Milan Đurić

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Milan Đurić
Personal information
Date of birth 22 May 1990 (1990-05-22) (age 24)
Place of birth Tuzla, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Cittadella
Youth career
Vis Pesaro
2005–2006 San Marino
2006–2007 Cesena
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Cesena 73 (8)
2010–2011 Ascoli (loan) 17 (2)
2011–2012 Crotone (loan) 45 (7)
2012–2013 Cremonese (loan) 20 (3)
2013–2014 Trapani (loan) 13 (3)
2014– Cittadella (loan)
National team
2012 Bosnia & Herzegovina U21 4 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:00, 2 February 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:41, 10 September 2012 (UTC)

Milan Đurić (born 22 May 1990) is a Bosnian football player who currently plays for Italian side Cittadella on loan from Cesena

Career[edit]

Đurić was born in Tuzla to Bosnian Serb parents (his father, Goran, being a former Bosnian third division football striker) which moved to Pesaro in 1991.[1] Although he was born in Tuzla, his family is from Vlasenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina at that time part of SFR Yugoslavia.[2] Despite being a Bosnian citizen, Đurić's native language and only known language is Italian.[1]

Youth career[edit]

He played for Vis Pesaro's youth system until 2005, when the club declared bankruptcy and he was consequently released for free, being successively signed by San Marino and successively Cesena, where he plays for the youth team coached by former Bosnian star Davor Jozić.[1][3]

Cesena[edit]

He made his first team debut for A.C. Cesena on October 30, 2007, a 2007–08 Serie B match lost to A.C. Mantova[4] and scored his first professional goal a few weeks later in a league match against Frosinone. He was confirmed to Cesena also for the following season, in the Lega Pro Prima Divisione (Italian third tier).

Parma[edit]

In June 2010 he was swapped with Alberto Galuppo of Parma F.C. directly and no cash. On 30 June 2010, Đurić was loaned to Ascoli Calcio 1898. On January 28, 2011, he was loaned out to Crotone. This deal was extended on 15 June 2011 for another year.

He spent the 2012–13 season on loan to Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Cremonese.

Cesena return[edit]

Later in July 2013 he was loaned to newly promoted Serie B club Trapani, after Cesena bought him back . In January, 2014, he was then loaned to Cittadella.

National team[edit]

Being a Bosnian Serb, Đurić is eligible to play for both Bosnia and Serbia. However he never got a call from Serbia, so he decided to play for Bosnia and Herzegovina.[5] In July 2010, Đurić expressed his desire to play for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team.[2] Indeed, on February 12, 2012, Milan Đurić got his first call-up for Bosnia U-21 against Serbia U-21 friendly match in Belgrade, Serbia,[6] but waited for his dream debut until June 1, 2012 when he was substituted on in 79th minute for Bosnia-Herzegovina U21 (under Vlado Jagodić) and scored 10 minutes later which was his first ever goal for his native country in a comfortable 3:0 home victory in Under-21 European Championship qualifications over Belarus U-21, at Grbavica Stadium in Sarajevo.[7] Five days later he started the match against San Marino U-21, in Sarajevo on June 6, and scored his second goal for national team and second of the game in 3:1 win, while added one assistance for the first goal of the game. In game against Greece U-21, on September 7 in Sarajevo, he scored yet another, his third in a three, and fourth of the game for a comfortable 4:0 win.

On 10 September 2012, in Sarajevo against Germany U-21, Đurić scored his first hat-trick for Bosnia and Herzegovina U-21, while also making an assistance for Bosnia's fourth goal of the game. This makes impressive tally of six goals, with two assists, in just four played games.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Bosnia and Herzegovina's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 June 2012 Grbavica Stadium, Sarajevo  Belarus 3–0 3–0 UEFA U21 Euro 2013 Qualifiers
2. 6 June 2012 Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium, Sarajevo  San Marino 2–0 3–1 UEFA U21 Euro 2013 Qualifiers
3. 7 September 2012 Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium, Sarajevo  Greece 4–0 4–0 UEFA U21 Euro 2013 Qualifiers
4. 10 September 2012 Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium, Sarajevo  Germany 1–0 4–4 UEFA U21 Euro 2013 Qualifiers
5. 10 September 2012 Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium, Sarajevo  Germany 2–1 4–4 UEFA U21 Euro 2013 Qualifiers
6. 10 September 2012 Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium, Sarajevo  Germany 3–1 4–4 UEFA U21 Euro 2013 Qualifiers

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Milan Djuric Interview" (in Italian). Corriere Romagna. 2007-12-10. Retrieved 2008-01-02. 
  2. ^ a b http://www.san.ba/index.php?id=12473
  3. ^ "La meglio gioventu': Christian Jidayi, un difensore 'polivalente'" (in Italian). Calciomercato.com. 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2007-12-08. 
  4. ^ "Mantova 4-1 Cesena" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 2007-12-08. 
  5. ^ "Milan Đurić: Srbija me nikad nije zvala". Kurir.rs. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Spisak igrača u21 za utakmicu protiv U21 Srbije" (in Bosnian). Reprezentacija.ba. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  7. ^ "Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-0 Belarus - Bilbija secures vital Bosnia victory". UFEA - Under 21 Championship. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  8. ^ "Qualifying round (Group 1) - UFEA Under-21 - BiH - Germany 4:4". ufea.com. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 

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