Mario Budimir

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Mario Budimir
Personal information
Full name Mario Budimir
Date of birth (1986-02-12) 12 February 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Sinj, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Tekstilac Sinj
NK Junak Sinj
Hajduk Split
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Hajduk Split 2 (0)
2005 Uskok (loan) 13 (4)
2005–2006 Mosor (loan) 25 (3)
2006 Šibenik (loan) 8 (2)
2007–2012 Ergotelis 139 (24)
2012–2013 APOEL 30 (4)
2014 Panetolikos 9 (1)
2015– Enosis Neon Paralimni 19 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:02, 31 October 2015 (UTC).

Mario Budimir (born 12 February 1986 in Sinj, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Croatian footballer who played for Cypriot First Division club Enosis Neon Paralimni as a forward.



Budimir started his professional career with HNK Hajduk Split, in the season 2004–05. In January 2005, he was loaned from Hajduk Split to NK Uskok and in August 2005, he was loaned to NK Mosor. He started the season 2005–06 with Hajduk split (appearing in two matches), but he was loaned for the third time to HNK Šibenik in July 2006.


On 10 January 2007, Budimir moved to Greece and signed a four-year contract with Ergotelis.[1] He stayed at the Greek club for six seasons, appearing in 139 matches and scoring 24 goals.


On 4 July 2012, Budimir signed a two-year contract with the Cypriot club APOEL.[2] At the end of the season he became a champion for the first time in his career after winning the 2012–13 Cypriot First Division with the club. During his spell at APOEL, Budimir appeared in 30 league matches and scored 4 goals. On 31 December 2013, APOEL terminated Budimir's contract with the club by mutual consent.[3]


On 7 January 2014, Budimir returned to Greece and signed a six-month contract with Panetolikos.[4] He left the club in June.

Enosis Neon Paralimni[edit]

In January 2015, Budimir signed a six-month contract with Cypriot Second Division club Enosis Neon Paralimni rejoining his former coach at Ergotelis, Nikos Karageorgiou. He appeared in 10 matches scoring 7 goals, helping the club win the championship and gain promotion to the First Division. On 22 May 2015, it was announced that Budimir had extended his contract with the club.


Cyprus APOEL


  1. ^ Μπουντιμίρ ο τρίτος [Budimir the third signing] (in Greek). 10 January 2007. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mario Budimir" (in Greek). APOEL FC. 4 July 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Ανακοίνωση [Announcement] (in Greek). APOEL FC. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mario Budimir signs with Panetolikos" (in Greek). Panetolikos F.C. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2014. 

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