Mario Gjurovski (Macedonian: Марио Ѓуровски, Serbian: Марио Ђуровски / Mario Đurovski; born 11 December 1985) is a Serbian-born Macedonian former footballer who played as a midfielder, and the current manager of the Muangthong United.
Gjurovski in 2018
|Date of birth||11 December 1985|
|Place of birth||Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Attacking midfielder|
|Muangthong United (manager)|
|Red Star Belgrade|
|2003–2004||Red Star Belgrade||0||(0)|
|2003||→ Mladenovac (loan)||12||(0)|
|2004||→ Sopot (loan)||14||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Gjurovski played in the youth team of Čukarički, before moving to Red Star Belgrade. He spent the entire 2003–04 season on loan, first with Mladenovac and then with Red Star's satellite club Sopot, both of them playing in the Serbian League Belgrade.
In summer 2004, he signed with Bežanija playing in the Second League of Serbia and Montenegro. After two seasons the club achieved promotion in 2006 into the newly formed Serbian SuperLiga. In summer 2007 Gjurovski leaves Bežanija after having played over 80 league matches with them and having scored 18 goals, and signs with another SuperLiga club Vojvodina. After having initially limited chances, after a couple of seasons he became a standard player in the club. They archived finishing second in the 2008–09 season, and becoming 2009–10 Serbian Cup runners-up after losing the final against his former club Red Star, by 0–3. Gjurovski left Vojvodina during the winter break of the 2010–11 season after having played over 50 league matches in three and a half years.
In 2012, he moved to Muangthong United from Thailand Premier League. Gjurovski played under Slaviša Jokanović coaching and helped Muangthong United to win the invincible domestic title in his first season in Thailand. Gjurovski scored a goal for Muangthong United and 1–3 lost against Buriram in 2015 Thai FA Cup final. It was the last match of him under Maungthong United shirt.
Despite the four successful seasons at Muangthong United, he rejected to renew the contract with Muangthong and moved to Bangkok United in 2016 on a free transfer.
On 21 November 2018, Gjurovski signed a contract with Muangthong United.
On 10 January 2020, Gjurovski has announced his retirement from football at the age of 34 after a seven-year in the Thai League.
He made his senior debut for Macedonia in a May 2010 friendly match against Azerbaijan in which he immediately scored his first international goal and has earned a total of 12 caps, scoring 2 goals. His final international was a November 2011 friendly against Albania.
He is the son of former Macedonian international striker Milko Djurovski who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, Partizan and Groningen, and nephew of his brother Boško Gjurovski, also former player of Macedonia and Yugoslavia.
The correct spelling of his last name is Gjurovski, as it appears in his Macedonian passport.
- As of 22 June 2019
|29 May 2010||Bischofshofen, Austria||Azerbaijan||3–1||88'||Friendly|
|7 September 2010||Skopje, Republic of Macedonia||Armenia||2–2||42'||Euro 2012 Qualifying|
- As of 22 November 2020.
|Muangthong United||19 October 2020||Present||5||3||1||1||60.00|
- Muangthong United
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