Florijan Matekalo

Florijan Matekalo (Croatian pronunciation: [flǒrijaːn matěːkalo];[1][2] 25 April 1920 – 20 May 1995) was a footballer who played international football for both Yugoslavia and Croatia.[3]

Florijan Matekalo
Personal information
Full name Florijan Matekalo
Date of birth (1920-04-25)25 April 1920
Place of birth Jajce, Kingdom of SCS
Date of death 20 May 1995(1995-05-20) (aged 75)
Place of death Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1933–1936 Elektrobosna Jajce
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936–1939 JŠK Slavija Sarajevo
1939–1945 Građanski Zagreb
1946–1947 Partizan 8 (3)
National team
1940 Croatia 4 (1)
1940 Yugoslavia 1 (0)
Teams managed
1957 Partizan
1962 Hajduk Split
1964 Partizan
1979 Partizan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He scored the first goal in the history of the Croatian national team[4] and the first goal ever for FK Partizan.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flòrijān". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 17 March 2018. Flòrijān
  2. ^ "Máte". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 17 March 2018. Matékalo
  3. ^ "Players Appearing for Two or More Countries". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 3 August 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  4. ^ Jutarnji article
  5. ^ Mozzart article

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