Miroslav Karhan

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Miroslav Karhan
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Personal information
Full name Miroslav Karhan
Date of birth (1976-06-21) 21 June 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Hlohovec, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1986–1993 Spartak Trnava
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1999 Spartak Trnava 152 (21)
1999–2000 Betis 33 (2)
2000–2001 Beşiktaş 26 (2)
2001–2007 VfL Wolfsburg 173 (9)
2007–2011 Mainz 05 109 (10)
2011–2013 Spartak Trnava 64 (6)
Total 557 (50)
National team
1995–2011 Slovakia 107 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miroslav Karhan (born 21 June 1976) is a retired Slovak footballer who played as a midfielder.[1]

Karhan made 107 appearances for Slovakia and is the most capped Slovak footballer of all time. He was an ever present part of the side during the country's qualification for the 2010 World Cup for the first time in its history, but sustained an injury and was unable to feature during the actual tournament.

He began his career with local club Spartak Trnava. Via Betis and Beşiktaş he moved to VfL Wolfsburg in 2001. He joined relegated Mainz 05 on a free transfer from VfL Wolfsburg in the middle of 2007. He returned to Spartak Trnava in the middle of 2011 from Mainz 05.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 September 1999 Mestský štadión, Dubnica, Slovakia  Liechtenstein 2 – 0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying
2. 20 November 2002 Štadión Antona Malatinského, Trnava, Slovakia  Ukraine 1 – 0 1–1 Friendly match
3. 8 September 2004 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Liechtenstein 3 – 0 7–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 9 October 2004 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Latvia 3 – 1 4–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 9 October 2004 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Latvia 4 – 1 4–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
6. 9 February 2005 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca, Cyprus  Romania 1 – 2 2–2 Friendly match
7. 30 March 2005 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Portugal 1 – 0 1–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
8. 3 September 2005 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Germany 1 – 0 2–0 Friendly match
9. 3 September 2005 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Germany 2 – 0 2–0 Friendly match
10. 2 September 2006 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia  Cyprus 5 – 0 6–1 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
11. 7 October 2006 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales  Wales 1 – 4 1–5 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
12. 15 November 2006 Štadión Pod Dubňom, Žilina, Slovakia  Bulgaria 3 – 0 3–1 Friendly match
13. 11 October 2008 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 1 – 3 1–3 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
14. 4 June 2011 Pasienky, Bratislava, Slovakia  Andorra 1 – 0 1–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying

International appearances[edit]

Team Year Apps Goals
Slovakia 1995 3 0
1996 6 0
1997 9 0
1998 5 0
1999 9 1
2000 6 0
2001 11 0
2002 5 1
2003 5 0
2004 8 3
2005 10 4
2006 7 3
2008 4 1
2009 7 0
2010 6 0
2011 6 1
Total 107 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miroslav Karhan". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 

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