Darko Kovačević

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Darko Kovačević
Kovačević with Olympiacos in 2008
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-11-18) 18 November 1973 (age 50)
Place of birth Kovin, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
Radnički Kovin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1994 Proleter Zrenjanin 63 (25)
1994–1995 Red Star Belgrade 47 (37)
1995–1996 Sheffield Wednesday 16 (4)
1996–1999 Real Sociedad 98 (41)
1999–2001 Juventus 47 (11)
2001 Lazio 7 (0)
2001–2007 Real Sociedad 163 (51)
2007–2009 Olympiacos 41 (21)
Total 482 (190)
National team
1994–2004 Serbia and Montenegro[a] 59 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Darko Kovačević (born 18 November 1973) is a former Serbian football player. He has played for the Serbian national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[2]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Proleter Zrenjanin First League of FR Yugoslavia 1992–93 32 6 32 6
1993–94 31 19 31 19
Total 63 25 63 25
Red Star Belgrade First League of FR Yugoslavia 1994–95 31 24 31 24
1995–96 16 13 2 0 18 13
Total 47 37 2 0 49 37
Sheffield Wednesday Premier League 1995–96 16 4 1 0 0 0 17 4
Real Sociedad La Liga 1996–97 35 8 1 1 36 9
1997–98 33 17 4 3 37 20
1998–99 30 16 1 0 6 8 37 24
Total 98 41 6 4 6 8 110 53
Juventus Serie A 1999–2000 26 6 4 3 14 11 44 20
2000–01 21 5 2 0 4 1 27 6
Total 47 11 6 3 18 12 71 26
Lazio Serie A 2001–02 7 0 1 0 3 0 11 0
Real Sociedad La Liga 2001–02 19 8 0 0 19 8
2002–03 36 20 1 0 37 20
2003–04 36 8 0 0 7 2 43 10
2004–05 30 8 2 1 32 9
2005–06 9 4 0 0 9 4
2006–07 33 3 1 0 34 3
Total 163 51 4 1 7 2 174 54
Olympiacos Supeleague Greece 2007–08 27 17 4 4 8 3 39 24
2008–09 14 4 1 1 6 2 21 7
Total 41 21 5 5 14 5 60 31
Career total 482 190 23 13 50 27 555 230

International[change | change source]

  • Includes caps for FR Yugoslavia (1994–2002) and Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2004)
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
FR Yugoslavia 1994 1 0
1995 6 3
1996 4 0
1997 4 0
1998 11 1
1999 6 1
2000 8 1
2001 4 0
2002 7 3
Serbia and Montenegro
2003 7 1
2004 1 0
Total 59 10
Scores and results list FR Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Kovačević goal.[3]
List of international goals scored by Darko Kovačević
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 February 1995 Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po, Hong Kong  South Korea 1–0 1–0 1995 Lunar New Year Cup
2 8 April 1995 Estadio Tecnológico, Monterrey, Mexico  Mexico 1–0 4–1 Friendly
3 2–0
4 29 May 1998 Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia  Nigeria 3–0 3–0
5 8 June 1999 Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki, Greece  Malta 3–1 4–1 UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying
6 25 May 2000 Workers' Stadium, Beijing, China  China PR 2–0 2–0 Friendly
7 19 May 2002 Central Dynamo Stadium, Moscow, Russia  Russia 1–1 1–1 2002 LG Cup
8 21 August 2002 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–0 2–0 Friendly
9 16 October 2002 Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia  Finland 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying
10 27 March 2003 Mladost Stadium, Kruševac, Serbia and Montenegro  Bulgaria 1–1 1–2 Friendly

Honours[change | change source]

Red Star Belgrade

Juventus

Olympiakos[1]

Individual

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "D. Kovačević". Soccerway. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  2. Darko Kovačević at WorldFootball.net
  3. "Darko Kovacevic - International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  4. Roberto Mamrud; Jarek Owsianski; Davide Rota (11 June 2015). "Fairs/UEFA Cup Topscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 December 2015.