|Full name||Mirsad Baljić|
|Date of birth||4 March 1962|
|Place of birth||Sarajevo, FPR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He got his nickname Žvaka (chewing gum) for his constant use of chewing gum during matches.
He made his first football steps in FK Sarajevo youth team before temporarily leaving football because of medical problems. When he returned he went to FK Željezničar, and as one of their more talented youngsters, he got the opportunity to play in first team. His league debut came in 1980 when he was aged 18. His biggest success at the club was reaching the UEFA Cup semifinals in 1984-1985 season under the guidance of Ivica Osim. He played in junior, Under-21 and olympic team of Yugoslavia. Later good form for FK Željezničar secured him a place in Yugoslav national football team for which he played 29 games and scored 3 goals. He was part of a 1990 FIFA World Cup Yugoslav squad.
He lives and works in Switzerland. His son Omar Baljić is also a footballer, and has played for Swiss national youth teams.
- (Serbian) Serbian national football team website