Ante Jazić

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Ante Jazić
Ante Jazic (photo by Djuradj Vujcic).jpg
Personal information
Full name Ante Jazić
Date of birth (1976-02-26) February 26, 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1995 Scotia Soccer Club
1996 Dalhousie Tigers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 54 (4)
1999–2000 Hajduk Split 40 (1)
2000–2004 Rapid Vienna 107 (1)
2004–2005 Kuban Krasnodar 11 (0)
2006–2008 Los Angeles Galaxy 44 (0)
2009–2012 Chivas USA 89 (0)
Total 345 (6)
National team
1998–2012 Canada 36 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 30, 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 12, 2012

Ante Jazić (born February 26, 1976) is a retired[2] Canadian soccer player.

Club career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Jazić started his soccer career as a youth player for Scotia Soccer Club. As a senior level, he played for one the nation's strongest amateur teams at the time, Halifax King of Donair, and a year with Dalhousie University in which he was named All-Canadian CIAU.

Professional[edit]

Jazić began his professional career by joining NK Hrvatski Dragovoljac in 1997 after a successful try-out arranged by an uncle in Croatia. After two years with Dragovoljac, he joined Croatian First League club Hajduk Split for the 1999-00 and 2000-01 seasons.

Jazić then played four seasons with Rapid Vienna in the Austrian Football Bundesliga. He played for FC Kuban Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League in the 2006 season. Kuban were relegated to the Russian First Division for 2005. On June 27, 2006, he signed a contract with Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer, where he would spend the next two years.

On January 15, 2009, Jazić was traded to Chivas USA along with the Galaxy's 35th- and 49th-overall picks in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft in exchange for Chivas' second-round pick (19th-overall), which the Galaxy used to select defender A. J. DeLaGarza.[3]

Jazić re-signed with Chivas USA for the 2012 season, his fourth with the club, on December 2, 2011.[4]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Canada in a May 1998 friendly match against Macedonia.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Canada's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 June 4, 2008 Sunrise, Florida, United States  Panama 2-2 2-2 Friendly match

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Hajduk Split

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ante Jazić". canadasoccer.com. Canadian Soccer Association. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "CanMNT: Retired Canadian int'l, MLS defender Ante Jazic talks challenges abroad for players". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Galaxy's Jazic Traded To Rivals Chivas", "MLS Daily", January 15, 2009. Retrieved on 2009-01-16.
  4. ^ Adam Serrano (December 2, 2011). "Chivas USA re-sign veteran left back Jazic". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 

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