Adam Nemec

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Adam Nemec
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Personal information
Full name Adam Nemec
Date of birth (1985-09-02) 2 September 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Banská Bystrica,[1] Slovakia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
New York City FC
Number 32
Youth career
Žiar nad Hronom
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Dubnica 19 (8)
2004–2007 Žilina 74 (25)
2007–2008 Erzgebirge Aue 29 (10)
2008–2009 Genk 21 (4)
2009–2011 1. FC Kaiserslautern 61 (9)
2012 FC Ingolstadt 15 (2)
2012–2015 Union Berlin 60 (14)
2015– New York City FC 9 (0)
National team
2006– Slovakia 16 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 July 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 June 2015

Adam Nemec (born 2 September 1985) is a Slovak professional football player who plays as a striker for New York City FC in Major League Soccer and the Slovakia national team.

Club career[edit]

MŠK Žilina[edit]

When playing for MSK Žilina, Nemec became Slovakian champion in 2007 and in the process of it, scored 14 goals. in three seasons at the club Nemec scored 25 goals in 74 league matches.

Erzgebirge Aue[edit]

In August 2007, he signed a deal with Erzgebirge Aue where he scored ten goals and provided seven assists in 29 games.[2]

KRC Genk[edit]

On 11 June 2008, Nemec signed a four-year deal with Belgian club KRC Genk. He remained at the club for only one season in which he scored 4 goals in 21 matches.

1. FC Kaiserslautern[edit]

In July 2009, he was involved in talks over a move to Scottish Premier League club Heart of Midlothian which ultimately failed.[3] On 28 July 2009, Nemec signed a three-year contract for 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

After falling from a cherry tree in his garden in June 2011, Nemec suffered injuries including broken ribs and collarbone expected to keep him out of football for at least three months.[4] He returned to training in early September.[5] At the end of the season he left the club after having appeared in 61 league matches and scoring 9 goals in his two seasons.

FC Ingolstadt[edit]

On 27 January 2012, Nemec joined FC Ingolstadt until the end of the season.[6]

Union Berlin[edit]

On 24 July 2012, he signed a two-year contract with Union Berlin until June 2014.[7] In December 2013, after good performances, his contract was extended for another two years until 2016 including a mutual extension clause for another year.[8] Only four months later though, in April 2014, he was allowed to leave the club effective the end of the 2013–14 season,[9] however he stayed with Union.

New York City FC[edit]

On 25 January 2015, after Nemec's contract with Union Berlin was dissolved by mutual agreement, he signed for Major League Soccer club New York City FC.[10]

International career[edit]

Nemec is also a current member of the Slovakia national football team.

International goals[edit]

Score and result list Slovakia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 September 2014 Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina, Slovakia  Malta
1–0
1–0
Friendly
2. 15 November 2014 Philip II Arena, Skopje, Macedonia  Macedonia
2–0
2–0
Euro 2016 qualifier
3. 27 March 2015 Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina, Slovakia  Luxembourg
1–0
3–0
Euro 2016 qualifier

Honours[edit]

MŠK Žilina
1. FC Kaiserslautern

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adam Nemec". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Adam Nemec" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hearts to learn Nemec decision". Sky Sports. 21 July 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Grohmann, Karolos (22 June 2011). "Soccer – Kaisterlautern's Nemec injured in cherry tree plunge". Reuters. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Nemec steigt wieder ins Training ein" [Nemec gets back in training]. kicker.de (in German). 3 September 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wechsel perfekt: Nemec ist Ingolstädter" (in German). kicker.de. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "1. FC Union Berlin e.V. verpflichtet Adam Nemec" (in German). 1. FC Union Berlin. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Adam Nemec bleibt Unioner" [Adam Nemec remains a Union]. 1. FC Union Berlin. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Kohlmann verlässt Union Berlin" [Kohlmann leaves Union Berlin]. Sport1. 22 April 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Adam Nemec wechselt zu New York City FC" [Adam Nemec moves to New York City FC]. 25 January 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 

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