Verbič with Copenhagen in 2017
|Date of birth||27 November 1993|
|Place of birth||Celje, Slovenia|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Left winger|
|2012||→ Šampion (loan)||3||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 October 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 September 2019
He began his career at NK Celje, where he made 126 total appearances and scored 35 goals, helping his team to runner-up position in the Slovenian PrvaLiga once and the Slovenian Football Cup twice. In 2015, he joined FC Copenhagen, where he won the double of Danish Superliga and Danish Cup in both of his full seasons. In January 2018, he signed for Dynamo Kyiv.
Verbič made his senior international debut for Slovenia in 2015 and has earned over 20 caps, scoring 5 goals.
Born in Celje, Verbič made his debut for hometown club Celje on 29 May 2011 in a 3–2 Slovenian PrvaLiga home defeat to Primorje at the Arena Petrol, replacing Iztok Močivnik for the last 24 minutes in his only appearance of the season.
He made 12 league appearances the following season (8 starts), contributing a first career goal on 3 April 2012, a consolation goal in a 2–1 home defeat against Olimpija Ljubljana. In the Slovenian Football Cup final against already-crowned league winners Maribor at Stožice Stadium in Ljubljana on 23 May, Verbič scored in extra time in a 2–2 draw but missed the first penalty as his team lost in a shootout.
Verbič made 26 league appearances for Celje in the 2012–13 season, scoring 3 goals. On 24 August he was loaned to Šampion of the Slovenian Second League, where he made three appearances, two as a starter. Celje again reached the cup final, losing 1–0 to Maribor at the Bonifika Stadium in Koper on 29 May 2013, with Verbič playing the entire match. In the quarter-final first leg on 24 October 2012, he scored both of the team's goals to defeat Dravinja, netting in the second minute and in added time.
On 27 April 2015, Verbič signed a four-year contract with Copenhagen, to join at the end of the season. He scored two minutes into his debut on 16 July, a 2–0 home win over Newtown of Wales in the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round. His Danish Superliga debut came ten days later, playing the entirety of a 3–1 win at Esbjerg on the first day of the season, and his first league goal on 16 September, opening their 3–0 home win over Randers.
On 23 December 2017, Verbič signed a five-year contract with the Ukrainian Premier League side Dynamo Kyiv. In 2018 he was recognized a player of the month in the Ukrainian Premier League on three occasions, in May 2018, July 2018, and August 2018.
On 30 March 2015 Verbič made his debut for the Slovenia national football team, starting in an eventual 1–0 friendly defeat to Qatar at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha. He scored his first international goal on 11 November 2016, the only one in an away win over Malta in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.
- As of 25 May 2019
|Šampion (loan)||2012–13||Slovenian Second League||3||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|Dynamo Kyiv||2017–18||Ukrainian Premier League||12||4||2||1||0||0||14||5|
- Appearance(s) in the UEFA Europa League
- Nine appearances in the UEFA Champions League, one appearance in the UEFA Europa League
- Six appearances in the UEFA Champions League, five appearances in the UEFA Europa League
- Four appearances in the UEFA Champions League, seven appearances in the UEFA Europa League, one appearance in the Ukrainian Super Cup
- As of 9 September 2019
- Scores and results list Slovenia's goal tally first.
|1||11 November 2016||Ta'Qali National Stadium, Ta'Qali, Malta||8||Malta||1–0||1–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2||4 September 2017||Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia||13||Lithuania||3–0||4–0|
|3||16 November 2018||20||Norway||1–0||1–1||2018–19 UEFA Nations League C|
|4||9 September 2019||25||Israel||1–0||3–2||UEFA Euro 2020 qualification|
- Dynamo Kyiv
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- "Celje 1–2 Olimpija". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- "Mariborčani po 11-metrovkah do dvojne krone" [Maribor are double champions via penalties] (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- "Benjamin Verbič – Statistika sezone 2012/13" [Benjamin Verbic – 2012–13 season statistics] (in Slovenian). Slovenian PrvaLiga. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
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- "Maribor 1–0 Celje" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
- "Celje 2–0 Dravinja Kostroj" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
- "Celje 5–0 Radomlje". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- "F.C. København henter Benjamin Verbic" [FC Copenhagen sign Benjamin Verbič] (in Danish). FC Copenhagen. 27 April 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
- "FC Copenhagen 2–0 Newtown: Danish giants take first leg advantage ahead of Latham Park return". Wales Online. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
- "FCK indleder sæsonen med sejr i Esbjerg" [FCK start season with victory in Esbjerg]. Fyens (in Danish). 27 July 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
- "FCK sætter kurs mod toppen med klar sejr over Randers" [FCK goes top with clear win over Randers]. Fyens (in Danish). 16 September 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
- "0–1: Se Benjamin Verbic blive matchvinder mod Brøndby" [0–1: See Benjamin Verbič score matchwinner against Brøndby] (in Danish). FC Copenhagen. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
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- "Qatar 1–0 Slovenia". European Football. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- "Benjamin Verbic's goal gives Slovenia win in Malta". ESPN FC. PA Sport. 11 November 2016. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
- "Verbič, Benjamin". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 July 2017.