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Darijo Srna

Clubs: HNK Hakduk Split, FC Shakhtar Donetsk

 Croatia skipper Darijo Srna competed at his third UEFA European Championship finals in 2012. A stalwart at FC Shakhtar Donetsk, where he is also the club captain, the right wing-back’s accurate crosses and free-kicks are every bit as important to both club and country as his inspirational leadership.

• Born in Croatia to Bosnian parents, Srna emerged as a high-profile teenager at Hajduk, winning the 2001 Croatian championship and the 2003 Croatian Cup.

• Earned his first senior call-up for Croatia in November 2002; appeared only as a substitute at UEFA EURO 2004 but subsequently became a key man for his country as a right midfielder/wing-back, scoring a trademark free-kick against Australia at the 2006 FIFA World Cup (after missing a penalty in the previous group game against Japan).

• Left Hajduk in July 2003, with team-mate Stipe Pletikosa, for ambitious Shakhtar and claimed a domestic cup win in his debut season followed by back-to-back Ukrainian titles; added the domestic double in 2007/08 plus another Premier League title in 2009/10 − a season in which he was voted player of the year.

• Skippered Shakhtar to UEFA Cup glory in 2009 – thus becoming the last UEFA Cup-winning captain − and was named man of the match in the final against SV Werder Bremen, having supplied the assist for Jadson's extra-time winner; appeared in all 17 European matches for the Pitmen that season.

• Helped Croatia to the UEFA EURO 2008 quarter-finals, scoring his 16th international goal in a 2-1 win against Germany in Klagenfurt that made him his country's second highest goalscorer after Davor Šuker (45 goals).

• Led Shakhtar into the UEFA Champions League knockout stage for the first time in 2011 – the Pitmen eventually succumbing to FC Barcelona in the quarter-finals – while two more domestic doubles arrived in 2010/11 and 2011/12.

• A third arrived in 2012/13, the season Shakhtar once again made it through the UEFA Champions League group stage before falling to Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16. Played in all eight of his club's game, scoring once.

UEFA honours
UEFA Cup:
winner 2009

Last updated: 08/12/13 7.38CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 06/12/2014 02:20 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia1-0FYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia9000
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundBelgiumBelgium1-1CroatiaCroatia9000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia1-2CroatiaCroatia9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia2-0WalesWales9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia2-0SerbiaSerbia9001
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundWalesWales1-2CroatiaCroatia9000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia0-1ScotlandScotland9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSerbiaSerbia1-1CroatiaCroatia9001
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundScotlandScotland2-0CroatiaCroatia9000
15.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentIcelandIceland0-0CroatiaCroatia9000
19.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentCroatiaCroatia2-0IcelandIceland9010
12.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil3-1CroatiaCroatia9000
18.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageCameroonCameroon0-4CroatiaCroatia9000
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageCroatiaCroatia1-3MexicoMexico9000
27.07.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk2-0Metalurh ZaporizhyaMetalurh Zaporizhya9000
09.08.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk1-0MetalistMetalist9000
15.08.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueFC Olimpik DonetskFC Olimpik Donetsk0-5Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
29.08.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk3-0IllychivetsIllychivets9000
09.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia2-0MaltaMalta9001
13.09.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueChornomorets OdesaChornomorets Odesa0-2Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAthleticAthletic0-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
21.09.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-1ZoryaZorya9000
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk2-2PortoPorto9000
05.10.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueDynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv1-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
10.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundBulgariaBulgaria0-1CroatiaCroatia9000
13.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundCroatiaCroatia6-0AzerbaijanAzerbaijan9001
17.10.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk6-2VolynVolyn9010
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBATEBATE0-7Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
31.10.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueMetalurh DonetskMetalurh Donetsk2-1Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9010
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk5-0BATEBATE9011
09.11.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-0DniproDnipro9000
16.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundItalyItaly1-1CroatiaCroatia9000
21.11.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueKarpatyKarpaty0-2Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-1AthleticAthletic9000
30.11.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueMetalurh ZaporizhyaMetalurh Zaporizhya0-4Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk6700
05.12.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk4-1HoverlaHoverla6400

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General info

  • Name: Darijo Srna
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 01/05/1982 (32)
  • Country: Croatia
  • Squad number: 33
  • Club: Shakhtar Donetsk ( UKR)

  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 78kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    01/08/01: Hajduk Split 0-0 Ferencváros
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    24/04/99: Spain 2-0 Croatia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Croatia386
Croatia U-2154
Croatia U-1853
Croatia U-1631
Total5114

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Hajduk Split30
Shakhtar Donetsk724
Total754
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk352
Hajduk Split61
Total413
Last updated: 26/11/2014 01:16 CET
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