Marko Babic

Date of birth21 January 1981
Place of birthOsijek
NationalityCroatian
Weight74 kg
Height1.86 m
PositionMidfielder

A midfielder who was a member of the successful Bayer Leverkusen squad, Marko joined the Champions' League finalists from NK Osijek in 2000.

Marko made his full international debut in Croatia's last match prior to travelling out to the Far East for the 2002 World Cup finals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
NK Osijek 01 Jul 1997 01 Jul 2000
Bayer Leverkusen 01 Jul 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 NK Osijek UEFA Cup 2
2000-01 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga
3
1
2001-02 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga
3
2001-02 Bayer Leverkusen UEFA Champions League
2
1
1
2002-03 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 16
9
3
3
2002-03 Bayer Leverkusen UEFA Champions League 7
1
4
2003-04 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 29
3
6
5
2004-05 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 13
16
1
3
2004-05 Bayer Leverkusen UEFA Champions League 1
2005-06 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 12
15
1
3
1
2006-07 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 20
5
3
3
1
2006-07 Bayer Leverkusen UEFA Cup 2


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
16 Sep 1999 West Ham United v NK Osijek L 3-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
30 Sep 1999 NK Osijek v West Ham United L 1-3
Agg: 1-6
UEFA Cup 1st 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
1998-99 Croatia UEFA Under-18 1
1999-00 Croatia UEFA Under-18 4
2
2000-01 Croatia UEFA Under-18 3
2
2002-03 Croatia International Friendly 2
2
2002-03 Croatia UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2003-04 Croatia International Friendly 2
2
2003-04 Croatia UEFA European Championship
2
2003-04 Croatia UEFA Under-21 3
1
2003-04 Croatia Under-21 2
2
2004-05 Croatia FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
2004-05 Croatia International Friendly 2
1
2005-06 Croatia FIFA World Cup 7
1
2005-06 Croatia International Friendly 7
2
2006-07 Croatia International Friendly 1
2006-07 Croatia UEFA European Championship 2
5
2007-08 Croatia International Friendly 1
2
2007-08 Croatia UEFA European Championship 1
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
12 May 1999 France v Croatia W 1-2 UEFA U18 2nd round group 4
14 Oct 1999 Croatia v Iceland W 2-0 UEFA U18 Group 10
18 Oct 1999 FYR Macedonia v Croatia W 0-4 UEFA U18 Group 10
03 May 2000 Austria v Croatia W 1-2 UEFA U18 2nd round group 5
17 May 2000 Croatia v Austria W 2-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 5
17 Jul 2000 Netherlands v Croatia L 3-0 UEFA U18 Final round group A
19 Jul 2000 Ukraine v Croatia L 2-1 UEFA U18 Final round group A
21 Jul 2000 Germany v Croatia L 3-2 UEFA U18 Final round group A
21 Aug 2002 Croatia v Wales D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Croatia v Estonia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
20 Nov 2002 Romania v Croatia W 0-1 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Croatia v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
02 Apr 2003 Croatia v Andorra W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
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
11 Oct 2003 Croatia v Bulgaria W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
13 Nov 2003 Croatia v Scotland W 2-0 U21
16 Nov 2003 Croatia v Scotland W 2-0 U21 Play-off 2nd leg
19 Nov 2003 Slovenia v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd 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
27 May 2004 Serbia and Montenegro v Croatia L 3-2 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
29 May 2004 Belarus v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
01 Jun 2004 Italy v Croatia L 1-0 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
18 Aug 2004 Croatia v Israel W 1-0 International Friendly
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
09 Oct 2004 Croatia v Bulgaria D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
16 Nov 2004 Republic of Ireland v Croatia L 1-0 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Israel v Croatia D 3-3 International Friendly
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
03 Sep 2005 Iceland v Croatia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 Sep 2005 Malta v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Oct 2005 Croatia v Sweden W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Oct 2005 Hungary v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Nov 2005 Portugal v Croatia L 2-0 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
07 Jun 2006 Spain v Croatia L 2-1 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
06 Sep 2006 Russia v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2006 Croatia v Andorra W 7-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
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
07 Feb 2007 Croatia v Norway W 2-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Croatia v FYR Macedonia W 2-1 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
12 Sep 2007 Andorra v Croatia W 0-6 UEFA European Championship Group E
16 Oct 2007 Croatia v Slovakia W 3-0 International Friendly
06 Feb 2008 Croatia v Netherlands L 0-3 International Friendly


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