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|Date of birth||8 April 1989|
|Place of birth||Zabok, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2010–2011||→ Sedan B||5||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 April 2016.
He was the winner of the Croatian U19 league (Prva HNL Juniori) in the 2007–08 season with the junior team of Varteks, when he was one of the best players of the matches against the greatest Croatian clubs (Dinamo Zagreb and Hajduk Split). His father Božidar Smrekar is a former football referee.
As a player of Varteks, he impressed in the 2007–08 season on the 24th matchday of the Prva HNL against Hajduk Split (Varteks won 4–0), when he scored two goals, had one assist and was named the man of match. On 3 May 2009 he has scored another goal for Varteks against Hajduk Split in Split (1–0) and was again named the man of the match.