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Dejan Savićević

Executive Commitee

FIFA council

Dejan Savićević
Dejan Savićević ©UEFA

Nationality: Montenegrin
Date of birth: 15 September 1966
FIFA Council member since: 2017

One of the best players in Montenegrin history, Dejan Savićević started his career at FK Budućnost Podgorica, but made his name as FK Crvena zvezda won the 1990/91 European Champion Clubs' Cup; his vision saw the attacking midfielder move on to AC Milan where he scored in the 1993/94 UEFA Champions League final win against FC Barcelona.

Having ended his career at Rapid Wien, the 56-times capped international coached the Serbia and Monetenegro national team from 2001 to 2003, and was elected as president of the Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG) in 2004, with his tenure including Montenegro's admission to FIFA and UEFA as an independent footballing nation in 2007.

He was elected as a member of the FIFA Council at UEFA's Helsinki Congress in April 2017.