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Mike Stankovic

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Date of birthNovember 11, 1956(age 59)
Place of birthKaludra, Yugoslavia
Playing positionDefender

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Mike Stankovic is a retired Yugoslavian soccer defender who played professionally in the North American Soccer League, Major Indoor Soccer League and National Professional Soccer League.

In 1980, he moved to the United States where he signed with the Memphis Rogues of the North American Soccer League. He moved to the Dallas Tornado in the fall of 1980 and played for the Tornado during the 1980-1981 NASL indoor season. He played the 1981 outdoor season with the Tornado, then moved indoors permanently when he signed with the Baltimore Blast of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In August 1987, he signed as a free agent with the Wichita Wings. During his six seasons with the Blast, Stankovic was a five time All Star. On January 20, 1989, the Wings traded Stankovic and Peter Ward to the Blast in exchange for Keder and David Byrne.

After retiring from pro soccer he founded the "Mike Stankovic Pro Soccer Academy".

In 2010, Stankovic coached the Ghana soccer team at the World Cup in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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