Brana Ilić (Serbian Cyrillic: Брана Илић; born 16 February 1985) is a Serbian professional footballer who play for Greek club Aris.
Zemun and Rad
Ilić made his senior debut with Zemun in 2003. He quickly became a first team regular, scoring four league goals from 23 appearances in his debut season. During his time at Zemun, Ilić amassed a total of 93 league appearances and scored 14 goals.
In the 2007 winter transfer window, Ilić moved to Rad, staying there for the next two years. He helped them win promotion to the top flight of Serbian football in 2008.
Partizan and Vojvodina
On 9 January 2009, it was announced that Ilić signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with Partizan. He made his competitive debut for the club on 14 March 2009 in a 2–0 home league victory over Čukarički. On 18 March 2009, in his second appearance for Partizan, Ilić scored his first goal for the club, giving his team a 1–0 away win against Jagodina.
On 1 July 2010, it was announced that Ilić signed a one plus one year contract with Vojvodina. He made 44 appearances in all competitions and scored 15 goals for the club, before leaving Novi Sad in the 2012 winter transfer window.
Aktobe and PAS Giannina
In early 2012, Ilić moved abroad to Kazakhstan and signed with Aktobe. He made 10 league appearances and scored three goals during his short stint with the club.
In the summer of 2012, Ilić joined Greek side PAS Giannina. He made his debut for the club on 25 August 2012, playing the full 90 minutes in a 0–0 home league draw with Platanias. Ilić scored his first goal for PAS Giannina in a 1–2 home loss to Panionios on 7 October 2012. His contract expired in 30 June 2016 without signing a new one.He had 138 appearances (28 goals) in all competitions.
Aris Thessaloniki F.C.
On 2 August 2016, the experienced Serbian striker visited the headquarters of Aris and signed a 2+1 years' contract for an undisclosed fee. On 18 December 2016 he scored his first two goals in a 3-2 home win against Trikala. On 22 January 2017 he scored against Acharnaikos.
On 18 March 2011, Ilić received his first call up to the Serbia national team for their UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Estonia, but remained unused in both matches. He eventually made his debut in a friendly match against South Korea on 3 June 2011.
- As of 30 April 2016
- Serbian SuperLiga: 2008–09, 2009–10
- Serbian Cup: 2008–09