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Zoran Kvržić (Bosnian pronunciation: [zǒran kʋřʒitɕ]; born 7 August 1988) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a winger for 1. HNL club Rijeka and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Zoran Kvržić
Personal information
Full name Zoran Kvržić
Date of birth (1988-08-07) 7 August 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Teslić, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Rijeka
Number 7
Youth career
1995–2000 Rudar Stanari
2000–2005 Proleter Teslić
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Proleter Teslić
2009–2010 HAŠK 45 (14)
2010–2013 Osijek 75 (6)
2013– Rijeka 112 (12)
2015–2016Spezia (loan) 34 (1)
2016–2017Sheriff Tiraspol (loan) 26 (5)
National team
2011– Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 September 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2014

Kvržić started his professional career at Proleter Teslić, before joining HAŠK in 2009. The following year, he moved to Osijek. Three years later, he was transferred to Rijeka, who loaned him to Spezia in 2015 and to Sheriff Tiraspol in 2016.

Kvržić made his senior international debut for Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011.

Club careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Kvržić started playing football at local club Proleter Teslić, with whom he made his professional debut in 2005.[2]

In February 2009, he signed with Croatian club HAŠK.[3]

In July 2010, he signed a multi-year deal with Osijek.[4]

RijekaEdit

On 11 February 2013, Kvržić was transferred to Rijeka for an undisclosed transfer fee.[5] He made his competitive debut for the team against Istra 1961 on 12 July.[6] A week later, he scored his first goal for Rijeka against Hajduk Split.[7]

Kvržić won his first trophy with the club on 13 May 2014, by beating Dinamo Zagreb in Croatian Cup final.[8]

In January 2015, he was loaned to Italian side Spezia until the end of season.[9] In July, his loan was extended for additional season.[10]

In July 2016, he was sent on a season-long loan to Moldovan outfit Sheriff Tiraspol.[11]

In November 2017, Kvržić extended his contract until June 2020.[12]

On 2 December 2017, he played his 100th game for Rijeka.[13]

In September 2019, Kvržić signed a new three-year deal with the club.[14]

International careerEdit

In December 2011, Kvržić received his first senior call-up to Bosnia and Herzegovina, for friendly game against Poland,[15] and debuted in that game on 16 December.[16]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 22 September 2019[17]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
HAŠK 2008–09 3. HNL West 14 3 14 3
2009–10 3. HNL West 31 11 1 0 32 11
Total 45 14 1 0 46 14
Osijek 2010–11 1. HNL 21 2 3 1 24 3
2011–12 1. HNL 24 0 8 3 32 3
2012–13 1. HNL 30 4 4 1 4 1 38 6
Total 75 6 15 5 4 1 94 12
Rijeka 2013–14 1. HNL 29 5 3 1 10 2 42 8
2014–15 1. HNL 17 1 2 0 12 3 1[a] 0 32 4
2015–16 1. HNL 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 1
2017–18 1. HNL 30 4 4 1 9 1 43 6
2018–19 1. HNL 29 2 5 1 2 0 36 3
2019–20 1. HNL 6 0 0 0 3 0 1[b] 0 10 0
Total 112 12 14 3 38 7 2 0 166 22
Spezia (loan) 2014–15 Serie B 16 1 1[c] 0 17 1
2015–16 Serie B 18 0 3 0 3[d] 0 24 0
Total 34 1 3 0 4 0 41 1
Sheriff Tiraspol (loan) 2016–17 Moldovan National Division 26 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 29 5
Career total 292 38 34 8 44 8 6 0 376 54

InternationalEdit

As of match played 16 November 2014[18]
National team Year Apps Goals
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011 1 0
2012 0 0
2013 2 0
2014 1 0
Total 4 0

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zoran Kvržić". nk-rijeka.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Kvržić: Sada svi govore da sam hit igrač". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 28 September 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Kvržić: Nadam se da neću na novu posudbu". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 17 December 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Zoran Kvržić potpisao za Osijek". faktor.ba (in Bosnian). 30 July 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  5. ^ "Zoran Kvržić novi igrač Rijeke". radiosarajevo.ba (in Bosnian). 11 February 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Rijeka uvjerljiva protiv Istre na otvaranju sezone". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 12 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Rijeka i Hajduk remizirali u paklu Poljuda". reprezentacija.ba (in Bosnian). 21 July 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Dinamo pao bez ispaljenog metka, Rijeka osvojila Kup Hrvatske". avaz.ba (in Bosnian). 13 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Zvanično: Zoran Kvržić odlazi na posudbu u Speziju". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 11 January 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Zoran Kvržić ponovo u italijanskoj Speziji". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 30 July 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  11. ^ "Zoran Kvržić u Sheriffu iz Tiraspola". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 5 July 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Zoran Kvržić produžio ugovor s Rijekom". scsport.ba (in Bosnian). 15 November 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  13. ^ "Kvržić asistent za Rijeku u porazu od Hajduka". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 2 December 2017. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Zoran Kvržić potpisao novi ugovor s Rijekom". reprezentacija.ba (in Bosnian). 7 September 2019. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Musemić objavio spisak za prijateljsku utakmicu protiv Poljske". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 6 December 2011. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  16. ^ "Musemićevi izabranici poraženi protiv Poljske". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 16 December 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  17. ^ a b c "Z. Kvržić". soccerway.com. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Zoran Kvržić". eu-football.info. Retrieved 16 November 2014.

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