|Date of birth
January 7, 1940 |
|Place of birth
||Ivanjica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Vladimir "Vladica" Kovačević (Serbian Cyrillic: Bлaдимиp – Bлaдицa Koвaчeвић; born January 7, 1940) is a retired Serbian association footballer, who played as a striker.
Kovačević had a successful playing career in both SFR Yugoslavia with FK Partizan, and in France with FC Nantes and Angers SCO. With Partizan, he was the European Cup Top Goal Scorer during the 1963-64 season with 7 goals, alongside Sandro Mazzola of Inter, and Ferenc Puskas of Real Madrid, and he reached the 1966 European Cup Final with the club.
At International level, he played at the FIFA World Cup 1962 for SFR Yugoslavia, finishing the tournament in fourth place. He later coached Olympique Lyonnais after retiring.