Miloš Dimitrijević

Miloš Dimitrijević
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Dimitrijević training with Sydney FC in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-02-16) 16 February 1984 (age 34)
Place of birthBelgrade, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
2011Chievo (loan)2(0)
2011–2013Red Star Belgrade37(2)
2014–2017Sydney FC76(2)
National team
2003–2004France U181(0)
2005–2006Serbia U211(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 March 2016

Miloš Dimitrijević (Serbian Cyrillic: Милош Димитријевић; born 16 February 1984 in Belgrade) is a Serbian footballer who last played as a central midfielder for Sydney FC of the Australian A-League. In addition to possessing Serbian citizenship, he also holds French citizenship.

Club career

Born in Belgrade, he arrived in France at the age of 7, with his father, who was the famous football player, the legend of Partizan and Dinamo Zagreb, Zoran "Čava" Dimitrijević. He joined youth system of Nantes in 1998. He became a professional in 2004. After Nantes, he played for Grenoble, before he returned to his homeland. In Serbia, he played for Rad, where he established himself as one of the best central midfielders in the league. He was brought on loan from Italian Chievo in winter transfer window 2011, but he only managed to play two games. After this unsuccessful international episode, he came back to Serbia to become a new Red Star Belgrade player. He was given number 7 shirt and he signed a contract on 10 June 2011. In April 2013, he became a free agent after managing to cut short his long-term contract due to the club's financial problems.

Sydney FC

On 16 January 2014 it was confirmed that Dimitrijević had signed for Sydney FC of the A-League in Australia.[1] He scored his first goal for the club in 24 October 2014 in the Rd 3 clash against Brisbane Roar which ended 2–0 with Miloš scoring the second.[2]

In this year Dimitrijević won all three of the players player of the year, members player of the year and coaches player of the year becoming the first ever person to win all three.

Miloš was released by Sydney FC on 3 June 2015.[3]

It was announced on 28 July 2015 that Miloš Dimitrejivić had re-signed with Sydney FC for a further two seasons.

On 2 March 2016, Dimitrijević scored an 89th-minute winner against Guangzhou Evergrande in the Asian Champions League.

On 19 October 2016, Dimitrijević scored a free kick in Sydney FC's 3–0 away win against Canberra Olympic at Viking Park in the FFA Cup[4]

On 30 June 2017, Dimitrijević was released by Sydney FC to allow him to move closer to his family.[5]