Dario Simic

Dario Simic

Footballer of the Croatian national team and Monaco
Date of Birth: 12.11.1975
Country: Croatia

  1. Biography of Dario Simunic
  2. Early Career
  3. Move to Inter Milan
  4. Monaco and Panathinaikos
  5. International Career
  6. Achievements

Biography of Dario Simunic

Dario Simunic is a football player from the Croatian national team and "Monaco". He plays as a defender and holds the record for the most international matches played for Croatia.

Early Career

Simunic started his career at Dinamo Zagreb in 1992. He played for the club for seven seasons, winning five championship titles during that time.

Move to Inter Milan

After a successful World Cup for Croatia in 1998, Simunic joined Inter Milan and played for them until 2002. In 2002, he was traded to AC Milan for Turkish player Yumit Davala. With AC Milan, Simunic won the UEFA Champions League in 2003. He extended his contract with AC Milan until the end of the 2008-2009 season.

Monaco and Panathinaikos

In the summer of 2008, Simunic moved to Monaco and played for the club for one season. On August 27, 2009, he transferred to Greek club Panathinaikos.

International Career

Simunic made his debut for the Croatian national team on March 13, 1996, in a match against South Korea, which Croatia won 3-0. He represented Croatia in the European Championships in 1996 and the World Cups in 1998, 2002, and 2006. In 1998, he won a bronze medal at the FIFA World Cup.


National Tournaments:
- 5-time Croatian champion: 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
- 4-time Croatian Cup winner: 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998
- Italian champion: 2004
- Italian Cup winner: 2003
- Italian Super Cup winner: 2004

International Tournaments:
- Bronze medalist at the FIFA World Cup: 1998
- 2-time UEFA Champions League winner: 2003, 2007
- 2-time UEFA Super Cup winner: 2003, 2007
- FIFA Club World Cup winner: 2007