Melbourne City FC is pleased to announce it has signed forward Dario Vidosic until the end of the 2018/19 season with the option for a further season.
Vidosic, 30, arrives at City Football Academy, Melbourne after making 87 appearances in the Hyundai A-League representing Brisbane Roar, Adelaide United, Western Sydney Wanderers and most recently, Wellington Phoenix, scoring 21 times.
The forward will wear the number 10 jersey for Melbourne City FC and will be eligible to play his first match for the Club during the January 6 fixture against his former side at AAMI Park.
Born in Croatia and emigrating to Australia in 1988, Vidosic began his footballing career in Queensland before accepting a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport. The forward began his professional career in 2006 with Brisbane Roar before heading to Germany with then Bundesliga side 1. FC Nurnberg, returning to Australia in 2011.
With a two-year stint in the Swiss Super League with FC Sion and a brief period at Western Sydney, Vidosic ventured to Asia with Chinese outfit Liaoning Whowin and K-League side Seongnam FC before returning to the Hyundai A-League with Wellington.
Vidosic is Melbourne City FC’s second signing during the January transfer period, joining defender Harrison Delbridge on the roster.
Commenting on the signing, Melbourne City FC Head Coach Warren Joyce said;
“Dario is a player who will bring a wealth of experience at this level to our front third. He has represented the Socceroos over 20 times and played at a high level overseas and we are excited to have him join our squad here in Melbourne.”
On joining Melbourne City FC, Vidosic said;
“Melbourne City’s professional environment and the quality of the playing and coaching groups made this an easy decision for me. I am looking forward to contributing to the Club both on and off the field and to showing the City fans what I am capable of.