Vladimir Jugović

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Vladimir Jugović
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-08-30) 30 August 1969 (age 53)
Place of birth Milutovac, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1992 Red Star Belgrade 61 (11)
1990 Rad (loan) 16 (7)
1992–1995 Sampdoria 81 (18)
1995–1997 Juventus 56 (8)
1997–1998 Lazio 27 (2)
1998–1999 Atlético Madrid 17 (3)
1999–2001 Internazionale 39 (3)
2001–2003 Monaco 19 (0)
2003–2004 Admira Wacker 25 (3)
2004–2005 LR Ahlen 19 (2)
Total 360 (57)
National team
1991–2002 Yugoslavia 41 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Vladimir Jugović (Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Југовић, born 30 August 1969) is a Serbian former footballer.

Born in Milutovac, a village near Trstenik, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia, Jugović played throughout his career for numerous top European teams, winning the Champions League twice (with Red Star Belgrade and Juventus). He is regarded as one of the finest players that Serbia has ever produced and one of the best midfielders of his generation. He represented Yugoslavia in the 1998 FIFA World Cup.

Club career

Upon joining Red Star, he was loaned to FK Rad for the whole 1989–90 season. When Ljupko Petrović became coach of Red Star, Jugović was returned to the starting eleven. In 1991, Jugović played in the 1991 European Cup Final, which Red Star won. Subsequently, he won the Intercontinental Cup as Red Star beat Colo-Colo 3–0. By the end of his career with Red Star, he was awarded the Star of Red Star and became one of the most celebrated footballers in Yugoslavia.

U.C. Sampdoria invited Jugović at the insistence of Vujadin Boškov. He spent three successful seasons at Sampdoria, during which he helped the team win the 1993–94 Coppa Italia.

In 1995 Jugović was bought by Serie A giants Juventus, with whom he won a Serie A title in his second season, an Intercontinental Cup, and his second Champions League title, scoring the decisive penalty in the final against Dutch side AFC Ajax.

In the 1997-98 season he joined Lazio spending only one season with the Roman club winning his second Coppa Italia 1997–98 Coppa Italia beating Milan in the two-leg final, also the club reached the Uefa Cup final 1997-98 UEFA Cup losing in the final to Inter in the all Italian final.

Jugović successively moved to Atlético Madrid for the 1998–99 season before joining Inter the following year, where he spent two seasons. Jugović finished his career at LR Ahlen, after stints with AS Monaco FC and VfB Admira Wacker Mödling.

Jugović played a central role for Yugoslavia's push through the group stage in the 1998 FIFA World Cup.



Serbia national team
Year Apps Goals
1991 3 1
1992 1 0
1994 2 0
1995 0 0
1996 7 1
1997 7 1
1998 11 0
1999 0 0
2000 8 0
2001 1 0
2002 1 0
Total 41 3


Red Star Belgrade

SS Lazio
AS Monaco



  1. Vladimir Jugović at National-Football-Teams.com

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