Rade Veljović

Rade Veljović (Serbian Cyrillic: Раде Вељовић; born 9 August 1986) is a Serbian former professional footballer who played as a striker.

Rade Veljović
Personal information
Full name Rade Veljović
Date of birth (1986-08-09) 9 August 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
Red Star Belgrade
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Red Star Belgrade 0 (0)
2004–2006Jedinstvo Ub (loan) 51 (7)
2006–2007 Napredak Kruševac 33 (12)
2007–2008 Voždovac 47 (22)
2009–2012 CFR Cluj 1 (0)
2009–2010Unirea Alba Iulia (loan) 29 (5)
2010Târgu Mureș (loan) 3 (0)
2011Borac Banja Luka (loan) 13 (2)
2011–2012Javor Ivanjica (loan) 27 (7)
2012–2013 Smederevo 22 (1)
2013–2014 Voždovac 16 (4)
2015 Radnik Surdulica 0 (0)
Total 242 (60)
National team
2008–2009 Serbia U21 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

After coming through the youth system at Red Star Belgrade, Veljović played for Jedinstvo Ub (loan), Napredak Kruševac, and Voždovac, before transferring abroad and signing with Romanian side CFR Cluj in the 2009 winter transfer window.[1] He later spent some time on loan at Unirea Alba Iulia, Târgu Mureș, and Borac Banja Luka. In the summer of 2011, Veljović returned to his homeland on loan to Javor Ivanjica. He also played for Smederevo, Voždovac (second spell), and Radnik Surdulica (no appearances), before retiring from the game.

International careerEdit

Veljović was selected by Slobodan Krčmarević to represent Serbia at the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship,[2] but failed to make any appearance at the tournament. He previously earned eight caps for the under-21 team.

HonoursEdit

Radnik Surdulica

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ""Orlić" Veljović iz Voždovca u Kluž" (in Serbian). mondo.rs. 13 December 2008. Retrieved 11 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Krčmarević odredio igrače za EP" (in Serbian). b92.net. 2 June 2009. Retrieved 11 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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