Zsolt Korcsmár

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Zsolt Korcsmár
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Personal information
Date of birth (1989-01-09) 9 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Komló, Hungary
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Greuther Fürth
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2011 Újpest 96 (12)
2010 Brann (loan) 10 (0)
2011–2013 Brann 69 (6)
2013– Greuther Fürth 14 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Hungary U-19 8 (0)
2009 Hungary U-20 5 (1)
2008–2010 Hungary U-21 11 (2)
2011– Hungary 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2014
The native form of this personal name is Korcsmár Zsolt. This article uses the Western name order.

Zsolt Korcsmár (pronounced [ˈʒolt kort͡ʃmaːr]; born 9 January 1989) is a Hungarian footballer, currently playing for Greuther Fürth in the 2. Bundesliga.

Club career[edit]

Újpest FC[edit]

Korcsmár played his first match in the Hungarian National Championship I against Budapest Honvéd FC in 2006. In the following season, he scored his first goal in the championship against Győri ETO FC. He joined Premier League side West Ham United for a two-week trial in December 2007.[1] He played 96 matches and scored 12 goals in Újpest FC.

In the winter of 2010, Korcsmár tried out for several teams including SK Brann where he scored a goal in a friendly against Las Palmas. On 19 July 2010, Újpest FC and SK Brann announced that Korcsmár was loaned to SK Brann for the remainder of the 2010 season with an option for SK Brann to make the move permanent. The investment company Hardball helped Brann finance the transfer.[2]

SK Brann[edit]

In January 2011, Korcsmár joined the Norwegian club SK Brann, where he played on loan from the Hungarian club Újpest FC. In his first season, Korcsmár played 811 minutes.

SpVgg Greuther Fürth[edit]

It was officially confirmed on 14 May 2013, that Korcsmár will start the next season with German-side Greuther Fürth. Korcsmár made his debut in the DFB-Pokal, against Pfeddersheim at an eventual 2–0 away win, where he scored the opening goal. On 30 August 2013, he made his debut in the 2. Bundesliga, against FSV Frankfurt at an eventual 1-1 away draw, where he played the full 90 minutes.

International career[edit]

Korcsmár has been the captain of Hungary's under-21 side.[3] He was part of the Hungary squad that won the bronze medal in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He played his first international match against Iceland at the Puskás Ferenc Stadium in August 2011. The match ended 4–0.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 25 November 2013[5]
Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010 Brann Tippeligaen 10 0 0 0 10 0
2011 28 3 5 1 32 4
2012 26 2 5 3 31 5
2013 15 1 2 0 17 1
2013–14 Greuther Fürth 2. Bundesliga 10 0 2 1 12 1
Career Total 89 6 14 5 103 11

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pal, Juha (14 December 2007). "Hammers trial Hungarian". Sky Sports. Retrieved 15 December 2007. 
  2. ^ Sævig, Christer; Dyregrov, Silje (19 July 2010). "Ungarer til Brann". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). Retrieved 19 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Belarus 1 – 0 Hungary". UEFA. Archived from the original on 1 November 2007. Retrieved 15 December 2007. 
  4. ^ "Hungary 4–0 Iceland". UEFA. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Zsolt Korcsmár". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 

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