Ivan Obradović

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Ivan Obradović
Personal information
Full name Ivan Obradović
Date of birth (1988-07-25) 25 July 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Obrenovac, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Mechelen
Number 37
Youth career
1997–2006 Partizan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Teleoptik 20 (0)
2007–2009 Partizan 55 (1)
2009–2013 Zaragoza 47 (0)
2014– Mechelen 40 (2)
National team
2007–2009 Serbia U21 4 (0)
2008– Serbia 20 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 April 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:09, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Ivan Obradović (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Обрадовић; born 25 July 1988) is a Serbian footballer who plays for Belgian club Mechelen, as a left back.

Club career[edit]

Obradović is a product of FK Partizan's youth system. On 22 April 2007, he made his senior debut for Partizan under head coach Miroslav Đukić in a league match against FK Vojvodina. Until the end of the 2006–07 season, he recorded four more league appearances. He signed his first professional contract with Partizan on 7 June 2007.[1]

In the 2007–08 season, his first full playing for Partizan, he made 19 league appearances and ended the season winning his first league medal.

At Partizan, Obradović made 55 league appearances scoring only one goal against FK Javor, the game ended 1–1. While in the youth categories of Partizan, he held the nickname of Gari which in Serbian alludes to the fact that he has tanned skin.[2]

Obradović left Partizan and was signed up by Real Zaragoza in 2009 on a 5-year contract for an undisclosed fee[3] He made his La Liga debut on 29 August, against CD Tenerife.[4]

In 2013 he was released by the club. In January 2014 he was close to a move to Dutch Eredivisie leaders Vitesse, but the club decided to buy Rochdi Achenteh instead.

International career[edit]

Obradović made his international debut for the Serbian national team on 6 September 2008, in a FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifier, in Belgrade against Faroe Islands. He scored his first international goal against Austria on 15 October 2008. Also representing Serbia at the 2010 world cup.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 22 March 2015 [5]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Partizan 2006–07 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2007–08 19 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 23 0
2008–09 29 0 4 0 9 0 0 0 42 0
2009–10 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 1
Total 55 1 7 0 14 0 0 0 76 1
Zaragoza 2009–10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2010–11 20 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
2011–12 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0
2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 47 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 48 0
Mechelen 2013–14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2014–15 30 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 34 1
Total 33 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 37 1
Career total 135 2 12 0 14 0 0 0 161 2

International[edit]

Serbia national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 4 1
2009 6 0
2010 5 0
2011 3 0
2012 2 0
Total 20 1

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 October 2008 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna  Austria 3–0 3–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Partizan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ivan Obradović postao profesionalac" (in Serbian). partizan.rs. 7 June 2007. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Izaberi Partizan.
  3. ^ Real Zaragoza sign Partizan Belgrade fullback Obradovic; Tribal Football, 23 August 2009
  4. ^ Real Zaragoza 1–0 Tenerife; ESPN Soccernet, 29 August 2009
  5. ^ "I.Obradović". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 

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