Sime Vrsaljko is a professional football player who belongs to Croatian origins. Vrsalijko plays for the Croatian national team and for the Spanish club Atletico Madrid. Vrsaljko plays as a full-back. Vrsalijko is known for his defensive work rate, passes and tackling skills.
Vrsaljko joined Atletico Madrid back in 2016 and over the time became a key player for the club. He helped the team to win many crucial matches from time to time. He also won some trophies with the team. Atletico Madrid won the 2020-21 season’s La Liga title and Vrsaljko played a key role in winning the league.
Vrsaljko is a key player for the Croatian national team too. He represented the Croatian national team in various major tournaments and performed outstandingly during all the tournaments. He played the UEFA European Championship of 2012, 2016 and 2020. He also participated in the FIFA World Cup on Croatia’s behalf in 2014 and 2018. In the 2018 FIFA World Cup Croatia reached the finals and Vrsaljko was in great form during the tournament.
Vrsaljko is considered one of the best full-backs of modern times. Vrsaljko earned a good amount of fortune throughout the years. In 2021, the net worth of Vrsaljko is approximately USD 31.1 million.
In the year 2009, Vrsaljko started his senior career with the team called Dinamo Zagreb. He stayed with the club till 2013. Dinamo Zagreb paid him USD 150K for each season. In mid-2013, he joined Genoa and played only one season with the club. He got USD 550K for that season from Genoa.
Vrsaljko joined Sassuolo back in 2014 and remained there till 2016. Sassuolo paid him USD 950K annually.
In the summer transfer window of 2016, Vrsaljko joined Atletico Madrid and has been playing with the club ever since. He received USD 4.3 million annually from 2016 to 2018 from the club. In mid-2018 Vrsaljko renewed his contract with the club and started getting USD 6.3 million for each season. This contract is valid till date.