Aleksa Terzić


Aleksa Terzić (Serbian Cyrillic: Алекса Терзић; born 17 August 1999) is a Serbian professional footballer, who plays as a left-back for Italian club Empoli, on loan from Fiorentina.

Aleksa Terzić
Personal information
Full name Aleksa Terzić
Date of birth (1999-08-17) 17 August 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Belgrade, Serbia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Left-back
Club information
Current team
Empoli (on loan from Fiorentina)
Number 3
Youth career
0000–2010 Mladenovac
2010–2017 Red Star Belgrade
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2019 Red Star Belgrade 2 (0)
2019– Fiorentina 2 (0)
2020–Empoli (loan) 21 (0)
National team
2015 Serbia U16 1 (0)
2015−2016 Serbia U17 10 (0)
2016−2017 Serbia U18 8 (1)
2016−2018 Serbia U19 19 (1)
2018– Serbia U21 8 (1)
2021– Serbia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:02, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

Club career


Red Star Belgrade

Born in Belgrade, Terzić grew up in Mladenovac, where he also started playing football in the local club.[1] In 2010, he moved to Red Star Belgrade, and passed the whole youth categories.[2] He signed his first, three-year professional contract in November 2016.[3] In early 2017, he was marked as one of the top club's prospects by general director Zvezdan Terzić.[4] He was licensed for the 2017–18 season with first squad, and played with youth team until team until the end of a calendar year respectively.[5] In early 2018, after trained with senior squad during the winter-break, Terzić moved on loan to the Serbian League Belgrade side Grafičar Beograd for the rest of season.[6] Following the end of the League Belgrade campaign, in which he made 10 appearances with the satellite club,[7] Terzić returned to Red Star in June 2018.[8] During the summer pre-season, while Milan Rodić was with national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Tezić got split playing time with Stefan Hajdin as a left-back.[9] At the beginning of the 2018–19 season, Terzić has been licensed for the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League qualifications.[10] After he missed both of matches against Spartaks Jūrmala in the first round, Terzić played a full-time match against Dinamo Vranje on 20 July 2018, which was his Serbian SuperLiga debut.[11] Terzić also started the 5th fixture match of the season, when he assisted to Slavoljub Srnić in 2–1 home victory over Čukarički.[12]

Fiorentina

On 13 June 2019, Terzić joined to Italian Serie A club Fiorentina.[13]

Loan to Empoli

On 1 September 2020, Terzić joined on loan to Empoli until 30 June 2021.[14]

International career


Terzić made his debut for Serbian Under-16 international level on 3 March 2015, replacing Nikola Savić in 1−1 draw to Slovenia.[15] In October same year, Terzić also made his debut for Serbia U17 in the first round qualification match for the Under-17 UEFA Euro, against Luxembourg.[16] Playing with the team until 2016, Terzić had been named in squad for the final competition.[17] In September 2016, Terzić was a part of the Serbian under-19 team on the memorial tournament "Stevan Vilotić - Ćele", where he debuted in the opening match against United States.[18] On 29 November 2016, while he played with U19 squad respectively, Terzić scored on his debut for Serbia U18 against Montenegro.[19] In March next year, coach Milan Obradović called Terzić into the squad for elite qualification round of the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.[20] Terzić also contributed to the team during the 2017−18 qualifications, scoring a goal in 4−1 victory over Azerbaijan on 7 October 2017.[21] As a coach of the Serbian under-21 level, Goran Đorović included Terzić to the squad for competitive matches against Macedonia and Russia in September 2018.[22]

He made his debut for Serbia national football team on 7 June 2021 in a friendly against Jamaica.[23]

Career statistics


Club

As of 1 September 2020[24]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Grafičar Beograd (loan) 2017–18[7] League Belgrade 100100
Red Star Belgrade 2017–18 SuperLiga 00000000
2018–19 20000020
Total 20000020
Fiorentina 2019–20 Serie A 202040
Career total 1402000160

International

As of 11 June 2021
Serbia
YearAppsGoals
202120
Total20

References


  1. "Додељене награде најуспешнијим спортистима". mladenovac.rs (in Serbian). 5 February 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. "Aleksa Terzić: Zbog Zvezde sam odbio Juventus". Blic (in Serbian). 26 December 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  3. "ČETIRI BISERA: Ko su Zvezdini omladinci koje Milojević vodi na pripreme crveno-belih?". balkanuzivo.net (in Serbian). 9 January 2018. Archived from the original on 23 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  4. "Na ove Zvezdine klince se kladio Zvezdan Terzić!". mozzartsport.com (in Serbian). 25 April 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  5. "Joveljiću, evo ti drugara: Zvezda promoviše Terzića i Erakovića". mozzartsport.com (in Serbian). 21 December 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  6. "Наставља се сарадња Графичара и Звезде". Red Star Belgrade official website (in Serbian). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  7. "Terzic, Aleksa". srbijafudbal.com (in Serbian). Archived from the original on 23 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  8. "Владан Милојевић извршио прозивку". Red Star Belgrade official website (in Serbian). 11 June 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  9. "Алекса Терзић - Борба за минутажу". Red Star Belgrade official website (in Serbian). 26 June 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  10. "Ovo je Zvezdina formula za pobedu! Taktika koja vodi u LŠ". beogradskiportal.rs (in Serbian). 7 July 2018. Archived from the original on 23 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  11. "Za ovo se živi! Zvezdin tandem koji će klubu doneti milione, oduševio za navijače na startu nove sezone (FOTO) (VIDEO)". telegraf.rs (in Serbian). 21 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  12. "ЗВЕЗДА СИГУРНА ПРЕД САЛЦБУРГ: Срнић и Гобељић за три бода". Večernje novosti (in Serbian). 25 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  13. "UFFICIALE: Fiorentina, ingaggiato il classe '99 Terzic" (in Italian). Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  14. "UFFICIALE: Empoli, presi Zurkowski e Terzic in prestito dalla Fiorentina".
  15. "У-16: Србијa - Слoвенијa 1:1 - пенaлимa 6:5". Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 3 March 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  16. "У-17: Србија - Луксембург 6:1 (2:0)". Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 24 October 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  17. "Kadetska reprezentacija (U-17) otputovala na EP u Azerbejdžanu". soskanal.net (in Serbian). 2 May 2015. Archived from the original on 23 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  18. ""Стевaн Ћеле Вилoтић": Србијa – СAД 2:1 (1:1)". Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 1 September 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  19. "Млађи омладинци убедљиви против Црне Горе". Večernje novosti (in Serbian). 29 November 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  20. "Orlići oslabljeni za ispit generacije: Obradović otpisao Veljka Nikolića! Jovanović i Romanić predvode napad". mozzartsport.com (in Serbian). 15 March 2017. Archived from the original on 18 July 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  21. "Deca koja obećavaju - Jovanovići olupali Azere!". mozzartsport.com (in Serbian). 7 October 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  22. "Spisak mlade reprezentacije: Marković i Terzić debituju, povratak Babića". mozzartsport.com (in Serbian). 24 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  23. "Serbia v Jamaica game report". Eurosport. 7 June 2021.
  24. Aleksa Terzić at Soccerway