Saša Marković (footballer, born 1991)

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Saša Marković
Personal information
Full name Saša Marković
Date of birth (1991-03-13) 13 March 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Brus, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Córdoba
Number 23
Youth career
Kopaonik
Partizan
2007–2009 OFK Beograd
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 OFK Beograd 49 (4)
2011–2015 Partizan 53 (6)
2015– Córdoba 34 (3)
National team
2009–2010 Serbia U19 5 (1)
2010–2012 Serbia U21 16 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 May 2015.

Saša Marković (Serbian Cyrillic: Саша Марковић; born 13 March 1991) is a Serbian footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Spanish club Córdoba CF.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Marković played for youth selections of Kopaonik and Partizan, before moving to OFK Beograd in 2007. He made his first team debut with the Romantics during the 2008–09 season. Marković played 49 league matches, scoring four goals during his stint at Karaburma.

By Serbian FA Sasa Markovic was pronounced as best young player of Serbian Super Liga for year 2011.

Partizan[edit]

On 15 June 2011, it was announced that Marković had signed a four-year contract with Partizan.[1] He scored his first goal for the club in a league match against Borac Čačak on 29 April 2012. He also played all six matches of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League group stage campaign and scored a skillful goal against Rubin Kazan, after which he celebrated by dancing to the rhythm of Gangnam Style.[2] He scored an amazing goal in 2014-15 UEFA Europa League game against Beşiktaş at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.[3]

Córdoba[edit]

On 15 June 2015 Marković signed a two-year deal with Córdoba CF.[4]

International career[edit]

On 7 September 2010, Marković scored on his debut for the Serbian national under-21 team in their UEFA European Championship qualifier against Cyprus U21. He scored his second goal in a friendly match against Bulgaria U21 on 25 March 2011.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 25 May 2015[5]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
OFK Beograd 2008–09 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2009–10 21 4 3 1 0 0 24 5
2010–11 25 0 0 0 3 0 28 0
Total 49 4 3 1 3 0 55 5
Partizan 2011–12 8 1 2 0 2 0 12 1
2012–13 17 2 2 0 11 2 30 4
2013–14 11 1 3 0 6 1 20 2
2014–15 17 2 4 1 5 1 25 4
Total 53 6 11 1 24 4 88 11
Career total 102 11 14 2 27 4 143 16

Honours[edit]

Partizan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saša Marković u Partizanu!" (in Serbian). partizan.rs. 15 June 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gangnam Sale!" (in Serbian). alo.rs. 8 December 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Besiktas opet bolji Partizan postigao prvenac u Ligi Evrope posle 347-minuta!" (in Serbian). sport.blic.rs. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sasa Markovic nuevo jugador del CCF" [Sasa Markovic new player of CCF] (in Spanish). Córdoba's official website. 15 June 2015. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  5. ^ Saša Marković at Soccerway. Retrieved 15 June 2015.

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