Maciej Szczęsny

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Maciej Szczęsny
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Szczęsny in 2007
Personal information
Full name Maciej Wawrzyniec Szczęsny
Date of birth (1965-06-28) 28 June 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Warsaw, Poland
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1987 Gwardia Warsaw
1987–1996 Legia Warsaw 140 (0)
1996–1998 Widzew Łódź 31 (0)
1998–2000 Polonia Warsaw 53 (0)
2000–2002 Wisła Kraków 12 (0)
National team
1991–1996 Poland 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Maciej Wawrzyniec Szczęsny (pronounced [ˈmat͡ɕɛj ˈʂt͡ʂɛ̃snɨ]) (born 28 June 1965) is a former footballer from Poland, who played for Legia Warsaw, Widzew Łódź, Polonia Warsaw and Wisła Kraków as a goalkeeper. He participated in the UEFA Champions League with Legia Warsaw (1995–96 - reaching a quarterfinal) and Widzew Łódź (1996–97). He is the only player to have won a Polish championship with four different clubs (in 1994 and 1995 with Legia, in 1997 with Widzew, in 2000 with Polonia and in 2001 with Wisła). Szczęsny played seven times for the Poland national football team, though six of those appearances came in friendlies.[1]

He is now a football commentator. His two sons play football as goalkeepers: Jan (born 1987) for PKS Radość Warsaw in the 6th tier of Polish football, and Wojciech (born 1990) for A.S. Roma in Serie A.


  1. ^ "Maciej Szczęsny". PZPN. Retrieved 2008-10-14. [dead link]