Péter Rajczi

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Péter Rajczi
Rajczi Péter 2010.jpg
Personal information
Full name Péter Rajczi
Date of birth (1981-04-03) 3 April 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Lengyeltóti, Hungary
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Striker/Winger
Club information
Current team
Várda
Number 9
Youth career
1995–1997 Kaposvár
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2003 Kaposvár 131 (55)
2003–2007 Újpest 92 (48)
2007 Barnsley (loan) 15 (1)
2007–2008 Pisa Calcio 12 (1)
2008–2013 Újpest 89 (33)
2013–2014 Kecskemét 22 (4)
2014 Mezőkövesd 7 (0)
2014–2015 Kaposvár 27 (11)
2015– Várda 34 (11)
National team
2004–2007 Hungary 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 October 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 January 2015
The native form of this personal name is Rajczi Péter. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Péter Rajczi (born 3 April 1981) is a Hungarian footballer who currently plays as a striker for Várda.

Career[edit]

Rajczi started to play football in Kaposvár, playing for Kaposvári Rákóczi FC. He played many seasons with Rákóczi, and scored a number of goals, reaching the topscorer title once in the second division. In 2003, he was signed by Újpest FC, where he became one of the most respected Hungarian strikers. Rajczi won two silver medals in the championship with Újpest.

Péter Rajczi became the topscorer of the Hungarian league in the 2005/06 season by scoring 23 goals in 24 games.

He joined Barnsley F.C. on 29 January 2007, for a substantial loan amount, and has the option to sign permanently in the summer.

He made his debut as a substitute in Barnsley's game with Cardiff City F.C. on 2 February 2007.[1] Rajczi scored his only Barnsley F.C. goal against Hull City on 20 February 2007.[2]

At the end of the 2006/2007 season Rajczi returned from loan to Hungary and joined Újpest FC again. After a season spent at Pisa Calcio in the Italian Serie B, he currently plays for Újpest FC.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 2 December 2004 Bangkok, Thailand  Estonia 5-0 Win King's Cup 2004
2. 30 March 2005 Budapest, Hungary  Bulgaria 1-1 Draw FIFA World Cup 2006 Qual.
3. 3 September 2005 Budapest, Hungary  Malta 4-0 Win FIFA World Cup 2006 Qual.

Honours[edit]

  • Hungarian Top Goalscorer: 2006
  • Player of the Year in Hungary: 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cardiff 2-0 Barnsley". BBC Sport. 2 February 2007. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Barnsley 3-0 Hull". BBC Sport. 20 February 2007. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 

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