Ilija Spasojević (born 11 September 1987) is a Montenegrin-born Indonesian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Liga 1 club Bali United and the Indonesia national team. Spasojević is known for his goalscoring ability. During his senior career, he scored 180 goals in 344 official matches and earned himself a nickname “Spasogoal.”
Spasojević was playing for Serbia-Montenegro U17 and Serbia-Montenegro U19. In 2006, Montenegrins voted on an independence referendum and Serbia and Montenegro became independent countries. Spasojević decided to play for Montenegro U21.
In October 2017, Spasojevic officially gained Indonesian citizenship. Spasojević made his debut for Indonesia in an unofficial friendly match in a loss to the Syria national U-23 team on 18 November 2017. A week later he made his official debut on 25 November in a match against Guyana. Spasojević scored twice in a 2–1 win.
In December 2015 Spasojević signed a 2-year contract with Melaka United. He was immediately appointed as team captain due to his experience and leadership abilities. That showed up to be a good decision as he led Melaka United to win Malaysia Premier League 2016 by scoring 24 goals from total 48 goals scored by Melaka United in Malaysia Premier League 2016. That was club’s first league trophy after 33 years without silverware. Spasojević also won Malaysia Golden Boot 2016 and he was named twice as PFA Malaysia Player of the Month. Due to his superb performance in Melaka United jersey, he became the first foreigner in club’s history to receive Bintang Cemerlang Melaka award from Melaka Governor Mohd Khalil Yaakob. After scoring 30 goals in 35 matches played in Malaysia, Spasojević and Melaka United took sides in June 2017.