Josip Špoljarić

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Josip Špoljarić
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-01-05) 5 January 1997 (age 26)
Place of birth Osijek, Croatia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
NK Osijek
Number 77
Youth career
2006–2014 Osijek
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– Osijek 52 (3)
2016–2017 Osijek II 25 (18)
2017Dugopolje (loan) 18 (6)
2018Santarcangelo (loan) 12 (1)
2018 Osijek II 15 (13)
2020–2021Istra 1961 (loan) 25 (4)
2021–2022Zalaegerszeg (loan) 29 (6)
International career
2012 Croatia U15 4 (0)
2012 Croatia U16 1 (0)
2013 Croatia U17 9 (2)
2014 Croatia U18 5 (1)
2014–2016 Croatia U19 14 (4)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 25 December 2022

Josip Špoljarić (born 5 January 1997) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays for Osijek.

Club career[edit]

Špoljarić spent his entire youth career in his hometown club NK Osijek. A youth international, he was chosen in the summer of 2014 as the best player of the Croatian U-17 football league.[1] He debuted for the first team on 11 August 2014, aged 17, in the 2–1 away loss against HNK Hajduk Split, and scored his first senior goal against the same opponent in the 3–2 home loss on 9 May 2015.

On 28 July 2021, Špoljarić joined Zalaegerszeg in Hungary on a season-long loan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Josip Špoljarić najbolji je kadet u Hrvatskoj at Glas Slavonije
  2. ^ "Kreatív támadót igazoltunk!" (Press release) (in Hungarian). Zalaegerszeg. 28 July 2021. Retrieved 5 May 2022.

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