Lazio president Claudio Lotito bid farewell to veteran Senad Lulic following the Bosnian’s contract expiry.

The Biancocelesti president released a statement earlier today, expressing his appreciation of the player, who spent 10 years with Lazio after joining from Swiss side Young Boys in 2011.


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Below is the statement:

Società Sportiva Lazio says goodbye to Senad Lulic with great affection. It’s been a wonderful ten years together. Ten years in which Senad put in much more than a professional relationship, a deep love for Lazio, an exemplary attachment to the shirt and a real passion for his fans.

Every time he took to the pitch, we saw his grit and determination with which he threw himself on every ball, we appreciated his tenacity in the face of the difficulties that this profession exposes you to. He was an exemplary player, a captain on the pitch and a reference for his team-mates.

Senad Lulic’s time at Lazio has been marked by continuous emotions, above all, his signature, in the 71st minute, on the Coppa Italia derby on 26 May 2013, engraved in the history of the club and in the hearts of all our fans.

For all of this, on behalf of the whole great Biancoceleste family: thank you Senad!

The 35-year-old Lulic is now a free agent and is expected to join a Swiss team, to play at least one more professional season.


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In his 10 years with the club, Lulic made 371 appearances for Lazio across all competitions, with 282 of those being in Serie A. During that time, he scored 34 goals and provided 50 assists, with his most important contribution being the winner against Roma in the 2013 Coppa Italia final.

The Bosnian midfielder suffered from serious ankle issues last year and the resulting surgery in February 2020 saw him miss over 39 matches for the Roman club, a disappointing situation for the Biancocelesti veteran.