David Kašnik

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David Kašnik
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David Kašnik playing for Olimpija
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-01-16) 16 January 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Rudar Velenje
Number 20
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–2008 Dravograd
2008–2012 Olimpija 83 (3)
2011 Sheffield Wednesday (loan) 0 (0)
2012 Aluminij 14 (0)
2013– Rudar Velenje 34 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

David Kašnik (born 16 January 1987 in SFR Yugoslavia) is a Slovenian footballer who plays as a defender for Rudar Velenje in the Slovenian PrvaLiga.

Kašnik started his career in Dravograd, and played as a striker and a midfielder in his younger days. When he was 14 years old, a serious knee injury prevented him from playing football for a year and a half. He fully recovered and moved to Olimpija after an initial trial. He signed a contract in August 2008.

He rarely played in his first season when Olimpija won the second division to return to the top flight after a five year absence. During the summer of 2009 the majority of the experienced players left the club and Kašnik found himself in the first team. Although he was more adept to playing in central defence, he adjusted well to his new position of left back.

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