|Date of birth||31 January 1980|
|Place of birth||Osijek, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2009–2010||→ Gençlerbirliği (loan)||13||(0)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Jurica Vranješ (pronounced [ˈjuritsa ˈʋraɲɛʃ]; born 31 January 1980) is a Croatian former professional footballer. He was described as versatile midfielder, playing both as a defensive and a central midfielder, noted for his tackling and passing abilities.
Vranješ was born in Osijek, Croatia. He started playing in NK Osijek where he played between 1997 and 1999. Some websites say Vranješ started his career at FK Vojvodina, but Vranješ himself explained how those websites confused their statistics with another player, Mićo Vranješ, playing back then in Vojvodina.
After playing with Osijek in the Prva HNL, he then moved to Bayer Leverkusen where he played three seasons until moving to VfB Stuttgart in 2003 and finally to Werder Bremen in 2005. In August 2009 Werder Bremen announced that he could leave the club. On 29 January 2010, he left Werder Bremen and was loaned to Gençlerbirliği for the rest of the season.
In September 2011, Vranješ joined Aris Saloniki He made his debut in the yellow jersey against Olympiacos. His contract was terminated on 10 January 2012. In May 2012, he joined Rijeka in Croatia, where he played six games before his contract with the club was terminated in November 2012.
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Vranješ made his debut for Croatia in a June 1999 Korea Cup match against Egypt and earned a total of 26 caps, scoring no goals. He was part of the national team squad at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, where he played in two games. He also played in the Croatian team at the 1998 Under-18 European Championship when Croatia won the third place. His final international was an October 2007 friendly match against Slovakia.
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|NK Osijek||1997–98||Prva HNL||14||1||1||0||–||–||–||–||15||1|
|Bayer Leverkusen II||2002–03||Regionalliga Nord||4||0||–||–||–||–||–||–||4||0|
|Aris FC||2011–12||Super League Greece||2||0||0||0||–||–||–||–||2||0|
|HNK Rijeka||2012–13||Prva HNL||6||0||0||0||–||–||–||–||6||0|
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- Bundesliga runner-up: 1999–00 2001–02
- DFB-Pokal runner-up: 2002
- UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2001–02
- Bundesliga runner-up: 2005–06, 2007–08
- DFB-Pokal: 2009
- DFL-Ligapokal: 2006
- DFL-Supercup: 2009
- UEFA Cup runner-up: 2008–09
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Source: "Jurica Vranješ", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 14th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurica_Vranješ.
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- ^ Vranješ, Jurica at National-Football-Teams.com
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- ^ "Appearances for Croatia National Team". RSSSF. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
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- ^ Jurica Vranješ national team Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
- Jurica Vranješ at FIFA (archived)
- Jurica Vranješ at UEFA
- Jurica Vranješ at Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian)
- Jurica Vranješ at Turkish Football Federation (player)
- Jurica Vranješ at FootballDatabase.eu
- Jurica Vranješ at Fussballdaten.de (in German)
- Jurica Vranješ at National-Football-Teams.com
- Jurica Vranješ at WorldFootball.net
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