Iva Saric is the girlfriend of Croatian footballer Bruno Petkovic who currently plays as a striker for Dinamo Zagreb and the national team of Croatia.
She is a model and former runner-up of Miss Universe Croatia.
Marriage And Children
Iva was married to Jerko Leko, a football manager of Croatia and a former football player. They were married for ten years and later separated their ways.
She has two sons, Carlos Leko and Leon Leko, from her previous marriage with Jerko.
Her Current Partner
Currently, Iva is in a relationship with Bruno. Initially, they hid their relationship, so there was no idea when they began dating.
They keep their love life low-key.
They welcomed their first child on 3 April 2021, Adrian.
Iva is 34 years old.
Her boyfriend Bruno's net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
Football Has Always Been Part Of Bruno's Life
Bruno shared that when he was young, he played football whenever he had some free time.
He said he used to make a goalpost out of wood and play on the ground and sometimes in the streets.
He said he was either training in the academy or playing on the streets. Football was an essential part of his life while growing up.
He said that he never consciously decided that he was going to be a professional footballer. He said it came naturally to him as football was in his DNA.
Bruno Talked About Leaving Home For The First Time
Bruno went to Dinamo Zagreb when he was just 12 years old. He was there for two years and then transferred to the youth academy of city rivals NK Zagreb.
He said that it was an impressive start to his career. He said that he was very young at that time it was difficult for him to adapt to new places.
It was even more difficult being far away from his family. He said he got used to it later, and when he went to Italy, it was much easier than the first time.
He said that looking at the moment and what he has achieved so far, he is proud that he made the right choices at that time and that the sacrifices he made were all worth it.
Bruno Talked About Representing The National Croatian Team
Bruno was called up for the Croatian football national team in 2019.
He replaced Marko Pjaca, who couldn’t play due to injury.
He said he has been waiting to play for the national team for fifteen years. He made his debut as a senior national player in Euro 2020 qualifier.
He said he couldn’t describe how he felt when he was on the pitch representing his country.
He said he could never forget the match he played against Azerbaijan. He said he had dreamt of being in that position for years, alivingive at that moment in real life; he was left speechless.
He shared he didn’t know where to start about his emotion at that time.
Bruno Talked About Going Back To Dinamo Zagreb
Bruno joined Dinamo in 2007 when he was 12 years old. He was in the club for two years.
It was the start of his football career. In 2018 he signed a contract with Dinamo Zagreb.
He said returning to the club was never a step backwards.
He said the club regularly plays in Europe and has a significant legacy. He said it was a step forward for him as the club launched his career.
He became one of the essential squad members of the club, and his contract with the club was extended till 2024.
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