Mark Anthony Viduka is an Australian international football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Newcastle United. He is of Croatian descent and is a striker. Viduka captained Australia at the 2006 Germany World Cup.
Mark Viduka started his professional club career at Australian side Melbourne Knights in 1993 and after two season and 40 goals in 49 league matches, he moved to Croatian giants Dinamo Zagreb and played for them for three seasons, scoring 40 goals in 81 league matches.
Celtic signed the Aussie from Zabreb for 3.5 million pounds but due to a financial dispute between two clubs, Viduka couldn’t make his debut for Celtic until February 1999.
Mark Viduka was voted Scottish Player of the Year for 1999-2000 for scoring 27 goals in his first full season for Celtic.
After two prolific seasons for Celtic between 1998 and 2000 in which he scored 30 times in just 37 Scottish Premier League matches, Mark Viduka was signed by Leeds United in 2000 for 6 million pounds.