#13 - M - 6'0" - 185
September 13, 1985 - Serbia (Serbia)
- Relationship status
- Favorite TV show(s)
- Entourage, Family Guy, Lie to Me, The Office, America's Next Top Chef
- Favorite movie(s)
- The Notebook, The Godfather movies, Inception, Wedding Crashers
- Most recent movie seen
- Favorite Music/Artist/Band(s)
- Dubstep, House / Dance music, Salsa, Bachata, Reggae, Classical, Reggaeton, Hip-Hop and R&B
- Most recent concert attended
- Favorite Book/Author(s)
- Holy Bible, The Prince - Niccolò Machiavelli, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior - Dan Millman, The World's Greatest Salesman
- Most recent book read
- Who Moved My Cheese - Spencer Johnson
- Favorite quote
- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves - Niccolò Machiavelli
- Favorite sports other than soccer (playing)
- Basketball, swimming and tennis
- Favorite sports other than soccer (watching)
- Basketball, tennis, football
- Favorite sports team(s)
- San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Saints
- Favorite vacation location
- San Juan PR
- Favorite city that you've lived in
- Madrid Spain, Belgrade Serbia, New Orleans LA
- Favorite color
- Food that I shouldn't like so much... but I do
- Chocolate and everything sweet
- The strangest food you've ever eaten
- Cow tongue because of its texture
- Who is/was your most influential coach and/or mentor? Why?
- Zinedine Zidane because of his advice not only on the field but also as a great example to help people in the world and being humble.
- Who was your favorite soccer player growing up?
- Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldhino
- Favorite soccer team to watch?
- Barcelona F.C.
- Why do you wear your jersey number?
- Because I was born on the 13th of September
- Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals? What are they?
- I pray before every game
- Which teammate do you share a hotel room with on road trips?
- Nelson Beccera and Jeremy Ortiz
- Does he have any habits that annoy you or strike you as strange?
- Nelson, because he is always on his phone
- If I weren't playing soccer, I would probably be...
- Using my MBA degree and working in the corporate office
- You just won $10 million! What do you do first? What do you do next?
- Pay for my grandma from Serbia to come move to the U.S.
- When I'm not playing or practicing with the Lancers, you'll probably find me...
- Relaxing and cooking in my apartment
- Name some of your role models (athletes)
- Zinedine Zidane
- Role models (non-athletes)
- My Dad
- Something my fans/teammates would be surprised to find out about me
- I love playing the piano and composing music
- You can cast any actor, dead or alive, to play you in a film about your life. Who would you cast in the role? Why?
- Robert Downey Jr. because of his dynamic personality in his films.
- If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be? Why?
- Pele because I want to learn more about him and hear his stories.
- What grinds your gears? Your pet-peeves
- People who don't clean up after themselves and people who are superficial
- Do you have a nickname?
- Most embarrassing moment
- My shorts coming off during a soccer game.
- Most triumphant moment
- When I represented the U.S. on the Global Reality Soccer Show "Soccer Aces" on CracksTV, Madrid Spain
- What is the biggest sporting event you've attended?
- Ajax vs. Celtic Champions League game
- How many Facebook friends do you have? Twitter followers?
- 2,100 friends
- Who is the person who has inspired you most in your lifetime?
- My Grandfather and my Dad
- What is the one thing you would change about yourself or the world, if you could?
- I would change and decrease the amounts of children that live in poverty and hunger throughout the world.
- Mac or PC?
- Boxers or briefs?
- Smart or "dumb" phone?
- Google or Bing?
- Blondes or brunettes?
- I never discriminate!
- Car, truck or SUV?
Serbian native Ljubomir "Lubo" Kocic joins the Lancers for his rookie pro indoor season in 2011. Earlier that year, Lubo made his outdoor debut with Puerto Rico United.
College and amateur
Lubo moved to the New Orleans area in 1994 and he later starred at Grace King High before moving on to the University of Incarnate Word, where he played four years of varsity soccer.
Made a name for himself on the international reality TV series ¨DSoccer Aces.¡¬ Lubo was one of 17 finalists that were judged by soccer legend Zinedine Zidane, amongst others.