Branislav Ivanović

Position
Defender
Date of Birth
Feb 21, 1984

Branislav Ivanović

Bio

Branislav Ivanović was born in Sremska Mitrovica, SFR Yugoslavia on 22 February 1984. A versatile defender, he is able to play as either a centre back or a right back and is known for his reading of the game, tackling and aerial ability.

Ivanović began his professional career in Serbia, playing for FK Remont and FK Srem, before moving to OFK Beograd in 2003. During his time at OFK Beograd, he received praise for his performances and caught the attention of the national team manager, earning his first cap in 2005. In January 2006, he completed a move to Russia, where he joined Lokomotiv Moscow.

Over the course of the 2006 season, Ivanović made a significant contribution, playing 28 league matches and helping the team to mount a serious title challenge. The following year, he continued to ...