Michał Pazdan

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Michał Pazdan
Personal information
Full name Michał Pazdan
Date of birth (1987-09-21) September 21, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Kraków, Poland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back, defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Jagiellonia Białystok
Number 2
Youth career
2002–2004 Hutnik Kraków
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Hutnik Kraków
2007–2012 Górnik Zabrze 126 (3)
2012– Jagiellonia Białystok 0 (0)
National team
2007– Poland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 June 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 August 2010

Michał Pazdan (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmixaw ˈpazdan], born September 21, 1987 in Kraków) is a Polish footballer who plays as a centerback and defensive midfielder for Polish Ekstraklasa side Jagiellonia Białystok.

Club career[edit]

Pazdan began his football career at Hutnik Kraków. He gradually made his way up the ranks and became part of the main team in the 2003-04 season.

In 2007 he joined Górnik Zabrze. He debuted in the Ekstraklasa on September 14, 2007 against Polonia Bytom. During that season he appeared 19 times for the club, 17 of those as a starter, and helped his team finish in 8th place that season.

International career[edit]

Pazdan has earned 5 caps for the Poland national football team. He made his debut on December 15, 2007 in a 1-0 friendly win against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Poland manager, Leo Beenhakker, called him up to participate in the 23-man squad at Euro 2008, however, along with Łukasz Garguła, he was the only player not to have played a single minute.

As of late, Pazdan has only been called up as a reserve for any players that may get injured, he was, however, called up on 21 November 2008 for friendly matches in Antalya, Turkey.[1]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

  • 2009 FIFA San Miguel Cup: Team of the Tournament[1]
  • Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej Sony Cup: Runner-Up (Prize: PSP)[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 90minut.pl) (Polish)