|Full name||Daniel Olmo Carvajal|
|Date of birth||7 May 1998|
|Place of birth||Terrassa, Spain|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2015–2017||Dinamo Zagreb II||25||(3)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:14, 13 May 2021 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:55, 6 July 2021 (UTC)
Daniel "Dani" Olmo Carvajal (born 7 May 1998) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and the Spain national team. He can play as either an attacking midfielder or a winger.
In a surprise move, Olmo joined Dinamo Zagreb on 31 July 2014, aged 16. He made his first team debut against Lokomotiva Zagreb on 7 February 2015. On 22 August 2016, Olmo signed a new four-year contract with Dinamo Zagreb.
On 20 September 2018, he provided Izet Hajrović with an assist for the third goal and scored the fourth in the Europa League 4–1 victory over Fenerbahçe. On 17 December, Olmo was named the best player of Prva HNL for 2018. In the same month, he finished 11th in Tuttosport's Golden Boy award, ahead of the likes of Kylian Mbappé and Josip Brekalo. On 14 February 2019, he scored the only goal in a Europa League round of 32 game against Viktoria Plzeň, that ended in a 2–1 loss. On 3 June, he was named the best player and best young player of the 2018–19 Prva HNL season.
On 18 September 2019, he made his Champions League debut in a 4–0 home win over Atalanta. He scored his first goal in the competition on 22 October in a 2–2 away draw with Shakhtar Donetsk. He scored the only Dinamo's goal in a 1–4 home defeat to Manchester City on 11 December, as Dinamo finished at the bottom of the group.
He made his debut on 1 February 2020, in a 2–2 draw with Borussia Mönchengladbach coming on for Tyler Adams in 69th minute. Three days later he scored the only goal in a 3–1 DFB-Pokal defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt, having come on for Amadou Haidara in 46th minute. He earned his first start for the club on 9 February, in a game against Bayern Munich that ended as a goalless draw, coming off for Patrik Schick in 69th minute. On 12 June, he scored both goals in a 2–0 victory over 1899 Hoffenheim. On 13 August, he scored the opening goal in a 2–1 victory over Atlético Madrid at Estádio José Alvalade, as Leipzig progressed to the Champions League semi-final for the first time in the history of the club.
Olmo was part of the Spanish squad at the 2015 European Under-17 Championship in Bulgaria; he netted in the penalty shoot-out as they were eliminated by Germany in the quarter-finals, but then had his attempt saved by Will Huffer as Spain lost to England by the same means in a play-off for that year's World Cup for the category. Towards the end of 2017, Dinamo Zagreb director Tomislav Svetina said that the club was doing all it could to get the teenager Croatian citizenship. Olmo himself showed a desire to switch to Croatia at the international level. However, in October 2018, he made his debut for the Spanish under-21 side.
Olmo was part of the Spanish squad that won 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Italy and San Marino, playing four matches, assisting one goal and scoring three, including one in the final which caused him to be named Man of the Match.
Olmo earned his first senior team call-up in November 2019, for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Malta and Romania, after Spain had already qualified for the tournament. He debuted on 15 November as a substitute for Álvaro Morata in the 66th minute and scored three minutes later in the 7–0 home victory over Malta. Fellow debutant Pau Torres also scored, making it the first time that two Spaniards scored on their first cap in 30 years.
On 24 May 2021, Olmo was included in Luis Enrique's 24-man squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. On 28 June, in the extra time of the round of 16 fixture against Croatia, he provided Morata and Mikel Oyarzabal with assists to set the score at 4–3 and 5–3 respectively. On 2 July, after the quarter-final 1–1 draw with Switzerland went to a penalty shoot-out, Olmo successfully converted his as Spain won 3–1. On 6 July, in the semi-final fixture against Italy, he provided Morata with an assist for an equalizer; however, another 1–1 draw went to another shoot-out with Olmo missing his penalty and Italy winning 4–2.
Olmo's father, Miquel, is a retired footballer. A forward, he played professionally for lower-league teams. Dani's older brother Carlos is also a footballer and plays as a defender for Lokomotiva Zagreb. Olmo speaks Croatian fluently.
|Dinamo Zagreb II||2015–16||Druga HNL||15||1||—||—||15||1|
|Dinamo Zagreb||2014–15||Prva HNL||5||0||—||—||5||0|
|1||15 November 2019||Ramón de Carranza, Cádiz, Spain||1||Malta||5–0||7–0||UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying|
|2||28 March 2021||Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia||10||Georgia||2–1||2–1||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3||31 March 2021||La Cartuja, Seville, Spain||11||Kosovo||1–0||3–1|
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