Date of birth: 09/06/1995 (19 years old)
Place of birth: Gyor (Hungary)
Youth career: Gyori ETO FC
Senior career: Gyori ETO FC
Current national team: Hungary
Position: centre midfielder, attacking midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200,000 €
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: Stars & Friends Hungary Kft.
Similar type of player: Paul Scholes
– ball control
Style of play:
– playmaker/box-to-box midfielder
– dictates tempo
– pinpoint passes
– improves the team’s off the ball movement when in possession
– calm and level headed
– player is very good in combination play
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre midfielder in 4-2-3-1.
Nemzeti Bajnoksag I 2012/2013: 2 matches/1 goal (Gyori ETO FC)
Nemzeti Bajnoksag I 2013/2014: 21 matches/2 goals (Gyori ETO FC)
Zsolt Kalmar is surely one of the biggest Hungarian talents in recent years. He joined Gyori ETO youth academy in 2005 at the age of 10. He made his professional debut during 2012/2013 season, on 19th May 2013 in a league fixture against Budapest Honvéd. He scored his first goal just two weeks later in an away game against Egri FC. During the current season he became a true star of Ferenc Horváth’s side and good performances resulted first call up to the Hungary senior national team, in which he made his full international debut on 22nd May 2014 in a friendly game against Denmark. At the moment he’s trying to help U-19 team at UEFA European Under-19 Championship held in his homeland. It is well known that many German clubs, including prosperous RB Leipzig, have recently shown interest in him.
“He is one of the greatest jewels of our club. We’ll let him go only with a big offer.”
(Sasa Stevanovic – sporting director of Gyori ETO FC)
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.