Adnan Gabeljic

Adnan Gabeljic
Adnan Gabeljic
Adnan Gabeljic
Real Name: Adnan Gabeljic
HT: 6' 3" WT: 200
Age: 25 (04/13/1992)
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Pronunciation: AHD-nahn guh-BELL-uh-jitch

What Scouts Say: "He's a special kind of kid who can do some things that no one else on the field will be able to do … He's big, strong, powerful and then has legitimate track-athlete type of speed - he runs a 4.4 40-yard dash - for a guy that's 200 pounds … He has the build you would look for in a No. 9, plus pace, and he has a high comfort level with the ball … Where he struggles is his understanding of his team and tactics … He's sometimes more comfortable 1 v. 3 than 3 v. 1 … He jumps well and has good size but does not have great timing … Has great talent to bang and hold the ball up and also run in behind defenses, but he can be frustrating."

College (St. Louis 2010-13): Solid offensive contributor off the bench in four years at St. Louis despite only making nine starts in his college career … Produced three goals and one assist as a senior in 2013 while starting a career-high four times in 16 appearances … As a junior in 2012, broke out as an impact substitute with seven goals and five assists to lead the team in points despite only starting once in 21 appearances … Scored against VCU in Atlantic 10 championship game … As a sophomore in 2011, appeared in 13 games but only made three starts … His lone goal came in a win vs. No. 10 Notre Dame … As a freshman in 2010, tied for the team lead with three goals and added one assist in 19 games … Enrolled at St. Louis for the spring 2010 semester.

Prep: 2009 Gatorade Missouri boys soccer Player of the Year and Missouri 3A Offensive Player of the Year … NSCAA all-America selection posted 23 goals and 8 assists as a senior at Mehlville High School.

Club: St. Louis Scott Gallagher.

Personal: Born in former Yugoslavia, family emigrated to United States via Germany … Academic all-district selection.


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