Enver Marić

Enver Marić (born 16 April 1948[1]) is a Bosnian former professional football goalkeeper and retired football manager.

Enver Marić
Enver Maric - Hertha BSC Berlin (1).jpg
Marić as goalkeeping coach of Hertha BSC in July 2009
Personal information
Full name Enver Marić
Date of birth (1948-04-16) 16 April 1948 (age 72)
Place of birth Mostar, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
0000–1967 Velež Mostar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1976 Velež Mostar 213 (0)
1976–1978 Schalke 04 47 (0)
1978–1985 Velež Mostar 226 (1)
Total 486 (1)
National team
1972–1976 Yugoslavia 32 (0)
Teams managed
1987–1990 Velež Mostar
1993–1998 Fortuna Düsseldorf (goalkeeping coach)
1998 Fortuna Düsseldorf (caretaker)
1998–2010 Hertha BSC (goalkeeping coach)
1999 Bosnia and Herzegovina (goalkeeping coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He started his career playing for FK Velež Mostar from 1967 to 1976, for who he played a record 600 games in his nine-year stint. Marić then went on to play for German club FC Schalke 04 from 1976 to 1978[2] and the Yugoslavia national team at the 1974 FIFA World Cup. He was capped 32 times for Yugoslavia in the period from 1972 to 1976.

Marić is also remembered for being the part of the Velež three known as the "Mostar BMV" (Bajević, Marić and Vladić) during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

He returned to football as a manager, managing Velež from 1987 to 1990, then working as a goalkeeping coach at Fortuna Düsseldorf from 1993 to 1998 and Hertha BSC from 1998 to 2010. For a short stint in 1998, Marić was the caretaker manager of Düsseldorf. During 1999, he worked as a goalkeeping coach in the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Personal lifeEdit

On 7 October 2010, Marić suffered a stroke in his home in Berlin, Germany.[3]

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Velež Mostar

IndividualEdit

Awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Legendarni Enver Marić: Moje zdravlje nije dobro, ali se borim" (in Bosnian). Dnevni avaz. April 8, 2018. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Enver Marić". fussballdaten.de (in German). Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Enver Marić doživio moždani udar" (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. October 7, 2010. Retrieved October 7, 2010.

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