Dinamo (Zagreb, Croatia)

Dinamo Zagreb


Dinamo (Zagreb)

Club name: Dinamo

Team name: Dinamo (Zagreb, Croatia)

About club:

The Croatian football club based in Zagreb was composed in 1945 from three clubs of the city (banned by the communist party of Jugoslavia): Gradanski, Concordia and HŠK). Croatian number one during the independance period as per the winned titles. 20 times Champion of the Croatian Football League, the winner of 15 Croatian football Cups and 6 Croatian Football Super Cups. During it's history the Club has been playing in the top Division, still as a part of the Yugoslav First League.

Dinamo entered the Yugoslav First League in 1946 -1947 season finishing as the runners-up.

They won in the next season's Championship taking their first major trophy. Later they became 7 times champions of Yugoslavia and won 3 Yugoslav Cups, before leaving the League after the break up of Yugoslavia.

Dinamo Zagreb is the only Croatian club with European Cup Trophy. In the final of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup they have defeated Leeds United with the 2:0 after two matches.

GNK Dinamo Academy was officially founded in 1967 under the name "Hitrec-Kacian" football academy, a name that we bear to this day. The unofficial history of GNK Dinamo Academy reaches far earlier than that however, with first youth match with written record having been played in 1924. Today GNK Dinamo Youth Academy is recognised as one of the finest in the world. The most recent achievement is also out proudest – during the FIFA World Cup in Russia a total of 10 Croatian National Team players who reached the final are also former GNK Dinamo Academy players, which is a world record for FIFA World Cup finals. A total of 14 players are former GNK Dinamo players, which is another record school is very proud of.

The 2002. team are Croatian National League champions from season 2018./19. Their most notable tournament achievements in the last season was the 3rd place at the Adidas Generations Cup tournament in Dallas, USA, and the first place at the Kvarnerska Riviera International tournament, played in Rijeka, Croatia.