Ádám Csaba Szalai | Playerprofile
Ádám Szalai was born on 9 December 1987 in Budapest and plays for 1. FSV Mainz 05. He played for Budapest Honved FC from 1994-2000, for Ujpest FC Budapest from 2000-2004, for VfB Stuttgart II from 2004-2007, for Real Madrid CF from 2007-2010, for 1. FSV Mainz 05 from 2010-2013, for FC Schalke 04 from 2013-2014, for TSG Hoffenheim from 2014-2016, for Hannover 96 from 2016-2016, for TSG Hoffenheim from 2016-2019 and has played for 1. FSV Mainz 05 since 2019.
Current season 2021/22
In the ongoing season, the 1.93m-tall forward has scored one goal and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Moussa Niakhaté, Anderson Lucoqui and Kevin Stöger. So far, Ádám Szalai has taken six shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Marcus Ingvartsen, sixth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. With three passes to a shot, the 33-year-old currently occupies sixth place within the team statistics along with Aarón Martín, Jonathan Burkardt, Jeremiah St. Juste, Dominik Kohr, Anton Stach and Marcus Ingvartsen. In two of the previous four games of the season, the player with the shirt number 28 was in the starting line-up. Of these four games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
Ádám Szalai played his last game on the fifth matchday of the 2021/22 season (18 September 2021). Playing for 1. FSV Mainz 05, he played against SC Freiburg and tied with 0-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 45 minutes. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, Ádám Szalai had 19 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 18 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. He covered a distance of 5.4 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Ádám Szalai had a total of 12 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Ádám Szalai has played 268 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 104. He has netted 54 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 128 matches with his current squad. Here, Ádám Szalai has scored a total of 24 goals. With a total of 268 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the 16th-most career matches. With a total of 54 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes 11th place on the active scoring chart.