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Aleksandar Kolarov Biography

Aleksandar Kolarov is a Serbian professional association football player, who plays for Manchester City and the Serbian national team as a left back. He is popular for his overlapping runs on the wing and ball striking ability with a talent for free-kicks. In 2011, he was adjudged as the Serbian Player of the Year 2011. Aleksandar's football career started in the Red Star Belgrade youth system where he spent five years in the club. Aftyer this, he signed a three year contract with top-tier Serbia-Montenegro League- Čukarički, making 27 appearances, eventually transferring to top-tier league club OFK Beograd in February 2006. In 2007, Kolarov joined the Italian side Lazio for a four-year contract that amounted to €925,000 and made 82 appearances and six gols for the club. Aleksandar Kolarov received a new offer from Manchester City for £16 million and sealed the deal on July 24th, 2010. On 18 January 2011, Kolarov scored his first goal for the club in a 4–2 victory over Leicester City in the FA Cup. Kolarov has won the Serbian Player of the Year 2award in 2011 and was deemed to be the next cannon ball.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Aleksandar Kolarov
Nationality Serbia
Position Defender
Last Club Manchester City
Shirt Number 11
Career
Clubs
Manchester City Jul 2010 - Jul 2017
AS Roma Jul 2017 - Present
SS Lazio Aug 2007 - Jul 2010
OFK Beograd Jul 2005 - Aug 2007
FK Čukarički Stankom Jul 2004 - Jun 2005
National
Serbia Under 21 Aug 2008 - Aug 2008
Serbia Jan 2008 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester City
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Premier League 29 1 1 6 0 2533
UEFA Champions League 8 0 2 2 0 705
FA Cup 2 0 0 1 0 168
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 44
2015/2016 Premier League 29 3 3 3 0 2281
UEFA Champions League 6 0 0 0 0 390
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
League Cup 2 0 1 1 0 180
2014/2015 Premier League 21 2 3 4 0 1485
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 1 0 183
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 165
League Cup 2 0 2 0 180
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 76
2013/2014 Premier League 30 1 6 2 0 1970
UEFA Champions League 7 1 0 3 0 532
League Cup 5 1 1 0 0 322
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 0 135
2012/2013 Premier League 20 1 2 5 0 1049
UEFA Champions League 5 1 0 1 0 165
FA Cup 3 1 0 1 0 241
League Cup 1 1 0 1 0 120
Community Shield 1 0 1 0 0 90
2011/2012 Premier League 12 2 4 1 0 821
League Cup 5 0 0 1 0 320
UEFA Champions League 5 1 1 1 0 279
UEFA Europa League 3 0 0 2 0 187
FA Cup 1 1 0 0 0 90
Community Shield 1 0 0 1 0 73
2010/2011 Premier League 24 1 1 6 2 1719
FA Cup 8 1 0 0 0 648
UEFA Europa League 5 1 0 1 0 370
Total 247 21 28 45 2 17701
AS Roma
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SS Lazio
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OFK Beograd
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FK Čukarički Stankom
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National
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Serbia
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 8 2 1 2 0 720
2016 France EC Qualification 7 1 1 3 2 696
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 9 4 1 2 0 810
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 6 0 0 0 0 540
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 2 0 0 0 0 180
World Cup 2 0 0 1 0 180
Total 34 7 3 8 2 3126
Serbia Under 21
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