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Strinić with Dnipro in 2011
|Full name||Ivan Strinić|
|Date of birth||17 July 1987|
|Place of birth||Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2006–2007||Le Mans B||11||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Split, Strinić started his youth career with Hajduk Split, where he stayed until 2006, when he move to France to play for Le Mans B. Following his return to Croatia he played for NK Hrvatski Dragovoljac where he was spotted by his native club Hajduk Split.
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Even though he was close to finish the deal with Dinamo Zagreb, Strinić decided to sign for his youth club Hajduk Split. His first competitive match for Hajduk came on the opening of the 2008/09 season against NK Zadar on Poljud Stadium, ending in 1-0 win for Hajduk. During his first season with Hajduk he appeared in 17 domestic league games, playing in the position of left-back. In season 2009/2010 he proved himself as the first team regural starter, earning his first call-up for national team as well. In season 2010/11 Strinić played in all 6 of Hajduk Split matches in 2010–11 UEFA Europa League against RSC Anderlecht, AEK and Zenit St. Petersburg.
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Strinić received his first call-up for Croatia national football team under manager Slaven Bilić for a friendly match against Austria on May 19, 2010. Since then he has been regular starter for Croatia and the first choice for their left-back position. He was a part of the Croatia national football team on UEFA Euro 2012 in Poland, where he played all three games in group stage. He provided an assist for Mario Mandžukić in the match against Italy, to equalize the result on 1-1. He missed out on the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil due to a hamstring injury.
- Hajduk Split
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