Amar Dedic

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Amar Dedić
FC Liefering gegen SK Rapid Wien II (2020-09-13) 07.jpg
Dedić playing for Liefering in 2020
Personal information
Full name Amar Dedić
Date of birth (2002-08-18) 18 August 2002 (age 20)
Place of birth Zell am See, Austria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Right-back
Club information
Current team
FC Red Bull Salzburg
Number 70
Youth career
2008–2012 LUV Graz
2012–2015 Sturm Graz
2015–2019 Red Bull Salzburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Red Bull Salzburg 0 (0)
2019–2021Liefering (loan) 50 (2)
2021–2022Wolfsberger AC (loan) 32 (2)
National team
2018–2019 Bosnia and Herzegovina U1 12 (0)
2019 Bosnia and Herzegovina U19 7 (0)
2021– Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 5 (1)
2022– Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 June 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2022

Amar Dedić (born 18 August 2002) is a Bosnian professional footballer. He plays as defender for Austrian Bundesliga club FC Red Bull Salzburg and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Club career[change | change source]

Red Bull Salzburg[change | change source]

Dedić started playing football at a local club. Then he went to Sturm Graz youth in 2012. In 2015 he moved to Red Bull Salzburg's youth academy. There he played in all ranks. In August 2019 he signed his first contract with Red Bull Salzburg.[1] He made his professional debut playing for Liefering against Amstetten on 26 July at the age of 16.[2] On 19 June 2020, he scored his first professional goal in a triumph over Dornbirn.[3]

He made his debut for Red Bull Salzburg in the cup match against Bregenz on 9 September.[4]

In June 2021, he went on loan to Wolfsberger AC.[5] In June 2022 he came back to Salzburg. In the 2022-23 season he became number 1 as right back. In the UEFA Champions League he played in all six group stage matches.

International career[change | change source]

Dedić represented Bosnia and Herzegovina at all youth levels. He was captain of the under-17 team.[6]

In March 2022 he was called into the senior team for friendly games against Georgia and Luxembourg.[7] He debuted against Luxembourg on 29 March.[8]

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gračanlija potpisao profesionalni ugovor sa Red Bull Salzburgom!". (in Bosnian). 1 August 2019. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  2. "Amar Dedić sa 16 godina debitovao u seniorskom fudbalu". (in Bosnian). 26 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  3. "Amar Dedić je sa 17 godina zabio svoj prvi gol u seniorskoj karijeri". (in Bosnian). 19 June 2020. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  4. "Naš talentovani reprezentativac debitovao za Salzburg". (in Bosnian). 10 September 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  5. "Supertalentovani Amar Dedić će narednu sezonu igrati u austrijskoj Bundesligi". (in Bosnian). 17 June 2021. Retrieved 17 June 2021.
  6. "Dedić: Zahvalio sam se Austrijancima i rekao im da želim igrati samo za BiH". (in Bosnian). 22 February 2021. Archived from the original on 23 October 2021. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  7. "Petev objavio spisak: Dedić i Miličević novi igrači". (in Bosnian). 11 March 2022. Retrieved 11 March 2022.
  8. "Zmajevi na Bilinom polju protiv Luksemburga prekinuli crni niz". (in Bosnian). 29 March 2022. Retrieved 29 March 2022.