Łukasz Szukała

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Łukasz Szukała
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Personal information
Full name Łukasz Szukała
Date of birth (1984-05-26) 26 May 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Gdańsk, Poland
Height 1.99m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Osmanlıspor
Number 3
Youth career
1994–1997 TuS Fortuna Saarburg
1997–1998 SV Trassem
1998–2000 Eintracht Trier
2000–2002 Metz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Metz B 9 (0)
2004–2008 1860 München II 51 (4)
2005–2008 1860 München 44 (0)
2008–2009 Alemannia Aachen II 1 (0)
2008–2010 Alemannia Aachen 26 (2)
2010–2011 Gloria Bistrița 28 (2)
2011–2012 Universitatea Cluj 29 (0)
2012 Petrolul Ploiești 2 (1)
2012–2015 Steaua București 65 (12)
2015 Al Ittihad 12 (3)
2015– Osmanlıspor 10 (0)
National team
2003 Poland U19 3 (0)
2005 Poland U21 3 (9)
2013– Poland 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 April 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2015 (UTC)

Łukasz Szukała (born 26 May 1989 is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Turkish side Osmanlıspor and the Poland national football team.

Club career[edit]

Universitatea Cluj[edit]

In June 2011, Szukała joined Universitatea Cluj on a three-year contract.[1]

Steaua București[edit]

In August 2012, Łukasz signed with Romanian giants Steaua București.[2] On 4 November 2012, Szukała scored his first goal for title-chasing Steaua in a 3–1 win against their Bucharest arch-rivals, Dinamo, guaranteeing him a good relationship with the very demanding Steaua fans.[3] In 2014, he was voted as the best foreign footballer in Liga I.[4]

Ittihad FC[edit]

On 3 January 2015, he signed a contract with Al-Ittihad, when he entered his final six months of the deal with Steaua.[5] The two clubs reached an agreement to release the player before his contract with Steaua ended, thus he joined Al-Ittihad in January 2015.[6]

International career[edit]

Szukała made his first appearance for the Poland national football team against Denmark in 2013.

He scored his first goal for the national side in the 7-0 victory over Gibraltar.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 September 2014 Estádio Algarve, Faro  Gibraltar 4–0 7–0 Euro 2016 qualifier

Personal life[edit]

Łukasz Szukała is a polyglot who speaks fluent Polish, English, French, German and Romanian.

He also has a German citizenship. His parents emigrated to Germany during his early childhood. He grew up in the region of Trier.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Steaua Bucharest

Individual[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1860 München II 2004–05 16 1 0 0 - - - 16 1
2005–06 14 1 0 0 - - - 14 1
2006–07 14 1 0 0 - - - 14 1
2007–08 7 1 0 0 - - - 7 1
Total 51 4 0 0 - - - - - - 51 4
1860 München 2004–05 18 0 0 0 - - - 18 0
2005–06 15 0 0 0 - - - 15 0
2006–07 2 0 0 0 - - - 2 0
2007–08 9 0 0 0 - - - 9 0
Total 44 0 0 0 - - - - - - 44 0
Alemannia Aachen II 2008–09 1 0 0 0 - - - 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 - - - - - - 1 0
Alemannia Aachen 2008–09 18 2 2 0 - - - 20 2
2009–10 8 0 2 1 - - - 10 1
Total 26 2 4 1 - - - - - - 30 3
Gloria Bistrița 2010–11 28 2 2 0 - - - 30 2
Total 28 2 2 0 - - - - - - 30 2
Universitatea Cluj 2011–12 29 0 0 0 - - - 29 0
Total 29 0 0 0 - - - - - - 29 0
Petrolul Ploiești 2012–13 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 - 2 1
Total 2 1 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 2 1
Steaua București 2012–13 20 4 1 0 - 6 0 - 27 4
2013–14 29 4 4 0 - 12 0 1 1 46 5
2014–15 16 4 0 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 28 4
Total 65 12 5 0 0 0 29 0 2 1 101 13
Ittihad 2014–15 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 13 3
Total 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 - - 13 3
Osmanlıspor 2015–16 9 0 0 0 - - - 9 0
Total 9 0 0 0 - - - - - - 9 0
Career Total 266 24 12 1 0 0 29 0 2 1 308 26

Statistics accurate as of match played 17 April 2016

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