Ján Bernát

Ján Bernát (born 10 January 2001) is a Slovak professional footballer who plays for as a midfielder for Belgian First Division A club Westerlo.

Ján Bernát
Personal information
Full name Ján Bernát
Date of birth (2001-01-10) 10 January 2001 (age 21)
Place of birth Prešov, Slovakia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Westerlo
Number 10
Youth career
2009–2016 Tatran Prešov
2016–2020 Žilina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2021 Žilina B 14 (4)
2019– Žilina 61 (15)
2021–Westerlo (loan) 14 (5)
National team
2017 Slovakia U17 3 (1)
2019 Slovakia U19 3 (1)
2019– Slovakia U21 14 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18:40, 17 December 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 12:08, 8 September 2021 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Bernát made his Fortuna Liga debut for Žilina against ViOn Zlaté Moravce during a home fixture on 2 March 2019. He came on about half hour before the end as a replacement for Patrik Myslovič, with the score at 1:1. Žilina eventually took the win after a goal by Filip Balaj.[1]

International careerEdit

Bernát was first recognised in a senior national team nomination on 23 May 2022, while still being active in the U21 team although he remained unnominated for June international fixtures following a suspension ahead of a qualifier against Malta.[2] Štefan Tarkovič recognised him as an alternate ahead of four UEFA Nations League fixtures against Belarus, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Based on his social media communication, Bernát is a Christian.[4]

HonoursEdit

Westerlo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MŠK Žilina - FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce 2:1 02.03.2019, futbalnet.sk
  2. ^ Sarňák, Branislav (2022-05-24). "U21 – Kentoš na júnový dvojzápas povolal 23 hráčov – bez Trusu a Bernáta, ale so Strelcom". futbalsfz.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  3. ^ Šurin, Peter (2022-05-23). "MUŽI A – Už bez Hamšíka s dvoma nováčikmi na 10-dňovú štreku so 4 zápasmi". futbalsfz.sk (in Slovak). Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  4. ^ Bernát, Ján [@janbernat_] (27 February 2022). "Everything I have is from Him" – via Instagram.
  5. ^ "Welcome back les Campinois" (in French). Belgian Pro League. 2 April 2022. Retrieved 23 April 2022.

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