Player Details


Stefan Marinovic


6' 3"


209 lbs

Date of Birth

10.7.1991 (32)


Auckland, New Zealand


Career Summary

Option declined following 2018 season.

Marinovic is a young goalkeeper who is big, strong, agile, has all the fundamentals, and is a winner. After taking over the starting goalkeeper job at the end of the 2017 season, the New Zealand international will look to keep the No.1 spot from new teammate and fellow shot-stopper Brian Rowe.

INTERNATIONAL: Internationally, the Auckland native has 19 senior appearances for New Zealand, started all three matches at last month's FIFA Confederations Cup and all nine 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the Kiwis as of July 2017.

OUTSIDE MLS: Marinovic joins Whitecaps FC after spending his entire eight-year professional career in the German 3. Liga and Regionalliga, most recently with Unterhaching. He began his professional career with SV Wehen Wiesbaden in 2009, before stints with FC Ismaning and TSV 1860 Munich II, prior to landing with Unterhaching in 2014. In total, Marinovic had 99 starts in 100 league appearances in Germany.