Darko Bodul

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Darko Bodul
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Personal information
Date of birth (1989-01-11) 11 January 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
(now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Rheindorf Altach
Number 9
Youth career
Fortuna Wien[citation needed]
0000–2004 First Vienna
2004–2008 Heerenveen
2008–2009 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Ajax 1 (0)
2009–2010 Sparta Rotterdam (loan) 24 (1)
2011 Nacional 4 (0)
2011–2013 Sturm Graz 23 (9)
2013–2015 OB 52 (9)
2015- Rheindorf Altach 5 (0)
National team
2007 Croatia U19 8 (2)
2009 Croatia U21 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 March 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

Darko Bodul (born 11 January 1989 in Sarajevo) is a Bosnian Croat and Croatian footballer who plays as striker who currently plays for Rheindorf Altach in Austria. He also holds Austrian citizenship.[1]


He began his career in Wien by DSV Fortuna Wien[citation needed], joined First Vienna FC,[2] and was snapped up by SC Heerenveen in 2004.[3]

Bodul played in the youth teams of Heerenveen before joining Ajax in the summer of 2008 on a free transfer.[4] He made his senior team debut on 8 February 2009 against Vitesse Arnhem.[5] On 10 April 2009, the Croatian forward renewed his contract with AFC Ajax for two additional years[6] and joined on 31 August 2009 on loan to Sparta Rotterdam between 30 June 2010.[7] He scored his first and only goal for Sparta in the away game against RKC Waalwijk, 4–1 loss.


He has represented Croatia at youth level, he won six caps at the under-19 level.[8] He was a member of Croatia's under-21 squad and played on 11 February 2009 against the under-21 team from the Republic of Macedonia.

Personal life[edit]

His brother Dragan is a professional footballer who plays in Austria for SC Union Ardagger.[9]


  1. ^ "Ajax contracteert Darko Bodul" (in Dutch). Ajax.nl. 14 June 2008. Retrieved 9 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Arnautovic: Star unter den Jungstars" (in German). Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Ajax haalt offensieve belofte van SC Heerenveen
  4. ^ Ajax contracteert Darko Bodul
  5. ^ "Bodul maakt debuut bij Ajax". Telegraaf (in Dutch). 8 February 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2009. 
  6. ^ Darko Bodul Signs New Ajax Deal
  7. ^ Bodul op huurbasis naar Sparta Rotterdam
  8. ^ "Italy and Croatia ease through". UEFA. 15 November 2007. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Österreichs Fußball-Legionäre in der weiten Welt.

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