Marc Janko facts for kids
|Full name||Marc Janko|
|Date of birth||25 June 1983|
|Place of birth||Vienna, Austria|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Current club||F.C. Twente Enschede|
FC Red Bull Salzburg
FC Twente Enschede
† Appearances (Goals).
He started in the youth ranks of Admira Wacker Mödling and became a professional player in 2002 for this club. In 2005 he went to F.C. Red Bull Salzburg. For Salzburg he scored 75 goals in 108 matches. The 2007/08 season was bad because he was injured most of the time. His most successful season was 2008/09 when he scored 39 goals in the league (and 9 assists). This was the club record. The old record was Oliver Bierhoff's. Janko reached it after half the season of the season (25 goals). In the match against SC Altachhe he scored all 4 goals in the 4:3 victory, when he came on in the second half. Only Hans Krankl scored more goals in a single season (41). Although many clubs were interested, he signed again with Red Bull Salzburg. 2010 he went to FC Twente in the Dutch Eredivisie where he scored 14 goals in 29 matches in his first year with the club.
He plays for the Austrian national football team. In 20 matches he scored 7 goals. His first match was in 2006 against Croatia.
- Austrian Football Bundesliga Topscorer: 2008-09 (39 goals)
- Footballer of the year: 2008
- VdF-Fußballer des Jahres (Bruno): 2009
Images for kids
Janko in a match for Austria against Iceland in 2014
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