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Mark Viduka

Soccer Player from Australia

Mark Viduka Mark Anthony Viduka (Croatian pronunciation: [ˈʋiduka]) (born 9 October 1975) is a former Australian football player who played as a centre forward. He captained the Australian national team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany to the last 16. He holds the record of most goals scored by an Australian in the prestigious UEFA Champions League competition with four. Mark Viduka started his career in Australia with the Croatian-Australian club Melbourne Croatia in 1993 and became an Australian international in June of the following year. In his two seasons with Melbourne Croatia, he was top goal scorer in the National Soccer League (NSL) and was twice awarded the Johnny Warren Medal for NSL Best Player of the Year in 1993–94 and 1994–95. Viduka's time at Melbourne Croatia included one NSL title in the 1994–95 season. In 1995, Viduka moved to Croatia to play with Croatia Zagreb (now called Dinamo Zagreb). The grandstand at Knights' Stadium, home of Melbourne Croatia, was renamed the "Mark Viduka Stand" in his honour and paid for with his transfer money. He spent three-and-a-half seasons with the club, helping them to win three Doubles in Croatia between 1996 and 1998. He was also part  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1975-10-09
Place of birth
Melbourne
Nationality
Australia
Spouse(s)
Ivana Husidic
Profession
Soccer Player

Athlete facts

Sports
Football

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