Stojiljković with Braga in 2016
|Full name||Nikola Stojiljković|
|Date of birth||17 August 1992|
|Place of birth||Niš, FR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
Red Star Belgrade|
(on loan from Braga)
|2017–2018||→ Kayserispor (loan)||13||(2)|
|2018–||→ Red Star Belgrade (loan)||2||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1:00, 5 August 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:12, 16 June 2018 (UTC)
Nikola Stojiljković (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Стојиљковић, pronounced [nǐkola stojǐːʎkoʋitɕ]; born 17 August 1992) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Red Star Belgrade, on loan from Braga.
Born in Niš, Stojiljković spent his formatting years at Partizan and Rad. He made his Serbian SuperLiga debut with Rad on 30 May 2009, coming on as a substitute and providing a vital injury time assist in a 2–2 home draw with Vojvodina. During his tenure at Banjica, Stojiljković scored five goals in 26 league appearances, all of them in the 2011–12 season.
In the 2013 winter transfer window, Stojiljković moved to Serbian First League club Čukarički, scoring seven goals in 15 league appearances until the end of the 2012–13 season, thus helping them win promotion back to the top flight. With seven goals in the 2013–14 Serbian SuperLiga, Stojiljković was one of the most deserving for the team's success, finishing in fifth place in the competition, eventually securing them a spot in the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League. He scored two goals in the qualifying phase, including the winning goal against SV Grödig. Stojiljković finished the season as the club's top scorer with 14 goals in all competitions, helping them win the 2014–15 Serbian Cup, the club's first ever major title.
On 8 August 2015, Stojiljković was transferred to Portuguese club Braga, on a five-year deal. He made his debut for the club eight days later, coming on as a 61st-minute substitute for Rodrigo Pinho in a 2–1 home win over Nacional in the first game of the Primeira Liga season. Stojiljković scored his first goals as an Arsenalista on 21 September, a brace in a 5–1 win over Marítimo also at the Estádio Municipal de Braga. In September 2017, Stojiljković moved on loan to the Turkish side Kayserispor. After the end of 2017–18 campaign, Stojiljković returned to Serbia in June 2018, joining Red Star Belgrade on one-year loan deal.
In March 2016, Stojiljković received his first call-up for the senior team for friendlies against Poland and Estonia. He made his debut in the former on the 23rd, starting in a 1–0 defeat at the Stadion Miejski in Poznań and being substituted for Filip Đuričić after 56 minutes.
|Kayserispor (loan)||2017–18||Süper Lig||13||2||4||0||—||—||—||17||2|
|Red Star Belgrade (loan)||2018–19||SuperLiga||1||0||0||0||—||1||0||—||2||0|
- Only official UEFA matches included
- Several websites made confusion with statistics of a player. Nikola noted 15 league caps and scored 7 goals for the season. During the season, other player with the same surname, Aleksandar Stojiljković, also played for Čukarički, scoring 3 goals on 17 matches.
- Includin an appearance in the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira
- "Никола Стојиљковић". Red Star Belgrade official website (in Serbian). Retrieved 22 June 2018.
- "Stojiljkovic, Nikola". srbijafudbal.net (in Serbian). Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
- "Čukarički make history with Serbian Cup success". UEFA. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
- "Stojiljkovic assina por cinco anos com pelo SC Braga" [Stojiljković signs for five years at SC Braga] (in Portuguese). Sapo. 8 August 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
- "Braga slavi Srbina: Stojiljković sa dva gola srušio Maritimo" [Braga celebrate Serb: Stojiljković scores two goals against Marítimo] (in Serbian). N1. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
- "Kayserispor yeni golcüsünü buldu! (Nikola Stojiljkovic) Başkan açıkladı" [Kayserispor found a new goal scorer! (Nikola Stojiljkovic) President announced] (in Turkish). Sporx. 5 September 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
- "Никола Стојиљковић у Звезди!" [Nikola Stojiljkovic in Red Star!] (in Serbian). Red Star Belgrade. 15 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
- "Serbia U21s - UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 Preview and Team Analysis". Just Football. 15 June 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
- "Stojiljkovic estreia-se nos convocados da Sérvia" [Stojiljković has his first selection for Serbia] (in Portuguese). Sapo. 11 March 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
- "Polónia derrota Sérvia com Stojiljkovic a titular" [Poland defeats Serbia with Stojiljković starting] (in Portuguese). Record. 23 March 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
- Nikola Stojiljković at Soccerway
- "Nikola Stojiljković". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.