Mucha with Slovakia in 2010.
|Date of birth||5 December 1982|
|Place of birth||Belá nad Cirochou, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|TJ Slovan Belá nad Cirochou|
|2005||→ Humenné (loan)|
|2013–2015||Krylia Sovetov Samara||10||(0)|
|2015||→ Arsenal Tula (loan)||12||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 December 2018|
In January 2010, Mucha signed a pre-contract deal with English Premier League club Everton to join them on 1 July. On 4 August 2010, Mucha made his Everton debut playing the first 45 minutes of a pre-season friendly against Chilean side Everton de Viña del Mar at Goodison Park, before being replaced in goal by Iain Turner at half-time. His competitive debut for Everton came in the first match of their League Cup campaign, a 5–1 win over Huddersfield Town. He went on to play in the successive League Cup match against Brentford, in which he saved a penalty kick in the second half, but could not keep his side in the competition in the penalty shootout to decide the match, which Everton lost 4–3. Mucha made his sixth appearance for the club and his first in the 2012/13 season in a League Cup tie at home to Leyton Orient in August 2012, which Everton won 5–0. Mucha played in the next round as Everton lost 2–1 away to Leeds United.
He was on the bench in all 38 Premier League fixtures of 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons as an unused sub. On 2 March 2013, with regular keeper Tim Howard injured, Mucha finally made his league debut for Everton in a 3–1 home win against Reading. On 9 March 2013, with Howard still injured, Mucha made his FA Cup debut in a 3–0 home loss to Wigan. He made his 10th appearance for the club the following week in a home league game against Manchester City. Everton ran out 2–0 winners with Mucha producing a string of fine saves. Mucha left Everton when his contract expired at the end of the season.
Krylia Sovetov Samara
ŠK Slovan Bratislava
Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza
Mucha made his debut for Slovakia in February 2008, in a friendly match against Hungary, and became the national team's first-choice goalkeeper. When Slovakia qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time, in 2010, Mucha played in all four games as Slovakia made it to the second round of the competition. Later he was selected for Euro 2016 and played all three matches.
In March 2013 Mucha was ordered to do 250 hours of community service after being caught driving with a suspended license.
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