Date of birth
14 August 1988
Place of birth
Titov Vrbas, SFR Yugoslavia
1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Hajduk Kula 58
Serbia U21 23
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014
Ljubomir Fejsa ( Serbian Cyrillic: Љубомир Фејса; born 14 August 1988) is a Serbian international footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Benfica in the Primeira Liga and the Serbian national football team.
Club career [ edit ]
Partizan [ edit ]
On 1 July 2008, it was announced that Fejsa finally signed for
FK Partizan after the club was interested in him for over a year. He signed a five-year contract and was given the number 5 shirt for Partizan. [1 ]
Olympiacos [ edit ]
On 21 June 2011 Fejsa signed with
Olympiacos F.C. with a transfer fee of 3 millions and signed a 3+1-year contract. His first appearance was in a friendly 1–0 win against Galatasaray. He scored his first goal against [2 ] Inter Milan during another friendly match. He showed good form at the beginning of 2011-12 season, and had impressive performances during the early stages of Champions League Groups. However he was injured during training and missed the rest of the season. [3 ]
2012-13 season, when Leonardo Jardim was named the head coach of Olympiacos FC, Fejsa was regularly benched and barely made any appearance during the Portuguese coach stay at the club. In February 2013, when Leonardo Jardim was sacked by Olympiacos FC due to the crowds dismay because of the playing style of the team, coach Michel was hired and he immediately made Fejsa one of the starters. [4 ] He made decent appearances, despite being benched for most of the season and he was called back to [5 ] Serbia national football team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.
Benfica [ edit ]
On 23 August 2013, Fejsa signed a five year contract with Benfica, for a reported fee of 4,5M€.
The deal was confirmed in an interview at [6 ] Benfica TV by Benfica president, Luís Filipe Vieira. [7 ]
International career [ edit ]
He made his senior international debut for
Serbia under head coach Javier Clemente with a substitute appearance during the rescheduled UEFA Euro 2008 qualifier at home against Kazakhstan on 24 November 2007. Also making late appearances during the [8 ] Euro 2012 qualification process making features against Italy. [9 ]
Career statistics [ edit ]
As of 16 December 2013
International [ edit ]
Serbia national team
Honours [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]