Miroslav Radović

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Miroslav Radović
Miroslav Radovic 2011.jpg
Radović with Legia in 2011
Personal information
Full name Miroslav Radović
Date of birth (1984-01-16) 16 January 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Goražde, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Legia Warsaw
Number 32
Youth career
Partizan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Partizan 49 (8)
2006– Legia Warsaw 228 (53)
National team
2004–2006 Serbia U21[1] 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miroslav Radović (Serbian Cyrillic: Мирослав Радовић; born 16 January 1984) is a Serbian footballer who plays as a winger for Ekstraklasa club Legia Warsaw. He previously played for Partizan, before joining the Polish club in the summer of 2006.

Radović acquired Polish citizenship in January 2014.[2][3]

He is waiter by profession.[4][5]

Club career[edit]

Partizan[edit]

After signing his first professional contract with Partizan, Radović was promoted to their first team during the 2003–04 season. He also made his UEFA Champions League debut that season. In the following season, Radović helped Partizan to win the national championship title. He also scored memorable goal in the 88th minute that eliminated Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the UEFA Cup round of 32.[6] In the 2005–06 season, Radović made 19 appearances in all competitions, scoring three goals. He eventually left the club in the 2006 summer transfer window.

Legia Warsaw[edit]

On 30 June 2006, Radović signed for Polish club Legia Warsaw on a four-year deal.[7] In his first season at the club, he made 27 league appearances and scored six goals. Radović won his first trophy with Legia by beating Wisła Kraków after penalties in the 2007–08 Polish Cup final. Finally, after seven years of playing in the country, he won his first Ekstraklasa title in the 2012–13 season. In the following season, Radović led the club to the second national title in a row while scoring 14 league goals.

International career[edit]

Radović made his debut for the Serbia and Montenegro national under-21 side in their successful qualifying campaign for the 2006 UEFA European Championship. However, he did not participate at the final tournament held in Portugal. Radović also played for the Serbian national under-21 team at the start of the qualifications for the 2007 UEFA European Championship.

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Partizan 2003–04 18 3 4 1 1 0 23 4
2004–05 19 3 4 0 9 1 32 4
2005–06 12 2 2 1 5 0 19 3
Total 49 8 10 2 15 1 74 11
Legia Warsaw 2006–07 27 6 6 2 6 0 39 8
2007–08 27 3 10 2 1 0 38 5
2008–09 28 3 12 1 4 0 44 4
2009–10 26 2 4 0 3 0 33 2
2010–11 28 9 7 0 0 0 35 9
2011–12 28 6 5 1 9 7 42 14
2012–13 27 5 7 0 6 1 40 6
2013–14 27 14 2 0 9 1 38 15
2014–15 6 4 0 0 7 6 13 10
Total 224 52 53 6 45 15 322 73
Career total 273 60 63 8 60 16 396 84

Honours[edit]

Partizan
Legia Warsaw

Private life[edit]

In June 2014 he married Sandra,[8] with whom he has three sons: Nikša (born 16 January 2012),[9] Matej and Jakov (both born 27 May 2013).[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Only official UEFA matches included
  2. ^ Szymczyk, Marcin (15 January 2014). "Miroslav Radović z polskim obywatelstwem" [Miroslav Radović with Polish citizenship]. legia.net (in Polish). Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Miroslav Radović otrzymał polskie obywatelstwo" [Miroslav Radović obtained Polish citizenship]. ekstraklasa.net (in Polish). 15 January 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Miszczak, Piotr (28 September 2006). "Radović - piłkarz z wyboru, kelner z zawodu". legia.com.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Cegliński, Łukasz (4 November 2011). "Bohater Legii, Miroslav Radović. Szybki kelner, który odbił się od dna". sport.pl (in Polish). p. 2. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Radovic late show ousts Dnipro". UEFA.com. 24 February 2005. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Miroslav Radović podpisał kontrakt" [Miroslav Radović signed contract] (in Polish). Legia.net. 30 June 2006. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  8. ^ Szymczyk, Marcin (16 June 2014). "Ślub Miroslava Radovicia" [Marriage of Miroslav Radović]. legia.net (in Polish). Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Radović został ojcem!" [Radović became father!]. legionisci.com (in Polish). 16 January 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  10. ^ Szymczyk, Marcin (27 May 2013). "Miroslav Radović ponownie został ojcem!" [Miroslav Radović again became father!]. legia.net (in Polish). Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  11. ^ "Miroslav Radović ponownie ojcem!" [Miroslav Radović again father!]. legia.com (in Polish). Legia Warsaw. 27 May 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 

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