Rade Krunić (Bosnian pronunciation: [râːde krǔːnitɕ]; born 7 October 1993) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Milan and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.
Krunić with Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 in 2014
|Full name||Rade Krunić|
|Date of birth||7 October 1993|
|Place of birth||Foča, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2014||→ Donji Srem (loan)||11||(1)|
|2013–2014||Bosnia and Herzegovina U21||8||(0)|
|2016–||Bosnia and Herzegovina||13||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:33, 25 January 2020 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2019
Krunić started his professional career at Sutjeska Foča, before joining Donji Srem in 2013. A year later, he moved to Hellas Verona, who immediately loaned him back to Donji Srem. The following year, he signed with Borac Čačak. Later that year, he switched to Empoli. Four years later, he was transferred to Milan.
A former youth international for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Krunić made his senior international debut in 2016, earning 13 caps since.
Krunić came through youth setup of his hometown club Sutjeska Foča, which he joined in 2003. He made his professional debut in 2012 at the age of 18. On 20 May, he scored his first professional goal against Proleter Teslić.
In July 2015, Krunić signed a three-year deal with Empoli. He made his competitive debut for the team against Sassuolo on 4 October. Later that month, he scored his first goal for Empoli, in a triumph over Genoa.
In October 2017, Krunić extended his contract until June 2021.
Krunić was an important piece in Empoli's conquest of Serie B title, his first trophy with the club, which was sealed on 28 April 2018 and earned them promotion to Serie A just one season after being relegated. He had an impact of 5 goals and 10 assists.
In November 2015, he received his first senior call-up, for UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying play-offs against Republic of Ireland, but had to wait until 3 June 2016 to make his debut, in a friendly game against Denmark. In 2016, he won the only international trophy- Kirin Cup 2016 
- As of match played 28 January 2020
|Sutjeska Foča||2011–12||First League of RS||2||1||–||–||2||1|
|2012–13||First League of RS||13||2||3||0||–||16||2|
|Donji Srem||2012–13||Serbian SuperLiga||13||2||–||–||13||2|
|Donji Srem (loan)||2014–15||Serbian SuperLiga||11||1||1||0||–||12||1|
|Borac Čačak||2014–15||Serbian SuperLiga||13||2||–||–||13||2|
- As of match played 15 November 2019
|Bosnia and Herzegovina|
- Scores and results list Bosnia and Herzegovina's goal tally first.
|1.||23 March 2019||Grbavica, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina||Armenia||UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying|
- "Rade Krunić odmor u Foči iskoristio da obraduje prijatelje iz djetinjstva". scsport.ba (in Bosnian). 30 December 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
- "Sutjeska ostvarila trijumf protiv Proletera". faktor.ba (in Bosnian). 20 May 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
- "Ko je Rade Krunić? Igra u veznom redu, nesuđeni je igrač Crvene Zvezde". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 3 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- "Verona Krunića posudila Donjem Sremu". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 5 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
- "Transfer Bomba: Ni Zvezda, ni Voša: Rade Krunić u Borcu". blic.rs (in Serbian). 30 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
- "Mladi reprezentativac BiH Rade Krunić novi fudbaler Empolija". reprezentacija.ba (in Bosnian). 1 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
- "Empoli minimalno savladao sassuolo, Krunić debitovao". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 4 October 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- "Prvijenac Krunića u Seriji A". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 24 October 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
- "Krunić potpisao novi ugovor s Empolijem". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 23 October 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
- "Rade Krunić s Empolijem osigurao povratak u Seriju A". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 28 April 2018. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
- "Krunićev eurogol i sjajna asistencija, ali Empoliju samo bod". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 1 December 2018. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
- "Zvanično: Rade Krunić potpisao za Milan". scsport.ba (in Bosnian). 8 July 2019. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
- "Krunić debitovao za Milan u teškom porazu od Fiorentine, Giampaolo na ivici otkaza". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 29 September 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
- "Rade Krunić: Dobar je znak što imamo mlade igrače u reprezentaciji". reprezentacija.ba (in Bosnian). 23 March 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
- "Baždarević objavio spisak, jedan debitant". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 3 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- "Đurić poništio vodstvo Danaca, BiH preko penala do finala". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 3 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
- "Krunić i Milošević srušili Armeniju na Grbavici za miran početak kvalifikacija". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 23 March 2019. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
- "R. Krunić". soccerway.com. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
- "Rade Krunić". eu-football.info. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
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