Joachim Marx

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Joachim Marx
Personal information
Full name Joachim Jerzy Marx
Date of birth (1944-08-31) 31 August 1944 (age 71)
Place of birth Gleiwitz, Germany (present-day Poland)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
GKS Sośnica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959-1963 Piast Gliwice
1963-1969 Gwardia Warszawa 82 (36)
1969-1975 Ruch Chorzów 162 (66)
1975-1979 Lens
1979-1982 US Noeux-lès-Mines
National team
1966-1975 Poland 23 (10)
Teams managed
1985-1988 Lens
1988-1990 La Roche VF
1991-1992 Châteauroux

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Poland
Men’s Football
Gold medal – first place Munich 1972 Team Competition

Joachim Jerzy Marx (born 31 August 1944 in Gleiwitz, Germany, now Gliwice, Poland) is a retired Polish football striker.

On the national level, he played for Poland national team (23 matches/10 goals)[1] and was a participant at the 1972 Summer Olympics, where his team won the gold medal.

With Ruch Chorzów, he played 162 matches in the Ekstraklasa scoring 66 goals. With Marx, Ruch won the national championship (1974 and 1975), and the Polish Cup (1974).

Later in his career, Marx went to France, where he played most notably for Racing Lens (2nd place in Ligue 1 in 1977). Since ending his professional soccer player's career in 1982, Marx has been coaching in France.

Joachim Marx was famed for the strength of his kick.