Petar Divić

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Petar Divić
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Personal information
Date of birth (1975-07-11) 11 July 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Pančevo, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Vasas SC
Number 19
Youth career
Dinamo Pančevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1996 Dinamo Pančevo 62 (35)
1996–1997 CD Toledo 17 (4)
1997–1998 Rad Beograd 14 (1)
1998–1999 ČSK Pivara 30 (31)
1999–2002 OFK Beograd 81 (56)
2002–2003 1. FC Union Berlin 22 (7)
2003–2004 SV Eintracht Trier 05 15 (0)
2004–2005 Smederevo 12 (1)
2005–2007 Dinamo Pančevo 28 (17)
2008–2010 Vasas SC 36 (18)
National team
2001 FR Yugoslavia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 August 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 August 2009

Petar Divić (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар Дивић ; born 11 July 1975) is a Serbian international football player. Divić is the only player in Serbia who was the top scorer in the first three leagues – first league top scorer with 27 goals for OFK Beograd in 2000–01, second league top scorer for CSK Celarevo with 20 goals in 1998–99 and third league top scrorer for Dinamo Pančevo with 27 goals in 1995–96.

Club career[edit]

He started his career in his hometown club Dinamo Pančevo and still very young emigrated to Spain to play in Segunda División club CD Toledo. In the first match against Ecija (4–0) he scored a hat-trick. After an unsuccessful season there, he returned and played in Belgrade's clubs FK Rad and CSK Celarevo where he scored over 30 goals in just a year and a half, before moving to First League of FR Yugoslavia club OFK Beograd where he obtained his full affirmation as a goalscorer becoming the top goalscorer of the 2000–01 season. At the 100 year anniversary celebration of OFK Beograd, Divić was declared the best player for the period 1991–2001. His name now stands beside Blagoje Mosa Marjanovic, Josip Skoblar, Ilija Petković, Slobodan Santrač, and Bane Ivanović. Afterwards, he spent two seasons in the 2. Bundesliga with 1. FC Union Berlin, having played in the 2001–02 UEFA Cup, and SV Eintracht Trier 05. In January 2005, he returned to Serbia to play for FK Smederevo, but at the end of the season he returned to his first club Dinamo Pančevo, playing in lower leagues. In January 2008, he moved to Hungary to Vasas SC where he still plays.[1]

International career[edit]

He played twice for the FR Yugoslavia national football team, in 28 June 2001, in a friendly match against Paraguay, and in 4 July same year, in a farewell match of Dragan Stojković in Ōita against Japan.[1]

Honours[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Divić is the second child (older sister Nevena) of Milorad Divić (former national handball player) and Vida Divić-Pavić (former national volleyball player). In December 2001, Divić married Marina who gave in January 2006 gave birth to their son Marko.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Divić Petar" (in Serbian). reprezentacija.rs. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 

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