|Date of birth||29 August 1945|
|Place of birth||Partizánske, Slovakia|
|Date of death||28 October 1996(aged 51)|
|Place of death||Bratislava, Slovakia|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Striker|
|Brezová pod Bradlom|
|1994–1996||Slovan Bratislava (Assistant)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
His father was a great football player (Baťany - Partizánske) and gave his son Karol great technical foundations. Karol was a player with high football intelligence, always making up different situations on the football field. His football thinking was very unpredictable and he had a great left foot. Great constructor and passer, on which will always remember his teammate from ŠK Slovan Bratislava Ján Čapkovič. In 1963 came as junior to ŠK Slovan Bratislava and till spring 1975, when he left to Prievidza on his account was 238 Premier league matches and 68 goals. For national team of Czechoslovakia had played 27 matches and scored 11 goals.
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1968-69
- Czechoslovak First League (3): 1969-70, 1973-74, 1974-75
- Czechoslovak Cup (2): 1968, 1974
- Slovak Cup (3): 1970, 1972, 1974
- 1970 FIFA World Cup: Group Stage
- "Sieň slávy" (in Slovak). ŠK Slovan. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
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