Piotr Reiss

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Piotr Reiss
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Personal information
Full name Piotr Reiss
Date of birth (1972-06-20) 20 June 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Poznań, Poland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Lech Poznań 0 (0)
1991–1993 Kotwica Kórnik
1993–1994 Amica Wronki
1994–1998 Lech Poznań 146 (50)
1999 Hertha BSC 10 (1)
1999–2000 MSV Duisburg 22 (5)
2000–2001 Hertha BSC 6 (0)
2001 Greuther Fürth 9 (0)
2002–2009 Lech Poznań 187 (62)
2009–2012 Warta Poznań 93 (35)
2012–2013 Lech Poznań 8 (1)
National team
1998–2000 Poland 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2010.

Piotr Reiss (born 20 June 1972 in Poznań) is a retired Polish football striker.[1] He is widely regarded as a Lech Poznań all-time favourite and achieved legendary status among fans, having captained the club for many years and being an ardent fan of the club himself.[2]



Ekstraklasa top scorer (2006–07)

He was one of Lech Poznań's most notable players ever. He had a spell in German clubs but he claimed that it was so that he could help out Lech Poznań financially through the transfer fee they received for him, as at the time the club was struggling financially.

He captained Lech for many years after he returned from Germany, becoming one of Ekstraklasa's most renowned and best players.

Towards the end of his career, wanting to stay in his hometown he went to play for Poznań's second professional team, Warta in the Second Division, scoring 35 goals, before returning to Lech in order to enjoy a farewell season with his favourite club.

National team[edit]

He has also played for the Poland national football team. Reiss' debut for the Poland national team took place on 10 November 1998 in the away game versus Slovakia. He scored at this game and it was his only goal for the Poland national football team. In total he has four caps and one goal.

Post retirement[edit]

After retiring from football, he became a youth coach, establishing a youth football academy called Akademia Reissa, which trains hundreds of children and co-operates with Lech's youth system.


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