Milorad Arsenijević

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Milorad Arsenijević (Serbian Cyrillic: Милорад Арсенијевић; 6 June 1906 – 18 March 1987) was a Serbian football player and manager.

Milorad Arsenijević
Milorad Arsenijević (1928).jpg
Milorad Arsenijević in 1928
Personal information
Date of birth (1906-06-06)6 June 1906
Place of birth Smederevo, Kingdom of Serbia
Date of death 18 March 1987(1987-03-18) (aged 80)
Place of death Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Mačva
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1921–1925 Mačva
1925–1938 BSK Beograd 483
National team
1927–1934 Kingdom of Yugoslavia 52 (0)
Teams managed
1946–1954 Yugoslavia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He was born in Smederevo. However, he grew up in Šabac where he started playing for the local team FK Mačva Šabac when he was 14. Soon after playing for the youth team, he debuted for the main squad. After graduating highschool, he moved to Belgrade to continue his studies and joined BSK Belgrade, one of the dominant clubs of Yugoslav football at the time, where he would spend the rest of his career and became one of their main defenders.[1]

He earned 52 caps for the Yugoslavia national football team, and played in the 1930 FIFA World Cup. Later he was the manager of Yugoslavia in the 1950 FIFA World Cup.[1]

He later also coached for a long period at lower-league Belgrade club FK Železničar Beograd. He died in 1987 in Belgrade.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Milorad Arsenijević at Reprezentacija.rs