Slobodan Santrač

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Slobodan Santrač
Personal information
Full name Slobodan Santrač
Date of birth (1946-07-01)1 July 1946
Place of birth Koceljeva, FPR Yugoslavia
Date of death 13 February 2016(2016-02-13) (aged 69)
Place of death Belgrade, Serbia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1959–1960 Takovo
1960–1965 Metalac Valjevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1974 OFK Beograd 244 (169)
1974–1976 Grasshoppers 42 (29)
1976–1977 OFK Beograd 40 (17)
1978–1980 Partizan 63 (29)
1980–1983 Galenika Zemun 56 (31)
Total 445 (275)
National team
1966–1974 Yugoslavia 8 (1)
Teams managed
1994–1998 FR Yugoslavia
1999–2000 Shandong Luneng
2001 Saudi Arabia
2005 Macedonia
2008 Changsha Ginde
2009 Qingdao Jonoon
2011 Shaanxi Renhe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Slobodan Santrač (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Сантрач; 1 July 1946 – 13 February 2016) was a Yugoslav and Serbian football manager and player. He was the all-time top scorer of the Yugoslav First League with a total of 218 goals.[1] He was also the top scorer in the history of OFK Beograd.

After finishing his playing career, Santrač was manager of numerous clubs and national teams. He reached the knockout stage with FR Yugoslavia at the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.[2]

On 13 February 2016, Santrač died of a heart attack in Belgrade. He was aged 69.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kraljevi strelaca" (in Serbian). arhiva.srbija.gov.rs. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  2. "Deseto mesto u svetu - uspeh ili ne?" (in Serbian). arhiva.srbija.gov.rs. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  3. "ODLAZAK FUDBALSKE LEGENDE Preminuo Slobodan Santrač!". blic.rs. 13 February 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2016.