Maloča playing for Hajduk Split in 2010
|Date of birth||4 May 1989|
|Place of birth||Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2016.
He had his Prva HNL debut at 18 years of age against Šibenik in the 2007–08 season and soon became a first team regular, playing alongside renowned defenders such as Igor Tudor, Goran Sablić and Boris Živković. After the season ended he signed a five-year contract with Hajduk, binding him to Poljud until 2013.
In April 2015, he was dropped to B team for a short time, and in July 2015 he left Hajduk.
Maloča also earned 13 caps for Croatia's U-19 and U-21 teams and took part in Croatia's 2008 Under-19 European Championship campaign where he scored a goal against Albania. In August 2012, he was called to the Croatian national football team by Croatian manager Igor Štimac. He debuted in a friendly match against Switzerland, where he started and played full 90 minutes of the match.
|Last Update: 18 April 2015
1Includes appearance in 2010 Croatian Supercup
Despite being born in Zagreb and part of Dinamo Zagreb youth team in his early years, Maloča opted to play for Hajduk Split. Maloča married his childhood sweetheart Ivana in June 2012. The couple had their first child, Tea, on 21 March 2013.
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