Petar Ratkov

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Petar Ratkov
Personal information
Date of birth (2003-08-18) 18 August 2003 (age 20)
Place of birth Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Centre-forward
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 21
Youth career
TSC Bačka Topola
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2021–2023 TSC Bačka Topola 76 (16)
2023– Red Bull Salzburg 0 (0)
National team
2022 Serbia U19 6 (3)
2022– Serbia U21 1 (0)
2023– Serbia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 June 2023
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2023

Petar Ratkov (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар Ратков; born 18 August 2003) is a Serbian footballer. He plays as a centre-forward for Red Bull Salzburg.[1]

Career[change | change source]

Ratkov started his career at TSC Bačka Topola. In February 2021 he was in the professional squad of TSC for the first time. He played his first professional match in the SuperLiga in March 2021 against FK Red Star Belgrade. By the end of the 2020/21 season he had made nine appearances in thehighest league. In the 2021/22 season he played 31 games in which he scored three times. He finished runners-up with TSC in the 2022/23 season. In this season hewas the club's top scorer with 13 goals in 36 appearances.

On 18 June 2023, Ratkov signed for reigning Austrian Bundesliga champions Red Bull Salzburg on a five-year contract.[2] On 23 July 2023 he made his debut for Salzburg in the Austrian Cup match versus SPG Ardagger/Viedorf.

International[change | change source]

Ratkov made his debut for Serbia U-19s in October 2021. He also took part in the EM in 2022, where he played in all three games and scored one goal. In September 2022 he made his debut in the U-21 team.

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "RATKOV PETAR". FK TSC website (in Serbian). Archived from the original on 17 June 2022. Retrieved 27 April 2022.
  2. "Serbisches Sturmtalent verstärkt unsere Roten Bullen" [Serbian storm talent strengthens our Red Bulls]. (in German). 18 June 2023. Retrieved 18 June 2023.