Thursday, 13 May 2021

Croatian Footballers Rule Serie A: Rebić Hat-Trick, Goals for Brozović and Pašalić

May 13, 2021 - It was an incredible evening for Croatian footballers in Serie A on Wednesday, with an Ante Rebić hat-trick and goals for Marcelo Brozović and Mario Pašalić among the highlights. 

Croatian footballers were extremely efficient in the 36th round of Serie A on Wednesday, and they were led by an Ante Rebić hattrick which he achieved in just 12 minutes! 

On Wednesday night, the 36th round matches of the Italian football championship were played, and the most convincing was Milan, who won 7:0 away against Torino.

Milan's last three goals were scored by Ante Rebić (67', 72', 79'), who previously recorded one assist when he played Theo Hernandez for 4:0 in the 62nd minute. The Croatian striker played until the 80th minute when Mario Mandžukić replaced him. Rebić has now recorded 11 goals this season. 


The newly crowned champion of Italy also joined the Croatian scoring spree as Marcelo Brozović scored Inter's leading goal in the home clash against Roma. He was precise in the 11th minute, and Inter won 3:1. Brozović played from start to finish, and Ivan Perišić left the match in the 59th minute. 


This was Brozović's second goal of the season and the first after October 31 last year in Inter's draw against Parma.

Mario Pašalić scored in Atalanta's victory against Benevento just eight minutes after entering the game in the 59th minute. The Bergamo side celebrated 2:0. This was Pašalić's fifth goal of the season. Boško Šutalo remained among the reserves. 


Genoa beat Bologna with the same result on the road, with Milan Badelj assisting Zappacosti for the leading goal after 13 minutes of play. However, Badelj soon came off due to an injury, and Marko Pjaca played in the final ten minutes.

Inter has already won the title, but the fight for the Champions League is more than dramatic. There are three spots and four candidates. For now, Atalanta (75), Milan (75), and Napoli (73) are in, while Juventus is fifth with 72 points. 

Source: HNS

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Saturday, 20 February 2021

SPORTbible Features Ante Rebić: One Of World's Most Generous Footballers

February 20, 2021 - "AC Milan's Ante Rebic has gone above and beyond to look after his own," one of the world's largest sports communities begins about a famous Croatian footballer from a small village near Imotski. SPORTbible features Ante Rebić. 

Earlier this week, Novi Zivot reported that the 27-year-old Croatian footballer Ante Rebić has continued his charitable work years after he was recognized for paying off the debts for all 500 residents in his native village of Donji Vinjani near Imotski. 

Namely, the Croatia and AC Milan star has donated 10 thousand euro to develop and construct a new facility for rehabilitation and education of children "Zlatni Cеkіn" in Slavonski Brod.

Thanks to Ante's donation, 100 thousand kuna from the City, and a larger number of smaller donations, they hope that the new building will welcome a roof by the summer. However, several months into implementing this project, they have encountered certain difficulties, mainly financial.

In the new 520-square-meter building, emphasis will be placed on autistic children.

"We thank Ante Rebić from our hearts for this extreme gesture and the great financial support he gave us. Thanks to our brothers from Dalmatia, Rebić's friends who recommended us to him. Later, the City of Slavonski Brod was included in the action so that we will be able to continue our labor engagement which began last year," said Ilija Jerković, director of Zlatni Cеkіn.

The center of about 220 children is a non-profit institution where parents of children with developmental difficulties can find the necessary professional skills. Despite all the difficulties they have encountered during the decades of their work and activities, they have never given up.

"I would like to meet Mr. Rebić if there is ever the chance. He is an excellent football player. I remember his good games at the World Cup in Russia, and now he has also shown that he is a great and noble man."

Ante's wonderful gesture did not only touch fans in Croatia. Known as "one of the largest communities for sports fans across the world," SPORTbible highlighted Ante's humanitarian side in an article titled 'AC Milan's Ante Rebic Is One Of The Most Generous Footballers In The World.' Their Facebook post garnered 5.8k likes and 167 comments.!  

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Monday, 8 February 2021

Ante Rebic Scores Two Goals in 69 Seconds, Praises Ibrahimovic

February 8, 2021 - Ante Rebic returned to the AC Milan squad after recovering from an injury, and after that from COVID-19. However, it didn't take long for him to become reacquainted with the goal. 

Namely, in his first game back, Ante Rebic scored two goals (in just one minute and 9 seconds, may we add) in AC Milan's 4:0 win against Crotone on Sunday. The remaining two goals were scored by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored the 500th and 501st goals of his career.

Rebic was the highest to jump after the corner in the 69th minute and scored for 3:0. Rebic scored his second goal of the game and fourth this season in the championship only a minute later. Ibrahimovic shot on goal, Calhanoglu passed the ball to Rebic, who scored from a volley. The Turkish footballer assisted Rebic's first goal as well. 


After the match, Rebic appeared before the press in a live program and praised Ibrahimovic, whom he considers one of the best football players in history.

"I'm happy about the goals I scored. The last game against Crotone didn't end well for me, but today was great. I was unlucky for the first three or four months here because I got injured right away, and then I got coronavirus. Now I'm back and will be even better," said Rebic and continued to praise Ibrahimovic.

"He is a great professional. One of the best players in history. He is a real example to all of us," Rebic concluded.

With this win, AC Milan is at the top of the Serie A table with 49 points, just two ahead of Interr. 

Milan will play against Spezia in the next round. On February 21, they await the highly anticipated Milan derby against Inter, which could be crucial for the moment race for Scudetto.


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Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Croatian Usain Bolt: Ante Rebić Named Fastest Footballer in Bundesliga!

Ante Rebić is the fastest footballer in the Bundesliga this season, sharing first place with Achraf Hakimi from Borussia Dortmund. 

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Kovač's Eintracht Defeat Bayern Munich in German Cup, Win First Trophy in 30 Years!

While Niko Kovač took his team to the title of the German Cup, the real hero of the match was another Croatian - the phenomenal Ante Rebić who scored two goals against Bayern Munich.