CSKA midfielder Zoran Tosic has been a part of the Moscow club for 7 seasons. During this time, the Serb became one of the key players in the main line-up and is known to most fans of Russian football. However, few people know that in the midfielder's career previously there were such grandees as "Manchester United" and the German "Cologne".
Start of professional development
Footballer Zoran Tosic was born on April 28, 1987 in the town of Zrenjanin, in Yugoslavia. From the school bench, the young Serb started playing football, practicing as a member of the native club "Futura", and then moving to "Mladost". The first professional club for the midfielder was "Proleter", for which he performed since 17 years. After two seasons the team teamed up with "Buduchnost", starting the performance under the name "Banat". The first season in the club with a new name Tosic held a high level, taking part in 25 matches and helping save the team from relegation to the First League.
In 2007, a young midfielder was signed by one of the leaders of the Serbian championship - Partizan. From the first season for the Belgrade club Zoran Tosic found himself in the first team, and helped FC to come to the first in the history of Serbia to the championship, having recorded at their own expense 8 goals and 4 assists in 32 matches. All the following championship midfielder continued to demonstrate an equally high level of the game, which attracted attention from a number of European top clubs. And in the struggle for the promising Serb won Manchester United.
Attempts to play in England and Germany
22-year-old midfielder was very pleased to be in one of the greatest teams in England, but he did not manage to play for the "red devils". The remainder of the season most of the time Zoran Tosic spent in the double, only twice substituting for the base.
The second season did not change anything in the life of the midfielder, and he was forced to go to the German "Cologne" in search of a game practice. As part of the Bundesliga team, the Serb took part in 13 meetings, scoring 5 goals, and then returned to the English club. However, Sir Alex Ferguson did not count on Tosic, and he had to think about changing the situation.
Coming to CSKA
Including thanks to the personal accomplishments of the Serbian midfielder, CSKA was able to finish the championship in second place than he started a long successful career in the Premier League. With each season Tosich's game as a game of the club continued to progress, and for 6 years of finding the player in the team, the "army men" never left the podium, three times became champions of the country, and twice won the Cup and the Super Cup of Russia. Following the results of 2016 for his career as a member of Muscovites Zoran Tosic took part in 231 matches, in which he scored 47 goals and made 41 assists. The contract with CSKA Moscow is designed until the summer of 2017, but Toshich himself has repeatedly stated that he wants to continue his career in the Moscow club.
Playing in the national team
Zoran Tosic, whose biography includes playing for several top clubs of various national leagues of Europe, was regularly called to the squad. Since 2006, for three seasons, he played for the youth team, and took part in the European Championships, where he won "silver", but did not score effective results. And in 2007 he began to be involved in games for the main team. Tobich debuted on September 8 of the same year, coming on as a substitute in the qualifying match for the European Championship.