Bernardo Matić

Bernardo Matić (born 27 July 1994) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays for Šibenik.

Bernardo Matić
Personal information
Full name Bernardo Matić
Date of birth (1994-07-27) 27 July 1994 (age 28)
Place of birth Sinj, Croatia
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4+12 in)
Position(s) Centre-back, Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Šibenik
Number 55
Youth career
2004–2005 Junak Sinj
2005–2008 Hajduk Split
2008–2009 Glavice
2009–2012 Junak Sinj
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Junak Sinj 24 (0)
2013–2017 Zagreb 68 (3)
2017–2018 Rijeka 0 (0)
2017–2018Široki Brijeg (loan) 23 (4)
2018–2020 Široki Brijeg 44 (4)
2020–2021 Racing de Santander 16 (1)
2021–2022 Istra 1961 5 (1)
2022– Šibenik 5 (1)
National team
2013 Croatia U19 2 (0)
2015 Croatia U21 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23 August 2021

Club careerEdit

Having passed through the ranks of hometown club Junak Sinj and Hajduk Split youth academy, Matić made his professional debut for Junak during the 2011–12 1. HNL season. In the summer of 2013, he joined Zagreb. On 17 February 2017, he signed a 1+12-year deal with Rijeka, which tied him with the club until June 2018.[1]

In July 2017, Matić was loaned to Bosnian Premier League club Široki Brijeg. In June 2018, he signed a two-year contract with Široki Brijeg.[2]

On 11 October 2020, Matić left Široki Brijeg and signed a contract with Spanish Segunda División B club Racing de Santander.[3]

International careerEdit

Matić was capped for both the Croatia U19 and U21 national teams.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Junak Sinj 2011–12 2. HNL 2 0 2 0
Junak Sinj 2012–13 2. HNL 22 0 22 0
NK Zagreb 2013–14 2. HNL 22 2 2 0 24 2
NK Zagreb 2014–15 1. HNL 20 1 1 0 21 1
NK Zagreb 2015-16 1. HNL 24 0 2 0 26 0
NK Zagreb 2016–17 2. HNL 2 0 0 0 2 0
Rijeka 2016–17 1. HNL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Široki Brijeg (on loan) 2017–18 PL BiH 23 4 3 1 2 0 28 5
Široki Brijeg 2018–19 PL BiH 23 3 3 0 2 1 28 4
Široki Brijeg 2019–20 PL BiH 18 1 1 0 2 0 21 1
Široki Brijeg 2020–21 PL BiH 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Racing de Santander 2020–21 2ª División B 11 0 1 0 - 5 1 17 1
Istra 1961 2021–22 1. HNL 5 1 0 0 - - 5 1
Career total 175 12 13 1 6 1 5 1 199 15

HonoursEdit

Zagreb

Rijeka

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ HNK Rijeka
  2. ^ "Bernardo Matić ostaje na Pecari" (in Croatian). nk-sirokibrijeg.com. 27 June 2018.
  3. ^ "El Racing alcanza un preacuerdo con el central croata Bernardo Matić" (in Spanish). realracingclub.es/. 11 October 2020.
  4. ^ Croatian Football Federation

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