Aleksandar Jovanović (footballer, born 1989)

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Aleksandar Jovanović
Personal information
Full name Aleksandar Jovanović
Date of birth (1989-08-04) 4 August 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Jeju United
Number 8
Youth career
APIA Leichhardt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Parramatta Eagles 5 (0)
2008–2011 Vojvodina 2 (0)
2008 Palić (loan) 3 (0)
2009 Veternik (loan) 13 (0)
2009–2011 RFK Novi Sad (loan) 35 (1)
2011 Hajduk Kula 7 (0)
2012 BEC Tero Sasana 30 (3)
2013 Suwon FC 24 (0)
2014–2015 Jeju United 53 (1)
2016 Tianjin Teda 23 (2)
2017– Jeju United 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2018.

Aleksandar Jovanović (Serbian pronunciation: [aleksǎːndar joʋǎːnoʋit͡ɕ]; born 4 August 1989) is an Australian football (soccer) defender playing for K League Classic side Jeju United.

Born in Sydney, Australia, he also holds Serbian citizenship.[2]


After playing in the Endeavour Sports High School team, he played with Parramatta Eagles in Australia[3] before signing in January 2008 with the Serbian SuperLiga club FK Vojvodina.[4] Because of his youth he failed to make any league appearance that season and in the following one, 2008–09, he was loaned to lower league neighbouring clubs FK Palić and FK Veternik.

In summer 2009 Vojvodina loaned him to Serbian First League club RFK Novi Sad where he stayed for a season and a half, becoming a regular player and making a total of 35 league appearances and even scoring one goal.

In summer 2011 he left FK Vojvodina and signed with another Serbian top league club, FK Hajduk Kula. He made his Serbian SuperLiga debut on 25 September 2011, in a match against Red Star Belgrade.

In 2012, he had a brief spell at Thai Premier League side BEC Tero Sasana F.C.. After which he joined Suwon City FC for the 2013 K League Challenge in South Korea. After one season he moved up a division to K League Classic side Jeju United for the 2014 season.[5]

On 6 February 2016, Jovanovic transferred to Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda.[6]

He plays as center-back.


  1. ^ "A. JOVANOVIĆ". Soccerway. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Aleksandar Jovanović at Srbijafudbal
  3. ^ CHS Nationals 07 at New South Wales schools of football
  4. ^ Aleksandar Jovanović at Zerozero
  5. ^ [1] Jeju Weekly
  6. ^ 泰达宣布签两中卫+两前锋 at Retrieved 2016-02-06

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