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Dejan Jaković

Name: Dejan Jaković (CAN) @DejanJakovic
Height: 187.5 cm
Birthdate: 1985-07-16
Birthplace: Karlovac, CRO
International "A" totals
Appearances: 41
Starts: 38
Goals: 1


Дејан Јаковић... speaks Serbian, English (as well as a bit of Japanese)... both of his parents were born in Karlovac... he was six years old when his family moved from Karlovac, CRO to Etobicoke, ON, CAN... grew up participating in soccer and karate... he was six years old when he started playing soccer at Kingsview (house league, with his father as the coach); he was eight years old when he joined Rexdale SC... as a youth, he got a green belt in karate... enjoys relaxing, site seeing, hanging out with friends and family... favourites have included Ronaldo, Alessandro Nesta, Zinédine Zidane... from the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, was noted by the Technical Study Group for being “strong on the mark, good (on) aerial play”... 

For Country

he was 22 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian program in 2008 with coach Dale Mitchell... he was 22 years old when he made his debut for Canada on 30 January 2008... finished third with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament... represented Canada in 2008 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for South Africa 2010 (he did not feature)... represented Canada at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup... was selected to represent Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, but missed the tournament because of an injury... represented Canada in 2012 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Brazil 2014... represented Canada at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup... 

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