Robert Mitrovic Biography


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Robert (Rocky) Mitrovic was born August 20, 1973 in Negotin, Serbia.

Where is that you ask?

Well it’s 5884 kilometers from Corner Brook!

CB to Negotin

To learn more about Rocky's past home, click images below

Serbia

Negotin


​Here is a link to an article from The Western Star on Rocky and his family

Photo credit: Geraldine Brophy/ The Western Star


SOCCER EXPERIENCE

PLAYER

Rocky is a professional goalkeeper who started playing soccer with FC Hajduk Veljko in 1984. Throughout his career he played for FC Hajduk Veljko, FC Timok, FC Bor, KC Mladi Radnik, FC BSK Borca Beograd, FC Trajal, FC Bane Raska, FC Herfogle (Denmark) and Hamar (Iceland).

Awards

1999 – Top Player Serbian League East (FC Trajal)

2000/2001 - Top Goalkeeper in Serbian League East

2005 – Top Athlete of Serbian League East (FC Timok)

Top Player FC Hamar (Iceland)

6th ranked goalie in East Serbia for period 1962-2007 


COACH

2007-2010 FC Hajduk Veljko - Head Coach

· Record 63W – 10D – 6L in all competitions

· The team took 1st place in league and played in cup final (this was the best result in the long history of this team (1919-2010)).

Serbian East Soccer Association

· Won first place in the "Cele Vilotic" tournament

· Coached Predrag Rajkovic young goalkeeper who went on to win the U20 World Cup in 2015 and the golden glove as the best goalkeeper in the world.


FAVORITE SOCCER EXPERIENCE

FC Timok made one of the greatest achievements in its history during the 2005–06 Serbia and Montenegro Cup by eliminating Partizan on their home ground in the round of 16. After a 1–1 draw in regular time, Timok won 5–4 on penalties. You can see highlights in the video below.