|Full name||Brana Ilić|
|Date of birth||16 February 1985|
|Place of birth||Golubinci, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2018|
Zemun and Rad
In 2003, Ilić made his senior debuts with Zemun. He quickly became a first team regular, scoring four league goals from 23 appearances in his debut season. During his time at Zemun, Ilić amassed a total of 93 league appearances and scored 14 goals.
Partizan and Vojvodina
On 9 January 2009, it was announced that Ilić signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with Partizan. He made his competitive debut for the club on 14 March 2009 in a 2–0 home league victory over Čukarički. On 18 March 2009, in his second appearance for Partizan, Ilić scored his first goal for the club, giving his team a 1–0 away win against Jagodina.
On 1 July 2010, it was announced that Ilić signed a one plus one year contract with Vojvodina. He made 44 appearances in all competitions and scored 15 goals for the club, before leaving Novi Sad in the 2012 winter transfer window.
In early 2012, Ilić moved abroad to Kazakhstan and signed with Aktobe. He made 10 appearances and scored three goals in the first half of the 2012 Kazakhstan Premier League, before leaving the club during the summer transfer window.
In the summer of 2012, Ilić joined Superleague Greece side PAS Giannina. He made his first appearance for the club on 25 August 2012, playing the full 90 minutes in a 0–0 home league draw with Platanias. On 7 October 2012, Ilić scored his first goal for PAS Giannina in a 1–2 home loss to Panionios. He finished his debut season as the club's top scorer with 11 goals (10 in the league). During his four-year tenure at PAS Giannina, Ilić amassed 138 competitive appearances and scored 28 goals for the club.
On 2 August 2016, Ilić signed with Football League club Aris Thessaloniki on a two-year contract plus one-year extension. He netted his first goals for the side on 18 December 2016, scoring a brace in a 3–2 win over Trikala. Eventually, Ilić left Aris Thessaloniki after just one season.
On 18 March 2011, Ilić received his first call-up to the Serbia national team for their UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Estonia, but remained unused in both matches. He eventually made his debut in a friendly match against South Korea on 3 June 2011.
- As of 3 November 2018
- "Brana Ilić otvorio sezonu" (in Serbian). partizan.rs. 9 January 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2009.
- "Branina "praćka" iz blata!" (in Serbian). partizan.rs. 18 March 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2011.
- "Brana Ilić novi 'Lala'" (in Serbian). partizan.rs. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
- "Τέλος και οι Ίλιτς, Στρούνα από τον ΠΑΣ Γιάννινα" (in Greek). sport24.gr. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
- "Πήρε τον Ιλιτς ο Αρης" (in Greek). contra.gr. 2 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
- "Pižon vratio Pantelića, pozvao Branu Ilića!" (in Serbian). mondo.rs. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "Debituju Šaranov i Ilić" (in Serbian). rts.rs. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- Brana Ilić at Soccerway