Ivan "Iko" Buljan (born 11 December 1949 in Runovići village near Imotski) is Croatian sport manager and a former Yugoslavian footballer, who played as a defender. He was a member of the Yugoslavia squad at the 1974 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 1976.
|Full name||Ivan Buljan|
|Date of birth||11 December 1949|
|Place of birth||Runovići, FPR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|1981–1982||New York Cosmos||33||(3)|
|1997–1998||Étoile Sportive du Sahel|
|1999||Al-Wakrah Sports Club|
|2000–2001||Al Salmiya Club|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Ethnically Croatian, he had a successful career as a defender and was capped for the Yugoslavia national team 36 times. He reached the European Cup final 1979–80 with Hamburger SV where the club ultimately lost to Nottingham Forest F.C.. He is also known by his nickname Iko.
Buljan started his career with local club NK Mračaj before moving to the first-league team Hajduk Split in 1967. In 1975, he was selected as Večernji list's top player in Yugoslavia. Buljan finally left Hajduk in 1977 for Hamburger SV where he played until 1981. He then finished his career with two seasons with the New York Cosmos.
From 2008 to 2009, he was the sporting director at HNK Hajduk Split.
- Career stats of Ivan Buljan on Serbian national football team website (in Serbian)
- New York Cosmos stats
- Ivan Buljan at National-Football-Teams.com