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Marek Hamšík
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Napoli
Marek
Hamšík

Midfielder

Date of Birth
Jul 27, 1987
Place of Birth
Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Nationality
Slovakia
Height
183 cm
Weight
79 kg
Debut
26 August 2007

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 attention of Napoli, who had just achieved promotion back to Serie A, and he joined the club ahead of the 2007-08 season. He was able to settle in quickly, finishing his first season as the club's top goalscorer and being named as the Serie A Young Footballer of the Year. The following season, he once again finished as the side's top scorer, while in 2010-11, he helped to guide the team to Champions League qualification. At the end of that campaign, he was named in the Serie A Team of the Year. The 2011-12 season brought about his first major trophy, as Napoli collected the Coppa Italia. Hamšík's leadership ability resulted in him being appointed as club captain, while the consistency of his performances is demonstrated by the fact that he was voted Slovak Footballer of the Year for 2009, 2010 and 2013.

On the international stage, Hamšík made his debut for Slovakia in 2007 and quickly emerged as a key player for the side. In 2010, he captained the side during the FIFA World Cup, which marked their first ever major competition as an independent country.

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Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
Serie A
1743 26 22 4 16 5 4 0 0 0
2013/2014
Serie A
1968 28 23 5 17 9 7 2 0 0
2012/2013
Serie A
3280 38 37 1 12 1 11 2 0 0
2011/2012
Serie A
2681 37 30 7 12 7 9 5 0 0
2010/2011
Serie A
2981 37 36 1 18 1 11 5 0 0
2009/2010
Serie A
3244 37 37 0 7 0 12 1 0 0
2008/2009
Serie A
2505 32 31 1 11 2 9 2 0 1
2007/2008
Serie A
2886 37 34 3 18 3 9 4 0 0
2006/2007
Serie B
0 40 40 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
2005/2006
Serie B
0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004/2005
Serie A
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004/2005
Super Liga
0 6 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Total 21288 343 321 22 111 28 83 21 0 1

Transfers & Loans

2007
31 Jul
€ 5,500,000
2004
31 Dec
€ 60,000

Games Played

Date Match  
22 Mar 2015 1 1 0 0 0
15 Mar 2015 2 0 0 0 0
8 Mar 2015 2 2 1 0 0
1 Mar 2015 1 0 0 0 0
23 Feb 2015 2 0 1 0 0
14 Feb 2015 3 1 0 0 0
8 Feb 2015 3 1 0 0 0
1 Feb 2015 1 2 0 0 0
26 Jan 2015 2 1 0 0 0
18 Jan 2015 0 1 0 0 0
11 Jan 2015 1 3 0 0 0
6 Jan 2015 1 4 0 0 0
18 Dec 2014 2 0 0 0 0
14 Dec 2014 2 0 0 0 0
7 Dec 2014 2 2 0 0 0
1 Dec 2014 1 1 0 0 0
23 Nov 2014 3 3 0 0 0
9 Nov 2014 0 1 0 0 0
1 Nov 2014 2 0 0 0 0
29 Oct 2014 1 1 0 0 0
26 Oct 2014 6 2 2 0 0
19 Oct 2014 2 2 0 0 0
28 Sep 2014 0 1 0 0 0
24 Sep 2014 3 3 0 0 0
21 Sep 2014 1 0 0 0 0
14 Sep 2014 0 1 0 0 0
31 Aug 2014 1 2 0 0 0