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FC Beograd (OFK Beograd) - Belgrade

December 18th
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The club founded in 1911 now goes by an acronym that means "Youth Football Club Belgrade". The club’s biggest international success was reaching the semifinal of the UEFA Winners' Cup in 1962-63.

The club founded in 1911 now goes by an acronym that means "Youth Football Club Belgrade". The club’s biggest international success was reaching the semifinal of the UEFA Winners' Cup in 1962-63.

Former player Zvezdan Terzić took control of the club in the mid 1990s and then became president of the Football Association of Serbia in 2005. The next year he was arrested when police found a gun in his jeep. Last March, Terzić disappeared and Serbian police issued an arrest warrant for abuse of office. Police believe he stole money from the transfer of Vanja Grubač to a Hamburg club in 1998 and in 2008, police pressed new charges against him involving the transfer of Srđan Stanić to FC Spartak in Moscow.

Terzić’s former associates are on trial on charges that they are part of a “bankruptcy mafia,” a group that devalued public companies then sold them off. The OFK Executive Committee President Mirko Brašnjević was arrested as member of the group, then committed suicide in prison in 2006. Aso arrested was Nemanja Jolović, a vice-president of the Executive Committee in OFK Beograd who rose to the Executive Committee of the FSS during Terzić's time as president.

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