Marijo Marić

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Marijo Marić
Personal information
Full name Marijo Marić
Date of birth (1977-01-12) 12 January 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Heilbronn, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Union Böckingen
Youth career
ESV Heilbronn
VfR Heilbronn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 TSF Ditzingen 24 (8)
1996–1997 VfB Stuttgart II
1997–1998 SV Waldhof Mannheim 5 (1)
1998–1999 SSV Reutlingen 47 (32)
1999–2001 VfL Bochum 46 (12)
1999–2000 VfL Bochum II 1 (0)
2001–2004 FC Kärnten 82 (33)
2004 Arminia Bielefeld 5 (0)
2005 SV Eintracht Trier 05 17 (4)
2005 SpVgg Unterhaching 11 (0)
2006–2008 VfR Aalen 53 (9)
2009 KSG Gerlingen
2010– Union Böckingen
National team
2001 Croatia B 1 (0)
2002–2004 Croatia 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:41, 16 February 2009 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 05:24, 6 May 2007 (UTC)

Marijo Marić (born 12 January 1977 in Heilbronn, West Germany) is a Croatian footballer who plays for Union Böckingen in the German Bezirksliga Baden-Württemberg.

He is the brother of Tomislav Marić.

Football career[edit]

Marić started his career at TSF Ditzingen, near Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg. He was then signed by Stuttgart II, and then had spells at Waldhof Mannheim, SSV Reutlingen and VfL Bochum.

He then moved to Austrian club FC Kärnten and returned to Germany in summer 2004 when Arminia Bielefeld signed him for a two-year deal with a transfer fee of €150,000.

He just made five substitute appearances and then moved to Eintracht Trier in the 2. Fußball-Bundesliga in January 2005. He then joined SpVgg Unterhaching also in the 2. Bundesliga and after that Regionalliga club VfR Aalen.

On 16 February 2009, he had an unsuccessful trial with Iranian giants Esteghlal F.C.[1] and joined later KSG Gerlingen.[2]

International career[edit]

While playing at FC Kärnten in the Austrian Bundesliga, he was called up to the Croatia national football team, for whom he earned eight caps and scored one goal. While six of these were friendly matches, two of them were Euro 2004 qualifying matches. His international goal came in the friendly match against Macedonia on 9 February 2003.

In the national team, he played three matches along with his brother Tomislav, two of them were Marijo replaced Tomislav, one of them were they both at the field at the same time.

He made his international debut in the friendly against Wales on 21 August 2002 and he played his last match against Slovakia, in a friendly match on 29 May 2004.

He also played a B friendly against Romania, on 30 January 2001.


  1. ^ مهاجم كروات مورد تاييد كادر فني قرار نگرفت (in Persian). Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Alle Mannschaften der Fußball-Landesliga, Staffel 1, auf einen Blick" (in German). Stuttgarter Zeitung. 20 August 2009. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 

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