Croatian goalkeeper found dead

Croatian goalkeeper Ivan Turina has been found dead in his apartment in Stockholm, his club AIK said in a statement. The Swedish football club added that Turina "died suddenly in his sleep and there was no suspicion of crime."

Tributes and half-mast flags for Croatian goalkeeper

Tributes have been paid to Croatian goalkeeper Ivan Turina who was found dead in his apartment in Stockholm today.

Flowers and football shirts were laid outside the training ground of Swedish football team AIK Solna, the club the 32-year-old was playing for.

An AIK jersey and flowers lay outside the training ground in memory of the goalkeeper.
An AIK jersey and flowers lay outside the training ground in memory of the goalkeeper. Credit: REUTERS/Claudio Bresciani/Scanpix Sweden/Files
A Swedish flag at half-mast outside the training ground of Turina's club, AIK Solna in Stockholm.
A Swedish flag at half-mast outside the training ground of Turina's club, AIK Solna in Stockholm. Credit: REUTERS/Claudio Bresciani/Scanpix Sweden/Files
Turina earned one international cap for Croatia in 2006.
Turina earned one international cap for Croatia in 2006. Credit: REUTERS/Claudio Bresciani/Scanpix Sweden/Files

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Fact file: Croatian goalkeeper Ivan Turina

Ivan Turina, playing for Dinamo Zagreb, clears the ball against Arsenal in a UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match in 2006.
Ivan Turina, playing for Dinamo Zagreb, clears the ball against Arsenal in a UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match in 2006. Credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

Croatian goalkeeper Ivan Turina, who was found dead in his apartment in Stockholm today, played for several clubs across Europe.

He began his career at Dinamo Zagreb in 1998 as a youth team player before gradually making his way into the first team.

He made over 70 appearances for the club and had various loan spells at other teams around Europe.

Turina, who was 32, won his only international cap for his country in a friendly match against Hong Kong in 2006.

He appeared for Dinamo Zagreb in a UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium later on that year.

Turina's current club, Swedish side AIK, confirmed his death in a statement.

Croatian goalkeeper found dead in Stockholm home

Goalkeeper Ivan Turina during a UEFA Cup match in 2008.
Goalkeeper Ivan Turina during a UEFA Cup match in 2008. Credit: REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Croatian goalkeeper Ivan Turina has been found dead in his apartment in Stockholm, his club AIK said in a statement.

The Swedish football club added that Turina "died suddenly in his sleep and there was no suspicion of crime."

The 32-year-old joined AIK from Dinamo Zagreb in 2010 and had one cap for Croatia.