Date of birth: 21/01/1998 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Zagreb (Croatia)
Youth career: Dinamo Zagreb
Current club: Dinamo Zagreb
Squad number: 28
Current national team: Croatia U-17
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 250.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (2/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (5/0)
Contract until: 15.06.2018
Player’s agent: unknown
Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Alberto Moreno & Marcelo
– tackling and intercepting
Style of play:
– marauding attacking full-back
– ability to get to the byline and deliver in accurate crosses
– brings an offensive value to a team, with a lot of activity during 90 minutes in the left side
– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace
– agile and moves the ball with ease
– determined and hardworking
– likes overlapping runs
– all-action and energetic
– great control with the ball at his feet
– likes to play one-twos
– impacts the game at both the ends of the pitch
He is best suited to playing as:
Left-back in 4-2-3-1.
Croatian First Football League 2014/2015 winner with Dinamo Zagreb.
1.HNL 2014/2015: 1 match/0 goals (Dinamo Zagreb)
Borna Sosa is a product of the famous Dinamo Zagreb youth academy, which is known for having produced many great Croatian internationals. Borna made his professional debut with Dinamo on 7 March 2015 in a league fixture against NK Zagreb. He was a captain and one of the key players of “Hrvatska” U-17 team at the 2015 European Under-17 Championship 2015 in Bulgaria. His team went through the group stages like thunder, but ended up losing to Belgium in the quarterfinal in a penalty shoot-out. It is worth noting that 10 players in the Croatia squad were from Dinamo!
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.