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Edward Szymkowiak

Personal information
Date of birthFebruary 13, 1932
Place of birthSzopienice, Poland
Date of deathJanuary 28, 1990
Place of deathBytom, Poland
Height178 cm
Playing positiongoalkeeper

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Edward Józef Szymkowiak (February 13, 1932 - January 28, 1990) was a Polish footballer - one of the best Polish goalkeepers in history.

He played for such a clubs like Ruch Chorzów and Legia Warszawa, but most of his career he spent in Polonia Bytom. He is one of the legend of that club. The stadium of Polonia Bytom is called by his name. Szymkowiak participated in Olympics Games in Helsinki and Rome. He played in one of the biggest victory of Polish football - in the game versus USSR national football team in 1957.

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