The TOP scorer of the last World Championship 2015 in Qatar, Dragan Gajić (33), decided to finish his career in the Slovenian national team. After 11 years of playing in NT jersey, eight big events, 642 goals in 151 match, HC Montpellier ritght wing decided to give the space for some younger guys.
Dragan Gajić lost the status of the first star when Veselin Vujović overtook the position of the head-coach from Boris Denić last summer. Gajić missed first action of the new coach due birth of his child afterwards he was critized by Vujović.
The real punishment came a few months later, when Vujović decided not to put Gajić on the list for the Men’s EHF EURO 2016. However, only day after decision, Jure Dolenec got injured, so Gajić joined team in the last moment as support to Gašper Marguč on right wing position.
Slovenia suffered two defeats and drew with Spain, what wasn’t enough to avoid elimination at the end of Preliminary Round in Wroclaw.
Gajić announced decision after team arrived home.