Darko Maletić

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Darko Maletić
Personal information
Full name Darko Maletić
Date of birth (1980-10-20) 20 October 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Banja Luka, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1989–1997 Borac Banja Luka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2001 Borac Banja Luka 57 (6)
2001–2002 Rapid Wien 13 (0)
2002–2004 Publikum Celje 39 (2)
2004 Zenit Saint Petersburg 2 (0)
2005 Shinnik Yaroslavl 8 (0)
2006 Vaslui 5 (0)
2006–2009 Partizan 44 (2)
2009–2010 TuS Koblenz 10 (1)
2010–2011 Borac Banja Luka 21 (6)
2011–2012 Aktobe 21 (2)
2012 Irtysh 6 (0)
2013 Borac Banja Luka 13 (2)
2013–2015 Velež Mostar 64 (2)
2016 Borac Banja Luka 9 (1)
Total 312 (24)
National team
2007–2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:42, 26 November 2010 (UTC).

Darko Maletić (Serbian Cyrillic: Дарко Малетић; born 20 October 1980) is a Bosnian retired professional footballer. Maletić holds a peculiar record: he played in UEFA Cup for five different clubs from various countries (Rapid, Publikum, Zenit, Partizan and Aktobe).

Club career[edit]

He started his career with his hometown club FK Borac Banja Luka. In the summer of 2001 he moved to SK Rapid Wien. From January 2002 to the summer of 2004 he played for Publikum Celje of Slovenia. He then moved to Russia where he played for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg (2004) and FC Shinnik Yaroslavl (2005). After six months with Romanian club FC Vaslui (2006), Maletić signed for Serbian giants FK Partizan where he won double crown before he moved to TuS Koblenz in January 2009.

Aktobe[edit]

Maletić signed for Aktobe on 10 July 2011.

International career[edit]

When Fuad Muzurović became the Bosnian national team's coach, the 26-year-old Maletić received his first call for a match against Norway in March 2007. He made his debut in the 82nd minute, replacing Adnan Čustović. Bosnia and Herzegovina won the match 2–1.

He played seven games in the UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying but after Miroslav Blažević became coach, he dropped from the squad. After showing good form for Borac Banja Luka in the domestic league in 2011, he was recalled by coach Safet Sušić for the match against Romania in March.[1] He was again called up for the matches against Romania away and Albania at home in June, and responded by scoring his first goal for the national team, against Albania.[2]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 June 2011 Zenica  Albania 2–0 Win UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying

Honours[edit]

Partizan
Borac Banja Luka

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110315193559/http://scsport.ba/v2/tekst.php?ID=16456. Archived from the original on 15 March 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Kerić, A. (7 June 2011). "Zmajevi u Zenici nadletjeli Orlove" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 

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