The Slovenian professional footballer and Athletico goalkeeper, Jan Oblak, has an estimated net worth of 120 million euros ($119,723,797.20).
Jan Oblaq Biography and Net Worth
Jan Oblaq Biography and Early Life
Jan Oblaq, nicknamed “La Pared,” was born on January 7, 1993 in Škofja Loka, Slovenia. Having a passion for football, Jan Oblaq started playing football at age five for the local club Ločan.
Jan Oblaq had a sports background as his sister, Teja, is a Slovenian basketball player. He grew up in his home town of Slovenia before moving to Portugal to join the super-club, Benfica, in 2010.
Jan Oblak Career and Net Worth
Jan Oblak began his football career by joining the Slovenian club Olimpija Ljubljana in 2009. He then started off his professional career at age 17 by signing a deal with the Benfica club.
Seeking for better opportunities, Jan Oblak had four loan spells at various clubs seeking to be transferred.
With his hard work, Jan Oblak was successfully transferred to the Spanish club, Atlético Madrid, for €16 million (paid by Los Colchoneros), and this made him La Liga’s most expensive keeper. Jan Oblak earns about 20.8 million euros (18.3 million pounds) a year.
His consistency made him make his Slovenia senior international debut in 2012. He is also the Slovenian national team’s captain.
Some of his awards and recognition include:
- Ricardo Zamora named him the best goalkeeper five times, breaking a record of conceding about 18 goals in the 2015–16 season.
- Nominated for the Ballon d’Or in 2017 and 2018.
- He won four trophies with Atlético Madrid in over 300 appearances.
- Five-time Slovenian Footballer of the Year
With his height and figure, he makes up the anchor of the Atlético Madrid defense. Jan Oblak still ranks among the best goalkeepers of all time. Jan’s contract with Atlético Madrid was renewed in 2019.
Jan Oblak has agreed to a long-term endorsement deal with Puma Football worth €100 million. He’s got assets like cars and houses owing to his name and credited to his hard work.
Jan Oblaq’s wealth also goes to charity as he has helped over 580 children in the 2019 charity event.
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