Marek Lemsalu

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Marek Lemsalu
Personal information
Full name Marek Lemsalu
Date of birth (1972-11-24) 24 November 1972 (age 41)
Place of birth Pärnu, Estonia
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 Pärnu KEK 29 (2)
1989–1990 Sport Tallinn 26 (0)
1989 Eesti Tööstus 1 (0)
1990–1991 MEK Pärnu 39 (4)
1992–1999 FC Flora Tallinn 119 (17)
1996–1997 Mainz 05 16 (0)
1998 FC Kuressaare 1 (0)
1999 Strømsgodset IF 8 (0)
2000 JK Viljandi Tulevik 20 (6)
2001 IK Start 29 (2)
2002–2005 Bryne FK 110 (10)
2006–2008 FC Levadia Tallinn 90 (15)
Total 488 (56)
National team
1992–2007 Estonia 86 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marek Lemsalu (born 24 November 1972 in Pärnu) is a former Estonian professional footballer. He played the position of defender and is 1.91 m tall.

Club career[edit]

His club career has been spent in Tulevik Viljandi, FC Flora Tallinn, FSV Mainz 05, Strømsgodset, Start before he joined Bryne in 2002. He was a stalwart in the Bryne defense, rarely missing a game.

In 2006, he joined the Estonian Meistriliiga team FC Levadia Tallinn.

With Levadia, he became the winner of the league in 2006, 2007, and 2008. On 15 November 2008, he played his last game as a professional football player.[1]

International career[edit]

During his national team career he was capped 83 times and scored three goals. He debuted internationally in 1992.[2]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

Personal[edit]

His daughter Liis Lemsalu is the winner of the fourth season of Eesti otsib superstaari (Estonian version of Idol series).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Järvela, Ott (17 November 2008). "Lemsalu: sisetunne ütleb, et aeg sai ümber" (in Estonian). ohtuleht.ee. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Marek Lemsalu at National-Football-Teams.com