Tomislav Rukavina

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Tomislav Rukavina
Personal information
Full nameTomislav Rukavina
Date of birth (1974-10-14) 14 October 1974 (age 46)
Place of birth Osijek, SR Croatia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Right wingback
Club information
Current team
Croatia U17 (manager)
Youth career
1991–1992 Hajduk Split
Senior career*
1992–1993 Osijek 30 (1)
1994–1995 NK Zagreb 57 (1)
1996–1999 Dinamo Zagreb 123 (9)
2000–2003 Venezia 50 (2)
2003–2005 Hajduk Split 65 (6)
National team
1996–1999 Croatia 6 (0)
Teams managed
2009-2010 Dinamo Zagreb (assistant)
2011 Lokomotiva Zagreb (assistant)
2011 Dinamo Zagreb (assistant)
2012 Dinamo Zagreb U19 (co-manager)
2013 Dinamo Zagreb (assistant)
2014–2015 Osijek
2017-2018 Dinamo Zagreb U19
2019– Croatia U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tomislav Rukavina (born 14 October 1974) is a Croatian professional football manager and former player who is the manager of the Croatia national under-17 team.

He made his international debut against Poland in the 2–1 friendly win at Rijeka on 28 February 1996. He has made five appearances for the Croatia national football team.

In 1992 Rukavina started his football career in his hometown of Osijek, before moving to NK Zagreb during his second season. After 57 appearances for NK Zagreb, he was transferred to Dinamo (then called Croatia Zagreb), where he won four national championships. [1] He played four seasons in Italy for S.S.C. Venezia before returning to his homeland and finishing his career at Hajduk Split. He won HNL 7 times and 3 times Croatian cup.

He became first team coach at Dinamo Zagreb in March 2009., after arriving of Krunoslav Jurčić.

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