Mario Gjurovski

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Mario Gjurovski
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Mario (in the foreground) at Saraburi Stadium before Osotspa Saraburi vs Muangthong United match in the 2013 Toyota Thai Premier League.
Personal information
Full name Mario Gjurovski
Date of birth (1985-12-11) 11 December 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Republic of Macedonia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bangkok United
Number 20
Youth career
2001–2003 Čukarički
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Red Star Belgrade 0 (0)
2003 OFK Mladenovac (loan) 12 (0)
2003 FK Sopot (loan) 14 (3)
2004–2007 FK Bežanija 83 (19)
2007–2010 FK Vojvodina 56 (10)
2011–2012 Metalurh Donetsk 7 (0)
2012–2015 Muangthong United 121 (59)
2016– Bangkok United 33 (12)
National team
2010–2014 Macedonia 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 February 2012

Mario Gjurovski or Mario Đurovski (Macedonian: Марио Ѓуровски; born 11 December 1985) is a Macedonian footballer who plays for Bangkok United.

Club career[edit]

Gjurovski played in the youth team of FK Čukarički [1] before moving to Red Star Belgrade. He spent the entire 2003–04 season on loan, first with OFK Mladenovac and then with Red Star´s satellite club FK Sopot, both of them playing in the Serbian League Belgrade.

In summer 2004, he signed with FK Bežanija[2] playing in the Second League of Serbia and Montenegro. After two seasons the club achieved promotion in 2006 into the newly formed Serbian SuperLiga. In summer 2007 Mario Gjurovski leaves Bežanija after having played over 80 league matches with them and having scored 18 goals, and signs with another SuperLiga club, FK Vojvodina.[3] After having initially limited chances, after a couple of seasons he became a standard player in the club. They archived finishing second in the 2008–09 season, and becoming 2009–10 Serbian Cup runners-up after losing the final against his former club, Red Star, by 0–3.

Gjurovski left Vojvodina during the winter break of the 2010–11 season after having played over 50 league matches in three and a half years by signing with Ukrainian Premier League side FC Metalurh Donetsk. He signed a 3-year deal with Metalurh on 1 March 2011.

Muangthong United[edit]

In 2012, he moved to Muangthong United from Thailand Premier League.[4] Gjurovski played under Slaviša Jokanović coaching and helped Muangthong United to win the invincible domestic title in his first season in Thailand. Gjurovski scored a goal for Muangthong United and 1–3 lost against Buriram in 2015 Thai FA Cup final. It was the last match of him under Maungthong United shirt.

Despite the four successful seasons at Muangthong United, he rejected to renew the contract with Muangthong and moved to Bangkok United in 2016 on a free transfer.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 08 August 2016
Club Season League Cups Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Assist
Muangthong United
2012 33 14 6 1 0 0 39 15 17
2013 31 12 3 3 5 1 39 16 10
2014 26 13 6 3 2 2 34 18 9
2015 31 20 7 3 0 0 38 23 12
Muangthong United total 121 59 22 10 7 3 150 72 48
Bangkok United 2016 26 11 2 0 0 0 28 11 10

National team[edit]

Gjurovski has been part of the Macedonia national football team since 2010.[6]

International goals[edit]

Date Venue Opponent Score Goals Competition
29 May 2010 Bischofshofen, Austria  Azerbaijan[7] 3–1 88' Friendly
7 September 2010 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia  Armenia 2–2 42' Euro 2012 Qualifying

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of former Macedonian international striker Milko Gjurovski who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, FK Partizan and FC Groningen.

The correct spelling of his last name is Gjurovski, as it appears in his Macedonian passport.[8]

Honours[edit]

Muangthong United

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monografija: 85 godina FK Čukarički (page 93)" (in Serbian). pageflip-flap.com. 
  2. ^ "Mario Đurovski u Zvezdi". Srbija Sport. 27 June 2007. Retrieved 3 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Profile and stats" (in Serbian). Srbijafudbal. 
  4. ^ Muang Thong: Fowler leave and Mario Gjurovski arrives thai-fussball.com
  5. ^ "BREAKING : แบงค็อกเซ็นมาริโอร่วมทัพ3ปี - Goal.com". Goal.com (in Thai). Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  6. ^ Mario Ǵurovski at National-Football-Teams.com
  7. ^ "Macedonia-Azerbaijan Goals". Retrieved 25 June 2009. 
  8. ^ "Mario Gjurovski". Macedonian Football. 12 January 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 

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