|Full name||Aleksandar Benko|
|Date of birth||16 February 1925|
|Place of birth||Čakovec, Kingdom of SCS|
|Date of death||26 May 1991(aged 66)|
|Place of death||St. Gallen, Switzerland|
|1947 - 1958||NK Dinamo Zagreb|
|1958 - 1959||Grasshopper Club Zürich|
|1959 - 1960||AC Lugano|
|1961 - 1963||FC Wohlen|
|1963 - 1967||FC St. Gallen|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
A striker, he began his career with NK Čakovec in 1943, and in 1947 moved to Dinamo Zagreb with whom he won the Yugoslav Federal League in 1948, 1954 and 1958. In 1958 he moved to Switzerland where he played for Grasshopper (1958–59), Lugano (1959–60), Wohlen (1961–63) and St. Gallen (1963–67). There he remained for the rest of his life. He is buried in Zagreb's Mirogoj cemetery.
He played for the Croatian national team in a friendly against Indonesia in Zagreb in 1956 and served as the team's captain. He also played for the Yugoslavian national team in a 1949 match against France.