Aleksandar Popović (footballer)

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Aleksandar Popović
Personal information
Full name Aleksandar Popović
Date of birth (1983-11-02) 2 November 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Klagenfurt, Austria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
FK Beograd
Number 7
Youth career
BSV Bad Bleiberg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Red Star Belgrade 0 (0)
2001–2002 Jedinstvo Ub (loan) 5 (0)
2002–2003 BSV Bad Bleiberg 18 (0)
2003–2005 Olimpija Ljubljana 25 (1)
2005–2009 Vojvodina 51 (2)
2009–2010 Kavala 7 (0)
2010– FK Beograd ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 28, 2014.

Aleksandar Popović (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Поповић, born 2 November 1983) is an Austrian-Serbian football midfielder who plays for FK Beograd.

Career[edit]

He was born in Klagenfurt, Austria. He started his career playing with BSV Bad Bleiberg. In 2001, he moved to FR Yugoslavia and joined Serbian giants red Star Belgrade, however he spent most time on loan at FK Jedinstvo Ub. Afterwords, he returned to Austria and then played one season, already as senior, at his previous club, BSV Bad Bleiberg.[1]

In 2003, he moved abroad again, this time just crossing the border and joining Slovenian top-league side Olimpija Ljubljana, playing with them the seasons 2003–04 and 2004–05.[2]

His fine performances in SLovenian PrvaLiga made interest in the region grow, and he returned to Serbia and signed with FK Vojvodina. Popović became the team captain in Serbian SuperLiga club FK Vojvodina, and in summer 2009, he moved to Super League Greece to play in Kavala F.C. in the Greek Super League.[3] In 2010, he returned again to Serbia and played with FK Beograd in third-tier, the Serbian League Belgrade.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Profile at Srbijafudbal
  2. ^ Stats from Slovenia at PrvaLiga.
  3. ^ Aleksandar Popović at Soccerway