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Joško Popović (born 19 January 1966, in Opuzen) is a retired Croatian football striker. Popović played one game for the Croatia national football team, on 20 April 1994 against Slovakia in a friendly game, scoring in the 67th minute after being brought on at half time as a substitute.[1]

Joško Popović
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-01-19) 19 January 1966 (age 53)
Place of birth Opuzen, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1991 Velež 64 (11)
1991–1996 NK Zagreb 123 (52)
1996–1997 FC Linz 0 (0)
1997–1999 Šibenik 51 (30)
1999–2001 NK Zagreb 39 (15)
2001–2004 Kamen Ingrad 59 (14)
Total 336 (122)
National team
1994 Croatia 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Popović played for several Prva HNL sides during his career, including NK Zagreb, Kamen Ingrad and HNK Šibenik, with whom he was the league top scorer in the 1998–99 season with 21 goals.[2]

As of May 2010 and the conclusion of the 2009–10 Prva HNL season, Popović is ranked as the third all-time top scorer in Prva HNL with 111 goals scored, behind Igor Cvitanović (126) and Davor Vugrinec (136).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Utakmica: Slovačka - Hrvatska 4:1". Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian). Retrieved 31 July 2010.
  2. ^ Kramarsic, Igor (12 June 2009). "Croatia - List of Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 31 July 2010.
  3. ^ Lesički, Alen (22 July 2010). "Vugrinec opet u Varaždinu: Takvom sam se epilogu potajno i nadao - Jutarnji.hr". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). Retrieved 31 July 2010.

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