Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1968

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Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1968

Postby Plava Čigra » 2009 May 22, 19:24

Stats by Plava Čigra (with some help from coolactive)

Nickname: "Šole"

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Club: Partizan Belgrade (1962/1966) | 1. FC Köln (1966/1968)



Growth type: Early/Lasting


INFO:

Šoškić was among top 3 goalkeepers in the former Yugoslavia. Really hard working, team player, with never-say-die attitude. Played for Partizan Belgrade, 1. FC Köln and Yugoslavian national team with great success. Had three serious injuries during his career. First one at the beginning of his career in Partizan Belgrade. After one save after the corner, while Šoškić was on the ground, one of the opposite players jumped on his lower part of the leg and broke his ligaments. That was in the 19. minute of the game. Šoškić stayed on the goal until the end of the match! It was so serious that doctors said, that he should consider himself lucky if he could walk without cane. 7 months after the surgery, rehabilitation and much hard work he was back, and he was better then ever. He can thank for that only to his iron will (since people from Partizan offered no real help to him). Also during his years in 1. FC Köln, he has broken his leg and again return stronger then ever. Amazing will power, I would say! Sadly, in his late years this (broken leg) happened again and he started to think about retiring from football.

In the penalty box he's the king. Great positioning, timing and bravery (probably too much in some moments, because this is the cause of all 3 of his injuries). He's appeared in the match between England and Rest of the World in 1965, on Wembley. First halftime Yashin was GK for the Rest of the World and second halftime was Šoškić's time. He was that kind of goalkeeper that often saved amazing shoots that everybody already considered to be goals.

When somebody tries to compare Yashin and Šoškić, one interesting information shows up. Bora Kostić (striker for Red Star Belgrade during '50s and '60s, and the best Yugoslavian free kick taker of that time) never scored free kick against Šoškić, while against Yashin he scored one time from good distance (from around 35 meters). This is very interesting because Kostić played 2 or 3 times against Yashin, while against Šoškić he played more then 20 times.


VIDEOS:


(Šoškić's training: from 4:50 until the end of the video)


(quarterfinals against West Germany in 1962 World Cup, Chile)


(group stage against USSR in 1962 World Cup, Chile)


ADDITIONAL LINKS:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milutin_%C5%A0o%C5%A1ki%C4%87

http://www.reprezentacija.rs/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1568&Itemid=12

http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/statisticsandrecords/players/player=58280/index.html

http://www.fussballdaten.de/spieler/soskicmilutin/
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ 1962/1971

Postby Plava Čigra » 2009 Jul 28, 22:41

Now, I've updated Soskic due to more videos watched. I've realized that I've truly underrated his TS and ACC, due to my smaller knowledge about him 2 months ago. Also, here are a few more things I found out about Soskic when I watched that videos.

He had very good defensive positioning, but he would sometimes run from his line in order to sweep or catch the ball, and in most cases he did that superbly (although in few times, those runs from goal line were quite dangerous, and that's the main reason for 2 or 3 nasty injuries through his career). I thought that only Aggression should be raised to emulate this, but then I discussed this with Classical and he explained me that higher Mentality and higher Aggression are the proper way to emulate this. He also pointed me to the thread where this is discussed. Thanks for helping me, mate ;).

Also, I did a few minor changes of some Abilities, in order to be more synchronized with the Ladders.

List of changes:

Stamina: 75 (previously 70),
Top Speed: 70 (previously 48),
Acceleration: 72 (previously 50),
Dribble Accuracy: 50 (previously 44),
Short Pass Speed: 60 (previously 58),
Shot Accuracy: 45 (previously 40),
Shot Technique: 44 (previously 42),
Jump: 88 (previously 90),
Aggression: 65 (previously 58),
Mentality: 85 (previously 83),
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1971

Postby Classical » 2009 Jul 29, 08:23

I say: quite interesting Yashin 2nd best
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1971

Postby Sekularac » 2009 Jul 29, 09:18

Nice work NightCaller3.Congrat's mate. I've already implemented Soskic in my Yugoslavia classic team. Is there any chance to make Beara's stats :?:
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1971

Postby Plava Čigra » 2009 Jul 29, 13:53

I've already done it mate: 50-s/vladimir-beara-1950-1960-t10910.html
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1968

Postby Plava Čigra » 2009 Nov 29, 19:26

Updated.

1. Changed his Era to 1962/1968 (from 1962-1971). I decided to change his Era because during his final seasons in 1. FC Köln were disrupted by injuries.

2. Changed his Injury Tolerance to B in his 1. FC Köln days (was C). Since I've excluded his last final seasons from his Era (when he was especially injury prone), I've decided to change Injury Tolerance.

3. Changed his Growth type to Early/Lasting (from Standard/Lasting).

4. If you're interested to see other changes in these stats, and Šoškić's comparison with Ćurković, Mrkušić and Beara go here: post127980.html#p127980
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1968

Postby VUKDS » 2015 Jan 30, 20:33

I've found a couple of highlights and three full games - vs Chile, Real Madrid and England.

Soskic was an excellent keeper for that period, one of best on the world.
He's get a call for the 1963. game England vs Rest of the World, where he replaced Jashin and played the second half.


Best asset was his athleticism
Spoiler: show
and how it wouldn't after this training https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc9YfgU9-4Y
. He was jumping like a crazy on the high balls and crosses, but it wasn't unusual if he fucks up and drops the ball. His low balance probably affected a bit there..
He was also a pretty good shot stopper, but sometimes knew to make a mistake with positioning on the goal line or to go out of it when it's not the time for it. However, he's improved in the later years of career and became a more mature keeper.


I will post a details from the games which I was watching.


1. Yugoslavia vs Chile 0-1 , WC 1962. Match for the third place.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKuX1rruMds#t=680 diving save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKuX1rruMds#t=858 wonderful jump, but the ball has been fallen from his hands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zNooHJN9Fk#t=1332 interception
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zNooHJN9Fk#t=1441 catching the high ball
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKuX1rruMds#t=1014 easy save
saves:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKuX1rruMds#t=1921
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKuX1rruMds#t=1996
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKuX1rruMds#t=2440
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zNooHJN9Fk#t=2289
goal scored by Chile:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zNooHJN9Fk#t=2619



2. Partizan vs Real Madrid 1-2, Champions League final, 1966.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=1507 calm save of this free kick, it seems that it was a powerful shot
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=1981 going out of the line
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=3086 catching the high ball
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=3130 save with the body
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=3293 first goal scored by Real. Soskic couldn't do much here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=3646 Real's second goal
saves:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=2049
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B46Iu3sANs#t=2810



3. England vs Rest of the World 2-1, 1963. Yashin was playing the first half, Soskic replaced him for the second.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=75 aerial duel with an England forward and the save a couple of second after
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=286 catching the cross
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=482 goal scored by England and ridiculous referee's decision
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=622 crazy jump
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=742 another one
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=1250 1st goal scored by England
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=1514 save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=1878 another well save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=1887 boxing the ball
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=2114 catching the cross
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=2343 not the happiest positioning, the ball almost went into the goal here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHfF7M_KV4#t=2398 England scored the second goal after his save here



Highlights:

Yugoslavia vs Germany 1-0, WC 1962 quarter finals
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOSrXXT-Y-A#t=141 diving save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOSrXXT-Y-A#t=158 intercepting the cross
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOSrXXT-Y-A#t=174 not the best reaction after this corner
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOSrXXT-Y-A#t=224 save



Yugoslavia vs Uruguay 3-1, WC 1962.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbD-q038m4 chance by Uruguay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbD-q038m4#t=19 Uruguay's goal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbD-q038m4#t=140 save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbD-q038m4#t=110



Partizan vs Dinamo Zagreb 2-3, 1960 league game. He was a pretty young here..
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA5ejqRhr34#t=23 Dinamo scored after he went out of the goal line
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA5ejqRhr34#t=40 similar situation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA5ejqRhr34#t=49 3rd goal



USSR vs Yugoslavia 2-0, WC 1962.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mgExaRS7pw#t=14 1st goal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mgExaRS7pw#t=28 save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mgExaRS7pw#t=56 2nd goal



Czechoslovakia vs Yugoslavia 3-1, WC 1962.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2bgyjOKMNc#t=63 save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2bgyjOKMNc#t=221 Czechoslovakia 2nd goal



France vs Yugoslavia 1-0, 1965. qualifications for the WC.
Spoiler: show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DbuQb_94D8#t=12 goal scored by France




My set:
Spoiler: show
Attack: 30
Defence: 87
Balance: 78
Stamina: 66
Top Speed: 70
Acceleration: 71
Response: 91
Agility: 86
Dribble Accuracy: 52
Dribble Speed: 54
Short Pass Accuracy: 56
Short Pass Speed: 60
Long Pass Accuracy: 62
Long Pass Speed: 68
Shot Accuracy: 46
Shot Power: 85
Shot Technique: 47
Free Kick Accuracy: 45
Curling: 52
Header: 48
Jump: 86
Technique: 54
Aggression: 69
Mentality: 83
Keeper Skills: 89
Teamwork: 82

Condition/Fitness: 7
Weak Foot Accuracy: 4
Weak Foot Frequency: 4

I don't know if I overreacted a bit with downgrades, but it isn't far from reality I think.
Btw, his Height is 182.
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Re: Milutin ŠOŠKIĆ | 1962-1968

Postby VUKDS » 2015 Feb 02, 20:55

I've been trying him with 88 Def, 93 GKS and 87 Jump.. With the other values I have suggested in my previous set, it looks a bit better. But I am still not really satisfied, he is rebounding too many shoots that he would save normally, and isn't so aggressive at jumping on the high balls and crosses as he used to be..
Any thoughts??

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