Darko Bodul

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Darko Bodul
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Personal information
Date of birth (1989-01-11) 11 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
(now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
OB
Number 10
Youth career
Fortuna Wien[citation needed]
0000–2004 First Vienna
2004–2008 Heerenveen
2008–2009 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Ajax 1 (0)
2009–2010 Sparta Rotterdam (loan) 24 (1)
2011 Nacional 4 (0)
2011–2013 Sturm Graz 23 (9)
2013– OB 21 (4)
National team
2007 Croatia U19 8 (2)
2009 Croatia U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 September 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Darko Bodul (born 11 January 1989 in Sarajevo) is a Bosnian Croat and Croatian footballer who plays as striker who currently plays for the Danish club OB. He also holds Austrian citizenship.[1]

Career[edit]

He began his career in Wien by DSV Fortuna Wien[citation needed], joined First Vienna FC,[2] and was snapped up by SC Heerenveen in 2004.[3]

Bodul played in the youth teams of Heerenveen before joining Ajax in the summer of 2008 on a free transfer.[4] He made his senior team debut on 8 February 2009 against Vitesse Arnhem.[5] On 10 April 2009, the Croatian forward renewed his contract with AFC Ajax for two additional years[6] and joined on 31 August 2009 on loan to Sparta Rotterdam between 30 June 2010.[7] He scored his first and only goal for Sparta in the away game against RKC Waalwijk, 4–1 loss.

International[edit]

He has represented Croatia at youth level, he won six caps at the under-19 level.[8] He was a member of Croatia's under-21 squad and played on 11 February 2009 against the under-21 team from the Republic of Macedonia.

Personal life[edit]

His brother Dragan is a professional footballer who plays in Austria for SC Union Ardagger.[9]

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