Ivica Olić

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Ivica Olić (pronounced [îʋitsa ǒːlitɕ]; born 14 September 1979) is a Croatian former professional footballer who is currently working as an assistant manager of the Croatia national team. During his career, he played for German Bundesliga clubs such as Hamburger SV, VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich, and also for the Croatia national team. Olić primarily played as a striker but could also operate as a winger. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivica Olić has received more than 640,310 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Ivica Olić is the 1,031st most popular soccer player (down from 972nd in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 121st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Croatian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ivica Olić ranks 1,031 out of 16,923. Before him are Emilio Recoba, Ivan Bek, Virginio Rosetta, Djalminha, Pietro Serantoni, and Phil Jones. After him are Dino Baggio, Jesús Garay, Evaristo de Macedo, Faustino Asprilla, Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, and Milan Baroš.

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Among people born in 1979, Ivica Olić ranks 33Before him are Zhang Ziyi, Jennifer Morrison, Pablo Aimar, Aaron Paul, Luke Evans, and Morena Baccarin. After him are Gong Yoo, Claire Danes, Vitas, Aaliyah, Vidya Balan, and Miklós Fehér.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Ivica Olić ranks 138 out of 518. Before him are Zinka Milanov (1906), Svetozar Pribićević (1875), Niccolò Tommaseo (1802), Marija Jurić Zagorka (1873), Ivan Perišić (1989), and Franz von Bayros (1866). After him are Alen Bokšić (1970), Franjo Kuharić (1919), Josip Manolić (1920), Ivica Horvat (1926), Slavenka Drakulić (1949), and Vlado Milunić (1941).


Among soccer players born in Croatia, Ivica Olić ranks 14Before him are Luka Modrić (1985), Zlatko Čajkovski (1923), Branko Zebec (1929), Mario Mandžukić (1986), Bernard Vukas (1927), and Ivan Perišić (1989). After him are Alen Bokšić (1970), Ivica Horvat (1926), Ernesto Vidal (1921), Ivica Šurjak (1953), Mirko Jozić (1940), and Petar Nadoveza (1942).