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The Best American Player at the World Cup has Already Gone Home

The sky had begun to pale shortly after kickoff, but it’s unlikely anyone inside the banquet hall noticed. [...]

July 1, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

For Bosnia, World Cup Paved Way for Healing

Despite being knocked out of contention by Nigeria last Friday, Bosnia’s first World Cup appearance has been a powerful experience for the country’s sports fans. That sentiment rings especially true in St. Louis, where between 30,000 and 70,000 Bosnians call [...]

June 25, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnia’s World Cup Debut Stirs Passions in St. Louis

The whiteboard propped on the sidewalk read “Sretno Zmajevi,” or Good Luck Dragons, referring to the nickname for the Bosnian national soccer team. And the message rippled down the street. [...]

June 10, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnia feels at home in St. Louis

It was, Bosnian soccer player Vedad Ibisevic had to admit, an amazing journey. [...]

May 30, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Busch Stadium Soccer: Injury Pulls Messi from Roster, But Ibisevic Is the Real Draw

International soccer star Lionel Messi will not be on Busch Stadium’s pitch Monday. [...]

November 13, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Ibisevic makes another homecoming

As a teenager Vedad Ibisevic left Bosnia after its bloody war, seeking a better life. He and his family headed first to Switzerland before settling in St. Louis. [...]

November 13, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Back to St. Louis on the Way to Brazil

Vedad Ibisevic admits he is not much of a baseball fan, even though the team from his adopted hometown, St. Louis, was again in the World Series. [...]

October 31, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News, PDF Files

Brazil via St. Louis: Vedad Ibisevic leads Bosnia-Herzegovina to first-ever World Cup place

Bosnia-Herzegovina qualified for the 2014 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Lithuania in Kaunas on Tuesday, a landmark achievement for the tiny nation – and one that can be traced, in some small part, to the US heartland. [...]

October 27, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian pair are keys for SLU soccer team

St. Louis University soccer player Robert Kristo’s mother knew it was time to leave their home in Travnik, Bosnia, when a hand grenade went off near the front of their house and sent shattered glass into the crib where her [...]

August 14, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis

The Bosnian American Connection

For thousands of Bosnians living in the United States, the friendly match between their home country of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and their new, adopted country of America is not just another meaningless sparring event, its more than that.   [...]

August 14, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News