Zsombor Kerekes

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The native form of this personal name is Kerekes Zsombor. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Zsombor Kerekes
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Personal information
Date of birth (1973-09-13) 13 September 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Senta, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1987–1990 AFK Ada
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1996 Bečej
1996–1999 Spartak Subotica
1999 Nagykanizsai 15 (2)
2000–2003 Debreceni VSC 83 (32)
2003 Tianjin Teda 10 (1)
2003–2004 Pécsi Mecsek 16 (8)
2004–2005 Debreceni VSC 26 (12)
2005–2007 Willem II 27 (3)
2007–2009 Debreceni VSC 36 (14)
2009–2011 Báránd KSE 30 (31)
Total 243 (103)
National team
2004–2005 Hungary 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Zsombor Kerekes (born 13 September 1973) is a former Hungarian footballer. He now plays as an amateur for Báránd KSE.

Kerekes was a forward who was born in Senta (Zenta in Hungarian), Serbia (back then still part of SFR Yugoslavia) and was a member of the Hungarian minority in Serbia. Despite being born in Senta, he grew up in the nearly town Ada, from where was his family descents.

Kerekes started playing as senior for FR Yugoslav First League clubs FK Bečej and FK Spartak Subotica. Next, he signed with Debreceni VSC in the 1999-2000 season. He also played for Pécsi Mecsek FC before joining Willem II. He scored one of his most memorable goals against the French national team in 2005. Kerekes retired from professional football in December 2009.

National team[edit]

Kerekes made his debut on 30 November 2004, in Bangkok against the Slovakian national team.

(Statistics correct as of 15 August 2009)

National team performance
Team Year Friendlies International
Competition
Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals
Hungary 2005 3 1 4 0 7 1
2004 2 1 0 0 2 1
Total 5 2 4 0 9 2

International matches[edit]

International matches
# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition
1 30 November 2004 Bangkok  Slovakia 0–1 King's Cup 2004
2 2 December 2004 Bangkok  Estonia 5–0 King's Cup 2004
3 2 February 2005 Istanbul  Saudi Arabia 0–0 Friendly
4 30 March 2005 Budapest  Bulgaria 1–1 FIFA World Cup 2006 Qual.
5 31 May 2005 Metz  France 1–2 Friendly
6 4 June 2005 Reykjavík  Iceland 3–2 FIFA World Cup 2006 Qual.
7 17 August 2005 Budapest  Argentina 1–2 Friendly
8 7 September 2005 Budapest  Sweden 0–1 FIFA World Cup 2006 Qual.
9 8 October 2005 Sofia  Bulgaria 0–2 UEFA Euro 2008 Qual.

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