Dinamo’s visit in 1981 is still talked about among Croatian immigrants in Australia

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Yugoslavian authorities at the time did not look favorably upon the Australian visit, but that never stopped the adamant Ciro from taking the team to meet our emigrants.

It was on Australian soil that a team of masterful players started to form in 1981, a team that would later become undesputed champions. In this rare photograph: Srecko Bogdan, Velimir Zajec and Ciro Blazevic. To this day Croatian emigrants in Australia still talk about Dinamo visiting in 1981. Authorities in Yugoslavia did not look favorably upon the Australian tour, but that didn’t stop the adamant Ciro from taking the team to meet our emigrants.