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Zlatko Vujovi?
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-08-26) 26 August 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth Sarajevo, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
FPR Yugoslavia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976-1986 Hajduk Split 240 (101)
1986-1988 Bordeaux 65 (20)
1988-1989 Cannes 34 (18)
1989-1991 Paris Saint-Germain 62 (20)
1991-1992 Sochaux 23 (4)
1992-1993 Nice 28 (17)
Total 452 (180)
National team
1979-1990 Yugoslavia 70 (27)
Teams managed
2008-2009 Hajduk Split (assistant)
2011 Hajduk Split (assistant)
2016 Hajduk Split (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Zlatko Vujovi? (Croatian pronunciation: [zlâtko ?û:jo?it?]; born 26 August 1958) is a Croatian former footballer who played as a striker.

His twin brother, Zoran, was also a professional footballer. Both were Yugoslav internationals, and both spent a large part of their professional careers in France.[1]

Playing career

Born in Sarajevo, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Vujovi? started his professional career with HNK Hajduk Split, making his first division debuts at just 18 and going on to score more than 100 goals in the league (172 overall in 420 matches), while often partnering his brother Zoran. He helped his first club win one league in 1979 and one cup five years later, also being named Yugoslav Footballer of the Year in 1981 by the Ve?ernji list daily.

In 1986, both siblings moved to compete in France, first with FC Girondins de Bordeaux: in their first season both were undisputed starters in an eventual double, as Zlatko also scored in the 2-0 cup win against Olympique de Marseille.

Vujovi? continued to net with at excellent rate until he retired in 1993, playing in both the first and second levels, with AS Cannes, Paris Saint-Germain FC, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard and OGC Nice. He earned 70 caps and scored 25 goals for the Yugoslavia national team, making his debut on 1 April 1979 in a 3-0 win against Cyprus for the UEFA Euro 1980 qualifiers, and was included in the squads for the 1982 and 1990 FIFA World Cups while also playing Olympic football in 1980.

Coaching career

In 2008, Vujovi? (as had his brother the previous year) began a coaching career, starting as assistant manager at his first club, Hajduk. He began his third stint in July 2016, when he joined Marijan Pu?nik's staff but he left the club in December 2016 after Pu?nik was sacked.[2]


  1. ^ The game's terrible twins; FIFA, 12 February 2010
  2. ^ "Pu?nikov sto?er poja?ava se Zlatkom Vujovi?em" [Pu?nik's camp gets larger with Zlatko Vujovi?] (in Croatian). Hajduk Split. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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