As one of the mostly watched sport in Croatia, football in Croatia has experienced long-term development. The foundation of football club is prior to the World War I. At many international and local matches, there are many professional footballers who have made sacrifices to the Croatia national football team. Davor Šuker has made prominent achievements in the process.
He was born in Osijek, SFR Yugoslavia on Jan. 1, 1968. When he was 16 years old, he started his playing career as a member of NK Osijek. For his outstanding performance in the final season, he signed one bigger club in 1989.
As a professional and experienced footballer, he played for the Croatia national football team in Croatia football shirt. Hoping to facilitate the health and high-speed development of football, he hold the position of current president from Jul. 2012.
The golden era of his playing career was in France. Not only became he a lead scorer, but also won the Golden Boot at seven matches, being the second-best player of tournament second to Ronaldo.