Aleksandar Rodić

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Aleksandar Rodić
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Personal information
Full name Aleksandar Rodić
Date of birth (1979-12-26) 26 December 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Kozarska Dubica, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Olimpija
Number 7
Youth career
1989–1998 Borac Kozarska Dubica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2000 Borac Kozarska Dubica 0 (0)
2000 Red Star Belgrade 0 (0)
2001 Westerlo 6 (0)
2001–2002 Verbroedering Geel 30 (3)
2002–2004 Gorica 60 (18)
2005 Portsmouth 4 (0)
2005–2006 Kayserispor 16 (7)
2006–2007 Litex Lovech 14 (1)
2007–2010 Interblock 34 (6)
2009 Shanghai Shenhua (loan) 28 (5)
2010 Qingdao Jonoon (loan) 25 (7)
2011–2012 Tianjin Songjiang 44 (13)
2013 Chengdu Blades 23 (2)
2014– Olimpija 17 (6)
National team
2005 Slovenia 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 August 2006

Aleksandar Rodić (born 26 December 1979) is a Bosnian-born Slovenian professional football player who plays for Olimpija in the Slovenian PrvaLiga.

Career[edit]

On transfer deadline day in January 2005, Rodić signed for English club Portsmouth, making his debut for Pompey as an 81st minute substitute for Patrik Berger in a 2–1 victory over Middlesbrough. However, he failed to hold down a regular place in the team and the following season (2005–06) he was loaned to Turkish club Kayserispor. Rodić was released in the summer of 2006 and signed by Bulgarian club Litex Lovech to partner Milivoje Novaković, another Slovenian international and Litex attacker. In 2007 he moved to Interblock for 200,000 euros.[1][2] On 13 March 2009, Rodić was loaned out to Shanghai Shenhua of the Chinese Super League.[citation needed] In February 2010, he was loaned to another Chinese Super League club Qingdao Jonoon.[1]

International[edit]

Rodić played as a striker for Slovenian club Gorica, helping them to several league titles. His performances for the club earned him caps for the Slovenian national team. He made his debut against Czech Republic on 9 February 2005.

Personal life[edit]

Rodić was born in Kozarska Dubica, SFR Yugoslavia in Bosnian Serb family. His younger sister Bojana is handball player. He married Slovenian triple jumper Snežana Rodić.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

National
Team
Year Friendlies World Cup European Championships Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Slovenia 2005 3 0 6 1 0 0 9 1
Total 3 0 6 1 0 0 9 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Slovenia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 March 2005 Arena Petrol, Celje  Belarus 1–0 1–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying

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