Andrzej Jarosik

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Andrzej Jarosik
Personal information
Full name Andrzej Władysław Jarosik
Date of birth (1944-11-26) 26 November 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth Sosnowiec, Poland
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1974 Zaglebie Sosnowiec 265 (113)
1974–1976 RC Strasbourg 17 (3)
1976–1977 Toulon
National team
1965–1972 Poland 25 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Representing  Poland
Men's Football
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team Competition

Andrzej Władysław Jarosik (born 26 November 1944 in Sosnowiec) is a former Polish footballer who played forward.

He started his career in Zagłębie Sosnowiec (1958–1974) and then played for in France with Racing Strasbourg (1974–1976) and SC Toulon (1976–1977). He appeared for the Poland National Football Team (25 caps, 11 goals),[1] he made his debut in 1965 versus Bulgaria. His last appearance for the national team was in 1972 also against Bulgaria. He was a two time scoring champion in the Polish first league (1970 - 18 goals, 1971 - 13 goals). He qualified for the Olympic squad in Munich (1972) and won the gold medal. In the game against the Soviet Union he refused to take the pitch because his displeasure of starting the game on the bench. His place was taken by Zygfryd Szołtysik (who ended up scoring a goal).

After finishing his career as a player Jarosik, along with his family left for France where he currently lives and runs his business.

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