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Branislav Ivanovic Biography

Branislav Ivanović is a Serbian football player, who plays for the Premier League club Chelsea. He is an adaptable defender who can operate as a right back or as a right sided center back. He is fondly nick named "Bane" and has a son named Stefan. Ivanović inaugurated his career at Serbia, playing for Remont, FK Srem and OFK Beograd , where he obtained his first cap for Serbia. Thereafter, he moved to Russia to play for Lokomotiv Moscow in January 2006 where he scored three goals, made 26 appearances and won the Russian Cup in 2007. Thereafter Ivanović transferred to Chelsea on a three and a half year contract for a whopping  €13 million. While in Chelsea, he has appeared in 118 matches and scored 11 goals. He played for Serbia at his first international tournament in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Ivanović played with the Serbia national football team and took part in both the season 2006 and 2007 U-21 Championships. Ivanović is known for his accurate crossing ability, powerful headers, and his versatility of playing both at right back and centre back, making him an important tactical player.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Branislav Ivanović
Nationality Serbia
Position Defender
Last Club Chelsea
Shirt Number 2
Career
Clubs
Chelsea Jan 2008 - Feb 2017
FK Lokomotiv Moskva Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
FK Zenit St. Petersburg Feb 2017 - Present
OFK Beograd Aug 2003 - Jan 2006
National
Serbia and Montenegro Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
Serbia Jan 2006 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Chelsea
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Premier League 13 0 0 2 0 582
FA Cup 2 1 0 0 0 116
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2015/2016 Premier League 33 2 2 5 0 2918
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 2 0 360
FA Cup 4 0 1 1 0 360
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 90
2014/2015 Premier League 38 4 5 11 2 3420
UEFA Champions League 7 1 0 2 0 660
League Cup 4 1 1 0 345
2013/2014 Premier League 36 3 1 8 0 3180
UEFA Champions League 11 0 1 3 0 990
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 1 0 120
2012/2013 Premier League 34 5 1 4 1 2944
FA Cup 6 1 0 1 0 503
UEFA Champions League 6 0 1 0 0 540
UEFA Europa League 6 1 0 0 0 450
League Cup 3 1 0 0 0 248
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 1 42
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 1 0 90
2011/2012 Premier League 29 3 1 6 0 2266
UEFA Champions League 10 2 0 3 0 930
FA Cup 5 0 0 0 0 436
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 120
2010/2011 Premier League 34 4 5 12 0 2828
UEFA Champions League 10 2 0 0 0 900
FA Cup 3 0 0 0 0 300
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 90
2009/2010 Premier League 28 0 6 6 0 2254
UEFA Champions League 6 0 1 1 0 540
FA Cup 3 0 0 0 0 270
League Cup 3 0 0 0 0 300
Community Shield 1 0 0 1 0 45
2008/2009 Premier League 16 0 1 2 0 1098
FA Cup 4 0 0 1 0 290
UEFA Champions League 4 2 0 1 0 360
Total 373 33 26 75 4 31345
FK Lokomotiv Moskva
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FK Zenit St. Petersburg
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OFK Beograd
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National
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Serbia and Montenegro
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
Total
Serbia
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Branislav Ivanovic Latest News & Articles

EPL 2016/17: Report card of the top 10 clubs
EPL 2016/17: Report card of the top 10 clubs
Top 10 sides of the Premier League analysed at the end of the season.
5 greatest Champions League quarter-finals of all time
5 greatest Champions League quarter-finals of all time
We take a look at the top 5 UEFA Champions League quarter-final matches of all time that include fierce rivalries, upsets and comebacks.
10 players who played the most minutes in the Premier League in the last five seasons
10 players who played the most minutes in the Premier League in the last five seasons
Some players are now at different clubs and yet make the list for their former club
Farewell Branislav Ivanovic - a Chelsea legend whose career is to be celebrated and remembered
Farewell Branislav Ivanovic - a Chelsea legend whose career is to be celebrated and remembered
The Serbian departs as one of a select few players who can genuinely lay claim to being integral to Chelsea's success over the past 9 years.
FA Cup 2016/17: Chelsea 4-0 Brentford, 5 Talking Points
FA Cup 2016/17: Chelsea 4-0 Brentford, 5 Talking Points
Chelsea eased past Brentford to progress to the next round of the FA Cup.
Transfer Rumour: Branislav Ivanovic set for Zenit Saint Petersburg move
Transfer Rumour: Branislav Ivanovic set for Zenit Saint Petersburg move
The 32-year-old Serbian joined Chelsea from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2008.
FA Cup 2016/17: Chelsea 4-1 Peterborough United - Player ratings
FA Cup 2016/17: Chelsea 4-1 Peterborough United - Player ratings
Chelsea were comfortable winners at Stamford Bridge against a poor Peterborough United team.
Barcelona transfer rumour: Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic emerges as a shock target for Catalans
Barcelona transfer rumour: Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic emerges as a shock target for Catalans
Luis Enrique has failed to replace Dani Alves and the club is now linked with Ivanovic.
5 sidelined players who deserve a chance in 2017
5 sidelined players who deserve a chance in 2017
Which star footballers deserve more time on the pitch in 2017 than they are currently getting?
5 players who could secure a free move this January
5 players who could secure a free move this January
Plenty of exciting transfer deals can be made this January. Read on to find out who will benefit.
Transfer Rumour: Juventus enter race to sign Branislav Ivanović
Transfer Rumour: Juventus enter race to sign Branislav Ivanović
Italian champions join the race with AC Milan and Crystal Palace to sign Chelsea outcast, Branislav Ivanovic.
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Pastore is struggling for game time at the Parc des Princes this season.
Chelsea Transfer Rumours: West Ham keen on signing out-of-favour Branislav Ivanovic
Chelsea Transfer Rumours: West Ham keen on signing out-of-favour Branislav Ivanovic
Ivanovic has had a successful stint at Chelsea. However, he could be on his way out of the club with West Ham keen on signing him.
EPL transfer rumour: Crystal Palace consider move for out-of-favour Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic
EPL transfer rumour: Crystal Palace consider move for out-of-favour Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic
Branislav Ivanovic's contract expires in the summer and his exclusion from the starting XI has raised doubts over his future.
EPL 2016-17: Returning to Manchester United was Paul Pogba's dream, says Antonio Conte
EPL 2016-17: Returning to Manchester United was Paul Pogba's dream, says Antonio Conte
The Frenchman joined the Red Devils at the start of the season from Juventus
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