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Fudbalski klub Čukarički (Serbian Cyrillic: Фудбалски клуб Чукарички) is a Serbian professional football club from Belgrade, more precisely from the Čukarica municipality, that currently plays in the Serbian SuperLiga, the top tier of Serbian football.
|Full name||Fudbalski klub Čukarički|
|Nickname(s)||Чука / Čuka|
Брђани / Brđani (The Highlanders)
|Founded||4 July 1926; 96 years ago (1926-07-04) as Čukarički SK|
|Owner and president||Dragan Obradović|
|Head coach||Dušan Kerkez|
|2021–22||Serbian SuperLiga, 3rd|
Founded in 1926, the club spent the first years of its existence in the amateur field. In the days of Yugoslavia, Čukarički played predominantly in the lower divisions of the country. The first notable achievements for the club were in the seasons of 1971–72 and 1993–94, when they reached the Yugoslav Second League respectively and then reaching for the first time ever in the club's history the national top tier of football the Yugoslav First League the first tier in the newly created Serbia/Montenegro, as well as for the first time in the club's history playing on the European stage in the UEFA Intertoto Cup 1996 and the UEFA Intertoto Cup 1997.
On 17 April 2012, the club was bought by Dragan Obradović, the owner of the Serbian construction and wholesale company ADOC. Since then Čukarički is the first ever professional football club in Serbia to have been privatized, and is also one of the first clubs in Southeast Europe which were ever bought. Since being bought the club has become one of the most stable and organised clubs in Serbian football and has competed in the Europa League on four occasions since 2014.
The club won the 2014–15 Serbian Cup. Their highest league finish has been third, which they've achieved four times, in 2014–15, 2015–16, 2020–21 and 2021–22.
The most famous players to represent the club include: Aleksandar Kolarov who would go on to become one of the world's best left backs of his generation and represent the Serbia national team at two world cups, Miloš Ninković, Milan Dudić, Goran Gavrančić, Albert Nađ, amongst many others.