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|Full name||Miloš Hrstić|
|Date of birth||20 November 1955|
|Place of birth||Vojnić, FPR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|1985–1986||Deportivo La Coruna||34||(0)|
|1987–1988||NK Olimpija Ljubljana||32||(0)|
|1995–1997||East Riffa Club|
|2004–2005||East Riffa Club|
|2006||FC Hunan Shocking|
|2010–2011||Hunan Billows F.C.|
|2011–2012||Al Taawon FC|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
During his club career he played for NK Rijeka, Deportivo de La Coruña and Olimpija Ljubljana. He earned 10 caps for the Yugoslavia national football team, and participated in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.
- 1 Playing career
- 2 Coaching career
- 3 Awards and achievements
- 4 Education
- 5 External links
Miloš Hrstić started his senior career in HNK Rijeka, where he passed all the young selections and was a member of all Yugoslavia youth team selections, from U15 to U21. First coach that put him in the team was Dragutin Spasojević, who was head of staff when Rijeka won their two National cups in 1978 and 1979. From 1978 to 1984 Rijeka was the best Croatian club in the Yugoslav First League. In 1979, he had the debut for Yugoslavia, in friendly match against Argentina (4-1 win).
In the European competitions from 1978 to 1984 Rijeka was indefeated on her own stadium Kantrida Wrexham F.C. 3–0, K.S.K. Beveren 0–0, K.F.C. Germinal Beerschot 2–1, FC Lokomotíva Košice 3–0, Juventus F.C. 0–0, Real Valladolid 4–1, Real Madrid C.F. 3-1. The only two team who managed to get a draw where Juventus F.C. and K.S.K. Beveren. In 1984, with coach Josip Skoblar, Olympique de Marseille best player of all times, they lost the Championship title in the last match against Red Star Belgrade, later winner of the UEFA Champions League.
Yugoslavia National football team
Made his debut in 1979 in the game against Argentina in Belgrade which was Dragan Džajić's official retirement match. After that he played in the qualifiers for the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain and on the same World Cup where he played the first match against Northern Ireland.
He started in the youth teams of Rijeka, coaching after that Croatian clubs Orijent, Pazinka, Grobničan. In 1994 he went in Oman as coach of their best and most trophied club, Dhofar. With them he won the silver medal in the Gulf Club Champions Cup and then was called by Bahrein club East Riffa Club where he stayed two years. In 1998 he was signed by then called Sichuan Quanxing FC, Sichuan Guancheng, biggest club in Sichuan province and achieved best results in club history, 3rd place in Chinese Super League. He was the first Croatian coach ever in China, where he is called Milou Xi or 007 (famous movie character James Bond). He changed lots of clubs in China, in FC Hunan Shocking, he settled the bases of their team, introduced youngsters and nowadays they have the carriers of the clubs successes in Chinese Super League. His name and successes in China contributed that after 5 years away he again signed with Hunan Xiangtao FC, a new club founded in 2007. Every year they made a step ahead, winning the championship of China League Three and China League Two. They want now to make another step and win promotion to the Chinese Super League, and they hired Mr. Milos as head coach who can put the foundations of the squad, introduce young players and at the same time make a good result.
Awards and achievements
- Player with most trophies and awards in FC Rijeka’s history
- Player with most appearances in European competitions
- Most capped NK Rijeka player ever in Yugoslavia National team
Player of the year
- Fourth place - Moscow 1980
- Certificate Head Football Coach - Department for coach education, Institute of Kinesiology of the University of Zagreb
- Certificate UEFA PRO Licensed Coach - Croatian Football Federation
- Yugoslavia and Serbia national team web page (Serbian)
- BDFutbol profile (Spanish)
- Miloš Hrstić – FIFA competition record