Sead Kolasinac Wins European Trophy For The First Time After Spending Over Five Years At Arsenal

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Sead Kolasinac and Atalanta triumphed over Bayer Leverkusen with a resounding 3-0 victory in a thrilling Europa League final.

The game saw Kolasinac, who had previously played for Arsenal for over five years, finally lift his first-ever European trophy.

Leverkusen’s boss Xabi Alonso, could only watch as Ademola Lookman stole the show with a stunning hat trick that ended Bayer Leverkusen’s impressive 51-game unbeaten run.

Lookman opened the scoring with a back-post finish and followed it up with a sensational curling effort to double Atalanta’s lead.

The Super Eagles star completed his hat trick with a powerful left-footed strike that left no chance for the opposition.

As for Sead Kolasinac, the seasoned defender has been a familiar face on the football field for Arsenal fans since he joined the Emirates club in 2017.

Over the past five seasons, he has made an impressive 80 appearances in the Premier League, showcasing his skill and dedication to the team.

However, despite his best efforts, Kolasinac never secure a European trophy with the Gunners, experiencing a heartbreaking loss to Chelsea in the 2019 Europa League final.

But now, at 30 years old, Kolasinac can finally add a European trophy to his list of achievements as he has lifted his first-ever trophy with Atalanta.

The Bosnian defender played a crucial role in Atalanta’s success, contributing his defensive prowess and experience to help secure the victory.

Meanwhile, football fans, particularly Arsenal supporters, have voiced their dissatisfaction with a post showcasing Kolasinac’s Europa League triumph with Atalanta.

One wrote: “This is getting cringe why is the page obsessed with Arsenal hate?”

Another disgruntled fan commented: “Anything to mention Arsenal losing the final.”

A third fan said: “He won a FA Cup with Arsenal lol.. you’re always trying to make it that Arsenal does nothing. What’s the Europa League that’s much better than the FA Cup lol”

Sead Kolasinac truly won the FA Cup in the 2019-2020 season and he was also part of the Arsenal squad that won the Community Shield in 2017 and 2020.

However, his success with Atalanta provided a sweet redemption after missing out on the European trophy during his time with Arsenal.

The defender’s journey from disappointment to triumph is a testament to his resilience and determination in the world of football.

For Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini, this victory marked his first major cup win, capping off a phenomenal season for the team.

In addition, this victory also marked only the second trophy in Atalanta’s 116-year history, with the previous one being the Coppa Italia over six decades ago.

As For Bayer Leverkusen, their dreams of a treble were dashed after claiming their first Bundesliga title, but they have the chance to achieve a domestic double by defeating Kaiserslautern in the German Cup final on Saturday.

Saed kolasinac’s career stat

Kolasinac began his professional career at Schalke 04, where he came through the youth academy and made his first-team debut in 2012.

He went on to establish himself as a key player for the club, making over 120 appearances in all competitions.

In June 2017, Kolasinac signed for English Premier League club Arsenal on a free transfer.

He quickly became a fan favorite for his physical playing style and ability to contribute goals and assists from the left-back position.

During his time at Arsenal, he made over 100 appearances and won the FA Cup in 2020.
After four seasons at Arsenal, Kolasinac returned to Schalke 04 on loan in January 2021.

The following year, he moved to Marseille, before signing for Atalanta in 2023.
He has made 43 appearances for Atalanta this season, scoring one goal and creating one assist.

Trophies won

Kolasinac has won four major trophies in his club career. He won the Bundesliga title with Schalke 04’s under19 team in 2011/22. He won 1 FA Cup and 2 Super Cups with Arsenal.

Sead Kolasinac won his first European title with Atalanta on Wednesday, May 23.

His personal life

Saed Kolasinac, who is a Muslim married his long-time girlfriend Susubelle in June 2019 and they have one daughter named Soleil.

Kolasinac and Susubelle’s wedding was a private ceremony attended by close friends and family members. The couple has been together for many years, with Susubelle’s support being a constant in Kolasinac’s life both on and off the field.

His salary and net worth

Sead Kolasinac brings in a weekly salary of £40,000 and an annual income of £2,080,000 while playing for Atalanta as a D LC. His total net worth is estimated to be £25,584,000.

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