Ilija Pantelić

Ilija Pantelić (Serbian Cyrillic: Илија Пантелић; 2 August 1942 – 17 November 2014) was a Yugoslav and Serbian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.[1][2]

Ilija Pantelić
Personal information
Full name Ilija Pantelić
Date of birth (1942-08-02)2 August 1942
Place of birth Banja Luka, IS Croatia
Date of death 17 November 2014(2014-11-17) (aged 72)
Place of death Novi Sad, Serbia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1958–1960 BAK Bela Crkva
1960–1961 Radnički Sombor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1969 Vojvodina 176 (6)
1969–1970 Paris-Neuilly 45 (0)
1971 Marseille 2 (0)
1971–1974 Bastia 108 (0)
1974–1977 Paris Saint-Germain 98 (0)
Total 429 (6)
National team
1964–1968 Yugoslavia 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

After playing for BAK Bela Crkva and Radnički Sombor, Pantelić spent eight seasons at Vojvodina between 1961 and 1969. He collected 176 appearances and netted six goals in the Yugoslav First League, helping them win the title in the 1965–66 season. During his time at the club, Pantelić managed to score a hat-trick in a league game against Trešnjevka, as well as a goal against Atlético Madrid in the first leg of the 1966–67 European Cup second round.

In 1969, Pantelić moved to France and joined Paris-Neuilly, before switching to Marseille. He also played for Bastia (1971–1974) and Paris Saint-Germain (1974–1977), amassing over 200 appearances in the top flight of French football.

International careerEdit

At international level, Pantelić was capped 18 times for Yugoslavia from 1964 to 1968. He represented the country at UEFA Euro 1968, as Yugoslavia lost to Italy in the final.

Post-playing careerEdit

After retiring from the game, Pantelić served as the director of Vojvodina's youth academy for many years.







  1. ^ "Pantelić Ilija" (in Serbian). Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  2. ^ "ILIJA PANTELIC" (in French). Retrieved 20 January 2018.

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