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Alen Boksic is a former Croatian footballer who is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his time. He was born on January 21, 1970, in the city of Makarska, Croatia. Boksic started his football career as a teenager in his hometown club NK Gošk Makarska before moving to Hajduk Split, one of the biggest football clubs in Croatia. Boksic's talent was evident from an early age, and it wasn't long before he was noticed by some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

Boksic's career in Europe started when he signed for French club Cannes in 1991. His time at Cannes was short-lived, and he soon moved to Marseille, where he scored 26 goals in 49 appearances. His performances for Marseille caught the attention of Italian giants Lazio, who signed him in 1993. Boksic's time at Lazio was highly successful, and he scored 33 goals in 56 appearances.

After three seasons at Lazio, Boksic moved to Juventus, another Italian giant, in 1996. He formed a formidable partnership with Alessandro Del Piero and helped Juventus win the Serie A title in his first season at the club. However, Boksic's playing-time at Juventus was limited, and after a single season in Turin he moved back to Lazio.

In 2000, Boksic moved to English club Middlesbrough, signed by manager Bryan Robson. Boksic's time at Middlesbrough was highly successful, and he helped the club win the League Cup in 2004, scoring in the final against Bolton Wanderers. Boksic was known for his technical ability, vision, and finishing, and he was highly regarded by Middlesbrough fans.

Boksic retired from football in 2005 at the age of 35. He had played for Croatia at the international level, scoring 12 goals in 40 appearances. Boksic's international career was highly successful, and he helped Croatia reach the quarter-finals of the 1996 European Championships and the semi-finals of the 1998 World Cup.

Boksic's impact on Croatian football cannot be overstated. He was one of the first Croatian players to establish himself as a world-class talent in Europe, and he paved the way for future generations of Croatian footballers. Boksic's success in Italy and England also helped raise the profile of Croatian football in those countries.

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