|Full name||Kornel Saláta|
|Date of birth||24 January 1985|
|Place of birth||Kamenica nad Hronom, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|VTJ Sokol Kamenica nad Hronom|
|2007||→ Banská Bystrica (loan)||17||(4)|
|2013–2014||→ Tom Tomsk (loan)||7||(0)|
|2014||→ Dunajská Streda (loan)||10||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 June 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 November 2016
Kornel Saláta (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈkɔrnɛl ˈsalaːta]; born 24 January 1985) is a Slovak football defender of Hungarian descent who currently plays for ŠK Slovan Bratislava. Prior to his arrival to ŠK Slovan Bratislava he was playing for Russian Premier League club FC Rostov.
Saláta made his Corgoň Liga debut in the 2005–06 season for Matador Púchov. After season Púchov relegated to the Slovak First League and Saláta signed for Artmedia Petržalka. There he won the Corgoň Liga and the Slovak Cup in the 2007–08 season. In summer 2009, he moved to Slovan Bratislava, playing first match in the 2009 Slovak Super Cup. In January 2011, he signed four-year contract for Russian club FC Rostov for €1 million as one of the best Corgoň Liga defenders.
- Score and result list Slovakia's goal tally first.
|1.||15 October 2013||Skonto Stadium, Riga, Latvia||Latvia||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2.||14 June 2015||Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina||Macedonia||Euro 2016 qualifier|
- САЛАТА СТАЛ ФУТБОЛИСТОМ «РОСТОВА»
- Салата покинул Ростов. http://soccer.ru (in Russian). soccer.ru. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 4 September 2014. External link in
- "Mégis lehet magyar játékos a focivébén" [Still may be Hungarian player on the football WC]. Heti Világgazdaság (in Hungarian). hvg.hu. 11 March 2010. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
In the Slovak squad is listed the ethnic Hungarian Kornél Saláta as well, who thus may participate on the 2010 football World Cup. (A szlovák válogatott keretében szerepel a magyar nemzetiségű Saláta Kornél is, aki így lehet, hogy részt vesz a 2010-es labdarúgó világbajnokságon.)
- "Teljesült Saláta Kornél álma" [The dream of Kornél Saláta came true]. Hungarian Television (in Hungarian). Telesport.hu. 1 July 2010. Archived from the original on 2 May 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
The defender of Slovan Bratislava – who speaks Hungarian fluently – is happy that he pleased his family and relatives. (A Slovan Bratislava – magyarul folyékonyan beszélő – védője boldog, hogy örömet szerzett családjának és a földijeinek.)