Nenad Jestrović

Nenad Jestrović
Personal information
Full name Nenad Jestrović
Date of birth (1976-05-09) 9 May 1976
Place of birth Obrenovac, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1994 Radnički Obrenovac 44 (31)
1994–1997 OFK Beograd 34 (18)
1997–1998 SC Bastia 19 (2)
1998–2000 Metz 44 (8)
2000–2001 Mouscron 25 (20)
2001–2005 Anderlecht 80 (55)
2006–2007 Al Ain 23 (8)
2007 Al Nasr 28 (10)
2007–2008 Red Star Belgrade 22 (13)
2008 Kocaelispor 8 (3)
2009 Metz 9 (1)
Total 336 (169)
National team
2003–2005 Serbia and Montenegro 12 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nenad Jestrović (Serbian Cyrillic: Ненад Јестровић; born 9 May 1976) is a Serbian former professional footballer who played as a striker.

Club career

Jestrović started his playing career with Radnički Obrenovac in the early 1990s. He then played for OFK Beograd in the First League of FR Yugoslavia, before moving abroad for the first time in the summer of 1997. Jestrović spent three years in France, representing SC Bastia (1997–1998) and Metz (1998–2000). He then moved to Belgian club Mouscron, having a lot of success in the 2000–01 season.

Jestrović spent the best years of his career at Anderlecht (2001–2005), becoming the Belgian First Division top scorer in the 2004–05 season. He made a total of 80 league appearances and scored 55 goals, before leaving the Brussels club in January 2006. Jestrović then spent a year and a half in the United Arab Emirates, playing for Al Ain and Al Nasr.

Jestrović also became the Serbian SuperLiga top scorer in the 2007–08 season while playing for Red Star Belgrade. He split his last season between Turkish club Kocaelispor (2008) and his former club Metz (2009), before retiring in the summer of 2009.

International career

At international level, Jestrović represented Serbia and Montenegro from 2003 to 2005, making 12 appearances and scoring five goals.

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