Mario Bazina

Mario Bazina (born 8 September 1975) is a Croatian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

Mario Bazina
Mario Bazina - FK Austria Wien.jpg
Bazina in 2009
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-09-08) 8 September 1975 (age 46)
Place of birth Široki Brijeg, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1989 Široki Brijeg
1989–1992 Velež Mostar
1992–1995 Hajduk Split
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2000 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 89 (25)
2000–2001 Dinamo Zagreb 31 (3)
2001–2006 Grazer AK 150 (42)
2006–2008 Rapid Wien 72 (18)
2008–2009 Austria Wien 33 (9)
Total 375 (98)
National team
1995 Croatia U20 1 (0)
1997 Croatia U21 6 (1)
2002 Croatia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Bazina played for Austrian club, Grazer AK for five years and one year with Rapid Wien and for Croatian sides Hrvatski Dragovoljac and Dinamo Zagreb. He was the Croatian First League's player of the year for the 1998–99 season and the Austrian footballer of the year for 2005.[1] He last played as an attacking midfielder for Austria Wien in the Austrian Bundesliga having signed with the club until 2009.

International careerEdit

Bazina made his debut for the Croatia national team in an August 2002 friendly match against Wales, coming on as a second half substitute for Milan Rapaić. It remained his sole international appearance.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Bazina resides in Široki Brijeg, Bosnia-Herzegovina, with his wife Ana Bazina, and his two sons Hrvoje Bazina and Matej Bazina.

HonoursEdit

Dinamo Zagreb

Grazer AK

Rapid Wien

Austria Wien

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 April 2008. Retrieved 17 April 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 30 January 2021.

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