Five must-know facts about Croatia's World Cup hero Dominik Livakovic. 

December 10, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

Croatia's goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic produced another penalty shoot-out masterclass and helped his country beat Brazil. 

Livakovic saved a penalty attempt by Rodrygo to give Croatia the best possible start to the shootout and his team secured a 4-2 win on penalties. 

Livakovic's latest shot-stopping masterclass came after he had produced a sensational performance in the penalty shootout in Round of 16 clash against Japan. 

Livakovic saved three penalties as Croatia triumphed 3-1 on spot-kicks against Japan in Round of 16. 

Livakovic honed the art of goalkeeping in NK Zagreb's youth academy and slowly rose up the ranks.

It was in 2017 that he made his first appearance for the Croatian national side and was part of the 2018 World Cup team. 

Overall in his career so far, Livakovic has played 38 matches for Croatia while having made 185 appearances for his club.

The Croatian goalkeeper has a net worth of $5 million (Rs 41.20 crore). He earns a weekly salary of £15,000 (Rs 15.16 lakh) from his club Dinamo Zagreb.

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