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Martin Skrtel Biography

Martin Škrtel is a Slovak footballer who plays as a centre back for Liverpool and the Slovakia national football team. He also goes by the popular moniker "Terminator". Škrtel played as left wing or striker until the age of 16 when he was asked to fill in as a centre-back for the Slovak youth team. Škrtel started his professional career at FK AS Trenčín playing in 45 games for them between 2001 and 2004. Škrtel made his debut for Zenit Saint Petersburg in a Russian Cup match on 31 July 2004. He played 113 times and scored 5 goals for the club. Škrtel joined Liverpool on 11 January 2008 on a four-and-a-half year contract for a transfer fee of £6.5 million. Škrtel was voted man of the match by Liverpool supporters on Liverpoolfc. He scored his first goal for Liverpool in a 2–2 draw with Manchester City on 21 November 2009. He scored his second career goal for Liverpool on 28 November, opening the scoring at Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Škrtel was awarded Liverpool Player of the Season in May 2012. Škrtel played international football for Slovakia youth teams, before making his debut in the senior squad in 2004. He played a crucial part in the side's 3–2 win over reigning champions Italy as he played in every match of their world cup campaign, which saw Slovakia reach the knock-out stages ahead of the Italians.  

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7 funniest banners in football
7 funniest banners in football
Some of the best banners that took banter to a whole new level.
Watch: 5 worst defeats of Arsene Wenger's career
Watch: 5 worst defeats of Arsene Wenger's career
A list of five games that left Arsene Wenger red faced.
UEFA Europa League 2016/17: Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce - 5 talking points
UEFA Europa League 2016/17: Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce - 5 talking points
Paul Pogba scored two, while Martial and Lingard completed the United rout over Fenerbahce.
UEFA Europa League 2016/17: Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce - Player Ratings
UEFA Europa League 2016/17: Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce - Player Ratings
A supreme performance from Jose Mourinho's Manchester United saw them outclass Fenerbahce.
Jurgen Klopp's 5 best victories with Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp's 5 best victories with Liverpool
With Jurgen Klopp completing one year at Anfield, we take a look at five most memorable victories for Liverpool in his regime.
Slovakia defender Durica claims England win was rigged
Slovakia defender Durica claims England win was rigged
Slovakia 0-1 England: Player ratings
Slovakia 0-1 England: Player ratings
A look at how each player fared in Sam Allardyce's first game in charge of England.
FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Slovakia vs England - 5 Talking Points
FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Slovakia vs England - 5 Talking Points
English national team began life under new manager Sam Allardyce with a win while Slovakia played second fiddle.
EPL 2016-17: 5 great games between Arsenal and Liverpool
EPL 2016-17: 5 great games between Arsenal and Liverpool
Arsenal is set to take on Liverpool in the EPL on Sunday. We look back at some of the best games ever played between the two teams.
Martin Skrtel: Thank you for the memories and good luck for the future!
Martin Skrtel: Thank you for the memories and good luck for the future!
A Liverpool fan's thank you to The Terminator as he completes his move to Turkish side Fenerbahce.
Euro 2016: Flop XI of the tournament
Euro 2016: Flop XI of the tournament
The players that didn't quite live upto expectations
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 13th July, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 13th July, 2016
All the transfer new across Europe at one place.
Martin Skrtel blasts Jurgen Klopp on Instagram and later issues apology
Martin Skrtel blasts Jurgen Klopp on Instagram and later issues apology
Martin Skrtel is set to join Turkish club, Fenerbahce, but he has made a black mark on his Anfield career by blasting Jurgen Klopp.
Sportskeeda's take on the EPL transfer rumours of 29th June
Sportskeeda's take on the EPL transfer rumours of 29th June
Chelsea closing in on the signing of a young star and more.
Euro 2016: Twitter reacts as Germany annihilate Slovakia to reach quarter-final
Euro 2016: Twitter reacts as Germany annihilate Slovakia to reach quarter-final
Julian Draxler inspires Germany to 3-0 win over Slovakia to book a place in the quarter-final of UEFA Euro 2016.
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