Simić with the Czech Republic in 2019
|Full name||Stefan Simić|
|Date of birth||20 January 1995|
|Place of birth||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2+1⁄2 in)|
|Position(s)||Centre back / Right back|
|2014–2015||→ Varese (loan)||17||(0)|
|2016–2017||→ Mouscron (loan)||30||(1)|
|2017–2018||→ Crotone (loan)||9||(0)|
|2019||→ Frosinone (loan)||0||(0)|
|2011||Czech Republic U16||6||(0)|
|2011–2012||Czech Republic U17||16||(1)|
|2012–2014||Czech Republic U19||15||(0)|
|2014||Czech Republic U20||3||(0)|
|2016–2017||Czech Republic U21||10||(0)|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 1 July 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2017
Stefan Simić (Czech : Simič; Serbian Cyrillic : Стефан Симић, pronounced [stêfaːn sǐːmitɕ] ; born 20 January 1995) is a Czech professional footballer who plays as a defender for Hajduk Split in the Prva HNL.
Simić entered Slavia Prague's youth ranks at the age of 6.He rose through the ranks and became the youngest player to sign a professional contract with the club, aged 15 years and 11 months. He played his first minutes for the senior side on February 12, 2011 in a friendly match against Croatian side Hajduk Split, as a part of the latter's 100 year anniversary celebration, in honor of his mother's passing. A youth international, he, however, left the club before making his debut in an official match, joining the youth ranks of Genoa in Italy in January 2012. The transfert cost the Italian club allegedly 12 million Kč.
He played for a year and a half for Genoa Primavera side before moving to Milan.He was an integral part of the youth team that won the 2014 Torneo di Viareggio
In the summer of 2014 he joined the Serie B side Varese on loan and accumulated 17 caps for the team during the season. After missing out on the first half of the 2015/2016 season due to injury to his right fibula,Simić was supposed to join Hajduk Split in a 6-month loan deal in January 2016. However, on the day he was supposed to sign for the club, while he was already in Split, he was recalled to Milan due to the injury of his teammate Mexes.
For the 2016–17 season, he was loaned out to Belgian First Division side Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz.
On 31 August 2017, he was loaned out again, this time to Serie A club Crotone.
On 24 January 2019, Simić joined to Serie A club Frosinone on loan until 30 June 2019.
On 28 June 2019, Simić joined Croatian First Football League club HNK Hajduk Split on a free transfer. He signed four-year contract.
Simić chose to represent Czech Republic while having the possibility to play for Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, from which his parents came from, his father's ethnicity and whose passports he holds as well.He accumulated 40 caps and 1 goal between 2011 and 2014 for the Czech youth national teams, playing at U16, U17, U19, U20 and U21 levels. He did his debut for the Czechs on 11 November 2017 in a 1–0 win against Qatar.
Simić is of Bosnian Serb and Croatian descent. His father Radoje hails from Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina and his mother Suzana hails from Zagreb, Croatia. His family fled to Prague during Croatian War of Independence before his birth.He considers himself a fan of Hajduk Split and Slavia Prague.
|Varese (loan)||2014–15||Serie B||17||0||3||0||–||–||20||0|
|Mouscron (loan)||2016–17||Belgian First Division A||30||1||2||1||–||–||32||2|
|Crotone (loan)||2017–18||Serie A||9||0||1||0||–||–||10||0|
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