Player Details

Name

Dario Zuparic

Pronunciation

ZOO-pah-rich

Height

6' 1"

Weight

185 lbs

Date of Birth

5.3.1992 (30)

Birthplace

Zupanja, Croatia

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Both

Roster Category

Senior
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Via transfer from HNK Rijeka utilizing TAM on Nov. 20, 2019.

2021: Recorded his first assist on Sept. 15 vs. Colorado...Leads the team in minutes played with 1800...Started, logging 90 minutes against Seattle on Aug. 29...Played 90 minutes on Aug. 21 at ATX...Made his first start since July 17 against RSL on Aug. 7... Started a 10th consecutive game, logging 90 minutes against FC Dallas on July 17... Started, logging 90 minutes against Kansas City on June 19... Started and played 90 minutes against Philadelphia Union on May 30 ... Started and played 90 minutes again the Galaxy on May 22 ... Started and captained the Timbers against San Jose on May 15 ... Started, logging 90 minutes against Seattle on May 9 ... Started and captained the Timbers against FC Dallas on May 1 ... 

2020: Made 19 appearances (18 starts) in the 2020 MLS regular season ... Registered one goal and one assist in 24 games played (23 starts) across all competitions in 2020 ... Logged six minutes off the bench against RSL on Oct. 14 ... Started and played 90 minutes against San Jose on Oct. 11 ... Started and played 90 minutes against the LA Galaxy on Oct. 7 ... Started and logged 90 minutes against Vancouver on Sept. 27 ... Started and played 90 minutes against Seattle on Sept. 23 ... Started and played 90 minutes against San Jose on Sept. 16 ... tarted and scored the game-winning goal in the MIB Tournament Final against Orlando on Aug. 11 ... Logged an assist against Philadelphia on Aug. 5 ... Started and played 90 minutes against LAFC on July 23 .. Started, logging 75 minutes before being sent off after a second yellow card against the LA Galaxy on July 13 ... Made his MLS debut against Minnesota on March 1. 

CAREER: Joined HNK Rijeka at the beginning of the 2017 season, playing in 72 matches (71 starts) between the 2017-18 seasons ... Helped the team win the 2016-17 Croatian First Football League and captured the 2016-17 and 2018-19 Croatian Football Cup ... In 2019, recorded 18 appearances (18 starts) for Rijeka, scoring one goal ... Made 97 appearances (88 starts) for Pescara (2013-17), helping the team secure promotion to Serie A during the 2015-16 campaign ... Recorded nine appearances (five starts) with Pescara in Serie A ... Prior to joining Pescara, made 69 appearances (66 starts) with Croatian side HNK Cibalia (2011-13) after joining the club in 2011. 

HONORS: MLS is Back Tournament in 2020 ... Croatian First Football League with HNK Rijeka in 2016-17 ... Croatian First Football Cup with HNK Rijeka in 2016-17 and 2018-19.

INTERNATIONAL: Made three appearances for the U-19 Bosnia and Herzegovina national team and debuted with the Croatian U-21 national team in 2011, recording seven appearances (six starts).