Dragan Stojkovic

by Muna 30 Nov,2022
Dragan Stojkovic
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Weight in KG 73 kg
Weight 73
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Dobrivoje
  • Relationship Status married
  • First Name Dragan
  • Past Team Guangzhou R&F
  • Father Nationality Serbian
  • Mother Desanka
  • Last Name Stojković
  • Birth Name Dragan Stojković
  • Net Worth $400,000
  • Mother Nationality Serbian
  • Currently Married Snežana Stojković
  • Current Club Jersey Number 10
  • Salary
  • Married to Snežana Stojković
  • Birth Country Serbia
  • First Club Name Radnički Niš
  • Divorce No
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • House Location
  • Date March 3
  • First Club Join Date 1979
  • Nationality Serbian
  • Ethnicity White
  • Girlfriend N/A
  • Current City
  • Religion Christians
  • Profession Association Football Player
  • Squad No 10
  • Famous for Footballer
  • Currently Club Serbia national football team

The Serbian former footballer, Dragan Stojkovic was a professional football player who played as a midfielder. Further, Dragan currently serves as the manager of the Serbia national team. Stojkovic spent a long time serving as the captain of the Yugoslavia national team and Red Star Belgrade. Due to his amazing performance and successful playing career, Dragan is yet considered one of the best players in the history of Yugoslav and Serbian football.

Dragan's name Piksi was kept after Pixie, a famous cartoon character from Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks. Additionally, Dragan is multilingual and he can speak speaks English, French, Italian, and some Japanese. 

Stojkovic's Wife And Kids- How Man Kids Do he Have? 

Starting with his personal life, Stojkovic has been married to his wife, Snezana Stojkovic, for a long time. They have known each other since they were young. Some online report shows that Stojkovic and his wife went for civil marriage in the year 1991 in Marseille. 

Dragan Dragan Stojkovic with his wife, Snezana Stojkovic SOURCE: Instagram @draganstojkovicpixy

And on June 11, 2011, the Stojkovic couple decided to tie the knot officially. They walked down the wedding aisle in the Church of Alexander Nevsky in Paris in the presence of their family and close ones. Moreover, they have gone through many ups and downs throughout their marriage.

Despite that, Stojkovic and his wife still live happy life. Being a married couple for many years, Stojkovic and his wife also have three children named AndreaAnja Valente, and Marko. All of their three kids are doing well in their professional life. 

Manager Stojkovic's Net Worth and Career Earnings

The football manager has an incredible playing career. After retiring as a footballer, he didn't leave sports as he began working as a manager. It can be said that Stojkovic's net worth is in the six figures, but the actual figure remains under review as none of the media outlets have shared the fact with the press.

An online portal claims that a football coach has an average salary of around $60,509. Meanwhile, the amount may also fall between $54,516 and $67,046. So, it is believed that Stojkovic may also earn in the same range from being a football manager.

DraganDragan Stojkovic in Paris Finale SOURCE: Instagram @draganstojkovicpixy

More, Dragan was initially offered an annual salary of 825,000 euros however, he rejected the offer. Later, he was offered one million euros and Pixie accepted. Similarly, the Serbian manager has an estimated net worth of  $400,000.

Apart from that, Stojkovic also earned a fair sum of money from his professional playing career. He was a part of multiple clubs, and with them, he may have decent deals. However, there is not much information regarding his career earnings. He has worked in many advertisements, including Toyota Corolla Touring Wagon (1995) and Circle K Soba (2001). 

Playing Career

Stojkovic began playing football after joining the youth system of Radnicki Nis in 1979. He played with the youth team until 1981. After that, Stojkovic also started his senior career with them and played in 70 professional goals. While representing the team, Stojkovic also netted eight goals. 

In 1986, the former footballer went to play with Red Star Belgrade. While playing for them until 1990, Stojkovic scored 54 goals in 120 professional matches. In 1990, he moved to Marseille. In 29 games with Marseille, he scored five goals. 

Dragan Dragan Stojkovic with his team SOURCE: Instagram @draganstojkovicpixy

In the 1991-92 season, he played on loan with Verona. After that, Stojkovic also played for Nagoya Grampus Eight in 184 games and netted 57 goals. Talking about his career on the national team, Stojkovic represented Yugoslavia from 1983 to 2001 in 84 games scoring 15 goals.

Career As A Manager

After retiring as a player, Stojkovic began his career as a manager. From 2008 to 2013, Stojkovic worked for Nagoya Grampus. Later, he received a chance to be a part of another team. On August 24, 2015, Stojkovic started to working as manager of the Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F.

He served for Guangzhou R&F for five years, and his contract ended in 2020. On March 3, 2021, Stojkovic was appointed as the new manager of the Serbia national football team. Also, the national team is playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022

Details About Dragan Stojkovic's Family and Early Life

Stojkovic was born Dragan Stojkovic on March 3, 1965 in Nis, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia. His parents, Dobrivoje and Desanka, raised him in the Pasi Poljana community near Nis. Furthermore, Stojkovic holds dual nationality of Serbian and Yugoslavian.

Meanwhile, he can speak English, French, Italian, and some Japanese. Apart from that, Stojkovic is also recognized by his nickname, Piksi. 

Does Dragan Stojkovic 'Piksi' Have Social Media Presence?

Piksi appears to be a private guy who does not like, just like Czeslaw Michniewicz, to expose his personal matters in the media. Due to this, Piksi does not have much presence on social media. Also, we can't find his official account on any platforms.

DraganDragan Stojkovic enjoys traveling
SOURCE: Instagram @draganstojkovicpixy

However, we can get more details regarding his profession by exploring multiple verified sites. 

Honors Received by Dragan Stojkovic

Being a manager and former footballer, Stojkovic has received some titles. 

  • J.League Manager of the Year in 2010
  • Sportsperson of the Year of Nis in 2010
  • Serbian Coach of the year in 2016 & 2021

 

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