Petar Radaković

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Petar Radaković
Personal information
Date of birth 22 February 1937
Place of birth Fiume, Italy
Date of death 1 November 1966(1966-11-01) (aged 29)
Place of death Rijeka, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1966 NK Rijeka 132 (30)
National team
1961–1964 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 19 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Petar Radaković (22 February 1937 – 1 November 1966) was a Croatian football player. He got 19 caps for Yugoslavia. He is famous for scoring the winning goal in the 1962 World Cup quarter-final win against Germany (1–0).[1] He spent his whole career playing for NK Rijeka. He died from a heart attack during training, age 29. During May 2012, Armada Rijeka, NK Rijeka's fans, created a mural near Stadion Kantrida in his honour.



  1. ^ "Radkovic dies". The Guardian. 2 November 1966. p. 13. 

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