|Date of birth||8 January 1983|
|Place of birth||Slavonski Brod, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2003–2004||→ Příbram (loan)||23||(3)|
|2004–2005||→ Akratitos (loan)||24||(10)|
|2014||→ Osijek (loan)||12||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 August 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 October 2009
Cesarec started his career in NK Marsonia. He played there 2 years (2000-2002), making 40 appearances and scoring 6 league goals. This good season was a result of a big interest from foreign clubs.
In 2002, Daniel joined Czech major club AC Sparta Prague. In Prague he made only 3 league appearances, and his dream never became true. Then, Sparta sent him loan at 1. FK Příbram. There, he made 23 league appearances, scoring 3 goals. After Příbram, Sparta Prague sent him (again) on loan at Akratitos F.C.. In Akratitos, he had a fine season, with 24 performances and 10 goals.
- Asteras Trpolis
Cesarec had his best time of his career in Tripoli, Greece. He joined Asteras Tripoli F.C. in 2007 summer. He stayed there for 3 years with fine seasons. His statistics with blue-yellow jersey are 72 performances and 26 goals. He was expert for heading and penalty-taking. He is the club's top goalscorer ever in Greek Superleague. He was one of the most successful forwards these years.
His fine seasons with Asteras prized with a signing with a club with many success in Greece and Europe. This club, is Aris Thessaloniki F.C.. But Cesarec hadn't his best season, because he was struck with a lot of injuries. He made about 30 appearances with Aris and scored only 5 goals (3 of them were on Europa League, and Aris made his best season in Europe this season). In 2011-2012 season, he has made 2 league appearances. On late November he scored against Panionios. The next matchday he scored also in the home victory against Panathinaikos FC.
- As of 30 December 2011.
|Asteras Tripolis F.C.||2008-09||19||8||0||2||2||0||-||-||-||21||10||0|