Vinko Cuzzi

Vinko Cuzzi (11 July 1940 – 8 December 2011) was a Croatian footballer who played as right back or libero.[1]

Vinko Cuzzi
Personal information
Full name Vinko Cuzzi
Date of birth (1940-07-11)11 July 1940
Place of birth Split, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Date of death 8 December 2011(2011-12-08) (aged 71)
Place of death Zagreb, Croatia
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1968 Hajduk Split 190 (0)
1968 Lausanne-Sport
National team
1965–1966 Yugoslavia 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Club careerEdit

Cuzzi was the Hajduk Split squad captain for several years, receiving the trophy when Hajduk won the 1967 Yugoslav Cup, which was also their first triumph in that competition.

International careerEdit

Cuzzi featured eight times for the Yugoslav national team.

Post-playing careerEdit

After his playing career, he worked as a lawyer and later as a judge in the county court of Split. He was also a long time member of Hajduk's executive board as well as the president of its assembly from 1994 to 1996.

Personal lifeEdit

His son Ivo Cuzzi was also a footballer.


Hajduk Split


  1. ^ "Vinko Cuzzi profile at" (in Serbian). Retrieved 5 December 2018.

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