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Josip Šimunić's Croatia career

Published: Wednesday 6 February 2013, 23.38CET
Australian-born Josip Šimunić is one of a trio of Croatia players who made their 100th international appearances on Wednesday, having chosen to play for his parents' home country.

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Published: Wednesday 6 February 2013, 23.38CET

Josip Šimunić's Croatia career

Australian-born Josip Šimunić is one of a trio of Croatia players who made their 100th international appearances on Wednesday, having chosen to play for his parents' home country.

One of a trio of Croatia players who collected their 100th international caps on Wednesday night (along with Stipe Pletikosa and Darijo Srna), Australian-born Josip Šimunić elected to play for his parents' home country. He made his national-team debut against South Korea on 10 November 2001, reaching his century – aged 34 – against the same opponents. The stylish defender played at the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups as well as at UEFA EURO 2004 and UEFA EURO 2008.

Last updated: 04/12/13 7.11CET

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