Patryk Klimala

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Patryk Klimala
Patryk Klimala in Celtic FC.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-08-05) 5 August 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Świdnica, Poland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Celtic
Number 11
Youth career
0000–2012 Zjednoczeni Żarów
2012–2014 Lechia Dzierżoniów
2014–2015 Legia Warsaw
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Legia Warsaw 0 (0)
2015–2016Lechia Dzierżoniów (loan) 7 (1)
2016–2020 Jagiellonia Białystok 42 (8)
2017–2018Wigry Suwałki (loan) 27 (13)
2020– Celtic 0 (0)
National team
2016 Poland U19 2 (0)
2018–2019 Poland U20 3 (1)
2019– Poland U21 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 January 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 January 2020

Patryk Klimala (born 5 August 1998) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Celtic. He is nicknamed The Devil.[1]

Club career[edit]

Jagiellonia Białystok[edit]

Klimala debuted for Jagiellonia in 25 September 2016 being subbed in for Przemysław Frankowski in the 92nd minute against Korona Kielce.[2][3] He played two more games that season against Lech Poznań and Arka Gdynia being subbed in late in the game in both matches. Klimala got his first chance in the starting eleven against Piast Gliwice.[4] He played 63 minutes before being subbed out for Karol Swiderski, they won 2–1.

Klimala made his debut in the Europa League against Rio Ave on 27 July, 2018, he was subbed in the 83rd minute.[5]

Celtic[edit]

On 14 January 2020, Klimala signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with Celtic[6][7]. The price of transfer was 4 million euros.[8]

International career[edit]

Klimala has represented Poland at under-19 youth international level and made his international debut against Slovakia U19 in November 2016.[9] He made his under-20 debut against England U20 in March 2018[10], scoring his first international goal against the same opponents exactly one year later.[11] In March 2019, Klimala made his under-21 debut against Serbia U21.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 24 November 2019
Club Season League League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jagiellonia Białystok 2016–17 Ekstraklasa 3 0 0 0 3 0
2018–19 22 1 6 3 1 0 29 4
2019–20 15 7 1 0 16 7
Total 40 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 48 11
Wigry Suwałki (loan) 2017–18 I liga 27 13 1 0 28 13
Career total 67 21 8 3 1 0 0 0 76 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who is Celtic's new £3.5m striker Patryk Klimala - 'Devil' nickname | Next Lewandowski | Blistering pace | Off-field antics".
  2. ^ "Jagiellonia Białystok. Zgłosili młodego napastnika" (in Polish). poranny.pl. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Lotto Ekstraklasa: Jagiellonia wygrała z Koroną i utrzymała się na fotelu lidera" (in Polish). sport.dziennik.pl. 25 September 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Jagiellonia lepsza od Piasta Gliwice. Zadecydował gol z ostatniej minuty" (in Polish). bialystokonline.pl. 19 August 2018. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Liga Europy. Jagiellonia Białystok pokonała Rio Ave" (in Polish). sport.dziennik.pl. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Celtic delighted to sign Polish striker, Patryk Klimala". Celtic FC. 14 January 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Patryk Klimala: Poland Under-21 striker signs for Celtic". BBC Sport. 14 January 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  8. ^ Media, Wirtualna Polska (13 January 2020). "Transfery. Patryk Klimala jest już w Glasgow. Rekordowy transfer Jagiellonii Białystok - WP SportoweFakty". sportowefakty.wp.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Polska-Słowacja - Łączy nas piłka". laczynaspilka.pl. 11 November 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Polska-Anglia - Łączy nas piłka". laczynaspilka.pl. 22 March 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  11. ^ "Anglia-Polska - Łączy nas piłka". laczynaspilka.pl. 21 March 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  12. ^ "Polska-Serbia - Łączy nas piłka". laczynaspilka.pl. 26 March 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2020.

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