Croatian defensive midfielder Paurević joins "Riga"

Croatian defensive midfielder Paurević joins "Riga"

Latvian champion "Riga Football Club" has officially signed a contract with 29-year-old Croatian midfielder Ivan Paurević! Paurević, who was born in Germany, has played most of his career in the Russian Premier League and the 2. Bundesliga in Germany! Welcome!

Ivan was born on July 1, 1991 in Essen, Germany. Paurević is German club "Rot-Weiss Essen" grown player. In 2007, Ivan signed a contract with "Borussia Dortmund", one of the largest German clubs.

The footballer spent five years in Dortmund, but in 2012 signed a contract with "Fortuna Düsseldorf". For this team Paurević made his debut in the Bundesliga and played four games in the highest league of Germany. In the season 2013/2014, Ivan played 18 games in the 2. Bundesliga.

In 2014, the Croatian became a football player of the Russian Premier League club "Ufa". Paurević was one of the team leaders and played five seasons in Ufa. In the Russian Premier League, Paurević played 110 games, scored 11 goals and gave ten assists.

For the last two seasons, Paurević played for the 2. Bundesliga club "Sandhausen". In 39 games, Paurević scored one goal and gave two assists. Paurević has played five games for the Croatian U21 national team.

Welcome, Ivan!