Mario Gjurovski

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Mario Gjurovski
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Mario (in the foreground) at Saraburi Stadium before Osotspa Saraburi vs Muangthong United match in the 2013 Toyota Thai Premier League.
Personal information
Full name Mario Gjurovski
Date of birth (1985-12-11) 11 December 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Muangthong United
Number 20
Youth career
2001–2003 Red Star Belgrade
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 OFK Mladenovac (loan) 12 (0)
2003 FK Sopot (loan) 14 (3)
2004–2007 FK Bežanija 83 (18)
2007–2010 FK Vojvodina 56 (10)
2011–2012 Metalurh Donetsk 7 (0)
2012– Muangthong United 83 (35)
National team
2010– Macedonia 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 February 2012

Mario Gjurovski or Mario Đurovski (Macedonian: Марио Ѓуровски; born 11 December 1985) is a Macedonian footballer who plays for Muangthong United.

Club career[edit]

Gjurovski played in the youth team of FK Čukarički [1] before moving to Red Star Belgrade. He spent the entire 2003–04 season on loan, first with OFK Mladenovac and then with Red Star´s satellite club FK Sopot, both of them playing in the Serbian League Belgrade.

In summer 2004, he signed with FK Bežanija[2] playing in the Second League of Serbia and Montenegro. After two seasons the club archived promotion in 2006 into the newly formed Serbian SuperLiga. In summer 2007 Mario Gjurovski leaves Bežanija after having played over 80 league matches with them and having scored 18 goals, and signs with another SuperLiga club, FK Vojvodina.[3] After having initially limited chances, after a couple of seasons he became a standard player in the club. They archived finishing second in the 2008–09 season, and becoming 2009–10 Serbian Cup runners-up after losing the final against his former club, Red Star, by 0–3.

Gjurovski left Vojvodina during the winter break of the 2010–11 season after having played over 50 league matches in three and a half years by signing with Ukrainian Premier League side FC Metalurh Donetsk. He signed a 3 year deal with Metalurh on 1 March 2011.

In 2012, he moved to Muangthong United from Thailand Premier League.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 15 March 2014
Club Season League Cups Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Muangthong United
2012 33 14 1 1 0 0 34 15
2013 31 12 2 3 5 1 38 16
2014 19 9 4 3 2 2 25 14
Club total 83 35 7 7 7 3 97 45

National team[edit]

Gjurovski has been part of the Macedonia national football team since 2010.[5]

International goals[edit]

Date Venue Opponent Score Goals Competition
29 May 2010 Bischofshofen, Austria  Azerbaijan[6] 3–1 88' Friendly
7 September 2010 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia  Armenia[7] 2–2 42' Euro 2012 Qualifying

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of former Macedonian international striker Milko Gjurovski who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, FK Partizan and FC Groningen.

The correct spelling of his last name is Gjurovski, as it appears in his Macedonian passport.[8]

Honours[edit]

Muangthong United

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monografija: 85 godina SD Junior (page 93)" (in Serbian). pageflip-flap.com. 
  2. ^ "Mario Đurovski u Zvezdi". Srbija Sport. 27 June 2007. Retrieved 3 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Profile and stats" (in Serbian). Srbijafudbal. 
  4. ^ Muang Thong: Fowler leave and Mario Gjurovski arrives thai-fussball.com
  5. ^ Mario Ǵurovski at National-Football-Teams.com
  6. ^ "Macedonia-Azerbaijan Goals". Retrieved 25 June 2009. 
  7. ^ "UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying Group B". Retrieved 25 June 2009. 
  8. ^ "Mario Gjurovski". Macedonian Football. 12 January 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 

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