Date of birth
7 February 1978
Place of birth
1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Péter Kovács (born 7 February 1978 in Salgótarján) is a Hungarian footballer currently playing as a striker for Strømsgodset in the Tippeliga in Norway. He previously played for Újpest and Vác in Hungary, Lahti and Haka in Finland, and Tromsø, Viking, Strømsgodset and Odd Grenland in Norway, and Lierse in Belgium.
Club career [ edit ]
Kovács gained notoriety in August 2009, when in the quarter-finals of the Norwegian Cup, he scored a goal against
SK Brann after Brann's keeper fell to the ground with an injured knee while trying to clear the ball upfield following a home pass. He also came one goal short of being joint top scorer in the 2009 Norwegian premier league, finishing behind [1 ] Rade Prica.
He became the top scorer in the 2012 Norwegian premier league.
Personal life [ edit ]
On the personal side, Kovács has a relationship with Norwegian female footballer,
Melissa Wiik. [2 ]
Hungarian, English and Norwegian fluently.
Career statistics [ edit ]
As of 25 August 2014 [3 ]
Honours [ edit ]
Individual [ edit ]
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