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Stefan Selaković

Stefan Selaković (born 9 January 1977 in Varberg) is a Swedish former footballer who played as a midfielder and forward. He used to play as forward, but has since 2006 primarily been used as a rightwing midfielder by IFK Göteborg. He previously played for SC Heerenveen, Halmstads BK and Varbergs GIF. He is a former Swedish international. He is of Serb descent.[1]

Stefan Selaković
Stefan Selakovic and Khaled Mouelhi.jpg
Selaković playing for IFK Göteborg
Personal information
Full name Stefan Selaković
Date of birth (1977-01-09) 9 January 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Varberg, Sweden
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Youth career
0000–1994 Varbergs GIF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1995 Varbergs GIF 66 (21)
1996–2001 Halmstads BK 119 (37)
2001–2004 Heerenveen 90 (19)
2005–2012 IFK Göteborg 201 (41)
2013 Halmstads BK 28 (4)
Total 504 (122)
National team
2001–2006 Sweden 12 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


He was born in Varberg, with roots from Serbia. After playing for Varbergs GIF, he joined Halmstads BK and won Allsvenskan in 2000 and was the top scorer in Allsvenskan in 2001. He then joined Dutch club SC Heerenveen. He was not able to continue to play as well as he had done in Sweden, and in 2005 he decided to move back to Sweden. Instead of his earlier club Halmstads BK he chose to play for IFK Göteborg and signed a contract in 2005.[2]

On 23 January 2013, Halmstads BK reported that Selaković had returned to the club.[3]

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 February 2001 National Stadium, Bangkok   Thailand 0–1 1–4 2001 King's Cup
2. 17 February 2001 National Stadium, Bangkok   China PR 3–0 3–0 2001 King's Cup
3. 13 February 2002 Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium, Thessaloniki   Greece 1–2 2–2 Friendly
4. 18 February 2004 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana   Albania 0–1 2–1 Friendly


  1. ^ Stefan, som själv har serbiska rötter. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Stefan Selaković" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Stefan Selakovic klar för HBK" (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2013.

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