#9 Edi Horvat
Height: 6’ 1”
Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
Previous Club: NK Fužinar (Slovenian Druga Liga)
Horvat signed with Legion FC on January 11, 2022 and most recently competed for Slovenian Second Tier side NK Fužinar, where his seven goals were tied for seventh in the league through the first half of the season. He also added five assists in those 16 appearances this season, and his eight goals in 22 games last season were good for top 15 in the league.
“We are excited to add Edi to our attacking group,” said Jay Heaps, Legion FC President & General Manager. “He is a natural forward with speed, strength, and the upside and ability to be a dangerous goal scorer in our league.”
The Croat kicked off his professional career as an 18-year-old playing for NK Aluminij Kidričevo in the Prva Liga, the Slovenian First Tier, and then he transferred to NK Brežice 1919 where he scored five goals in 21 appearances across two seasons. Before moving to Slovenia, Horvat recorded 16 goals in 20 games playing in his home country for the Inter Zaprešić Under-19s.