He was a target of Olimpija, now he’s a Croatian international! Marco Pašalić convinces selector Zlatko Dalić with his excellent games
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Not just in one transfer window,
has chased him in at least two, if not three. But Marco Pašalić remained an unfulfilled wish of the Dragons, who are more than obviously without a really quality player. If he hadn’t, he certainly wouldn’t have made it all the way to… the Croatian national team!
Marco Pasalic is having a great season. After, among other things, rejecting Olimpija and moving to the
, he hit the bull’s-eye. At Rujevica he found everything he needed to start playing at an enviably high level.
The 23-year-old German-born former Borussia Dortmund player has played 19 games for the Rijeka club, scoring 7 times and adding two assists to his tally. In the last round 1. Before the national team break, HNL also played well in the match against Dinamo and finally convinced selector Zlatko Dalic, who subsequently called the winger up to the squad.
“I was really positively surprised to be called up to the national team. I can’t believe that everything can change so quickly and that dreams can come true in a second. It’s motivation to do better, even though I always give 100% anyway. That’s what it will be like for the national team if I get the chance. When I came to Rijeka, I said that my biggest dream was to be a national team player. Now my dreams have come true,” the uncontested football player of the Dragons from Stožice in Ljubljana does not hide his excitement.
This text was automatically translated using AI.