Vladimir Weiss life and biography

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Vladimir Weiss biography

Date of birth : 1964-09-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Nationality : Slovak
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-05-10
Credited as : Football coach Slovakia, FIFA World Cup,

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Vladimír Weiss (born 22 September 1964) is a Slovak football coach and former player. He is currently manager of the Slovakia national football team that was qualified to the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Weiss played for Czechoslovakia and for Inter Bratislava.
He played in the 1990 World Cup for Czechoslovakia. He has 19 caps for Czechoslovakia and also 12 caps for Slovakia.

As the coach of Artmedia Bratislava he succeeded to win Slovak Corgoň Liga and reach the group stage in the 2005-06 season of UEFA Champions League. He coached FC Saturn Moscow Oblast from February 2006 to June 2007. He brought here several Slovak footballers from his former club. In June 2007 he has returned to FC Artmedia Bratislava like an "old-new coach". Since 2008, he has been the head coach of the Slovak national team. On 14 October 2009, he led the team to the historic success of Slovakia's first-ever qualification for the World Cup (or any major tournament), with Slovakia winning the qualifying group 3 thanks to beating Poland 1-0 in an away match on the final qualifying day.

Personal life

His son, Vladimír Weiss, plays for Bolton Wanderers on loan from Manchester City, while his father, also named Vladimír, was a footballer who represented Czechoslovakia.

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