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Croatia Zagreb has closed the deal on one of the greatest Croatian players of all time.

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Balic signed for Zagreb

After months of rumours and long negotiations between Portland San Antonio and Croatia osiguranje Zagreb, the “Balic transfer” has come to a final stage. Club officials agreed in all details and one of the best players of the world will return to Croatia.

Balic will continue in Zagreb shirtIn his new club, Balic will keep his shirt number, 34.

The Croatian middle back played four seasons for Portland San Antonio – “four beautiful years” as Balic said.

Earlier he played for Brodomerkur in Split and Metkovic Jambo.

General support

Balic signed a four-year contract in the presence of Ivan Suker (Croatian Finance Minister) and Milan Bandic (Mayor of Zagreb).

The Croatian Government and the City gives a great support to Croatia osiguranje Zagreb, but also to Croatian NT that will play the 2009 World Championship on home court in Croatia

TEXT: Ivan Ambros