Marc Janko in 2012
|Date of birth||25 June 1983|
|Place of birth||Vienna, Austria|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|2004–2010||Red Bull Salzburg||121||(75)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Red Bull Salzburg
Janko is a very well known tall striker also known as 'das hert' who started his career playing at the traditional club Admira Wacker from Mödling, Lower Austria. After successful years he came to Red Bull Salzburg. He was one of the most important players for the team and in the end of the 2005 season he scored 11 goals in 10 matches.
He started the 2008–09 season in great fashion, scoring 5 goals in the first 2 games. On 16 November 2008, Janko became the all-time club leader for goals scored in one season for Salzburg. His 25 goals in less than half a season, surpassed previous record-holder Oliver Bierhoff, who scored 23 during the 1990–91 season. Janko continued his scoring streak with a four goal performance against league rival Altach. On 6 December 2008, he surpassed Toni Polster as the all-time half-season scoring champion by registering 30 goals in 20 matches.
He scored 5 hat tricks in the league during the season, including a four-goal performance after coming on as a second-half substitute against SCR Altach (Salzburg won the game 4–3 due to his goals). In total he scored an impressive 39 goals (plus 9 assists) in only 34 games as RB Salzburg won the league.
Due to his 39 goals scored in the 2008–2009 season, he became the goal leader for all leagues worldwide during the year. His success caught the attention of several English Premier League clubs and Celtic, however, he signed a new contract with Red Bull on 30 January 2009, which would have kept him in Salzburg until June 2013, if it had been kept.
Though there were constant rumors and speculation that Janko would sign with a different club, he stayed with the Red Bulls. Through 21 games that season, Janko scored 12 goals which currently puts him in second place in the Austrian Bundesliga behind teammate Roman Wallner. His best games were a 4-goal effort against FC Carinthia on 4 October, and a pair of goals scored against Josko Ried on 13 February 2010.
Janko was also an integral part of the Salzburg team that enjoyed success in its pool play in the UEFA Europa League. He had a strong performance against Standard Liege on 19 February 2010, scoring his side's 2 goals in a 3–2 loss in the first tie of the Round of 32.
Marc Janko signed a 4-year contract with FC Twente Enschede in the Netherlands on 21 June 2010 and was given the number 21 shirt previously worn by fellow countryman Marko Arnautović. Twente will pay Red Bull Salzburg an amount between 4 and 7 million euro. On 8 May 2011, Janko scored the winning goal of the 2011 KNVB Cup Final against Ajax in the 117th minute to seal a 3–2 victory.
30 January 2012, it was announced that Marc Janko would sign for Porto. On 31 January 2012 it was announced that Janko was officially a player for Porto and was given the number 29 shirt, he signed a contract until June 2015. On 5 February 2012 he scored his first goal for Porto against V.Setúbal with Porto winning the match 2–0.
|2002–03||Admira Wacker||Austrian Bundesliga||?||?||?||?||?||?||?||?|
|2005–06||Red Bull Salzburg||Austrian Bundesliga||18||11||?||?||?||?||18||11|
|Portugal||League||Taça de Portugal||Europe||Total|
|2011–12||FC Porto||Primeira Liga||10||4||2||1||0||0||12||5|
He made his debut for Austria in a May 2006 friendly match against Croatia and earned his second cap in October that year against Liechtenstein. In 2009, he scored one of Austria's two goals against Lithuania on 10 October 2009. Four days later, he scored Austria's lone goal against France. As of 2012, Janko has scored 13 goals in 30 matches for the team.
- Scores and results list Austria's goal tally first.
- "Österreichische Fußball-Bundesliga Top Scorers". Bundesliga.at. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
- Red Bulls lose unbeaten record. Redbull.com.
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- Match: Twente Enschede v Ajax Amsterdam – Dutch Cup – ESPN FC. Soccernet.espn.go.com (8 May 2011).
- Hegarty, Peter-Joseph (8 May 2011). "Barcelona Moves Within a Point of Third Straight Spanish Title; Inter Wins". Bloomberg.
- Latest Football News, Results and Fixtures. TEAMtalk (7 February 2012).
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- "Marc Janko Profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
- Official website – Marc Janko
- Player profile – Red Bulls Salzburg
- Marc Janko at National-Football-Teams.com