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Vlatko Marković
Personal information
Date of birth 1 January 1937 (1937-01-01) (age 73)
Place of birth Bugojno, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Playing position Defender (Retired)
Youth career
Iskra Bugojno
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1956 Iskra Bugojno
1956–1958 Čelik Zenica
1958–1965 Dinamo Zagreb 104 (2)
1965 Wiener Sport-Club
1965–1967 La Gantoise 1 (0)
1967–1968 Wiener Sport-Club 6 (4)
Total 111 (6)
National team
1958–1959 Yugoslavia U21 3 (0)
1961–1962 Yugoslavia 16 (0)
Teams managed
NK Zagreb
1973 Standard Liège
1974–1976 OGC Nice
1977–1978 Hajduk Split
1978–1980 Dinamo Zagreb
1980–1981 OGC Nice
1983 Dinamo Zagreb
1985–1986 Rapid Wien
1990–1991 Dinamo Zagreb
1992 Dinamo Zagreb
1993–1994 Croatia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:40, 19 October 2009 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:40, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Vladimir "Vlatko" Marković (born 1 January 1937 in Bugojno, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a former football player, football manager, and current president of Croatian Football Federation (as of 2007).

Marković was born in Bugojno on January 1, 1937. In 1945, his uncles died as part of the Croatian Armed Forces at Bleiburg.[1] In communist Yugoslavia, his father spent over 15 years in prison.[1]

He played for: Iskra (Bugojno), Čelik (Zenica), Dinamo (Zagreb), Wiener SC (Vienna).[2]

From 1958 until 1959 he played three matches for Yugoslavia national under-21 football team, and from 17 May 1961 until 30 September 1962 he played defense for Yugoslavia national football team and scored one own goal in 16 matches. He played in all matches on 1962 FIFA World Cup when Yugoslavia finished 4th.[2]

After he finished his playing career, he coached Zagreb (Zagreb), Standard de Liège (Liège), OGC Nice (Nice), Hajduk (Split) and Dinamo (Zagreb). With Dinamo he won Yugoslav Cup in 1980.[2]

He was elected president of Croatian Football Federation on 18 December 1999.[3] He was reelected in 2002 and on 16 December 2006, again with unanimous support.[4]


  1. ^ a b Vlatko Marković: Ponosim se što sam bio YU reprezentativac, Slobodna Dalmacija
  2. ^ a b c (Serbian) Page about Marković on Serbian Football Team page
  3. ^ (Croatian) Vjesnik (19/12/1999): "Unanimous support for Vlatko Marković"
  4. ^ (Croatian) portal (16/12/2006): "Svi za Markovića, Sinovčić otišao"
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Branko Mikša
President of Croatian Football Federation
1999 - present
Succeeded by


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