Kamil Grosicki facts for kids
|Full name||Kamil Paweł Grosicki|
|Date of birth||8 June 1988|
|Place of birth||Szczecin, Poland|
|2008||→ Sion (loan)||8||(2)|
|2009||→ Jagiellonia (loan)||13||(4)|
|2020–2021||West Bromwich Albion||17||(1)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Grosicki began his career at Pogoń Szczecin. In 2007, he joined Legia Warsaw, although after a few months, he requested a loan move due to personal problems. On 13 February 2008, it was announced that he would go on loan to Swiss side Sion until 31 December 2008. He played in eight matches and scored two goals during the second half of the 2007–08 Ekstraklasa. At the start of the following season, he was dropped to the under-21 team by the club's new manager. He left the club a few months later.
In February 2009, Jagiellonia Białystok took Grosicki on loan until the end of the 2008–09 season, with the club also securing the right to buy him for 500,000 złoty. Grosicki signed a three-year contract with Jagiellonia which began in June 2009.
On 24 January 2014, Grosicki transferred to French side Rennes in Ligue 1. He scored the first goal of their surprise 2–0 win over Lille on 27 March, which put Rennes into the semi-finals of the Coupe de France. In the semi-final on 15 April, he scored again in a 3–2 win over Angers. Grosicki played 52 minutes of the final before being substituted for Paul-Georges Ntep as Rennes went on to lose 2–0 to Guingamp. During his time with Rennes, Grosicki made 85 appearances and scored 13 goals.
On 31 January 2017, Grosicki signed a three-and-a-half year contract with Premier League club Hull City. He made his debut in Hull City's 2–0 victory over Liverpool on 4 February 2017. Grosicki won PFA Fans' Premier League Player of the Month for April. Grosicki scored his first goal for the club on 12 August 2017, when he netted the second goal in a 4–1 home win against Burton Albion.
West Bromwich Albion
On 31 January 2020, Grosicki signed an 18-month contract with West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee. The fee was believed to be in the region of £1m, with add-ons based on promotion to the Premier League. He scored his first goal for the club in a 4–2 home win against his former club, Hull City on 5 July 2020.
On 27 May 2021 it was announced that Grosicki would leave West Bromwich Albion following the conclusion of his contract.
Grosicki was selected in the country's squad as it co-hosted UEFA Euro 2012. His sole appearance in the tournament came on 16 June in the second group match in Wrocław, replacing Eugen Polanski for the final 34 minutes of a 1–0 defeat to the Czech Republic.
Representing Poland at Euro 2016, he was a key player for his national team, providing two assists in the competition for Jakub Błaszczykowski's goal against Switzerland in the round of 16 and Robert Lewandowski's goal against Portugal in the quarter-finals.
Kamil has two sisters; Kornelia, who is also a professional footballer, and Oliwia. He is married to Dominika.
|Sion||2007–08||Swiss Super League||8||2||—||—||—||8||2|
|Hull City||2016–17||Premier League||15||0||0||0||—||0||0||15||0|
|West Bromwich Albion||2019–20||Championship||14||1||0||0||—||0||0||14||1|
- Scores and results list Poland's goal tally first.
|1.||7 September 2014||Estádio do Algarve, Faro, Portugal||Gibraltar||
||7–0||UEFA Euro 2016 qualification|
|3.||7 September 2015||Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland||
|5.||13 November 2015||Iceland||
|6.||17 November 2015||Stadion Miejski, Wrocław, Poland||Czech Republic||
|7.||26 March 2016||Finland||
|9.||11 November 2016||Arena Națională, Bucharest, Romania||Romania||
||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|10.||5 October 2017||Republican Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia||Armenia||
|11.||8 October 2017||Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland||Montenegro||
|12.||27 March 2018||Stadion Śląski, Chorzów, Poland||Korea Republic||
|13.||10 June 2019||Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland||Israel||
||UEFA Euro 2020 qualification|
|14.||7 September 2020||Bilino Polje, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina||Bosnia and Herzegovina||
||2020–21 UEFA Nations League A|
|15.||7 October 2020||Stadion Energa, Gdańsk, Poland||Finland||
- Legia Warsaw
- Polish Cup: 2007–08
- Jagiellonia Białystok
- Polish Cup: 2009–10
- Polish SuperCup: 2010
- PFA Fans' Premier League Player of the Month: April 2017
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