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26 years without Petrovic


NEWS | 07/06/2019

At Real Madrid he won the Saporta Cup and the Copa del Rey.
On the 7th June 1993, Drazen Petrovic passed away following a traffic accident in Germany. He was 28 years old. Despite his age, he was already a legend, having just played a stellar season for Real Madrid. In the 1988/89 season he sent Real Madrid fans into a frenzy as he helped to win the Saporta Cup and Copa del Rey.

Petrovic was born in Sibenik (Croatia) on the 22nd October 1964, and before coming to Real Madrid he was a key player for Sibenka and Cibona Zagreb. He left a legacy as a European great and even played in the NBA. He played for both the Portland Trail Blazers and New Jersey Nets. The Nets retired his famous number 3 jersey.