Years with the Lancers: 1979-1980 (forward)

Born: Rijeka, Croatia, Yugoslavia

One of the greatest strikers in the history of North American soccer.  Joined the Rochester Lancers midway through the 1979 season and made a huge impact on the North American Soccer League, leading the team in scoring and tallying goals in each of the Lancers final 9 matches, with five of those being 2 goal games. Tied for the team lead in scoring in 1980 and ended up as 3rd all-time in points and goals in Lancers history in just 1 ½ seasons.  Played for the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers from 1981-83 and the Golden Bay Earthquakes in 1984, scoring 48 goals in 98 matches and 12 goals in 13 NASL playoff matches.  Voted North American Player of the Year in the NASL in 1984 by the Professional Soccer Reporters Association. Finished 14th all-time in points and 13th all-time in goals scored in NASL history.  Earned 19 senior caps for the Canadian National Team and scored 2 goals. Played in all 3 matches for Canada at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.

Won more championships (10) than any player in indoor soccer history, 3 with the Major Indoor Soccer League New York Arrows, 6 with the MISL San Diego Sockers and one with the Las Vegas Dustdevils of the Continental Indoor Soccer League. In 9 MISL seasons, scored 463 goals and tallied 378 assists for 841 points in 403 games, 2nd in points and goals and 3rd in assists all-time in league history.  A first team MISL all-star in 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986 and 1987 and the CISL Championship MVP in 1994.

Inducted into the Canadian Soccer hall of Fame in 2002 and was an inaugural inductee into the Indoor Soccer Hall of Fame in 2011.

Years Games Goals Assists Points
1979 13 14 4 32
1980 26 11 6 28
Total 39 25 10 60

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