Robert Gadocha

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Robert Gadocha
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-01-10) 10 January 1946 (age 73)
Place of birth Kraków, Poland
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Left Winger
Youth career
1957–1965 Garbarnia Kraków
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1966 Wawel Kraków
1966–1975 Legia Warsaw 206 (72)
1975–1977 Nantes 45 (8)
1978 Chicago Sting 12 (1)
1980–1981 Hartford Hellions (indoor) 21 (14)
National team
1967–1975 Poland 62 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Robert Gadocha (born 10 January 1946 in Kraków) is a retired Polish soccer player, most notable for playing for Legia Warsaw.

Gadocha, who started his career in Garbarnia Krakow. later also played for FC Nantes, and briefly in the United States for Chicago Sting, his last professional team. He was a member of the Polish national team that won the gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, as well as a member of the team that finished third in the 1974 FIFA World Cup in West Germany. He has a total of 16 goals in 62 games with the Polish national team.[1]

In 1978, Gadocha moved to the Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League. He also spent one season, 1980–81, with the Hartford Hellions of the Major Indoor Soccer League.

He now resides in Sarasota, FL with his wife, Dina, and son, Robert.


  1. ^ Archived 23 January 2008 at the Wayback Machine

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