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Ante Jazić
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Personal information
Full name Ante Jazić
Date of birth February 26, 1976 (1976-02-26) (age 33)
Place of birth Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender/Midfelder
Club information
Current club Chivas USA
Number 6
Youth career
1995 Halifax King of Donair
1996 Dalhousie Tigers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 54 (4)
1999–2000 Hajduk Split 40 (1)
2000–2004 Rapid Vienna 107 (1)
2004–2005 Kuban Krasnodar 11 (0)
2006–2008 Los Angeles Galaxy 44 (0)
2009– Chivas USA 13 (0)
National team
1998– Canada 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:39, 27 October 2009 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:39, 27 October 2009 (UTC)

Ante Jazić (born February 26, 1976 in Bedford, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Chivas USA in Major League Soccer, and for the Canadian national team.

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Club career

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Youth

Jazić started his soccer career as a youth player for Scotia Soccer Club. As a senior level, he played for one the nation's strongest amateur teams, Halifax King of Donair, and a year with Dalhousie University in which he was named All-Canadian CIAU.

Professional

Jazić began his professional career by joining NK Hrvatski Dragovoljac in 1997 after a successful try-out arranged by an uncle in Croatia. After two years with Dragovoljac, he joined Croatian First League club Hajduk Split for the 1999-00 and 2000-01 seasons.

Jazić then played four seasons with Rapid Vienna. He played for FC Kuban Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League in the 2006 season. Kuban were relegated to the Russian First Division for 2005. On June 27, 2006, he signed a contract with Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer, where he would spend the next two years.

On January 15, 2009, Jazić was traded to Chivas USA along with the Galaxy's 35th- and 49th-overall picks in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft in exchange for Chivas' second-round pick (19th-overall), which the Galaxy used to select defender A. J. DeLaGarza.[1]

International career

He made his debut for Canada in a May 1998 friendly match against Macedonia and has, by November 2009, earned a total of 23 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented Canada in 6 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[2] and was a member of the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup squad.

International goals

Scores and results list Canada's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 June 2008 Sunrise, Florida, United States  Panama 2-2 2-2 Friendly match

See also

References

  1. ^ "Galaxy's Jazic Traded To Rivals Chivas", "MLS Daily", 2009-01-15. Retrieved on 2009-01-16.
  2. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA

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