Mario Galinovic

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Mario Galinović (born November 15, 1976) is a Croatian football goalkeeper who currently belongs to Greek club Panathinaikos.

Galinović was born in Osijek and played for NK Osijek since the age of 14. He was a member of the club's first team between 1993 and 2002, appearing in the UEFA Cup and winning the Croatian Cup in 1999. In 2002, he moved to NK Kamen Ingrad and played for the club in the next two seasons before moving to Panathinaikos on a free transfer in July 2004. At Panathinaikos he replaced long-time favourite Antonis Nikopolidis who had just moved to rival club Olympiakos.

In 2010, Galinovic was loaned out to Kavala FC. The following year he moved on to Kerkyra FC again on loan.


On June 13, 1999, Galinović debuted for the Croatian national team in a friendly match against Egypt at the Korea Cup tournament in Seoul. His second cap came in October 2007 against Slovakia.

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