Ján Geleta

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Ján Geleta
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Ján Geleta in 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-09-13) 13 September 1943 (age 73)
Place of birth Partizánske, Slovakia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1958–1963 Iskra Partizánske
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1976 Dukla Prague 283 (27)
1977–1979 Motorlet Prague
National team
1964–1970 Czechoslovakia 19 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ján Geleta (born 13 September 1943) is a former Slovak football player.

Geleta played his whole professional league career for Dukla Prague. He appeared in 283 league matches and scored 27 goals. Geleta was initially at Dukla to serve his two-year military service. After finishing his military duties, he stayed at the club and played there until 1976.

Geleta won the Czechoslovak First League twice with Dukla, in 1964 and 1966. He also won the Czechoslovak Cup with Dukla in 1965, 1966 and 1969. In 1967, he was voted the Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year.

Geleta was a member of the Czechoslovakia national football team and played for his country total 19 matches, scoring two goals. He also participated in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where the Czechoslovak team won the silver medals.

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