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Lenko "Gaga" Grčić (26 March 1925 – 10 August 1999[1]) was a Croatian footballer and coach.

Lenko Grčić
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-03-26)26 March 1925
Place of birth Split, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Date of death 10 August 1999(1999-08-10) (aged 74)
Place of death Split, Croatia
Youth career
1940–1946 RNK Split
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1950 Naša Krila
1950–1956 Hajduk Split
Teams managed
1963 Hajduk Split
1963–1967 Stade Soussien
1967–1971 ES Métlaoui
1972–1973 RNK Split
1976–1978 Iraq
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Split, Grčić began his football career in 1940 with the juniors of RNK Split, where he continued to play until 1946. In 1946 he joined the Army and for three years was a regular for JRV Naša Krila based in Zemun, playing over 300 games for the club. In June 1950 after the 1949–1950 season, the club was dissolved and Grčić joined Hajduk Split and played for the club until 1956.

Grčić coached Croatian side Hajduk Split in 1963 and the Iraqi national side between 1976 and 1978.[2]


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  2. ^ "Iraq National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 28 May 2009.