Danilo Doncic was born in Varrje Yugoslavia on the 20th of March 1969. Danilo started his football career as a midfielder but coaches changed his position into that of a striker.
He started his career with F.K. Beograd in 1982 at the age of 13. In 1989 he joined Rudar and in 1990 he played with Nadrcdak. In 1992 he signed a contract with Cukaricki, in 1993 he returned back with Beograd.
In 1996 Valletta FC were in search of a foreign striker. Valletta FC made contact with Danilo and the Serb striker came to Malta for a trial and his trial was a success. In season 1996/1997 Danilo Doncic became the first foreigner top scorer with 32 goals.
With Valletta FC, Danilo won all possible Maltese Cups in one season. He left Malta for one of the top Bulgarian clubs Lokomotiv Sofia and continued his career by moving to Portugal to play for Imortal DC. After that, he spent five years playing for Sliema Wanderers F.C. where he won three league campaigns in a row and one trophy. During his years of success, Doncic was three times the top scorer of the Maltese Premier League. In total, he played eight years in Malta with a record of 196 games played and 151 goals scored. In May 2006 at the age of 37, Doncic retired from playing football.