Eldar Hadžimehmedović

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Eldar Hadzimehmedovic
Personal information
Full name Eldar Hadzimehmedovic
Date of birth (1984-09-10) 10 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Tuzla, SR Bosnia-Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Brumunddal
Youth career
Bærum
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Bærum 16 (19)
2001–2004 Lyn[2] 9 (1)
2004 Strømsgodset (loan) 14 (1)
2005–2006 Pors Grenland[3] 43 (7)
2007 Bærum
2008 Modum FK 8 (0)
2009 Lørenskog IF
2010–2013 Raufoss IL
2014– Brumunddal
National team
2000–2002 Bosnia U-19 3 (0)
2002–2004 Bosnia U-21 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 January 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 May 2006

Eldar Hadzimehmedovic (born 10 September 1984) is a Bosnian football player who plays as a striker or as an attacking midfielder. He currently plays for Norwegian side Brumunddal.

Life and career[edit]

He was born in Tuzla, SR Bosnia-Herzegovina, Yugoslavia,[4] and came to Norway at the age of 12.[5] He previously played for Bærum in two periods, Lyn, Strømsgodset, Pors Grenland and Modum FK.[6] Ahead of the 2014 season he went from Raufoss to Brumunddal.[7]

He never made a breakthrough at Lyn, but made a name for himself against NSÍ Runavík in the UEFA Cup qualifying round. In the second leg, the then-18-year-old Hadžimehmedović made the unusual starting eleven, scoring a hat-trick in the first half. He then scored another hat-trick in the first 25 minutes of the second half. Having scored his six goals, he was then substituted in the 70th minute. 6 goals by Eldar Hadzimehmedovic in this game is the most goals scored by a player in one game record in UEFA cup competition,[8] and he currently holds the record for most goals in a match for Lyn, jointly with John Sveinsson.

International career[edit]

Hadzimehmedovic has played for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national under-21 football team and the Under-19.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lifalag Profile
  2. ^ Voetbal International – Eldar Hadzimehmedovic
  3. ^ Eldar Hadzimehmedovic
  4. ^ Playerhistory Profile
  5. ^ Sandven, Arild (25 April 2007). "Tilbake til start". Aftenposten Aften (in Norwegian). p. 48. 
  6. ^ Profile on altomfotball.no
  7. ^ "Eldar til Brumunddal". Oppland Arbeiderblad (in Norwegian). 22 November 2013. p. 47. 
  8. ^ På vei tilbake – Tips
  9. ^ Pors jakter Lyns Eldar Hadzimehmedovic

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