Saša Živec

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Saša Živec
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Personal information
Full name Saša Aleksander Živec
Date of birth (1991-04-02) 2 April 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Šempeter pri Gorici, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger / second striker
Club information
Current team
Piast Gliwice
Number 12
Youth career
–2007 Gorica
2007–2009 Bilje
2009–2010 Primorje
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Primorje 48 (2)
2011 CSKA Sofia 3 (0)
2012–2014 Domžale 27 (10)
2013–2014 Gorica (loan) 31 (6)
2014– Piast Gliwice 62 (7)
2017 Latina (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009 Slovenia U19 1 (0)
2010–2011 Slovenia U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 February 2017.

Saša Aleksander Živec (born 2 April 1991 in Šempeter pri Gorici) is a Slovenian professional footballer who plays as a winger or second striker for Piast Gliwice.



On 16 July 2010, Živec made his Slovenian PrvaLiga debut in a 4–1 away defeat to Koper.[1] On 29 August he scored his first competitive goal and Primorje's fifth in a 5–1 home win over Olimpija.[2] Živec netted his second goal of the season as he scored the winning strike in a 1–0 away victory over Rudar Velenje on 7 May 2011.[3] In the 2010–11 season, he made 31 appearances in the Slovenian PrvaLiga and provided seven assists, but Primorje finished last and was relegated to the Slovenian Second League.

CSKA Sofia[edit]

On 14 June 2011, Živec joined CSKA Sofia on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee believed to be around €100,000.[4] On 16 July he scored his first goal for CSKA Sofia in a friendly match against Cracovia Krakow.[5] Živec made his competitive debut for the club on 30 July appearing as a substitute in a 3–1 win in the Bulgarian Supercup against Litex Lovech.[6] He spent most of his time with CSKA on the bench and his contract was terminated by mutual consent on 29 November.[7]


After breaking his contract with CSKA Sofia he returned to his native Slovenia and on the 9 February 2012 joined Domžale on a two and a half year contract.[8] Živec made his competitive debut for the club on 10 March in a 2–1 defeat against Maribor and also scored his debut goal for the team.[9] On 10 March, Živec scored again in a 2–1 home defeat against his former youth club Gorica.[10] Just four days later he scored again this time in a 3–4 victory over Mura 05.[11] He opened the 2012–13 season with a 2–1 away victory over Olimpija, in which he scored both goals for his team.[12]


  1. ^ "Koper 4–1 Primorje". PrvaLiga official website. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Primorje 5–1 Olimpija". PrvaLiga official website. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Rudar 0–1 Primorje". PrvaLiga official website. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "ЦСКА взе словенски национал" (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "CSKA Sofia - Cracovia Krakow 2-1" (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "CSKA Sofia wins the Supercup" (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "Саша Живец официално разтрогна с ЦСКА" (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Živec okrepil Domžalčane" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "Velikonja in Volaš porazila Domžale v Kopru 0–0" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "Nogometaši Hita Gorice v Domžalah kot doma" (in Slovenian). Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "Izjemni Ibraimi razblinil Murine upe" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "Živec pošteno skravžljal živce Olimpiji" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 

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