Tomi Juric

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Tomi Jurić
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 189 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Western Sydney Wanderers
Number 9
Youth career
NK Hurstville Zagreb
Sydney Olympic
Sydney United
2008 Trnje
2009–2010 Croatia Sesvete
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Croatia Sesvete 23 (12)
2011–2012 Lokomotiva 14 (3)
2012 NK Inter Zaprešić 12 (1)
2013 Adelaide United 7 (2)
2013– Western Sydney Wanderers 21 (8)
National team
2013– Australia 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 September 2014

Tomi Jurić ([ˈtoːˈměː ˈjuˈritɕ]; born 22 July 1991 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian professional football (soccer) player, who currently plays as a striker for Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League.

Club career[edit]

Adelaide United[edit]

On 10 February 2013, after spending a number of seasons abroad in Croatia playing for NK Lokomotiva and NK Inter Zaprešić in the Prva HNL, Juric signed a short term contract to play for Australian club Adelaide United in the A-League.[2] On 16 February 2013, Juric scored on his Adelaide United debut in a 2–1 defeat at Sydney FC.

Western Sydney Wanderers[edit]

On 20 May 2013 Juric signed for Western Sydney Wanderers on a two-year deal, becoming the Wanderers first signing of the A-League off-season. On debut for the Wanderers he scored the equaliser against the Central Coast Mariners in the 1–1 draw on 12 of October 2013. Juric scored his first Asian Champions League goal in the Round of 16 against Sanfrecce Hiroshima on 7 May 2014. In a highly successful first season at Western Sydney, Tomi Juric finished with 12 goals in 29 appearances, four of those coming in the 2014 Asian Champions League which his side won, Juric scoring the only goal in a 1–0 aggregate win over Al-Hilal.

International career[edit]

On 28 June 2013 Juric was called up to the Socceroos training camp on the Central Coast.[3] Juric made his debut for the Socceroos off the bench in the Socceroos' 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup match against South Korea.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 July 2013 Hwaseong Stadium, Hwaseong, South Korea  Japan 2–2 2–3 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup



Australia Western Sydney Wanderers

Playing style[edit]

Juric plays as a striker. He possesses speed, is good at holding up the ball and has been described as a great finisher. His style of play has drawn comparisons with compatriot Mark Viduka.[4]


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