Josip Gucmirtl (16 March 1942 – 25 November 2009) was a Croatian football player. Gucmirtl first started playing for his hometown club NK Osijek before coming to Croatian powerhouse Dinamo Zagreb in 1965.[1] Gucmirtl played as a striker for Dinamo throughout the remainder of his career, appearing in a total of 409 matches and scoring 109 goals for the Blues (including 191 appearances and 54 goals in the Yugoslav First League).[1] He is mainly remembered for being a member of Dinamo's Golden Generation which won the 1966–67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, the club's only European silverware in history.[1]

Josip Gucmirtl
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-03-16)16 March 1942
Place of birth Osijek, Independent State of Croatia
Date of death 25 November 2009(2009-11-25) (aged 67)
Place of death Zagreb, Croatia
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1973 Dinamo Zagreb 191 (54)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He debuted for Dinamo on 7 February 1965 in an Eternal Derby game against Hajduk Split at Maksimir, and his last match for Dinamo was on 25 June 1973 against Red Star Belgrade.[2] Apart from the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, Gucmirtl also won the 1969 Yugoslav Cup with Dinamo.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Umro Josip Gucmirtl, član zlatne Dinamove generacije iz '67". Večernji list (in Croatian). 25 November 2009. Retrieved 8 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Preminuo Josip Gucmirtl". Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian). 26 November 2009. Retrieved 8 August 2010.

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