Ivica Osim

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Ivan "Ivica" Osim (born 6 May 1941) is a Bosnian retired professional football manager and former player. He was most recently head coach of the Japanese national team, before he suffered a stroke in November 2007 and left the post. On 18 April 2011, FIFA announced that Osim became president of the interim committee to run the Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina after the country was suspended from all international competitions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivica Osim has received more than 169,637 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Ivica Osim is the 98th most popular soccer player (down from 84th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina (down from 17th in 2019) and the most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Soccer Player.

Ivic Osmić is a Serbian tennis player. He is the first and only Serbian player to win a Grand Slam singles title, and the first and only tennis player from the former Yugoslavia to win any Grand Slam singles title. He won the Australian Open in 1998.

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Among soccer players, Ivica Osim ranks 98 out of 16,923Before him are Gabriel Batistuta, Telmo Zarra, Bobby Robson, Leo Beenhakker, Lucien Laurent, and Jürgen Klinsmann. After him are Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Rudi Völler, Nils Liedholm, Zoltán Czibor, Berti Vogts, and Gunnar Gren.

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Among people born in 1941, Ivica Osim ranks 47Before him are Pete Best, Mahmoud Darwish, Ivan Gašparovič, Jordi Savall, Jürgen Prochnow, and Anne Rice. After him are Dan Shechtman, Ray Tomlinson, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, Chick Corea, Viktor Zubkov, and Nathalie Delon.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ivica Osim ranks 18 out of 281Before him are Vladimir Prelog (1906), Prince Marko (1335), Biljana Plavšić (1930), Valerius Severus (300), Slobodan Praljak (1945), and Zoran Đinđić (1952). After him are Miroslav Blažević (1935), Meša Selimović (1910), Boris Tadić (1958), Vahid Halilhodžić (1952), Ante Marković (1924), and Vjekoslav Luburić (1914).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among soccer players born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ivica Osim ranks 1After him are Vahid Halilhodžić (1952), Milan Galić (1938), Asim Ferhatović (1933), Miralem Pjanić (1990), Branko Stanković (1921), Edin Džeko (1986), Josip Katalinski (1948), Hasan Salihamidžić (1977), Vlatko Marković (1937), Goran Jurić (1963), and Zlatko Vujović (1958).