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Jakub Błaszczykowski
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Błaszczykowski in 2019
Personal information
Full name Jakub Błaszczykowski
Date of birth 14 December 1985 (1985-12-14) (age 35)
Place of birth Truskolasy, Poland
Height 1.75 m
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current club Wisła Kraków
Number 16
Youth career
1993–2002 Raków Częstochowa
2002–2003 Górnik Zabrze
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 KS Częstochowa 24 (11)
2004–2007 Wisła Kraków 51 (3)
2007–2016 Borussia Dortmund 197 (27)
2015–2016 Fiorentina (loan) 15 (2)
2016–2019 VfL Wolfsburg 38 (1)
2019– Wisła Kraków 45 (16)
National team
2004–2005 Poland U19 8 (0)
2005–2006 Poland U21 3 (1)
2005 Poland B 1 (0)
2006– Poland 108 (21)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:42, 9 May 2021 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 September 2019

Jakub Błaszczykowski ( born 14 December 1985), also known as Kuba, is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a winger for Wisła Kraków and the Poland national team, businessman and the Wisła Kraków's owner. He started his professional football at Wisła Kraków establishing himself at a young age. In 2007, he joined Borussia Dortmund, where he spent the majority of his career, making over 250 appearances and winning two Bundesliga titles, two DFL-Supercups, and one DFB-Pokal.

Błaszczykowski was twice named Polish Footballer of the Year in 2008 and 2010. With 108 appearances, he is the second most capped player for Poland, and captained them as they co-hosted UEFA Euro 2012, while also appearing at UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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