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Dionizije Dvornić

Personal information
Date of birth27 April 1926
Place of birthPopovac, Kingdom of SCS
Date of death30 October 1992(age 66)
Place of deathVevey, Switzerland
Playing positionForward

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Dionizije Dvornić (27 April 1926 - 30 October 1992) was a Croatian football striker who achieved greatest success playing for Dinamo Zagreb in Yugoslav First League in the 1950s. During his time with Dinamo, he won one Yugoslav Cup in 1951 and a Yugoslav First League title in 1954. He made a total of 304 appearances and scored 161 goals for Dinamo, 47 of which were in league games.

Before joining Dinamo, he played for NK Udarnik (which was renamed NK Proleter in 1947 and later merged with today's NK Osijek). After leaving Dinamo he spent four years at NK Zagreb before going abroad and ending his career in Switzerland.

Dvornić made his debut for Yugoslavia in a friendly game against France on 18 October 1953 in Zagreb, and went on to earn 6 caps, coring one goal for the national squad. He also competed for Yugoslavia at the 1954 FIFA World Cup, when Yugoslavia made it to the quarterfinals only to be knocked out by Germany.

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