|Full name Stefan Cebara|
0000–2009 Riverside Rebels
Name Stefan Cebara
|Playing position |
Role Soccer Player
Height 1.85 m
|Date of birth (1991-04-12) 12 April 1991 (age 24)|
Current teams Canada men's national soccer team (Midfielder), FC ViOn Zlate Moravce (#7 / Midfielder)
Place of birth Zadar, SFR Yugoslavia
Stefan Cebara (born 12 April 1991) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Vojvodina.
He was born in the city of Zadar to a Serb father and a Croat mother and spent his early years in the town of Benkovac. He first moved to Belgrade with his family when he was 4, and then to Canada at the age of 6. At the age of nine he started playing with Windsor FC Nationals. He grew up competing in soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball and track/field.
He was playing with the Riverside Rebels before moving to Serbia to join FK Rad. He played with their youth team, although he also had the chance to play a few exhibition matches with the main team alongside Canadian national team goalkeeper Milan Borjan.
After a year in Belgrade he moved to Hungary and signed with Zalaegerszegi TE. He scored in his debut for the first team played on 2 March 2011, in a Hungarian Cup match against Vasas. however, as being the youngest player in the team he divided most of his time between the main and the reserve team. Cebara made two appearances in the Hungarian Championship and left to join the Canadian U-20 team in their World Cup qualifiers, however, after his return, the club began experiencing financial difficulties and Cebara had problems cancelling his contract with them so he spent the following 6 months inactive.
In August 2012 he went on a 10-day trial period at Italian club Udinese, however a month later, on 11 September, he signed a 2-year contract with Slovenian side NK Celje. He made his debut for Celje on 16 September 2012, in a Slovenian First League game against FC Koper.
In February 2015, Cebara was reported to have signed with FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce of the Fortuna Liga.
After spending 6 months with Lithuanian A Lyga club Utenis Utena, on 10 July 2017 Cebara signed a two-year-deal with Serbian club Vojvodina.
Cebara was 19 when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2011 with coach Valerio Gazzola. He represented the Canadian national under-20 team at the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
On 14 March 2013, Cebara received his first call up by the Canadian national team for friendlies against Japan and Belarus. He made his first appearance on 22 March as a second half sub for Kyle Bekker during a 2-1 defeat to Japan.