Nemanja Vidić

  • Date of birth : 21/10/1981
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Serbia Serbia
 
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Nemanja Vidić

Nemanja Vidić

Clubs: FK Crvena zvezda, FK Spartak Subotica (loan), FC Spartak Moskva, Manchester United FC

• Became Crvena Zvezda captain and led the club to the domestic double in 2003/04 before leaving for Spartak Moskva − caught the eye of United scouts during an impressive 18-month stint in Russia and joined the Old Trafford club on 5 January 2006.

• Had a slow start to his career in England but his form improved season by season, peaking in 2008/09, when he was the cornerstone of a United defence which set a Premier League record of 14 successive clean sheets.

• A UEFA Champions League winner in 2008 against Chelsea FC on penalties in the Moscow final, but on the losing side to FC Barcelona in the Rome showpiece 12 months later and again in 2011.

• Made his international debut for Serbia & Montenegro in October 2002 but injured for the 2006 FIFA World Cup and, although named in the squad, he did not make an appearance; played a prominent role in helping Serbia qualify for the 2010 finals in South Africa, where he played in all three of his country's matches.

• Headed a crucial goal in a 2-1 defeat of Chelsea in May 2011 which effectively secured his fourth Premier League title as a United player.

• Finished seventh in a summer 2011 poll, conducted among a jury of 53 sports journalists, to determine the winner of the inaugural UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.

• Injury limited him to just ten appearances in all competitions in 2011/12, but was more prominent as he lifted at fifth league title with Manchester United in 2012/13. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
 winner 2008, runner-up 2009, 2011

Last updated: 03/07/13 15.52CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 12/05/2014 06:36 CET
17.08.2013English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea1-4Man. UnitedMan. United9000
26.08.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-0ChelseaChelsea9000
01.09.2013English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-0Man. UnitedMan. United9000
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace9000
17.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United4-2LeverkusenLeverkusen9000
22.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
05.10.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
29.10.2013English League CupFourth roundMan. UnitedMan. United4-0NorwichNorwich9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham1-3Man. UnitedMan. United9000
10.11.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-0ArsenalArsenal4500
01.12.2013English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham2-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
04.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-1EvertonEverton9000
07.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-1NewcastleNewcastle9000
28.12.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
01.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-2TottenhamTottenham9000
07.01.2014English League CupSemi-finalsSunderlandSunderland2-1Man. UnitedMan. United9010
11.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0SwanseaSwansea9000
19.01.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
09.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-2FulhamFulham9000
12.02.2014English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal0-0Man. UnitedMan. United9000
22.02.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace0-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
08.03.2014English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom0-3Man. UnitedMan. United300
16.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-3LiverpoolLiverpool7700
29.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United4-1Aston VillaAston Villa9000
26.04.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United4-0NorwichNorwich9000
03.05.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-1SunderlandSunderland9000
06.05.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United3-1HullHull6800
11.05.2014English Premier LeagueSouthamptonSouthampton1-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Nemanja Vidić
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 21/10/1981 (32)
  • Country: Serbia

  • Height: 189cm
  • Weight: 88kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    25/07/01: Omonia 1-1 Crvena zvezda
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    22/09/97: Serbia 3-0 Armenia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Serbia140
Serbia U-2111
Serbia U-1830
Serbia U-1630
Total211

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Crvena zvezda20
Man. United523
Total543
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Man. United11
Total11
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Crvena zvezda123
Total123
Last updated: 10/04/2014 01:07 CET
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