What became of Alen Halilovic?

¿Qué fue de Alen Halilovic?
Alen Halilovic iba a ser un talento del fútbol precoz. Pero su carrera no tomó la dirección prevista. Ahora continua su carrera en el fútbol holandés. PHOTO: Instagram alen_halilovic

Last update 5 May, 2024 by Alberto Llopis

Alen Halilovic I was going to be the umpteenth football prodigy. When in 2014, Barça paid 6,5 million euros for him to Dinamo Zagreb, it seemed like it was going to eat the world. However, it ended up fattening the list of players who were going to star and eventually crashed. With scarcely 25 years, register a more worthy resume of someone who is about to retire, that of a young boy with a lot of career ahead.

What became of Alen Halilovic?

That's why the position, physiognomy and stature and being from the same country, a Alen Halilovic They came to call him ‘the new Modric’. When Barça signed him, someone went further and baptized him as' the new Messi’ and it is already known how these things end up baptizing a footballer as the ‘new man’.

His career started strong. From Dinamo Zagreb he went to Barça, which placed him in Barcelona B for a year and then loaned him to Sporting de Gijón in the season. 2015-16. Later, the culé club sold it to Hamburg for 5 ‘kilos’ who gave it to UD Las Palmas. And there began his long pilgrimage for football.

To the 28 years has passed by 11 equipment and 7 leagues that are said soon

Born in 1996, in 2021 to the 25 years he tries to find his way in the Reading of the English Championship in which he is his tenth team. Dinamo de Zagreb (Croatia), Barcelona, Sporting de Gijón and Las Palmas (Spain), Hamburg (Germany), Heerenveen y Fortuna Sittard (Netherlands), AC Milan (Italia), Lieja Standard (Belgium) y Birmingham y Reading (England).

que fue de Alen Halilovic
Alen Halilovic in his first teams when he was still a child prodigy. PHOTO: Brand

Total, 11 equipment and 7 different leagues for a player whose star faded almost as soon as he started. A case that unfortunately, is increasingly common in the world of football.

Actualmente juega en el Fortuna Sittard de la liga holandesa

Tras su paso por el fútbol inglés, Halilovic, firmó por el Fortuna Sittard de la Eredivisie holandesa en el verano de 2023. Su equipo número 11 donde a sus 28 years, intenta mejorar una carrera que ha estado lejos, lejísimos de las expectativas creadas.


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Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Colgadosporelfutbol.com. Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol
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