Arijan Ademi

Arijan AdemiOriginal Croatian name: Arijan Ademi
Transcripted Macedonian name: Аријан Адеми
Passport version: Arijan Ademi
IPA: ˈarijan ˈadɛmi

Nickname: Ari
Club shirt name: Ademi
Position: defensive midfielder
Born on 29.05.1991 in Šibenik, Croatia Croatia
Club: GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Croatia Croatia
Former clubs: HNK Šibenik Croatia, NK Lokomotiva Zagreb Croatia

App/Gls: 28/4 (for Croatia 3/0)

First appearance: 09.10.2014, Skopje, Macedonia – Luxembourg 3:2 (EURO 2016 qual.)
First goal: 14.06.2015, Žilina, Slovakia – Macedonia 2:1 (EURO 2016 qual.)


Other goals:
09.10.2017, Strumica, Macedonia – Liechtenstein 4:0 (WC 2018 qual.)
05.09.2019, Be’er Sheva, Israel – Macedonia 1:1 (EURO 2020 qual.)
25.03.2021, Bucharest, Romania – Macedonia 3:2 (WC 2022 qual.)

Croatia Croatian League: 2010/11, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20 (Dinamo)
Croatia Croatian Cup: 2010/11, 2014/15, 2015/16 (Dinamo)
Croatia Croatian Super Cup: 2013, 2019 (Dinamo)

Other facts:
– despite being born in Croatia, he qualified for representing Macedonia as his mother was born there.
– he has represented Croatia in various youth national teams but he has featured only in friendlies for the senior national team which according to the FIFA rules allowed him to switch for Macedonia.
– he is a cousin of Macedonian former national team player Agim Ibraimi.
– on 7 October 2015 he failed a doping test and got suspended for 4 years by FIFA. On 27 March 2017 the suspension was reduced by two years as it was proved that he took the forbidden substance unintentionally.

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