Ante Jazić (born February 26, 1976) is a Canadian retired soccer player.
Jazić in 2012
|Full name||Ante Jazić|
|Date of birth||February 26, 1976|
|Place of birth||Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|1995||Scotia Soccer Club|
|2006–2008||Los Angeles Galaxy||44||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 1, 2012|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 1, 2012
Jazić started his soccer career as a youth player for Scotia Soccer Club. As a senior level, he played for one the nation's strongest amateur teams at the time, Halifax King of Donair, and a year with Dalhousie University in which he was named All-Canadian CIAU.
Jazić began his professional career by joining NK Hrvatski Dragovoljac in 1997 after a successful try-out arranged by an uncle in Croatia. After two years with Dragovoljac, he joined Croatian First League club Hajduk Split for the 1999-00 and 2000-01 seasons.
Jazić then played four seasons with Rapid Vienna in the Austrian Football Bundesliga. He played for FC Kuban Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League in the 2006 season. Kuban were relegated to the Russian First Division for 2005. On June 27, 2006, he signed a contract with Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer, where he would spend the next two years.
On January 15, 2009, Jazić was traded to Chivas USA along with the Galaxy's 35th- and 49th-overall picks in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft in exchange for Chivas' second-round pick (19th-overall), which the Galaxy used to select defender A. J. DeLaGarza.
Jazić is married to Annemarie Dillard Jazic, whose family started Dillard's department stores.
- "Ante Jazić". canadasoccer.com. Canadian Soccer Association. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
- "CanMNT: Retired Canadian int'l, MLS defender Ante Jazic talks challenges abroad for players". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "Galaxy's Jazic Traded To Rivals Chivas" Archived January 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, "MLS Daily", January 15, 2009. Retrieved on January 16, 2009.
- Adam Serrano (December 2, 2011). "Chivas USA re-sign veteran left back Jazic". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "ANNEMARIE CANNELL DILLARD and ANTE JAZIC". www.arkansasonline.com. Retrieved June 29, 2017.