Zlatko Mesić is confirmed dead at the age of 73.
Zlatko was best known as a Croatian footballer (Dinamo Zagreb).
Zlatko Mesić
Personal information
Date of birth(1946-04-13)13 April 1946
Place of birthZagreb, SFR Yugoslavia
Date of death21 January 2020(2020-01-21) (aged 73)[1]
Playing position(s)Defender
Senior career*
1963–1971Dinamo Zagreb71(1)
1971Toronto Croatia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Zlatko Mesić (13 April 1946 – 21 January 2020) was a Croatian footballer who had a notable tenure with Dinamo Zagreb in the Yugoslav First League.
Playing career
Mesić played at the youth level with Dinamo Zagreb, and began his professional career in 1963 in the Yugoslav First League. He made his debut in 1964 against NK Metalac Osijek. Throughout his time with Dinamo he won the 1966–67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, 1964–65 Yugoslav Cup, and 1968–69 Yugoslav Cup. In 1971, he went abroad to play in the National Soccer League with Toronto Croatia. In his debut season he won the NSL Championship.
He died on January 21, 2020.
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