|Full name||Peter Pekarík|
|Date of birth||30 October 1986|
|Place of birth||Žilina, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|Current club||Hertha BSC|
|2004–2005||→ Dubnica (loan)||27||(0)|
|2011–2012||→ Kayserispor (loan)||27||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 December 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Pekarík, born in Žilina, began playing football at the youth section of his local club. His Corgoň Liga debut came for ZŤS Dubnica. In his first season he played 27 matches and came back to MŠK Žilina in the summer of 2005. He won the Corgoň Liga in the 2006–07 season, playing 35 matches.
On 31 January 2009, matchday 18, he debuted in the German Bundesliga in a 1–1 draw against the 1. FC Köln. At half time, coach Felix Magath substituted him for Cristian Zaccardo. Except for one game, he played in the second half of the season in all games and won with Wolfsburg for the first time in club history the German championship. However, at the end of the season he was substituted more often and lost his place in the starting eleven.
In August 2011, Pekarík joined Turkish first division side Kayserispor for the 2011–12 season on loan.
Pekarík made his national team debut against United Arab Emirates on 10 December 2006. He scored his first, and so far only, international goal in a 7–0 home victory over San Marino. He was a part of the Slovakia national football team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
|1.||6 June 2009||Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia||San Marino||2 – 0||7–0||World Cup 2010 Qualifying|
- "Pekarík vo Wolfsburgu s číslom 19" (in Slovak). profutbal. 21 January 2009. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
- "Hertha verpflichtet Pekarik" [Hertha signs Pekarik] (in German). DFL. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
- Peter Pekarík – FIFA competition record
- Peter Pekarík at National-Football-Teams.com
- Peter Pekarík at fussballdaten.de (German)