Asmir Begović

Date of birth20 June 1987
Place of birthTrebinje
NationalityBosnian-Herzegovinian
Weight94 kg
Height1.96 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Asmir Begović's contract at Portsmouth was extended to June 2011 in July 2008.

He joined Stoke City in February 2010 with a contract to June 2014.

Asmir entered the Guinness World Records book for the longest goal scored in football. He netted from a long kick forward after only 13 seconds in a 1-1 draw against Southampton in the Premier League at Stoke's Britannia Stadium in November 2013. It has been measured at 91.9m (301ft 6in), earning it the accolade in the record book's 2014 edition.

He joined Chelsea in July 2015 with a four-year contract.

Asmir joined Everton in July 2021 with a one-year contract that was extended to June 2023 in June 2022.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Portsmouth 01 Jul 2005 01 Feb 2010
La Louviere 01 Aug 2005 31 May 2006 L
Macclesfield Town 23 Nov 2006 23 Dec 2006 L
AFC Bournemouth 09 Aug 2007 09 Oct 2007 L
Yeovil Town 27 Mar 2008 07 Apr 2008 L
Yeovil Town 07 Aug 2008 07 Nov 2008 L
Ipswich Town 15 Oct 2009 23 Nov 2009 L
Stoke City 01 Feb 2010 13 Jul 2015
Chelsea 13 Jul 2015 09 Jun 2017
AFC Bournemouth 09 Jun 2017 20 Jul 2021
FK Qarabag Agdam 02 Sep 2019 01 Jan 2020 L
AC Milan 13 Jan 2020 31 Aug 2020 L
Everton 20 Jul 2021

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2006-07 Macclesfield Town FA Cup 1 1
2006-07 Macclesfield Town League Two 2
1
1 1
2007-08 AFC Bournemouth Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 1
2007-08 AFC Bournemouth League One 8 12
2007-08 Yeovil Town League One 2 2
2008-09 Portsmouth Premier League 2 2
2008-09 Yeovil Town League One 14 1 21
2
2009-10 Ipswich Town League Championship 6 1 4
2009-10 Portsmouth FA Cup 3 3
2009-10 Portsmouth League Cup 3 6
1
2009-10 Portsmouth Premier League 8
1
2 13
2009-10 Stoke City Premier League 3
1
1 3
2010-11 Stoke City League Cup 2 1 3
2010-11 Stoke City Premier League 28 8 30
3
2011-12 Stoke City FA Cup 3 2 1
2011-12 Stoke City Premier League 22
1
6 29
2011-12 Stoke City UEFA Europa League 5 3 4
2
2012-13 Stoke City Premier League 38 7 41
3
2013-14 Stoke City FA Cup 1 1
2013-14 Stoke City Premier League 32 5 36
1
2014-15 Stoke City League Cup 1 3
2014-15 Stoke City Premier League 35 7 43
3
2015-16 Chelsea FA Cup 1 1
2015-16 Chelsea League Cup 2 2
2015-16 Chelsea Premier League 15
2
3 22
2015-16 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5 2 3
2016-17 Chelsea FA Cup 3 2 1
2016-17 Chelsea League Cup 3 6
2016-17 Chelsea Premier League 2 5
2017-18 AFC Bournemouth Premier League 38 4 60
2
2018-19 AFC Bournemouth Premier League 24 4 45
2021-22 Everton FA Cup 2 2
2021-22 Everton League Cup 2 2
2021-22 Everton Premier League 3 1 7
2022-23 Everton League Cup 2 1 4
2022-23 Everton Premier League 1 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Nov 2006 Stockport County v Macclesfield Town D 1-1 League Two
02 Dec 2006 Macclesfield Town v Hartlepool United W 2-1 FA Cup 2nd round
05 Dec 2006 Macclesfield Town v Rochdale W 1-0 League Two
09 Dec 2006 Notts County v Macclesfield Town W 1-2 League Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2009-10 Bosnia and Herzegovina FIFA World Cup
1
2009-10 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 1
1
4
2010-11 Bosnia and Herzegovina UEFA European Championship
1
2011-12 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 3 4
2011-12 Bosnia and Herzegovina UEFA European Championship 4
1
2 6
2012-13 Bosnia and Herzegovina FIFA World Cup 6 3 2
2012-13 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 3 3
2013-14 Bosnia and Herzegovina FIFA World Cup 7 1 6
1
2013-14 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 5 1 8
1
2014-15 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 2 1 1
2014-15 Bosnia and Herzegovina UEFA European Championship 6 2 6
2015-16 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 3 2 3
2015-16 Bosnia and Herzegovina UEFA European Championship 6 2 8
2
2016-17 Bosnia and Herzegovina FIFA World Cup 6 3 4
2016-17 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly 1 1
2017-18 Bosnia and Herzegovina FIFA World Cup 4 1 8
2018-19 Bosnia and Herzegovina International Friendly
1
2020-21 Bosnia and Herzegovina UEFA Nations League 1 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Oct 2009 Estonia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
03 Mar 2010 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Ghana W 2-1 International Friendly
29 May 2010 Sweden v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 4-2 International Friendly
08 Oct 2010 Albania v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
06 Sep 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Belarus W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
07 Oct 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Luxembourg W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
11 Oct 2011 France v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
11 Nov 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Portugal D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
15 Nov 2011 Portugal v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 6-2 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
28 Feb 2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Brazil L 1-2 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Republic of Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 1-0 International Friendly
31 May 2012 Mexico v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 2-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Wales v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Liechtenstein v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-8 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
11 Sep 2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Latvia W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
12 Oct 2012 Greece v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
16 Oct 2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Lithuania W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
14 Nov 2012 Algeria v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Slovenia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-3 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Greece W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
07 Jun 2013 Latvia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
14 Aug 2013 Bosnia and Herzegovina v USA L 3-4 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Slovakia L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
10 Sep 2013 Slovakia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
11 Oct 2013 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Liechtenstein W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
15 Oct 2013 Lithuania v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
18 Nov 2013 Argentina v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 2-0 International Friendly
05 Mar 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Egypt L 0-2 International Friendly
30 May 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Ivory Coast W 2-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2014 Mexico v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2014 Argentina v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
21 Jun 2014 Nigeria v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
25 Jun 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Iran W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
04 Sep 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Liechtenstein W 3-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Cyprus L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
10 Oct 2014 Wales v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
13 Oct 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Belgium D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
16 Nov 2014 Israel v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
28 Mar 2015 Andorra v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
31 Mar 2015 Austria v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Israel W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
03 Sep 2015 Belgium v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
06 Sep 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Andorra W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
10 Oct 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Wales W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
13 Oct 2015 Cyprus v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
13 Nov 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 1st leg
16 Nov 2015 Republic of Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 2nd leg
25 Mar 2016 Luxembourg v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-3 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 Switzerland v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-2 International Friendly
29 May 2016 Spain v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 3-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Estonia W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
07 Oct 2016 Belgium v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
10 Oct 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Cyprus W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
13 Nov 2016 Greece v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
25 Mar 2017 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Gibraltar W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
28 Mar 2017 Albania v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-2 International Friendly
09 Jun 2017 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Greece D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
31 Aug 2017 Cyprus v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
03 Sep 2017 Gibraltar v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
07 Oct 2017 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Belgium L 3-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
10 Oct 2017 Estonia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
11 Oct 2018 Turkey v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2020 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Poland L 1-2 UEFA Nations League League A Group A1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.