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Marijo Dodik

Personal information
Place of birthSarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionStriker

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Marijo Dodik (born 18 February 1974 in Sarajevo) is a former Bosnian Croat football striker.

Dodik started his career at Željezničar Sarajevo before being picked up by the Belgian side Mechelen in 1995, where he spent two seasons in the Jupiler League and scored 20 goals in a total of 84 appearances. He spent the next season in Turkey's Sakaryaspor, before moving to Croatia and joining Slaven Belupo in 1998.

He spent his most successful years at Slaven, establishing himself as a first-team regular and the club's most prolific Prva HNL scorer with 75 goals in 228 appearances in a total of eight seasons between 1998 and 2007. During his time at Slaven he also netted 14 goals in 22 appearances in club's European campaigns in the Intertoto Cup, and holds the record for most goals scored by a player in a single Prva HNL game, scoring an incredible 6 goals against Varteks on 21 October 2000 in a 7 1 win.

In 2007, Slaven refused to renew his contract so he moved to Cibalia where he netted 5 goals in 28 appearances, and in 2008 he went on to Inter Zaprešić,where he played until 2010 and his retirement from active football.

Dodik also earned four caps for Bosnia-Herzegovina and scored one goal in a 2002 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein in 2001.

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