Goran Ljubojević

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Goran Ljubojević
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Ljubojević playing for Genk
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Osijek, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Balestier Khalsa
Youth career
Osijek
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Osijek 65 (26)
2004–2006 Dinamo Zagreb 42 (16)
2006 St. Gallen (loan) 11 (5)
2006–2009 Genk 38 (12)
2010 NK Zagreb 12 (6)
2010–2011 AIK 12 (3)
2011–2012 Osijek 25 (6)
2012 FCM Târgu Mureş 8 (4)
2012–2013 Naft Tehran 11 (2)
2013–2014 Osijek 0 (0)
2014– Balestier Khalsa 29 (23)
National team
1998–1999 Croatia U15 6 (2)
1999–2000 Croatia U16 7 (2)
1999 Croatia U17 3 (1)
2000–2001 Croatia U19 10 (7)
2001–2003 Croatia U20 6 (2)
2003–2005 Croatia U21 18 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 July 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 February 2005

Goran Ljubojević (pronounced [ʎubojeʋitɕ]; born 4 May 1983) is a Croatian football forward who currently plays for S.League club Balestier Khalsa.

He was transferred at the end of August 2006 from Dinamo Zagreb to KRC Genk. He also played for NK Osijek and FC St. Gallen.

In the 2006–07 season, he earned a season record of five goals in five following games. In total, he made 11 goals for KRC Genk, according to his playing time he was the most efficient scorer in the Belgian Jupiler League of that season.

During the start of the 2007–08 season, he got a knee injury which kept him on the sidelines for the whole season.

In December 2009, he turned a new page in his career by signing with NK Zagreb. He scored six goals in a half season. This opened the eyes of several teams who were interested in this targetstriker. Odense and AIK showed the most interest. Finally, AIK signed him in July 2010. Ljubojević's stay with Swedish outfit lasted for about six months and he was released from his contract in January 2011.

"Ljubo" also was a member of the Croatian national team under 21. His highlight was a victory over England on 13 August 2003, which Croatia won by 0–3. Ljubojević scored the first two goals and delivered the assist for the third goal.

He made his debut for Balestier Khalsa in a 4-0 win against Courts Young Lions on 24 February 2014 where he scored 1 goal from a penalty.

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