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Zlatko Dedic
Zlatko Dedic
Zlatko Dedic
Date of Birth:May 10, 1984 (Age 31)
Place of Birth:Bihac
Nationality:Slovenia
Height:182 cm.
Weight:77 Kg.
Position:Striker
Squad Number:27
Zlatko Dedic - Slovenia (Getty Images)
Zlatko Dedic is began his career in Italy with Parma after which he was loaned out to Serie B club Empoli and then Cremonese. His Serie A debut came against AS Roma in 2005. Soon after, he joined Serie B club Frosinone on a Bosman ruling.

He moved again in January 2008 when he was loaned out to Piacenza and wore the number 9 shirt vacated by Fiorentina bound Daniele Cacia. Dedic spent eight hectic years in Italy after which he joined German club VfL Bochum in 2009.

Dedic made his debut for his national team in a World Cup qualifying match against the Czech Republic. His first goal came in another World Cup qualifier against Poland. Dedic's goal against Russia was instrumental as it granted Slovenia successful qualification to the World Cup in South Africa after it proved the be the match winner and only goal at 1-0.