Ivica Olic

Date of birth14 September 1979
Place of birthSlavonski Brod
NationalityCroatian
Weight82 kg
Height1.82 m
PositionForward

Olic shot to prominence after joining NK Zagreb from his home town club of Marsonia Slavonski Brod when he scored 16 goals in his first 14 games.

With pace and a terrific left foot, he became the top striker in the Croatian League and has won the Andjelko Herjavec Trophy after being named the country's Young Player of the Year.

He announced his arrival on the World Cup stage in 2002 by netting the equaliser shortly after coming on as a sub as the Croats pulled off their shock 2-1 defeat of Italy.

Olic was included in Croatia's 2014 World Cup squad.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Marsonia Slavonski Brod 01 Jul 1997 01 Jul 1998
Hertha BSC Berlin 01 Jul 1998 01 Jul 2000
Marsonia Slavonski Brod 01 Jul 2000 01 Jul 2001
NK Zagreb 01 Jul 2001

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Cup 2
1
2004-05 CSKA Moscow UEFA Champions League 2
1
1
2006-07 CSKA Moscow UEFA Champions League
2
2006-07 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 14
2
5
1
2007-08 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 22
4
10
3
2008-09 Hamburger SV UEFA Cup 3
2
2009-10 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 2
2
1
2011-12 Bayern München UEFA Champions League 2
3
2
1
2014-15 VfL Wolfsburg UEFA Europa League 4
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
31 Oct 2002 Dinamo Zagreb v Fulham L 0-3 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
14 Nov 2002 Fulham v Dinamo Zagreb L 2-1
Agg: 5-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Croatia UEFA Under-18 2
1997-98 Croatia UEFA Under-18 3
1
1998-99 Croatia UEFA Under-18 2
2
1
2000-01 Croatia UEFA Under-21 2
1
2
1
2001-02 Croatia FIFA World Cup 1
1
1
2001-02 Croatia International Friendly 2
2
1
2001-02 Croatia UEFA Under-21 3
2002-03 Croatia International Friendly 4
1
2002-03 Croatia UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2003-04 Croatia International Friendly 3
3
2
2003-04 Croatia UEFA European Championship 4
3
1
1
2004-05 Croatia FIFA World Cup 1
4
1
2005-06 Croatia FIFA World Cup 1
2
2005-06 Croatia International Friendly 2
3
2006-07 Croatia International Friendly
1
2006-07 Croatia UEFA European Championship 1
3
2007-08 Croatia International Friendly 4
2
2
2007-08 Croatia UEFA European Championship 5
2
2
1
2008-09 Croatia FIFA World Cup 5
1
2008-09 Croatia International Friendly 2
2009-10 Croatia FIFA World Cup 3
2
2009-10 Croatia International Friendly 1
2010-11 Croatia International Friendly 2
2010-11 Croatia UEFA European Championship 3
1
2011-12 Croatia International Friendly 1
2
2011-12 Croatia UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2012-13 Croatia FIFA World Cup 2
2
1
2012-13 Croatia International Friendly 3
2013-14 Croatia FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
1
2013-14 Croatia International Friendly 3
1
2
1
2014-15 Croatia International Friendly
1
2014-15 Croatia UEFA European Championship 4
2
1
2
2015-16 Croatia UEFA European Championship
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 May 1997 Croatia v Switzerland L 0-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 4
14 May 1997 Switzerland v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 4
03 Nov 1997 Northern Ireland v Croatia W 1-2 UEFA U18 Group 8
05 Nov 1997 Croatia v Andorra W 10-0 UEFA U18 Group 8
20 May 1998 Croatia v Switzerland W 2-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 4
19 Jul 1998 Croatia v Republic of Ireland L 2-5 UEFA U18 Final group B
22 Jul 1998 Cyprus v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA U18 Final group B
23 Jul 1998 England v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA U18 Final group B
26 Jul 1998 Croatia v Portugal W 0-0 (5-4) UEFA U18 3rd place
10 Oct 2000 Croatia v Scotland W 3-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
23 Mar 2001 Croatia v Latvia W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
05 Jun 2001 Latvia v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
31 Aug 2001 Scotland v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
10 Nov 2001 Croatia v Czech Republic D 1-1 UEFA U21 Play-off
13 Nov 2001 Czech Republic v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA U21 Play-off
13 Feb 2002 Croatia v Bulgaria D 0-0 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Croatia v Slovenia D 0-0 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Croatia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 2-0 International Friendly
08 May 2002 Hungary v Croatia W 0-2 International Friendly
08 Jun 2002 Italy v Croatia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
13 Jun 2002 Ecuador v Croatia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
07 Sep 2002 Croatia v Estonia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
12 Oct 2002 Bulgaria v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
20 Nov 2002 Romania v Croatia W 0-1 International Friendly
09 Feb 2003 Croatia v FYR Macedonia D 2-2 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Croatia v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
30 Apr 2003 Sweden v Croatia W 1-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2003 Estonia v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 8
20 Aug 2003 England v Croatia L 3-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2003 Andorra v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 8
10 Sep 2003 Belgium v Croatia L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 8
11 Oct 2003 Croatia v Bulgaria W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
15 Nov 2003 Croatia v Slovenia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
18 Feb 2004 Croatia v Germany L 1-2 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Croatia v Turkey D 2-2 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 FYR Macedonia v Croatia W 0-1 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Croatia v Slovakia W 1-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Denmark v Croatia W 1-2 International Friendly
13 Jun 2004 Switzerland v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
17 Jun 2004 Croatia v France D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
21 Jun 2004 Croatia v England L 2-4 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
04 Sep 2004 Croatia v Hungary W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Sep 2004 Sweden v Croatia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
26 Mar 2005 Croatia v Iceland W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
30 Mar 2005 Croatia v Malta W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
04 Jun 2005 Bulgaria v Croatia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
17 Aug 2005 Croatia v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Croatia v Argentina W 3-2 International Friendly
23 May 2006 Austria v Croatia W 1-4 International Friendly
28 May 2006 Croatia v Iran D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Croatia v Poland L 0-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2006 Brazil v Croatia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
18 Jun 2006 Japan v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
22 Jun 2006 Croatia v Australia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
16 Aug 2006 Italy v Croatia W 0-2 International Friendly
11 Oct 2006 Croatia v England W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
15 Nov 2006 Israel v Croatia W 3-4 UEFA European Championship Group E
02 Jun 2007 Estonia v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Jun 2007 Croatia v Russia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
22 Aug 2007 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Croatia W 3-5 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Croatia v Estonia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
13 Oct 2007 Croatia v Israel W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
16 Oct 2007 Croatia v Slovakia W 3-0 International Friendly
17 Nov 2007 FYR Macedonia v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
21 Nov 2007 England v Croatia W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Feb 2008 Croatia v Netherlands L 0-3 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Scotland v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Croatia v Moldova W 1-0 International Friendly
31 May 2008 Hungary v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 2008 Austria v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
12 Jun 2008 Croatia v Germany W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
20 Jun 2008 Croatia v Turkey L 1-1 (1-3) UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
20 Aug 2008 Slovenia v Croatia W 2-3 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Croatia v Kazakhstan W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
10 Sep 2008 Croatia v England L 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
11 Oct 2008 Ukraine v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
15 Oct 2008 Croatia v Andorra W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
11 Feb 2009 Romania v Croatia W 1-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2009 Croatia v Ukraine D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
12 Aug 2009 Belarus v Croatia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
05 Sep 2009 Croatia v Belarus W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
09 Sep 2009 England v Croatia L 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
08 Oct 2009 Croatia v Qatar W 3-2 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Belgium v Croatia W 0-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Slovakia v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Latvia v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Sep 2010 Croatia v Greece D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
09 Oct 2010 Israel v Croatia W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group F
10 Aug 2011 Republic of Ireland v Croatia D 0-0 International Friendly
11 Nov 2011 Turkey v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
15 Nov 2011 Croatia v Turkey D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
29 Feb 2012 Croatia v Sweden L 1-3 International Friendly
02 Jun 2012 Norway v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Croatia v Switzerland L 2-4 International Friendly
11 Sep 2012 Belgium v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
06 Feb 2013 Croatia v Korea Republic W 4-0 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Croatia v Serbia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
26 Mar 2013 Wales v Croatia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
07 Jun 2013 Croatia v Scotland L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
10 Jun 2013 Croatia v Portugal L 0-1 International Friendly
14 Aug 2013 Liechtenstein v Croatia W 2-3 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Serbia v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
15 Nov 2013 Iceland v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
19 Nov 2013 Croatia v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
05 Mar 2014 Switzerland v Croatia D 2-2 International Friendly
31 May 2014 Croatia v Mali W 2-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2014 Croatia v Australia W 1-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 2014 Brazil v Croatia L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
18 Jun 2014 Cameroon v Croatia W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
23 Jun 2014 Croatia v Mexico L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
04 Sep 2014 Croatia v Cyprus W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2014 Croatia v Malta W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
10 Oct 2014 Bulgaria v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
13 Oct 2014 Croatia v Azerbaijan W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
16 Nov 2014 Italy v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
28 Mar 2015 Croatia v Norway W 5-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
12 Jun 2015 Croatia v Italy D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
06 Sep 2015 Norway v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
13 Oct 2015 Malta v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.