Igor Tomašić

Igor Tomašić (Croatian pronunciation: [îɡor tǒmaʃitɕ, - tô-]; Bulgarian: Игор Томашич, romanizedIgor Tomashich; born 14 December 1976) is a former naturalized Bulgarian footballer of Croatian ethnicity who played as a defender.

Igor Tomašić
Personal information
Full name Igor Tomašić
Date of birth (1976-12-14) 14 December 1976 (age 44)
Place of birth Kutina, SR Croatia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Centre-back
Youth career
1988–1994 Moslavina Kutina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Dinamo Zagreb 0 (0)
1997–1999 Roda JC 26 (0)
1999–2000 MVV Maastricht 18 (1)
2000–2002 Roda JC 37 (2)
2002–2003 Genk 24 (0)
2003–2004 Hapoel Petah Tikva 29 (1)
2004–2005 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 15 (0)
2005–2008 Levski Sofia 85 (2)
2008–2010 Maccabi Tel Aviv 42 (0)
2010–2011 Kavala 28 (1)
2011–2012 Anorthosis 13 (0)
Total 317 (7)
National team
2006–2009 Bulgaria 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Youth careerEdit

His first club was Moslavina Kutina, where he trained his football abilities between 1988 and 1994.

Levski SofiaEdit

Tomašić joined Levski on a free transfer in early 2005.[1] He plays in the centre of defense, when there are corners or free kicks he joins his teammates in attack. With Levski Sofia he reached 1/4 finals of UEFA Cup in 2005–06. He scored the goal that put Levski through to the 1/4 finals of the UEFA Cup against Udinese AC. Next season, Levski Sofia with Tomašić, reached the group-stage of UEFA Champions League, becoming the first Bulgarian team that reached the groups.

Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.Edit

He left Levski Sofia on 19 May 2008 as a free agent.[2] At the same day he became a player of the Israel side Maccabi Tel Aviv FC.

On 16 June 2010 Tomasic was released from Maccabi Tel Aviv FC.

International careerEdit

Tomašić has Bulgarian citizenship and debuted for the Bulgaria national football team in the 0–0 draw against Wales in Swansea in August 2006.[3] He has participated in Euro 2008 qualifying matches as well as in 2010 World Cup qualifiers.[4]

PersonalEdit

Tomašić married his wife Vanessa in June 2008. The couple's first daughter, Alegra, was born on 8 August 2009.[5] He also has another daughter and a son who was born in 2013.[6]

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Томашич подписа официално с Левски" (in Bulgarian). pfclevski.blogspot.co.uk. 7 January 2005.
  2. ^ "Игор: тръгвам си от моя дом" (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Игор Томашич започва титуляр срещу Уелс, Георги Илиев ще партнира на капитана Стилиян Петров в халфовата линия" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 15 August 2006.
  4. ^ "Igor Tomašić match log". soccerway.com. October 2012.
  5. ^ "Томашич стана баща на момиченце" (in Bulgarian). novsport.com. 8 August 2009. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Томашич стана баща за трети път" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 11 April 2013.

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