Andrija Anković facts for kids
|Full name||Andrija Anković|
|Date of birth||16 July 1937|
|Place of birth||Gabela, Kingdom of Yugoslavia|
|Date of death||28 April 1980(aged 42)|
|Place of death||Split, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1954–1958||NK Neretva Metković|
|1966–1968||1. FC Kaiserslautern||21||(4)|
|1971–1978||Hajduk Split (football school)|
Anković started his career with GOŠK Gabela before moving to NK Neretva Metković. He later played for top Croatian side Hajduk Split in the Yugoslavian First League. He played 326 matches and scored 250 goals for Hajduk, becoming one of the club's legends. Finally, he played for German club 1. FC Kaiserslautern. In 1960, Anković was a member of the Yugoslavian team which won gold at the Rome Olympics.
He died on 28 April 1980, of a heart attack, aged 42. The Andrija Anković Memorial Tournament in Gabela is named after Anković.
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