|Date of birth||1 October 1929|
|Place of birth||Split, Kingdom of Yugoslavia|
|Date of death||13 June 2002(aged 72)|
|Place of death||Zagreb, Croatia|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
Ante "Biće" Mladinić (1 October 1929 – 13 June 2002) was a Croatian football manager.
The Croat had a modest playing career turning out for Hajduk Split and Lokomotiva Zagreb. Later as coach he had spells at NK Zagreb, Hajduk, FK Partizan, and the Yugoslavia national football team in the mid-1970s. He ended his career as a staff member for Bordeaux, where he discovered players such as Bixente Lizarazu. He was considered by many as one of the best coaches ever produced in the Balkans.
He died in Zagreb after a long battle with throat cancer.
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|UEFA Euro host country managers
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