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Wednesday, 22 May, 2002, 11:38 GMT 12:38 UK Croatia
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Stipe Pletikosa

Career
DOB:
 08.01.79
Caps:
 21
Goals:
 0

World Cup 2002
Appearances:
 3
Goals:
 0
Bookings:
 0
Sendings off:
 0
Stipe Pletikosa
Club:Hadjuk Split
Position:Goalkeeper

Renowned for closing out opposition attackers with military precision, the 23-year-old has risen rapidly through the ranks of the Croatian national side.

He first made his name in the junior squad before eventually earning a full international call-up.

He now looks set to keep goal for Croatia ahead of second choice Tomislav Butina.

Pletikosa had been linked with a transfer to Premiership side Derby County and may yet pursue a move to England after the tournament.



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