–2003 FK Željezničar Sarajevo

Senior career :
2003–2005 Željezničar
2005–2007 Teplice
2005→ Ústí nad Labem (loan)
2007–2011 VfL Wolfsburg
2011– Manchester City

National team :
2004–2005 Bosnia & Herzegovina U19
2005–2007 Bosnia & Herzegovina U21
2007– Bosnia & Herzegovina

Club career Early career
Džeko made his debut at FK Željezničar, playing as a midfielder between 2003 and 2005, but with little success. He was broadly considered as too big, and with poor mechanical abilities. Džeko's adviser at the time though, Jiri Plišek, glimpsed his promise and when Plišek returned dwelling to the Czech Republic, he suggested FK Teplice to purchase him. Željezničar acknowledged a tender of just €25,000 for Džeko, prompting one of the Bosnian club's controllers to state, "[we] considered we won the lottery". He had a lend magic charm with Ústí nad Labem in 2005, throughout which he tallied six goals in 15 games. Later that year, he shifted back to FK Teplice, playing there until 2007. With 13 goals in 30 sport, he was the peak scorer of the Gambrinus liga in the 2006–07 season. Due to his very good performances, then supervisor Felix Magath of VfL Wolfsburg marked him for €4 million.

Džeko asserted that AC Milan has habitually been his very well liked association and Andriy Shevchenko his very well liked player. In his dwelling in Sarajevo, he still has an AC Milan jersey with the number 7 (worn by Shevchenko while at the club) on the partition in his room.


After moving to Wolfsburg, Džeko was an direct strike, tallying five goals and notes three assists in 11 games. He was furthermore entitled by Sportal as the best striker in the first half of the 2007–08 Bundesliga season. During his first time of the year in Germany, Wolfsburg completed in fifth location, qualifying for a UEFA Cup location for the 2008–09 season. Džeko completed the 2007–08 time of the year with eight goals and seven assists in 17 sport started.
After Wolfsburg came by young individual Bosnian worldwide Zvjezdan Misimović, Džeko's presentation was explosive in the second season. Despite a slow first half of the time of the year, Wolfsburg discovered their pattern and won their first Bundesliga title. In May 2009, Džeko tallied a hat-trick contrary to TSG Hoffenheim and another hat-trick contrary to Hannover 96 just two weeks subsequent, assisting in the direction of a very powerful complete to the 2008–09 season. He completed with a total of 26 association goals and 10 assists in 32 association matches. His aim tally was second only to partner Grafite, with who he formed the most thriving hit duo in Bundesliga history. In the DFB-Pokal, he tallied six goals in two agrees, and in the UEFA Cup, four goals and two assists in eight matches. These performances produced in him being granted the Bundesliga Players' Footballer of the Year award. Despite appealing concern from Milan, Džeko determined to stay, improving his agreement until June 2013.
He tallied his first UEFA Champions League aim on 30 September 2009 contrary to Manchester United in a 2–1 beat at Old Trafford. He was one of 30 players nominated for the 2009 Ballon d'Or. He was peak scorer of the Bundesliga in the 2009–10 time of the year with 22 goals scored. On 28 August 2010, Džeko became the peak association scorer in the club's annals with 59 goals in 96 appearances, surpassing Diego Klimowicz who tallied 57 goals in 149 games.

Manchester City
After hefty conjecture, Roberto Mancini, supervisor of Manchester City verified on 3 January 2011 that a charge had been acquiesced with Wolfsburg for Džeko in the allowance of £27.5m (€32 m), second only to Robinho's £32.5m (€42.5 m) proceed from Real Madrid in 2008. This addition smashed the Bundesliga record move charge, Bosnian record move charge, as well as that of any contestant from ex-Yugoslavia. Previous record was held for more than a decade. The move charge paid by Real Madrid to Fenerbahçe for Elvir Baljić in 1999 (€26 million) stood as the large-scale addition of cash paid for a contestant from Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as ex-Yugoslavia.
Following his health written check in London on 5 January, Džeko was verified as a Manchester City contestant on 7 January, connecting the association on a four and a half year deal

International career

Džeko's first look for his dwelling homeland came with the Bosnia and Herzegovina nationwide under-19 football team. He was furthermore part of the under-21 group and performed in the play-offs hosted in the Netherlands in 2007. Bosnia's first trials in this affray were Armenia and Norway. They trounce Armenia 3–2 and joined with Norway 1–1, qualifying for the playoff contrary to the Czech Republic. In the first leg, Bosnia lost 2–1; in the second, the game completed in a 1–1 draw. Džeko tallied some goals in the tournament. He made his older debut contrary to Turkey on 2 June 2007. It was a memorable debut for the contestant, with a volleyed aim from the for demonstration of the punishment locality throughout the first half strike time. The aim flattened the tally at 2–2 and Bosnia went on to win 3–2.[3] He tallied nine goals in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying and completed as the second best scorer in UEFA requirement, joined with England's Wayne Rooney, both behind Greek striker Theofanis Gekas' 10 goals. On 28 March 2009, Bosnian sports commentator, Marjan Mijajlović, entitled Džeko the Bosnian Diamond throughout a game versus Belgium in Genk in which he tallied a amazing goal.
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