Former Yugoslavian footballer Stjepan Bobek dies aged 86
Monday, August 23, 2010
Former footballer has died at the age of 86. His death was confirmed by doctors at the emergency clinic. However, the cause of death was not given.
Born in the Croatian capital, , Bobek gained fame while playing for . He joined them in 1945 and stayed until 1958. During his time with the team, he scored 403 goals in 468 appearances. No one else has ever made more appearances or scored more goals for the club than Bobek. In 1995 he was voted the best player in Partizan's history.
Bobek also played international football. He played for the Olympic silver medals for Yugoslavia in and .and appeared 63 times and scored a total of 38 goals. He also won two
When Yugoslavia broke up in the 1990s, Bobek remained in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.
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