Player Details

Name

Aljaz Ivacic

Pronunciation

ahl-YAJH EVE-vah-chitch

Height

6' 2"

Weight

181 lbs

Date of Birth

12.29.1993 (27)

Birthplace

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Position

Goalkeeper

Position Detail

Goalkeeper

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

Right
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed via transfer from Olimpija Ljubljana on Jan. 18, 2019.

The Slovenian goalkeeper joined the Timbers as he enters the prime years of his career. Ivacic had a successful stint at Olimpija Ljubljana, winning a domestic double in 2017-18. He also has experience in UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League qualifiers.

OUTSIDE MLS: Joined Portland after making 25 appearances across all competitions, including 18 appearances in league play for Olimpija, logging 1,620 minutes and recording five clean sheets during the 2018-19 season ... Appeared in both legs of UEFA Champions League qualifying, recording a shutout in a 0-0 draw with Qarabağ FK. He started five matches during Europa League qualifying. In 2017-18 and played in 25 matches for Olimpija, allowing just 12 goals and recording 14 clean sheets during that span. Ivacic spent two seasons with Slovenian PrvaLiga side NK Olimpija Ljubljana and helped the club win both the league and cup title during the 2017-18 season. During the 2017-18 season, he appeared in 55 matches across all competitions, posting a 0.88 goals-against average and 24 clean sheets. He played matches on loan with NK Bela Krajina (2013-14) and NK Radomlje (2014-17) in the Druga Liga, appearing in 68 matches for the two clubs combined.

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