Ivica Križanac

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Ivica Križanac
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Ivica Križanac playing for Zenit
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-04-13) 13 April 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Split, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Youth career
Omiš
Šibenik
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Šibenik 7 (0)
1998–2000 Slaven Belupo 8 (0)
2000 Varteks 5 (0)
2000–2001 Jablonec 2 (0)
2001–2003 Sparta Prague 1 (0)
2003 Górnik Zabrze 13 (1)
2003–2005 Dyskobolia 49 (4)
2005–2011 Zenit St. Petersburg 100 (6)
2011–2014 RNK Split 60 (4)
National team
2008–2010 Croatia 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 May 2010

Ivica Križanac (born 13 April 1979 in Split) is a Croatian football defender.

He previously played for Górnik Zabrze of Poland where he became one of Polish league's best players. Since joining FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Ivica has been a major player. He is a consistent player. He is always featured on the starting line up.

Križanac made his international debut for Croatia in a friendly match against Slovenia on 20 August 2008 in Maribor, coming on as a half-time substitute for Dario Šimić. He was regularly included in the squad during the team's qualifying campaign for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, making 6 appearances in the competition. His final international appearance came in a friendly match against Belgium on 3 March 2010. After winning 11 caps for Croatia, he officially retired from the national team in May 2010.[1] Križanac was released by Zenit St.Petersburg in January 2011, after spending six seasons at the club.

Career Statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 28 November 2010[2]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Zenit St.Petersburg 2005 Russian Premier League 14 2 2 0 8 0 - 24 2
2006 16 0 1 0 - - 17 0
2007 15 0 5 0 - - 20 0
2008 25 1 0 0 14 0 2 0 41 0
2009 18 2 2 1 5 0 - 25 3
2010 14 1 1 0 5 0 - 20 1
Total 102 6 11 1 32 0 2 0 147 7
Career total 102 6 11 1 32 0 2 0 147 7

Honours[edit]

Zenit St. Petersburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pacak, Tomislav (4 May 2010). "Križanac se oprostio od reprezentacije" (in Croatian). Sportnet.hr. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Krizhanats Ivitsa". eng.rfpl.org. RFPL. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 

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