Samardžić with FC Sheriff in 2013
|Full name||Miral Samardžić|
|Date of birth||17 February 1987|
|Place of birth||Jesenice, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2017
Samardžić started playing football in his hometown Jesenice, aged 9. He started his professional career with NK Triglav Kranj. At the age of 19, he was considered one of the most talented defenders in Slovenia. As a consequence, numerous clubs showed interest in signing him, and in early 2007 he signed for NK Maribor. Following three seasons with Maribor, in 2010 he was signed by FC Sheriff Tiraspol in Moldova, where he stayed for four seasons. In July 2014, Samardžić signed for HNK Rijeka in Croatia. He scored on his debut in Rijeka's 2–1 win against GNK Dinamo Zagreb in the 2014 Croatian Supercup. After two seasons with Rijeka, in June 2016, Samardžić transferred to Chinese Super League side Henan Jianye for a reported fee of €1.5 million.
Miral Samardžić was a member of the young Slovenian national team selections. He made a début for the senior national team on 19 November 2013 against Canada and, as of 14 November 2016, collected 14 caps for Slovenia.
|Season||Club||League||League||Cup & Supercup||Europe||Total|
|2004–05||Triglav Kranj||2. SNL||1||0||—||—||1||0|
|2009–10||Sheriff Tiraspol||Div. Națională||7||0||—||—||7||0|
|2016||Henan Jianye||Chinese Super League||13||0||2||0||—||15||0|
|Henan Jianye total||13||0||2||0||0||0||15||0|
|Last update: 30 October 2016.|
- As of 14 November 2016
- "Miral Samardžić u Rijeci". nk-rijeka.hr. 9 July 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- "Miral Samardžić odlazi u Kinu: U Rijeci sam proživio predivne dvije godine". nk-rijeka.hr. 29 June 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- "Miral Samardžič » U21 EURO Qualifiers 2007/2008". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
- Slovenian Football Federation