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Ante Budimir


Ante Budimir is a professional football player from Croatia. Moreover, Ante Budimir plays as a forward for the Spanish club Osasuna and the Croatia national team.

Early Life

Ante Budimir was born on the 22nd of July, 1991, in Zenica, SR Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia (now Croatia). As of now, he is 32 years old. According to his birth date, the football star is 31 years old and holds Croatian nationality. The football star has a birth sign of Cancer and his ethnical background is unknown.

Moreover, there is no information regarding his childhood life, parents, and siblings. Looking at his career success, his parent must have supported him to achieve his career goal as a footballer.


Talking about his academic career, the football star has not yet shared information regarding his academic qualifications in public. We may assume that the footballer has completed his graduation from a well-known university near his hometown.

Professional Life

From 2007 to 2011, Ante Budimir played for the junior teams of several local clubs, including NK Radnik, LASK Linz, NK Sesvete, and HNK Gorica. Between 2011 to 2013, he played with NK Inter Zapreic to begin his professional career. From 2013 to 2014, he then joined Lokomotiva Zagreb FC.

In 2014, he was traded to FC St. Pauli, where he played for two years. He was given a season-long loan to Italian club Crotone on September 1, 2015. He was then moved to Sampdoria FC of Serie A, where he played from 2016 to 2018.

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Caption: Ante Budimir during a football match (Source: Instagram)

Later, he moved to Mallorca, a Spanish team, on loan on January 15, 2019, and his transfer later became permanent. On December 7, 2019, he scored twice against the defending champions FC Barcelona, despite the Mollarca team losing 5-2.

He scored 13 goals during the 2019–20 La Liga season, ranking him eighth among all scorers. He was loaned to top-tier team CA Osasuna on October 5, 2020, for the 2020–21 season. The signing of Ante Budimir on a long-term contract through June 2025 was announced by Osasuna on June 7, 2021.

International Career

He was called up by Croatian national team coach Zlatko Dali on August 27, 2020, during preseason practice, for games against Portugal and France in the Nations League in September.

On October 7, he made his debut for his nation against Switzerland in a friendly game, assisting Mario Paali to score the game-winning goal assist. On November 11th, in a friendly 3-3 tie with Turkey, he scored his first goal. During the play leading up to the goal, he was kneeing the ball, but referee Slavko Vini missed it.


The football star has earned his name and money from his footballing career. However, he has not earned any major awards or recognition in his career. Despite it, he is working hard in his career to achieve some of them in his professional career. And we may presume, that the player might earn some of them in the following years.

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Caption: Ante Budimir meeting with Pope (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth 2023

The football star’s estimated net worth is around £2 million and has not shared information regarding his income and salary in public.

Relationship Status

This football star is a married man. On the 13 of July 2019, he married a woman whose name is unknown. The football star has shared his wedding photos via Instagram.

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Caption: Ante Budimir with his wife (Source: Instagram)

The football star has two kids with the marriage and the footballer has posted his family photo on his Instagram page.  Moreover, the Croatian football star is not a part of the controversy nor got rumors.

Ante Budimir – Body Measurements

Ante Budimer stands 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 75 kg. Moreover, he has dark brown hair with black eyes color and his other body measurement is unknown.

Ante Budimir – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 22.2k followers. However, the football star is not present on Facebook and Twitter.