Dragan Holcer, Croatian footballer, died at 70

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Dragan Holcer, born January 19, 1945 and died September 23, 2015, he was a Yugoslav football defender.

Dragan was born in captivity in a Nazi prison camp to Slovenian father Franc Holcer and Italian-Austrian mother Ida Orelli who lived in Nis.

His father fought in World War II as part of Yugoslav Partisans.

His father was killed in battle while his pregnant mother was rounded up in Slovenia and imprisoned in Germany along with her three daughters.

Shortly after the war ended his mother took the family to her hometown Nis in Serbia where Dragan grew up.

On the national level Dragan played for Yugoslavia national team (52 matches), and was a participant at Euro 1968.

Dragan, considered to be a legend of Hajduk Split, died in Split on 23 September 2015, aged 70.