Zsolt Szokol

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Zsolt Szokol
Personal information
Full name Zsolt Szokol
Date of birth (1990-03-16) 16 March 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Békéscsaba, Hungary
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current club Nyíregyháza
Number 21
Youth career
2002–2008 Békéscsaba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Békéscsaba 20 (1)
2010–2013 Újpest 56 (0)
2013– Nyíregyháza 15 (0)
National team
2006–2007 Hungary U-17
2010–2012 Hungary U-21 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 October 2011

Zsolt Szokol (born 16 March 1990 in Békéscsaba) is a Hungarian football (defender) player who currently plays for Újpest FC. Although uncommon for defenders, Szokol is said to be one of the fastest players of his generation.

Club career[edit]

Békéscsaba[edit]

Zsolt Szokol was being brought up in Békéscsaba. He played for Békéscsaba 1912 Előre SE in the 2008/09 Nemzeti Bajnokság II.

Újpest[edit]

In the autumn of 2009 he aroused the interest of Újpest FC. After a trial the young talent was transferred for approximately 7 million forints, signing a contract until 2013.

2010–11 season[edit]

After a good first season in July he was invated to the U21 Hungarian National Team.

International career[edit]

In September 2010, he debuted for Hungary, playing in an under-21 against Wales U21.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 4 December 2013)

Club Season Hungarian Division Hungarian Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Békéscsaba 2008–09 6 0 2 0 0 0 8 0
2009–10 14 1 4 0 0 0 18 1
Total 20 1 6 0 0 0 26 1
Újpest 2009–10 12 0 0 0 1 0 13 0
2010–11 29 0 5 0 2 0 36 0
2011–12 15 0 2 0 1 0 18 0
Total 56 0 7 0 4 0 67 0
Nyíregyháza 2013–14 15 0 2 0 4 0 21 0
Total 15 0 2 0 4 0 21 0
Career Total 91 1 15 0 8 0 114 1

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