|Full name||Duško Tošić|
|Date of birth||19 January 1985|
|Place of birth||Zrenjanin, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2010||→ Queens Park Rangers (loan)||5||(0)|
|2010–2012||Red Star Belgrade||41||(2)|
|2011||→ Betis (loan)||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2018
Duško Tošić (Serbian Cyrillic: Душко Тошић, pronounced [dǔʃko tǒʃitɕ, - tôː-]; born 19 January 1985) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Chinese club Guangzhou R&F in the Chinese Super League. In international competition he represents Serbia.
- 1 Club career
- 2 International career
- 3 Career statistics
- 4 Honours
- 5 Personal life
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Born in Zrenjanin, Tošić began his career in his native Serbia playing for OFK Beograd before moving to French club Sochaux in the winter of 2006 but only spent one and a half seasons with the club as other European clubs from Italy, Germany and Spain were expressing an interest.
Tošić signed for Portsmouth on 12 February 2010, but as a result of Portsmouth's financial situation Tošić's registration with the Premier League was withheld and he was forced to leave the club within a month of signing for them. Tošić was an unused substitute in Portsmouth's 4–1 FA Cup fifth-round win at Southampton in February, and failed to get on the pitch that season. He signed a loan deal to play for QPR until the end of the season on 25 March 2010.
Red Star Belgrade
On 7 July 2010, he joined Red Star Belgrade, signing a three-year contract, rejecting the interest of some English clubs. On 31 August 2011, it was announced he would join Real Betis on a two-year loan with an option of Betis buying the player afterwards. He returned to Red Star on January 2012.
On 21 June 2012, it was announced that Tošić will leave Red Star Belgrade and join Turkish Süper Lig side Gençlerbirliği. He played for three seasons there and was one of the best players in the team.
On 2 June 2015, Tošić signed a three-year contract for Beşiktaş. Beşiktaş won the title in the Süper Lig in 2015–16, as well as in 2016–17, with Tošić mainly occupying the left central defender position.
On 18 May 2018, Beşiktaş have announced that Tošić is set to sign for Guangzhou R&F, with a €5 million fee mooted. He signed two and a half year long contract worth €5.8 million per season.
Tošić made his national debut against Norway on 15 November 2006, a friendly which ended in a 1–1 draw.
- As of 11 November 2018
|Queens Park Rangers (loan)||2009–10||5||0||0||0||—||—||5||0|
- As of 22 June 2018
|1.||17 October 2007||Tofiq Bahramov Republican Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan||Azerbaijan||1–0||6–1||UEFA Euro 2008 qualification|
- Werder Bremen
- Red Star Belgrade
- UEFA European Under-21 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2007
- Serbian SuperLiga Team of the Season: 2010–11, 2011–12
Though born in Zrenjanin, Tošić grew up in a small village called Orlovat which is located nearby. He shares the same grandparents as Zoran Tošić, also a professional footballer. He married Serbian pop singer Jelena Karleuša in June 2008 and they have two daughters.
- "Duško Tošić" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
- zur Brügge, Jan (3 February 2010). "Werder vertraut schwächelndem Team". Nordwest Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- "Wigan and Stoke enter race to sign Duško Tošić, the defender who was forced to leave Portsmouth". Mail Online. 3 March 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
- "Queens Park Rangers swoop for Portsmouth's Dusko Tosic". BBC Sport. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 26 March 2010.
- "Tosic is set for Red Star". Sky Sports. 7 July 2010. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
- "Tošić, ipak, pozajmljen Betisu". b92.net. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
- "Tosic signs for Gençlerbirliği". Retrieved 21 June 2012.
- "Tosic signs for Guangzhou". Retrieved 18 May 2018.
- "Soccer: Krstajic names Serbia's final 23-man World Cup squad". reuters.com. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
- Timothy Abraham (17 June 2018). "Costa Rica 0–1 Serbia". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- Matthew Henry (23 June 2018). "Serbia 1–2 Switzerland". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- "D. Tošić". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
- "D. Tošić". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
- "Jelena Karleusa – die Frau von Dusko Tosic" (in German). doktorfussball.de. 26 January 2009. Archived from the original on 9 September 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
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