Andrej Kramarić is a soccer player from Zagreb in Croatia. Kramarić has had a long and successful career both for his national side, Croatia, as well as at the club level. It is in the German Bundesliga that he has played his best football for 1899 Hoffenheim. The 2020-21 campaign was a highlight in his career with 20 league goals and 6 assists – enough for a 4th spot in the top scorer table. Kramarić is also the go-to man when taking penalties, in 2020-21, 5 of his league goals came from the spot.

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Andrej Kramarić has won the 1. HNL on two occasions as well as winning the Croatian cup (Hrvatski nogometni kup) twice. Croatia and Andrej Kramarić finished 2nd in the World Cup in 2018.

Clubs Career

Kramarić has had a successful club career – notably for 1899 Hoffenheim. For 5 straight seasons, Kramarić scored in double figures every season from 2016 to 2021. While his performances in the Bundesliga are top-notch, his spell for Premier League side Leicester City in 2014-2016 was anything but. In 2 seasons, he made only 15 appearances with 2 league goals to his name.

Before going abroad, Kramarić came off an excellent season for HNK Rijeka in the 1. HNL – scoring 21 goals in just 18 league games.

He has also played for Dinamo Zagreb and Lokomotiva Zagreb.

International Career

Reaching 50 caps for your national side is a huge accomplishment, Kramarić has passed 50 selections for Croatia, and counting. His biggest achievement to date is finishing in 2nd place in the 2018 World Cup and scoring the 1-1 equalizer versus Russia in the quarter-final1.

Playing Style & Position

Andrej Kramarić is best described as a creative playmaker with flair in a forward position as a striker or attacking winger, especially in the box. His cheeky backheel versus Nurnberg2 in 2018-19 proves that he is a box of tricks. He is also a set-piece specialist, converting penalties and always dangerous from free-kicks within shooting range.