The Serbian Left-back
Played eight seasons in Manchester City and helped his side to clinch the Premier League twice. The left footed defender who is one of the well known among the walls. Aleksandar Kolarov. Today on his 32nd birthday here is his whole career having a synopsis.
Early Life :
Aleksandar Kolarov is a left back, born on 10 November 1985 in Belgrade, Serbia and playing for Manchester City.
Aleksandar’s youth career began at the Red Star Belgrade academy, where he was trained for five years. Kolarov was also playing for the youth team.
In 2004 Aleksandar was offered a professional contract with Čukarički. Kolarov was happy to start his professional career and joined the club. From 2004 till 2006 Aleksandar often took part in the matches, making 44 appearances and scoring two goals.
In 2006 Aleksandar continued his performance in Belgrade, another Serbian club. In 2006/2007 Kolarov was the key back, playing 38 games and netting five goals.
In 2007 Aleksandar was offered to transfer to Italian side Lazio. The club wanted to buy the player as they were looking for a left back that would cost a driblet of money. Kolarov accepted the offer, signing a long-term contract. The transfer cost more than $1 million. During three years with Lazio, the Serbian player made 82 appearances and found the net six times.
In 2010 Aleksandar Kolarov received a new offer, this time from Manchester City. After three years in Italy, the player became really demanded and his transfer cost rose by 25 times. The English club paid £16 million and signed a long-term contract with the Serbian.
On 22 July 2017, Roma confirmed they had signed Kolarov on a three-year deal for a fee of €5m.
In 2007 Aleksandar Kolarov was capped for the Serbia national U-21 football team, took part in eight matches and scored two goals. From 2008 Aleksandar is occasionally invited to the Serbia national football team. He made 72 appearances as a senior international. On 11 September 2012, Kolarov scored his first goal for Serbia during a 6–1 win against Wales in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.
Coppa Italia: 2008–09
Supercoppa Italiana: 2009
Manchester City :
Premier League: 2011–12, 2013–14
FA Cup: 2010–11
Football League Cup: 2013–14, 2015–16
FA Community Shield: 2012
Serbian Player of the Year: 2011
Personal Life :
He married Vesna Kolarov during his playing career.
The Serbian international is also known for his Christmas videos going viral in internet. He is not only a tactical defender of his side, but a goal scorer in also in the time of crisis. May he has a prosperous life ahead. Happy Birthday !