Jerzy Brzęczek

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Jerzy Brzęczek
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Personal information
Full name Jerzy Józef Brzęczek
Date of birth (1971-03-18) March 18, 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Truskolasy, Poland
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1988 Raków Częstochowa
1988–1992 Olimpia Poznań 108 (8)
1992–1993 Lech Poznań 29 (3)
1993–1994 Górnik Zabrze 46 (6)
1995 GKS Katowice 15 (3)
1995–1998 Tirol Innsbruck 85 (11)
1998–1999 LASK 33 (2)
1999–2000 Maccabi Haifa 47 (11)
2000–2002 Tirol Innsbruck 62 (7)
2002–2003 Sturm Graz 35 (2)
2004 FC Kärnten 13 (0)
2004–2007 Wacker Tirol 79 (8)
2007–2008 Górnik Zabrze 42 (5)
2009 Polonia Bytom 8 (0)
Total 602 (66)
National team
1992–1999 Poland 42 (4)
Teams managed
2010–2014 Raków Częstochowa
2014–2015 Lechia Gdańsk
2015– GKS Katowice
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jerzy Józef Brzęczek (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjɛʐɨ ˈjuzɛf ˈbʐɛnt͡ʂɛk]) (born March 18, 1971) is a former Polish footballer who played as a midfielder.

In a professional career which spanned nearly 20 years and brought nearly 50 caps with the Poland national team, Brzęczek played at club in Poland, Austria and Israel.

Football career[edit]

Club[edit]

During his career, Brzęczek played for Raków Częstochowa, Olimpia Poznań, Lech Poznań, Górnik Zabrze (two spells), GKS Katowice, Tirol Innsbruck (later Wacker Tirol), LASK Linz, Maccabi Haifa, Sturm Graz, FC Kärnten and Polonia Bytom, retiring in 2009 at age 38.

Brzęczek picked up championship medals in both Poland (with Lech Poznań in 1993) and Austria (with Tirol Innsbruck in 2001 and 2002).

National team[edit]

With 42 international caps to his credit, Brzęczek also represented the national team at the 1992 Summer Olympics, winning silver.

Personal[edit]

Brzęczek is uncle to another footballer, winger Jakub Błaszczykowski, who has most notably represented Wisła Kraków, Borussia Dortmund and VFL Wolfsburg

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