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Simović
Slobodan

Date of birth: 22.05.1989
Place of birth: Čačak
Citizenship: Serbia
Position: Midfielder
Rank:
Number: 27
Debut in BATE: 10.03.2018
First football school: Borac (Čačak)
First coach: Aleksandar Serif
Height: 190
Weight: 90

  • Talented half-back was born in Čačak, a Serbian town which also gave birth to two other prominent FC BATE players (Nemanja Milunović and Filip Mladenović). Like them, he started his footballing career training at local football club Borac. From 14 he was already footballing for Vojvodina and Novi Sad. Novi Sad turned out to become his first professional team. He made his debut in Serbian second division on 22 September 2007 in the home game against Mladenovac (1-0).

    In summer 2009 he moved up to Serbian Superliga joining Spartak from Subotica, and in 2012 transferred to FC Dinamo Minsk of Belarus. He quickly became one of the leaders of the Blue-Whites where he spent three seasons grabbing silver (2014) and bronze medals (2012, 2013) of Belarusian Vysshaya Liga and contributed to Dinamo European success as in 2014/15 season the club qualified for UEFA Europa League group stage for the first time in his career. After that Slobodan played for Slovakian SK Slovan Bratislava (2015-16), Israeli Hapoel from Kfar Saba (2016-17) and Aktobe from Kazakhstan (second half of 2017). And in February 2018 he joined FC BATE Borisov.

    'Everyone knows the goals BATE sets in every season. We are to play in a Group Stage of a UEFA tournament, preferably Champions League. I think if we show our best, we can do it. I know Russian quite well, studied the language in school and then played in Dinamo Minsk and Aktobe. I am sure language will not be a problem here at BATE', Simović said after signing.

  • 1. Favourite football club (apart from BATE):
    Real Madrid CF

    2. Favourite football player
    Steven Gerrard

    3. Favourite kind of sport except football
    Basketball

    4. Favourite non-football sportsman
    Novak Djokovic

    5. Most interesting match you have ever watched
    2016/17 UEFA Champions League Last 16 game Barcelona vs Paris Saint-Germain (6-1)

    6. Most interesting match you have ever participated
    2010/11 UEFA Europa League 3rd qualifying round Spartak Subotica vs Dnepr Dnepropetrovsk 2-1.

    7. Favourite book
    The Secret by Rhonda Byrne (2006)

    8. Favourite writer
    Robin Sharma

    9. Favourite music
    Jennifer Lopez

    10. Favourite film
    Gladiator (2000)

    11. Favourite actor
    Russell Crowe

    12. Favourite dish
    Dishes of salmon

    13. Best day of my life
    11 June 2017 - the day of the wedding

    14. What did you want to become when a child except for a football player?
    Only a football player

    15. Your favourite car brand
    Mercedes-Benz

    16. What would you like to learn?
    To play the guitar

    17. Your favourite country except for motherland
    Spain

    18. Country or city you've never been but want to visit
    Brazil, Rio-de-Janeiro

    19. City that impressed most
    Funchal

    20. Stadium that impressed most
    Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence

    21. Your life motto
    Don't do to anyone something you would not like to be done to yourself

    22. Your favourite number
    4

    23. Are you superstitious?
    No

    24. What national team do you support but for Belarus?
    Brazil since childhood

    25. Hobby
    Play outdoors with my friends

    26. Your main non-football good features
    Patience

    27. Your main non-football drawbacks
    Indecisiveness

    28. What qualities you love and hate in other people?
    I appreciate humane people. Don't like arrogant people.

    29. Your dream in football
    To play for Serbian national team

    30. True football is business, sports or show
    Now it is business, but for those who like football, it is the best sport

  • Personal honours
    Season Honours Team
    2013 Included into the list 22 best football players of Belarusian championship Dinamo Mn
    Team honours
    Season Honours Team
    2012 Belarusian Championship bronze medal winner Dinamo Mn
    2013 Belarusian Championship bronze medal winner Dinamo Mn
    2014 Belarusian Championship silver medal winner Dinamo Mn
    2014/15 Slovakian Championship bronze medal winner Slovan Bratislava
    2015/16 Slovakian Championship silver medal winner Slovan Bratislava
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  • Season by season statistics | Supercup
    Season Pld Min Capt. FM OFF ON B W D L G PS PNS Assists YC 2YC RC GC CS PAG PS
    2018 1 90 - 1 - - - - - 1 - - - - 1 - - - - - -
    2019 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Total 1 90 - 1 - - 1 - - 1 - - - - 1 - - - - - -