Marián Masný

Marián Masný (born 13 August 1950 in Rybany) is a Slovak former football player. He played for Czechoslovakia, for which he played 75 matches and scored 18 goals. His brother Vojtech was also football player.

Marián Masný
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-08-13) 13 August 1950 (age 71)
Place of birth Rybany, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1972 Dukla Banská Bystrica
1972–1983 Slovan Bratislava 318 (97)
1983–1984 SC Neusiedl am See
1984–1985 ZŤS Petržalka
National team
1974–1982 Czechoslovakia 75 (18)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He was a participant at the 1976 UEFA European Championship, where Czechoslovakia won the gold medal, and at the 1980 UEFA European Championship where they came third and at the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Masný started out at amateur football clubs Jednota Trenčin and then Dukla Banska Bystrica before joining professional team played Slovan Bratislava. He played most of his career for Slovan Bratislava from 1968 to 1989 and also played briefly for Petržalka before he retired in 1990.

Kevin Keegan described Masný as "one of the world's most skilful wingers".[1] Masný created two goals in a three-minute spell against Keegan's England squad in a European championship match in Bratislava, 1975.



  1. ^ Kevin Keegan (with Mike Langley): Against the World, Book Club Associates, 1979.