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Marijan Bradvić (born December 8, 1948) is a Croatian former footballer who played primarily in Yugoslavia, and in North America.

Marijan Bradvić
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Personal information
Date of birth (1948-12-08) December 8, 1948 (age 70)
Place of birth Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1971 Dinamo Zagreb 6 (0)
1968HNK Rijeka (loan)
1971Toronto Croatia (loan)
1975 Toronto Metros-Croatia 9 (3)
1977 Toronto Metros-Croatia 14 (2)
1977–1978 NK Jedinstvo Bihać 58 (10)
1978–1979 Dinamo Zagreb 26 (1)
1981–1982 Buffalo Stallions (indoor)
National team
1978 Yugoslavia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Bradvić began playing football in 1964 at the youth level with Dinamo Zagreb, and subsequently signed professional in 1968.[1][2] In his debut season he was loaned to HNK Rijeka, of the Yugoslav Second League where he won promotion to the Yugoslav First League in 1969. After touring the United States and Canada in 1970 the club decided to loan Bradvic to Toronto Croatia in the National Soccer League, where he won the NSL Championship in 1971.[3] In 1975, he played in the North American Soccer League with the Toronto Metros-Croatia, where he appeared in nine matches, and recorded three goals.[4][5] He had another stint with Toronto in 1977.[6] He returned to Yugoslavia in 1977 to have a stint with NK Jedinstvo Bihać, and with Dinamo in 1978. In 1981, he played indoor soccer with the Buffalo Stallions in the Major Indoor Soccer League.[7]

International careerEdit

Bradvić made his international debut for the Yugoslavia national football team against West Germany national football team on May 13, 1978.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sopta, Marin. "Istaknuti nogometaši i treneri hrvatskog iseljeništva - prvi dio" (in Croatian). Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  2. ^ "Marijan Bradvić - Povijest Dinama". povijest.gnkdinamo.hr. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  3. ^ Sopta, Marin. "Gradski vijećnik Toronta: Ova momčad je nešto najbolje što se moglo dogoditi našoj ligi. Svi žele pobijediti Croatiju!" (in Croatian). Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  4. ^ "NASL-". www.nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  5. ^ "Marijan Bradvic | SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  6. ^ "Marijan Bradvic". naslsoccer.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  7. ^ "MISL Buffalo Stallions Rosters". www.nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  8. ^ "Marijan Bradvic". 11v11.com. Retrieved 2017-09-22.