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Edin Dzeko Biography

Edin Džeko is a Bosnian footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester City and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. Džeko began his career at Željezničar, playing as a midfielder between 2003 and 2005, but with little success. He had a loan spell with Ústí nad Labem in 2005, during which he scored six goals in 15 games. Later that year, he moved back to FK Teplice, playing there until 2007. Due to his performances, then manager Felix Magath of VfL Wolfsburg signed him for €4 million. After transferring to Wolfsburg, Džeko was an immediate hit, scoring five goals and recording three assists in 11 games. On 3 January 2011, Džeko transferred to Manchester City for a fee of £27 million. Džeko scored the only goal of the game in a 1–0 win against Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League on 25 April 2011 to ensure the club would directly qualify for their first ever Champions League tournament. He was named Bosnian Footballer of the Year for 2009 and 2010. Džeko has played 50 times for his country and scored 26 goals since 2007, becoming highest Bosnian goal scorer of all time on 7 September 2012 in a game against Liechtenstein where he scored a hat-trick, surpassing Zvjezdan Misimović and Elvir Bolić for the honors. He scored nine goals during the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, finishing as top scorer of Group 5. He made a name for himself while playing for Wolfsburg, with whom he won the Bundesliga in the 2008–09 season. He was second highest goal scorer with 26 goals. In the 2009–10 season, Džeko was the top scorer with 22 goals. Edin Džeko finished the 2011–12 season as a second highest Manchester City goal scorer behind Agüero with 19 goals scored in all English football competitions of which 14 goals scored in Barclays Premier League.  

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