Elvedin Džinić

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Elvedin Džinić
Personal information
Full name Elvedin Džinić[1]
Date of birth (1985-08-25) 25 August 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Maribor, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 3
Youth career
Železničar Maribor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Maribor 140 (16)
2011–2013 Charleroi 65 (4)
2013 Botev Plovdiv 10 (0)
2014 Zagłębie Lubin 13 (0)
2014–2016 Rudar Velenje 49 (7)
2016– Celje 0 (0)
National team
2006 Slovenia U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 August 2014

Elvedin Džinić (born 25 August 1985) is a Slovenian footballer who plays for Celje.

Club career[edit]

In 2005, he signed his first professional contract with Maribor. He played for the club, between 2005 and 2010, and made a total of 140 appearances and scored 16 goals in Slovenian first league, 1.SNL. He was voted, by the fans, with the title of Purple Warrior trophy, as the best player in the 2009–10 season.[2]

On 10 January, Elvedin Džinić signed a contract with Belgian club RSC Charleroi. Maribor had accepted the bid in excess of 132,000 euros for the player, whose contract with Maribor was due to expire in 6 months.

On 25 June 2013, Džinić signed a two-year contract with Botev Plovdiv in Bulgaria.

International career[edit]

Džinić was a member of the Slovenia national football team and was part of the squad at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.


  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 4 June 2010. p. 27. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Vijoličasti bojevnik" [Purple Warrior] (in Slovenian). NK Maribor official website. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 

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