Dragan Gjorgiev

Dragan Gjorgiev (Macedonian: Драган Ѓоргиев) (born 16 December 1990 in Radoviš) is a Macedonian footballer who currently plays for Swiss lower league side FC Rotkreuz. He was also a member of the Macedonian Under-21 team. His last name is often mistaken for Georgiev.

Dragan Gjorgiev
Personal information
Full name Dragan Gjorgiev
Date of birth (1990-12-16) 16 December 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Radoviš, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Left Wing
Club information
Current team
FC Rotkreuz
Youth career
Horizont Turnovo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Horizont Turnovo 72 (19)
2010–2011Mainz 05 (loan) 0 (0)
2010–2011Paderborn 07 (loan) 1 (0)
2012–2014 Vardar 33 (4)
2014–2015 Horizont Turnovo 23 (7)
2015–2017 FC Wangen bei Olten 42 (16)
2017– FC Rotkreuz
National team
Macedonia U-17 3 (0)
Macedonia U-19 4 (0)
2009–2012 Macedonia U-21 9 (3)
2012 Macedonia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 July 2012
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 December 2012

Club career

Gjorgiev began his career with FK Plačkovica from Radoviš and latter at the age of 15 he joined FK Turnovo.[1] On 19 July 2010, he left FK Turnovo and joined Bundesliga club 1. FSV Mainz 05 on loan for one season.[2] Mainz liked his talent but felt he wasn't ready for the Bundesliga so he was loaned for one season in order to get match practice to 2. Bundesliga team SC Paderborn 07 on 31 August 2010.

Gjorgiev made his debut for Paderborn on 24 September 2010 when he came off the bench in the 62nd minute in a 2–0 loss away to Alemannia Aachen. That was his only league game in Germany as during the summer of 2011, Georgiev returned to Turnovo. In June 2012, he signed for league champions FK Vardar. He later moved to Switzerland where he plays alongside compatriot Cvetan Churlinov.

International career

He made his senior debut for Macedonia in a September 2012 FIFA World Cup qualification match away against Croatia and has earned a total of 3 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was a December 2012 friendly match against Poland.[3]


  1. "Interview with Dragan Gjorgiev". MacedonianFootball.com. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
  2. "Mainz holt Dragan Georgiev". sportal.de. 19 July 2010. Archived from the original on 23 August 2010. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  3. "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 2 April 2020.