Maciej Żurawski
Polish footballer
Maciej Żurawski
Maciej Żurawski is a former Polish footballer. Żurawski has appeared 72 times and scored 17 goals for Poland. He has also scored 121 goals in Polish Ekstraklasa and has been the top league goalscorer twice.
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Efemerides del deporte mundial - La Nación.com.py
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1976: Nace en Poznan, el delantero polaco Maciej Zurawski. Mundialista con la selección de Polonia 2002 y 2006 y en la Eurocopa 2008. Hoy juega en el Omonia de Chipre. 1988: Nace en Valencia, el lateral derecho español, Ximo Navarro Armero
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Strachan's Slovakian stutter - ESPN
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He brought in the little known trio of Shunsuke Nakamura, Artur Boruc and Maciej Zurawski, but despite an outlay of over £6 million they were hardly the kind of big names that were going to endear him straight away. In fact, Strachan had little time to
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Central Coast Mariners' McBreen looking forward to Celtic test - Tribalfootball.com
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“I remember Maciej Zurawski well too. One day he scored the winner against us and they played his theme song in the stadium – the crowd were so loud! “We were down but at the same time you couldn't help but look up at the fans going crazy and
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SOCCER; Ecuador Finds Atmosphere at Sea Level Just Fine, Thank You
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Ecuador found it can win at sea level, too. And at the World Cup, no less. Playing in front of a boisterous pro-Polish crowd and thousands of miles away from the comforts -- and high altitude -- of home, a team that struggled on the road in qualifying came through with one of its biggest victories ever. Agustín Delgado set up a first-half goal and
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Sports Briefing
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SOCCER Beckham Says He's Sorry For Intentional Foul David Beckham apologized yesterday for the yellow-card ploy that earned him a convenient World Cup suspension. He said he hoped that would be enough to avoid any punishment and allow him to remain England's captain. The president of world soccer's governing body, Joseph S. Blatter, who had urged
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maciej Żurawski
    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 33
    In the 2010–11 season he won his fifth Ekstraklasa title with Wisła.
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    On 30 June 2010, Żurawski returned to Wisła Kraków after five years, on a one-year deal.
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    He was released in May 2010.
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  • 2009
    Age 32
    On 2 June 2009, it was announced that Żurawski had signed for Cypriot League runners-up Omonia Nicosia.
    More Details Hide Details He played for Omonia for one year and helped the team to return to titles after five years.
  • 2008
    Age 31
    He scored a goal in his Greek league debut, the only goal of the game to defeat AEK Athens F.C. 1–0. Żurawski was Larissa's top scorer for 2008–09 season with 9 goals.
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    On the deadline day of the 2008 winter transfer window he was signed by the Greek side A.E. Larissa for £500,000.
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  • 2007
    Age 30
    Chris Killen and Scott McDonald were signed before the start of season 2007–08. Żurawski started Celtic's opening day clash with Kilmarnock at Celtic Park, but fell down the pecking order after McDonald returned from suspension and Killen came back from injury.
    More Details Hide Details The only other impact Żurawski made during the season was scoring the winning penalty in a Champions League penalty shootout against FC Spartak Moskow. His time at Celtic was ultimately over after the signing of Georgios Samaras.
    Having made a good start to the season, notching up 10 goals by January 2007, Żurawski then suffered an injury that kept him out for most of the season and scored no further goals during the campaign.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 29
    He was selected in the 23-man Polish squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals in Germany.
    More Details Hide Details His side finished third in the group and were eliminated at the first hurdle, losing to hosts Germany and a determined Ecuador before defeating Costa Rica. Zurawski did not score in any of the three matches. Zurawski was named as Captain in Poland's Euro 2008 squad, starting their first game against Germany on June 8 but later got injured and was substituted at half time. This injury meant that he would miss the rest of the tournament and the captaincy was given to Jacek Bąk and Michał Żewłakow for the second and third group stage matches. Club;Wisła Kraków Celtic Omonia
    On 19 February 2006, Żurawski scored four goals as Celtic set a new SPL record by beating Dunfermline Athletic 8–1 at East End Park. Żurawski was subsequently voted the SPL Player of the Month for February.
    More Details Hide Details Zurawski finished Celtic's joint top scorer in the 2005–06 season along with John Hartson with 20 goals each.
    For the 2006–07 season, Celtic signed strikers Kenny Miller and Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink as replacements for Hartson and Dion Dublin. Żurawski formed decent strike partnerships with both players.
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  • 2005
    Age 28
    He joined Scottish Premier League side Celtic from Wisła Kraków in July 2005 and signed a three-year contract.
    More Details Hide Details He inherited the number 7 shirt from Juninho Paulista (previously with Henrik Larsson), and was nicknamed "Magic Żurawski" by the fans.
  • 2004
    Age 27
    In 2004–05 he won his fourth Ekstraklasa title with Wisła Kraków.
    More Details Hide Details In this season he scored 24 goals in 25 matches for Wisła in Ekstraklasa.
  • 2003
    Age 26
    He was the Ekstraklasa Top Goalscorer in 2003–04 season.
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    In 2003–04 season Żurawski scored 20 goals in 26 matches and led Wisła Kraków to achieve the Ekstraklasa title.
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  • 2002
    Age 25
    Żurawski was selected in the 23-man Polish squad for the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in South Korea & Japan.
    More Details Hide Details He played in all three of the team's games and missed a penalty in the match against the United States, although Poland won 3–1.
    In 2002–03 season Żurawski played very well in UEFA Cup, where he scored 10 goals in 10 matches, including 7 goals in matches against Parma F.C., FC Schalke 04 and S.S. Lazio.
    More Details Hide Details When Kamil Kosowski left Wisła Kraków, Żurawski has been chosen new Wisła Kraków captain.
  • 2001
    Age 24
    In 2001–02 season, Żurawski scored 21 goals in 27 matches and was the Ekstraklasa Top Goalscorer.
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  • 2000
    Age 23
    He won the Ekstraklasa championship in 2000–01 season with Wisła Kraków.
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    On 4 March 2000 he scored his first goal for Wisla in the Ekstraklasa in a match against Odra Wodzisław.
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  • 1999
    Age 22
    He made his debut for Wisła Kraków in Ekstraklasa on 2 November 1999 in a match against ŁKS Łódź.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1976
    Born
    Born on September 12, 1976.
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