Petar Jelić

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Petar Jelić
Personal information
Full name Petar Jelić
Date of birth (1986-10-18) 18 October 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Modriča, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1994–2002 Modriča Maxima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Modriča Maxima 79 (29)
2006–2007 1. FC Nürnberg 0 (0)
2006 Carl Zeiss Jena (loan) 1 (0)
2007–2010 OFK Beograd 38 (6)
2010–2012 Volga Nizhny Novgorod 16 (3)
2011 Dinamo Tbilisi (loan) 6 (2)
2013 Novi Pazar 8 (1)
2014 Guangdong Sunray Cave 12 (3)
2014–2015 Rad 23 (8)
National team
2004–2008 Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 19 (7)
2006 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 July 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 July 2015

Petar Jelić (Serbian Cyrillic: Пeтap Jeлић; born 18 October 1986) is a Bosnian Serb international footballer who last played for Rad in Serbian SuperLiga.[1]

Club career[edit]

Jelić played for FK Modriča Maxima in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina until he signed with 1. FC Nürnberg of the Bundesliga. Nürnberg had loaned Jelić to Second Division side FC Carl Zeiss Jena, but he could not gain a place in the first team. After his return to Nuremberg, he was sold to OFK Beograd. In summer 2010 he joined Russian side FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod where he stayed until summer 2013, with an exception of a loan to FC Dinamo Tbilisi in 2011. In summer 2013 he returned to Serbia and joined Serbian SuperLiga side FK Novi Pazar.[2] Jelić transferred to China League One side Guangdong Sunray Cave on 23 March 2014.

In summer 2014 he returned to Serbia and joined FK Rad. In his debut in the 2014–15 Serbian SuperLiga he scored five goals in the victory over Voždovac by 6–1.[3] He set the record of goals per game (5) since the formation of the Serbian SuperLiga in 2006.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Jelić's father, Milan Jelić, was a Bosnian Serb politician and the 6th President of Republika Srpska.[5]


  1. ^ "Petar Jelić". (in Serbian). Archived from the original on 17 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Petar Jelić at Soccerway
  3. ^ "Šou Petra Jelića na Vračaru: Četiri gola za poluvreme, ukupno pet! Pobede Pazaraca, Spartaka i Jagodine" (in Serbian). Sportski žurnal. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Petar Jelić rekorder Super lige" (in Serbian). Sportski žurnal. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Repija, Dušan (7 October 2013). "Petar Jelić predsjednik u kopačkama" (in Serbian). Retrieved 14 March 2014. 

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