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Stjepan Bobek

Full name: Stjepan Bobek
Other name(s): Стјепан Бобек
Gender: Male
Born: December 3, 1923 in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Died: August 22, 2010 in Belgrade, Beograd, Serbia
Affiliations: Partizan Beograd, Beograd (SRB)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Football

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Stjepan Bobek was a striker for the Yugoslav football teams, starring for them in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He was the all-time leading scorer for Yugoslavia in internationals, scoring 38 goals in 63 matches from 1946-56. Bobek won two Olympic silver medals (1948, 1952), but also played for Yugoslavia in the 1950 and 1954 World Cup. He twice led the Yugoslav First League in scoring, in 1945 with 8 goals, and in 1954 with 21 goals. In June 1947 he scored nine goals in a match against 14 Octobar in Niš. Bobek began his senior career in 1944 with [Građanski Zagreb], but in 1945 moved to FK Partizan, and stayed with them to the end of his playing career in 1959, appearing in 468 matches and scoring 403 goals for Partizan, helping them win two Yugoslav First League titles and the Yugoslav Cup four times. He later became a football manager, leading several teams from 1959-81, including [Legia Warsaw] (1959), Partizan (1960-63), [Panathinaikos] (1963-67), Partizan (1967-69), [Olympiakos] (1969-70), [Dinamo Zagreb] (1972), [Espérance] (1976-78), and [Vardar] and Zemun (1978-81).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 24 London Football Men's Football Yugoslavia YUG 2 Silver
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Men's Football Yugoslavia YUG 2 Silver

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1948 Summer 24 London Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Standings 2 1948-07-26 4 0 0
1948 Summer 24 London Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 1/2 2 1948-08-13 SWE 3, YUG 1 1
1948 Summer 24 London Football Yugoslavia YUG Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1948-08-11 YUG 3, GBR 1 1
1948 Summer 24 London Football Yugoslavia YUG Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1948-08-05 YUG 3, TUR 1 1
1948 Summer 24 London Football Yugoslavia YUG Round One Match #4 1 1948-07-31 YUG 6, LUX 1 1
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Standings 2 1952-07-15 3 0 0
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 1/2 2 1952-08-02 HUN 2, YUG 0 0
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-29 YUG 3, GER 1 0
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1952-07-25 YUG 5, DEN 3 1
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Round One Match #3 1T 1952-07-20 YUG 5, URS 5 1
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Round One Replay #1 1 1952-07-22 YUG 3, URS 1 1
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Qualifying Round Match #1 1 1952-07-15 YUG 10, IND 1 0