Top 5 Bosnian Soccer Players Of All Time – Leading Goal Scorers
Bosnia is the birth place of many great soccer player, here are the top five Bosnian soccer players that have scored the most goals for the national team.
1. Elvir Bolic
Elvir Bolic is somewhat of a legend in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Loved by the fans and respected by his teammates, Bolic was always admired for his hard work on the soccer field and his great football skills. Bolic also served as the assistant manager of the Bosnia and Herzegovina soccer team
2. Edin Dzeko
Career 2007–present Goals 17 Caps 31
Edin Dzeko was born March 17, 1986 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Dzeko is a Bosnian soccer player who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester City F.C. and Dzeko is a starting forward for the Bosnian national team. He was named Bosnian Footballer of the Year for 2009 and 2010. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he is known as the “Bosnian Diamond”
Dzeko is one of the best know Bosnian soccer players, with the highest fan base then any other.
3. Zvjezdan Misimovic
Career 2004–present Goals 17 Caps 56
Zvjezdan Misimovic was born June 5, 1982. Misimovic is a German-born Bosnian soccer player who currently plays for Galatasaray. Misimovic is the co-captain of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team and the most capped player in the history of the team. He is well respected in Bosnia for all the things that he has done for the Bosnian team.
4. Sergej Barbarez
Career 1998–2006 Goals 17 Caps 47
Sergej Barbarez was born September 17 1971 in Mostar. Barbarez played as an attacking midfielder from Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team. He played for Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga from 2006 to 2008 where he made a big impact. He finished his career after the season 2007–08. Barbarez was a natural midfielder, but he also played as an forward or even as an emergency defender.He was a great over all player.
Barbarez is a legend in Bosnia. He is one of the the most loved soccer players that has ever played for the Bosnian National Team.
5. Elvir Baljic
1996–2005 Goals 14 Caps 3
Elvir Baljic was born July 8, 1974 in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Baljic is a retired Bosnian soccer player. Baljic is the only soccer player in Bosnia who scored four goals in single match for the Bosnia Herzegovina National Team. He will be remembered as one of the best soccer players and managers.
Baljic is currently assistant manger in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s national team.