Leo Lemešić

Leo Lemešić (8 June 1908 in Sinj – 15 August 1978 in Split) was a Croatian football striker and later a football manager.

Leo Lemešić
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Personal information
Date of birth (1908-06-08)8 June 1908
Place of birth Sinj, Triune Kingdom of Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 15 August 1978(1978-08-15) (aged 70)
Place of death Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1924–1940 Hajduk Split 179 (109)
Total 179 (109)
National team
1929–1932 Yugoslavia 5 (3)
Teams managed
1952–1954 Yugoslavia
1956 PR Croatia
1961–1962 Hajduk Split
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

On the national level he played for Yugoslavia national team (5 matches, 3 goals) and spent his entire club career with Hajduk Split. In total, Lemešić scored 455 goals in 491 games, making him Hajduk's second most goalscorer, and tenth most capped player. He played his first senior game in 1926. He became a referee in his later years.