Milutin Šoškić

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Milutin Šoškić
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Personal information
Full name Milutin Šoškić
Date of birth (1937-12-31) 31 December 1937 (age 76)
Place of birth Peć, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1966 FK Partizan 177 (1)
1966–1971 1. FC Köln 65 (0)
National team
1959–1966 Yugoslavia 50 (0)
Teams managed
1972 OFK Beograd
1977 OFK Kikinda
1979–1990 FK Partizan (assistant coach)
1993–2006 USA (goalkeeper coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Milutin Šoškić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милутин Шошкић; born 31 December 1937) is a Serbian former goalkeeper[1] who is one of FK Partizan's biggest legends.

After retiring, he embarked on a coaching career. He was a long-time assistant in FK Partizan and was also the head coach of OFK Kikinda in the 1970s.

In 1993, the USA national team head coach Bora Milutinović brought him into his staff to be the goalkeepers coach. Šoškić remained even after Milutinović left in 1995, continuing to work with the team under head coaches Steve Sampson and later Bruce Arena. He left the team along with Arena after 2006 FIFA World Cup. While coaching in the United States, his nickname was Sholi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milutin Šoškić". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 

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