Waldemar Sobota (born 19 May 1987) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a forward for 2. Bundesliga side FC St. Pauli.[1]

Waldemar Sobota
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Personal information
Full name Waldemar Sobota
Date of birth (1987-05-19) 19 May 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Ozimek, Poland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
FC St. Pauli
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Małapanew Ozimek
2005–2007 KS Krasiejów
2007–2010 MKS Kluczbork 93 (36)
2010–2013 Śląsk Wrocław 89 (9)
2013–2016 Club Brugge 43 (6)
2015–2016FC St. Pauli (loan) 41 (5)
2016– FC St. Pauli 86 (7)
National team
2010 Poland U23 3 (0)
2011– Poland 17 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:18, 17 January 2020 (GMT)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2015

Club careerEdit

Sobota was born in Ozimek. He joined Śląsk Wrocław on a four-year contract deal in June 2010.[2]

He joined FC St. Pauli from Club Brugge in January 2015. In March 2018, he agreed a contract extension until 2020 with the club.[3]

International careerEdit

On 16 December 2011, Sobota made his debut for the national team of Poland in a friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina, in which he immediately scored his first goal, securing his team a 1–0 victory.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 21 December 2019[5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MKS Kluczbork 2009–10 I liga 31 5 0 0 31 5
Śląsk Wrocław 2010–11 Ekstraklasa 29 2 2 1 31 3
2011–12 26 2 2 0 6[a] 1 34 3
2012–13 29 5 8 4 6[b] 0 1 0 44 9
2013–14 5 0 0 0 6[a] 4 11 4
Total 89 9 12 5 18 5 1 0 120 19
Club Brugge 2013–14 Pro League 32 6 2 0 34 6
2014–15 11 0 0 0 6[a] 0 17 0
Total 43 6 2 0 6 0 0 0 51 6
St. Pauli 2014–15 2. Bundesliga 10 2 0 0 10 2
2015–16 31 3 1 0 32 3
2016–17 31 1 2 0 33 1
2017–18 27 4 1 0 28 4
2018–19 15 0 1 0 16 0
2019–20 13 2 2 2 15 4
Total 127 12 7 2 0 0 0 0 134 14
Career total 290 32 21 7 24 5 1 0 336 44
  1. ^ a b c Appearances in the Europa League
  2. ^ Four appearances in the Champions League and two in the Europa League

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Poland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 16 December 2011 Mardan Sports Complex, Aksu   Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2. 14 December 2012 Mardan Sports Complex, Aksu   Macedonia 4–0 4–1 Friendly
3. 14 August 2013 PGE Arena Gdańsk, Gdańsk   Denmark 2–2 3–2 Friendly
4. 10 September 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle   San Marino 3–1 5–1 2014 World Cup qualifier

HonoursEdit

Śląsk Wrocław

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Der FC St. Pauli Leiht Waldemar Sobota Aus" (in German). fcstpauli.com. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  2. ^ Sobota i Gikiewicz nowymi piłkarzami Śląska Wrocław 9.06.2010, wiadomosci24.pl
  3. ^ "Sobota bleibt beim FC St. Pauli". kicker Online (in German). 30 March 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  4. ^ Sobota daje wygraną z Bośnią 16.12.2011, igol.pl
  5. ^ Waldemar Sobota at Soccerway

External linksEdit