Ned Zelic Twitter, Personal Life, Club Career, A-League, Post Football and Net Worth

Published Date   24th Aug. 2017, 00:35 am
Ned Zelic Twitter, Personal Life, Club Career, A-League, Post Football and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Ned Zelic
Date of Birth: 04/07/1971
Age: 49 years old
Nationality: Australian

Australian former football player, Ned Zelic twitter has been a popular place to know about him and his impressive performances on ground and screen.


Born in 1971, Ned Zelic is a former football player. However, he currently serves as a commentator for Fox Sports. He started his professional career in football playing for clubs like Sydney Croatic and Sydney Olympics. Towards the end of the football career, he played with Helmond Sport and Dinamo Tbilisi. Moreover, the center back/defensive midfielder player, Zelic has played in Australian national team.

Personal Life and Background

Ned Zelic was born on July 4, 1971 in Sydney, Australia. Therefore, he holds Australian citizenship. he grew up in Australia with his two younger siblings, Ivan Zelic and Lucy Zelic. Ivan turned into an actor after spending few years as footballer while Lucy is a presenter.

Club Career and UEFA

Ned Zelic career as a footballer began playing with Sydney Croatia and Sydney Olympics. While he was in his junior year, he played for Croatia Deakin.

During the 1990s, Zelic spent most of his time playing in Europe. He mostly played for the club Borussia Dortmund. While playing for Dortmund, Zelic reached the UEFA Cup Final, however, the club lost to Juventus Turin of Italy. The club later won German Bundesliga in 1995.

Ned Zelic twitter came into spotlight of many fans who wishes to follow his update with his rising career. He played briefly in the Premier League for QPR. Soon, he moved to West London Club where he played only 11 Premier League. He then went to play with Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany and then with Aj Auxerre of France.

While he was playing with Auxerre, he participated in UEFA Champions League. In 1996, Zelic became one of the team members to play for a World All Star team vs. Brazil in New York City. However, he moved back to Germany in 1998 where he made 102 appearances for 1860 Munich.

In 2002, Ned Zelic twitter revealed his choice to move to Japan where he stayed for 2 years. There, he played in the J1 League and trained under Dutch coaches, Hand Ooft and Wim Jansen. While in Japan, he contributed his team, Urawa Red Diamonds, to win the Japanese Cup. In 2004, he singed for FC Wacker Tirol of Austria where he stayed for one season only.

A-League and Europe

In 2005, Ned Zelic signed 2 years deal with the Newcastle Jets in the A-League as a captain. There, he played the whole season. Consequently, the Jets finished fourth on the league losing to the Central Coast Mariners in Semi-final. Zelic got injured in the semi-final due to which he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Later, he decided to move back overseas after several months of surgery. These reports got clear through Ned Zelic twitter and other media.

He singed one-year deal with Helmond Sport in 2006 where he worked with his former 1860 Munich team mate, Gerald Vanenburg. But he did not stay there for long enough. He left the team after 2 months only because of his knee problem. He even considered his retirement due to the problem.

However, Zelic joined FC Dinamo Tbilisi in 2007. The following year, he announced his retirement from football after winning Georgian Championship with Tbilisi.

Post Football Career

The football expert, Zelic later turned into a sports commentator. He started his later career with SBS as a football analyst during World Cup Play-off. Zelic continued this work during the FIFA World Cup in 2006. He even served for SBS television in the same role during Euro 2008 final, World Club Cup in Japan 2008 and South Africa 2010.

Currently, Zelic serves as a football analyst and commentator for Fox Sports. Talking about his recognition, Four Four Two magazine chose Zelic among Top 25 Australian Footballers of All-Time. Ned Zelic twitter account has a good number of followers too for being a good footballer and a football pundit.

Salary and Net Worth

Ned Zelic spent many years as a footballer and played for clubs around the world. He has contributed to win of some major leagues as a footballer. Therefore, Zelic must have accumulated a good net worth. However, the exact figure of his salary and net worth is under calculation.

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