Goran Ljubojević

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Goran Ljubojević
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Ljubojević playing for Genk
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Osijek, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
NK Trnje
Youth career
NK Osijek
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 NK Osijek 64 (23)
2004–2006 Dinamo Zagreb 41 (13)
2006 St. Gallen (loan) 17 (5)
2006–2009 Genk 38 (12)
2009–2010 NK Zagreb 12 (6)
2010–2011 AIK 11 (2)
2011–2012 NK Osijek 25 (6)
2012 FCM Târgu Mureș 9 (5)
2012–2013 Naft Tehran 11 (4)
2013–2014 Osijek 8 (6)
2014 Balestier Khalsa 27 (20)
2015 Sriwijaya FC 3 (3)
2016–2017 Vinogradar
2017– Trnje
National team
1998–1999 Croatia U15 6 (2)
1999–2000 Croatia U16 7 (2)
1999 Croatia U17 3 (1)
2000–2001 Croatia U19 10 (7)
2001–2003 Croatia U20 6 (2)
2003–2005 Croatia U21 18 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:26, 11 April 2015 (UTC).

Goran Ljubojević (pronounced [ʎubojeʋitɕ]; born 4 May 1983) is a Croatian football forward who plays for NK Trnje.[1]

Club career[edit]

As one of the best young national team players, he was transferred at the end of August 2006 from Dinamo Zagreb to KRC Genk. He also played for NK Osijek and FC St. Gallen.

In the 2006–07 season, he earned a season record of five goals in five following games. In total, he made 11 goals for KRC Genk, according to his playing time he was the most efficient scorer in the Belgian Jupiler League of that season.

In December 2009, he turned a new page in his career by signing with NK Zagreb. He scored six goals in a half season. This opened the eyes of several teams who were interested in this targetstriker. Odense and AIK showed the most interest. Finally, AIK signed him in July 2010.

"Ljubo" also was a member of the Croatian national team under 21. His highlight was a victory over England on 13 August 2003, which Croatia won by 0–3. Ljubojević scored the first two goals and delivered the assist for the third goal.

In 2014, he joined Balestier Khalsa as their first ever marquee signing. He scored the first goal in the 2014 Singapore Cup on 7 November 2014 and the club's maiden win in the Singapore Cup. He ended the season as a club top scorer with 27 goals.

Presently, he plays for NK Trnje based in the city of Zagreb.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Balestier Khalsa

Individual[edit]

  • Top goalscorers by season of Balestier Khalsa: 2014

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