Marek Hamšík

17
Position
Midfielder
Date of Birth
Jul 27, 1987

Marek Hamšík

Bio

Marek Hamšík was born in Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia on 27 July 1987. An attacking midfield player, who primarily operates in central areas, he is equally adept when playing as a winger. Known for his strong leadership, dribbling ability and creative talents, he was named as one of the top 10 footballers in Europe by Bloomberg in 2013.

A product of the Slovan Bratislava youth academy, Hamšík graduated to the first team and made his senior debut in 2004. After just a handful of appearances for the club, he moved to Italy and signed for Brescia at the age of 17, breaking into their team over the course of the next few seasons. The 2006-07 season was especially notable for Hamšík, as he managed to reach double figures for goals for the first time.

Hamšík's performances attracted the att...