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Ljubomir Radanović (Cyrillic: Љубомир Радановић; born 21 July 1960) is a former Yugoslav professional footballer who played as a defender.

Ljubomir Radanović
Personal information
Full name Ljubomir Radanović
Date of birth (1960-07-21) 21 July 1960 (age 59)
Place of birth Cetinje, FPR Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1981 Lovćen 36 (1)
1981–1988 Partizan 172 (15)
1988–1990 Standard Liège 62 (3)
1990–1991 Nice 33 (3)
1991–1992 Standard Liège 4 (0)
1992–1995 Bellinzona
Total 307 (22)
National team
1983–1988 Yugoslavia 34 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

After starting out with Lovćen in the Yugoslav Second League, Radanović moved to Yugoslav First League club Partizan in the 1981–82 season. He spent the following seven years at the Stadion JNA, collecting a total of 172 league appearances and scoring 15 goals. After leaving his homeland, Radanović would go on to play for Standard Liège in Belgium, Nice in France, and Bellinzona in Switzerland.

At international level, Radanović earned 34 caps and scored three goals for Yugoslavia between 1983 and 1988. He is best remembered for scoring a dramatic stoppage-time goal to give his country a decisive 3–2 UEFA Euro 1984 qualifier victory over Bulgaria on 21 December 1983. Additionally, Radanović was a member of the Yugoslav team that won the bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

StatisticsEdit

National team Year Apps Goals
Yugoslavia 1983 6 1
1984 7 1
1985 11 0
1986 3 0
1987 2 1
1988 5 0
Total 34 3
List of international goals scored by Ljubomir Radanović
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 21 December 1983 Split, Yugoslavia   Bulgaria
3–2
3–2
UEFA Euro 1984 qualifying
2 31 March 1984 Subotica, Yugoslavia   Hungary
2–0
2–1
Friendly
3 16 December 1987 İzmir, Turkey   Turkey
1–0
3–2
UEFA Euro 1988 qualifying

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