Gordan Vidović

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Gordan Vidović
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-06-23) 23 June 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)(88kg)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1982 FK Igman Ilidža
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1992 Željezničar Sarajevo 87 (16)
1992 St. Gallen
1993 KVK Tienen 21 (15)
1993–1995 Royal Capellen 60 (56)
1995–2003 Mouscron 182 (52)
National team
1997–1999 Belgium 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gordan Vidović (born 23 June 1968 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a former football player who played for the Belgium national team.

His first club was FK Igman from Ilidža, suburb of Sarajevo. He was spotted there in 1988, by FK Željezničar Sarajevo and soon moved to this top division club where he played 87 games and scored 16 goals. When the War in Bosnia-Herzegovina started, he went to Swiss FC St. Gallen. After that, he moved to Belgium and played for KVK Tienen and Royal Capellen FC during 60 games (56 goals) where he was the club's best goalscorer. In 1995, he signed a contract with R.E. Mouscron. He played 166 games and scored 37 goals for the club.

This former striker was reconverted to the role of central defender by coach Georges Leekens when he was at Mouscron. Leekens also offered him to play for the Belgium national team. Vidović accepted the offer and he was capped 18 times. Gordan Vidovic was part of the 1998 World Cup squad in France where he played 3 games.

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