Darko Zorić

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Darko Zorić
Iran vs. Montenegro 2014-05-26 (173).jpg
Zorić with Montenegro in 2014
Personal information
Full name Darko Zorić
Date of birth (1993-09-12) 12 September 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Nikšić, FR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Čukarički
Youth career
–2010 Sutjeska Nikšić
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Sutjeska Nikšić 7 (0)
2011–2014 Čelik Nikšić 54 (16)
2014–2017 AEK Athens 19 (3)
2015–2016 Borac Čačak (loan) 25 (4)
2017– Čukarički 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Montenegro U21 8 (1)
2014–2017 Montenegro 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:38, 4 January 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 April 2016

Darko Zorić (Serbian Cyrillic: Дарко Зорић; born 12 September 1993) is a Montenegrin footballer who plays as midfielder for Čukarički.[1]

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Zorić made his professional debut with Sutjeska Nikšić in 2010 at the age of 17. After just playing seven games with Sutjeska, he transferred to city rivals Čelik Nikšić, with whom Zorić would reach two Montenegrin Cup finals. Throughout the winter of 2013-2014, negotiations took place between Zorić and Inter Milan[2] and Red Star Belgrade.[3]

AEK Athens[edit]

On 11 February 2014, it was announced that Zorić signed a contract with AEK Athens F.C., but would play the rest of the 2013-14 season with Čelik before moving to AEK in July 2014.[4] It was reported that Dušan Bajević tipped off the Greek club into recruiting Zorić.[4]On 31 August 2015 he joined serbian side Borac Čačak. After a prolific season with 7 goals and 7 assists, he returned to AEK. On 4 January 2017 his contract was terminated by mutual consent.

International career[edit]

Zorić debuted at the age of 20 for the Montenegro national football team on May 23, 2014, in a 2-0 loss against Slovakia under coach Branko Brnović.[5]

Honours[edit]

Čelik
AEK Athens

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hteli ga Zvezda i Partizan, a on otišao u Čuku at mondo.rs, 10 January 2017
  2. ^ [1] G Factor: Darko Zoric, il giovane montenegrino sul taccuino di Inter e Borussia Dortmund (Italian) 7 December 2013
  3. ^ [2] Janković, Nikola. Mondo: Darko Zorić potvrdio: Pregovaram sa Zvezdom! (Serbian) 14 January 2014
  4. ^ a b Mijušković, Dejan. "Zorić potpisao za AEK, pa pozajmljen Čeliku". 
  5. ^ [3] Soccerway: SLOVAKIA VS. MONTENEGRO 2 - 0

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