Goran Gavrančić

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Goran Gavrančić
Personal information
Full name Goran Gavrančić
Date of birth (1978-08-02) 2 August 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1988–1990 Vinča
1990–1995 Red Star Belgrade
1995–1996 Vinča
1996–1997 Čukarički Stankom
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2001 Čukarički Stankom 57 (1)
2001–2008 Dynamo Kyiv 135 (22)
2008 PAOK (loan) 7 (0)
2009 Partizan 15 (0)
2010 Henan Construction 3 (0)
Total 217 (23)
National team
2002–2006 Serbia and Montenegro 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Goran Gavrančić (Serbian Cyrillic: Горан Гавранчић; born 2 August 1978) is a former Serbian professional footballer who played as a defender.

He represented Serbia and Montenegro at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Club career[edit]

His career began at Čukarički Stankom, having played for Red Star Belgrade as a youth. His performances at Čukarički caught the eye of Dynamo Kyiv manager Valeriy Lobanovskyi and the Ukrainian club purchased him in January 2001. In January 2008, he joined on a six-month loan deal with PAOK.

After six months without club, he signed a one-year contract with Partizan on 17 January 2009. He signed for Henan Construction in January 2010.[1] In September 2010, he announced his retirement from professional football due to the prolonged problems with injuries.[2]

International career[edit]

Gavrančić was part of the Serbia and Montenegro national team's "Famous Four" defence, alongside Mladen Krstajić, Ivica Dragutinović and Nemanja Vidić, that conceded just one goal during the ten 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification matches, setting a new record for the fewest goals conceded.

Career statistics[edit]

National team Year Apps Goals
FR Yugoslavia 2002 4 0
Serbia and Montenegro 2003 4 0
2004 7 0
2005 9 0
2006 4 0
Total 28 0

Honours[edit]

Dynamo Kyiv
Partizan

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