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Adem Ljajic

23-Year-Old Midfielder     Roma  Serie A

Birthdate:  September 29, 1991    Birthplace:  Novi Pazar, Serbia    Nationality:  Serbia    Height:  5' 11"    

December 6, 2014    Adem Ljajic News

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Ljajic scored from the penalty spot in the 78th minute and then in open play three minutes into stoppage time to save a point for Roma in their 2-2 draw with Sassuolo on Saturday.

Making Ljajic's efforts even more impressive if that Roma were down to 10 men after just 50 minutes when Daniele de Rossi picked up his second yellow card. Up next is a must-win game against Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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October 20, 2014

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Ljajic scored his second goal of this season in Saturday's win over Chievo.

Ljajic has found the scoresheet in two of his past three appearances for Roma; however, with fellow strikers Alessandro Florenzi, Gervinho and Mattia Destro also vying for playing time on the wing, his involvement is somewhat difficult to project on a week-to-week basis.

October 1, 2013

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Ljajic came on for Gervinho in the 65th minute and then scored in the 85th of Roma's 5-0 rout of Bologna on Sunday.

It was quite a day for the position, as Gervinho scored twice before being replaced by Ljajic. The Serbian has now scored in back-to-back Serie A matches that he's appeared in.

September 23, 2013

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Ljajic scored from the spot late in extra time during Sunday's 2-0 win over Lazio.

Ljajic came on for Alessandro Florenzi in the 51st minute and put Roma fans into a frenzy when he slotted home the late penalty kick. He now has two goals in three Serie A games with Roma after transferring from Fiorentina last month.

September 3, 2013

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Ljajic scored in the 66th minute of Sunday's 3-0 victory over Hellas Verona.

Ljajic joined Roma just days ago from Fiorentina and he gave fans reason to love the move already. He scored 11 goals and recorded eight assists in 21 Serie A matches last season and he's doing a fine job of working toward those numbers again this season.

August 28, 2013

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After lots of talk of a move to AC Milan, Ljajic has been sold to AS Roma, Football Italia reports.

At least Fiorentina got something in return for him after he said he would test the market as a free agent next summer.

May 28, 2012

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Ljajic was suspended from competing for the Serbian national team after not singing the national anthem before the team's friendly with Spain over the weekend, according to

It comes down to religion, politics and football once again in Serbia. Ljajic is a Muslim on a predominantly Christian team and did not sing the anthem because it was against his personal beliefs.

January 14, 2010

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The 18-year-old star who nearly joined Manchester United last year has moved to Fiorentina, reports.

If Fiorentina holds on to all of its top players, it may one of Europe's best in a very short time.