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Branislav Ivanović

Branislav Ivanović

Clubs: FK Remont Čačak, FK Srem, OFK Beograd, FC Lokomotiv Moskva, Chelsea FC

• Left hometown club Srem for Beograd in 2003 and remained there until Lokomotiv signed him in January 2006. Enjoyed two successful seasons with Lokomotiv, making 54 Premier-Liga appearances, winning the 2007 Russian Cup and earning a €13m move to Chelsea.

• Prominent performer for his country at UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals of 2006 and 2007, he starred in Serbia's successful 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, starting nine matches and scoring three goals.

• Stood in regularly as a replacement right-back for the injured José Bosingwa in 2009/10, winning the league and FA Cup; made three appearances at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

• Scored two headers against Liverpool FC at Anfield in the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg, which Chelsea won 3-1, but was not on target in the Premier League until 30 October 2010 and a 2-1 victory at Blackburn Rovers FC.

• Suspended for the 2012 UEFA Champions League final, Ivanović headed in the winning goal against SL Benfica in the UEFA Europa League showpiece the following season. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
winner 2012
UEFA Europa League: winner 2013
UEFA European Under-21 Championship: runner-up 2007

Last updated: 05/06/13 16.05CET

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UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Branislav Ivanović
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 22/02/1984 (30)
  • Country: Serbia
  • Squad number: 2
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 86kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Intertoto Cup (Second round)
    04/07/04: OFK Beograd 3-1 Dinaburg
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    27/05/04: Serbia 3-2 Croatia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Serbia162
Serbia U-21272
Total434

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Chelsea526
Total526
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Chelsea20
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Chelsea61
Lokomotiv Moskva82
OFK Beograd21
Total164
UEFA Intertoto Cup
ClubPGS
OFK Beograd60
Total60
Last updated: 26/11/2014 01:07 CET
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