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Predrag Đajić

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Full namePredrag Đajić
Playing positionMidfielder

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Predrag Đajić ( ) (born May 1, 1922 in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes — died May 13, 1979 in Warsaw, Poland) was a notable Serbian and Yugoslav footballer. He had started his playing career before World War II, and had played in Slavija Sarajevo in the 1930s before coming to SK Jugoslavija Belgrade in 1940.

After the war, he was one of the founders of Red Star Belgrade in 1945, and has been playing for the club until his retirement in 1955. He played 439 games (143 in the Yugoslav First League) and scored 59 goals for the club. He was state champion with Red Star in 1951 and 1953 and he won the national cup in 1948, 1949 and 1950.

He made his debut in Yugoslavia national team in 1949 and was a member of the squad until 1953. He played three games on the World Cup 1950. He was a member of the national team in 17 games.

Parallel to his football career Đajić earned an Economics diploma and later worked in foreign trade. He was stationed in Warsaw when he suffered a heart attack in May 1979 at the age of 57.

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