Josip Vrlić

Josip Vrlić (born 25 April 1986) is a Croatian professional water polo player.[1] He was part of the Brazilian team at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships and 2016 Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games.[2]

Josip Vrlić
Josip Vrlić Rio 2016.jpg
Vrlić representing Brazil at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1986-04-25) 25 April 1986 (age 35)
Rijeka, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 130 kg (287 lb)
Position Field player
Club information
Current team HAVK Mladost
Senior clubs
Years Team
VK Jug
VK Radnički Kragujevac
Botafogo
CN Atlètic-Barceloneta
HAVK Mladost
National team
Years Team
 
Croatia

His younger brother Mislav is also water polo player, playing for VK Primorje from Rijeka. He is the heaviest water polo player in the universe of this sport and cited as "one of the strongest water polo players in the world."

As of July 2019, it is revealed Vrlić has transferred to HAVK Mladost from Barceloneta, water polo club from Zagreb for which he will be playing in upcoming months.[3]

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