15 Facts About Aleksandar Katai


Aleksandar Katai is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Red Star Belgrade and the Serbia national team.

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Aleksandar Katai did not play a single match for Olympiacos, but was instead sent on loan four times.

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Aleksandar Katai was first loaned to OFI Crete, with whom he made his debut on 5 November 2011, against Panionios.

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Aleksandar Katai had to have some blood removed, and stayed in the hospital for two weeks, before he was allowed to finish his recovery from home.

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Aleksandar Katai remained a loaned player for Vojvodina until the club president Ratko Butorovic died unexpectedly on 8 June 2013, which led to a period of instability in the club during which Katai left.

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Aleksandar Katai subsequently was loaned to Platanias, for whom he scored a total of eight goals and six assists, until his loan there expired in the summer of 2014.

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On 18 June 2015, it was announced that Aleksandar Katai terminated his contract with Olympiacos and forgave a debt of €300,000 which was owed to him by Red Star from the loan contract, and subsequently signed a two-year contract with Red Star Belgrade.

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Aleksandar Katai ended the season with the title of the best scorer of the Superliga, scoring his 21st in the last round against Radnicki for the 27th title celebration.

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On 31 August 2016, Aleksandar Katai signed a three-year contract with La Liga side Deportivo Alaves, for an undisclosed fee.

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On 6 February 2018, Aleksandar Katai was loaned by Alaves to Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer.

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The deal had Aleksandar Katai signed through the 2019 season, with a club option for 2020.

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On 31 December 2019, after leaving the Chicago Fire, Aleksandar Katai joined the LA Galaxy through the use of Targeted Allocation Money.

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Aleksandar Katai was expected to be an important part of the Galaxy's attack in 2020.

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Aleksandar Katai was released by LA Galaxy on 5 June 2020, following controversial Instagram posts by Aleksandar Katai's wife Tea, in the wake of the George Floyd protests and looting across the United States.

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Aleksandar Katai condemned his wife's posts as "unacceptable", rebuked her insensitivity, issued a personal apology, and indicated his support for the Black Lives Matter movement, in an Instagram post.

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