Full nameBorivoje Kostic RoleFootballer NameBora Kostic
YearsTeam Place of deathBelgrade, Serbia Playing positionForward
Date of birth(1930-06-14)14 June 1930 Place of birthObrenovac, Kingdom of Yugoslavia Date of death10 January 2011(2011-01-10) (aged 80) DiedJanuary 10, 2011, Belgrade, Serbia
Bora Kostić vs Danimarca Finale Olimpiadi 1960
Borivoje "Bora" Kostić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бopивoje Kocтић; 14 June 1930 – 10 January 2011) was a former Serbian footballer. Normally a prolific left winger, Kostić is regarded as one of finest Yugoslav players of his generation and was well known for powerful shot and free kick ability.
During his club career he played for Red Star Belgrade, Lanerossi Vicenza and St. Louis Stars. He earned 33 caps and 26 goals for the Yugoslavia national football team, and participated in the 1960 European Nations' Cup. Kostić was no less prolific at the club level with Red Star Belgrade, for whom he remains to this day the all-time leading marksman with 158 league strikes.