Zlatko Junuzović

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Zlatko Junuzović
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Junuzović with Austria in 2012.
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-26) 26 September 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Loznica, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Right winger/Second striker
Club information
Current team
SV Werder Bremen
Number 16
Youth career
1994–1999 Kühnsdorf
1999–2005 Grazer AK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Grazer AK 68 (13)
2007–2009 Austria Kärnten 53 (7)
2009–2012 Austria Wien 74 (19)
2012– SV Werder Bremen 63 (5)
National team
Austria U19 2 (1)
2007 Austria U20 11 (4)
2005–2008 Austria U21 15 (3)
2006– Austria 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 August 2013
Zlatko Junuzović (in red) at a match Austria vs Iceland (2014)

Zlatko Junuzović (born 26 September 1987) is an Austrian footballer playing for SV Werder Bremen and the Austrian national team. He is of Bosniak descent.

Early life[edit]

Junuzović moved with his parents to Austria when he was five years old. Before his 12th birthday, they went on to Graz, where he soon played for the youth teams of GAK. Junuzović became an Austrian citizen as youth.

Club career[edit]

Being 17 years old, he played first time for GAK in the Bundesliga in spring 2005. In 2006 he was called to play for the ÖFB-Team and he had been a regular starter for GAK. In summer 2007 he moved to SK Austria Kärnten. In summer 2009, Junuzović moved to Austrian giants FK Austria Wien.

In 2010, Junuzović was awarded two awards for his performances with Austria Wien and the national team: the managers of the Austrian Bundesliga voted him the 'Austrian Player of the Year' and the country's supporters voted him 'Player of the Year' in the annual award awarded by the Kronen Zeitung.

In January 2012, Junuzović signed with the German Bundesliga club SV Werder Bremen. His contract runs until 30 June 2015.

International career[edit]

Junuzović played for Austria at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup[1] where they claimed fourth place. He made his debut for the senior team in a March 2006 friendly match against Canada.

International goals[edit]

Scores and goals list Austria's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 October 2011 Dalga Arena, Baku, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan 4–1 4–1 Euro 2012 qualifier
2 1 June 2012 Tivoli-Neu, Gelsenkirchen, Germany  Ukraine 1–0 3–2 Friendly
3 11 September 2012 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Germany 1–2 1–2 2014 World Cup qualifier
4 22 March 2013 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Faroe Islands 4–0 6–0 2014 World Cup qualifier
Correct as of 22 March 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zlatko JunuzovićFIFA competition record

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