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Denis Vavro (born 10 April 1996) is a Slovak football defender who currently plays for the Danish Superliga club Copenhagen and the Slovakia national football team.

Denis Vavro
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Vavro with Copenhagen
Personal information
Full name Denis Vavro
Date of birth (1996-04-10) 10 April 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Partizánske, Slovakia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 19
Youth career
Tempo Partizánske
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2017 Žilina 74 (7)
2017– Copenhagen 58 (1)
National team
2012–2014 Slovakia U17 5 (1)
2015– Slovakia U21 12 (1)
2017– Slovakia 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 March 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 March 2019


Club careerEdit


Vavro made his debut for MŠK Žilina against FK AS Trenčín on 20 April 2013.[1]


On 26 August 2017, Denis Vavro signed a five-year contract with Danish Superliga champions Copenhagen.[2]

International careerEdit

Vavro was called up for two unofficial friendly fixtures held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in January 2017, against Uganda and Sweden. He capped his debut against Uganda, playing the entire match. In 57th minute, Vavro scored his first goal, by shooting from outside of the penalty box after a deflected corner. Slovakia went on to lose the game 1–3. He also played an entire match against Sweden (0–6 loss) on 12 January.[3][4]

Career statisticsEdit

International goalsEdit

As of match played 21 March 2019. Slovakia score listed first, "score" column indicates score after each goal scored by Vavro.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 8 January 2017 Armed Forces Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE 1   Uganda 1–2 1-3 Unofficial Friendly


MŠK ŽilinaEdit



  1. ^ "AS Trenčín - MŠK Žilina 1:2 (1:1)" (in Slovak). 20 April 2013. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Denis Vavro til FCK" (in Danish). F. C. Copenhagen. 26 August 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
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