Zdeno Štrba

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Zdeno Štrba
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Personal information
Full name Zdeno Štrba
Date of birth (1976-06-09) 9 June 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Krásno nad Kysucou, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
SC St. Martin
Youth career
Tatran Krásno nad Kysucou
Dukla Banská Bystrica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Matador Púchov 78 (5)
2003–2009 MŠK Žilina 191 (9)
2009–2010 Skoda Xanthi 36 (4)
2011 MŠK Žilina 8 (0)
2012 Spartak Myjava 18 (3)
2013- SC St. Martin
National team
2003–2010 Slovakia 25 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Zdeno Štrba (born 9 June 1976) is a Slovak football midfielder who currently plays for SC St. Martin. He played for the Slovakia national football team 25 games.[1]

Club career[edit]

Štrba started at local club Tatran Krásno nad Kysucou and through youth squad of Dukla Banská Bystrica came to Matador Púchov where he made his the Corgoň Liga debut. He played for Matador four-and-a-half season and then moved to MŠK Žilina in January 2003. Štrba won six trophies in Žilina, the Corgoň Liga and the Slovak Super Cup three times, and progressed to the Slovakia national team as stable member. On 3 June 2009, Štrba has signed two-year contract for Skoda Xanthi for a fee €150,000.[2] He made 27 appearances and scored 4 goals in his first season at the Super League Greece. In December 2010, he terminated his contract with Xanthi after mutual consent and came back to Žilina, signing one-and-a-half-year contract.[3][4]


Štrba played his first international match against Cyprus on 13 February 2003. He was present in 6 of the 10 matches at the 2010 World Cup qualification and Slovakia manager Vladimír Weiss called up him to the final 23-men squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Štrba played overall 267 minutes at the tournament against New Zealand, Paraguay and Italy. He not played in the round of 16 against the Netherlands due to yellow cards from previous games. He announced his retiriment from international football in October 2010.




  1. ^ "Slovakia – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Štrba do Grécka" (in Slovak). MŠK Žilina official website. 3 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Štrba z rodinných dôvodov skončil v Škode Xanthi" (in Slovak). profutbal. 14 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 
  4. ^ "Majster získal Štrbu !" (in Slovak). MŠK Žilina official website. 27 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 

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