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Branko Pleše

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Name  Branko Plese

Role  Footballer
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Died  March 28, 1980, Zagreb, Croatia

Branko "Isusek" Pleše (12 January 1915 in Delnice – 28 March 1980 in Zagreb) was a Croatian footballer who played international football for the Croatian and both the royal and communist Yugoslavian national teams.

He began his career with HŠK Concordia before moving to Građanski Zagreb in 1935. Pleše played with Građanski as a striker until its disbanding in 1945. In 1937 and 1940 he was Yugoslavian champion, while in 1941 and 1943 he was champion of Croatia. In 1945 he joined the newly formed Dinamo Zagreb with whom he played until 1950. He was Yugoslavian champion again in 1948.

During his international career with the Kingdom of Yugoslavia he was capped 5 times. During the existence of the Independent State of Croatia he was capped for the Croatian national team 13 times, scoring three goals. Finally, he played for Communist Yugoslavia once, in its first game.

He later moved to management, during which time he managed FK Sloboda Tuzla among others.


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