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Nikola Karabatic


Personal data

Nick name:
Kara, Niko
Position:
Left back
Number:
22
Date of birth:
11.04.1984
Place of birth:
Nis (SRB)
Nationality:Nationalflagge FRA
French
Height:
1.96m
Weight:
102kg
Marital status:
Going steady with Geraldine Pillet, one son (Alek, geb. 04/2016)
Occupation:
Student
Hobbies:
cinema, shopping, internet
In club since:
2005
In club until:
2009
Contract until:
30.06.2012 (Contract cancelled to 30.06.2009)
Clubs:
1990 Colmar HB
1992 Thau HB (FRA)
2000 Montpellier HB (FRA)
2005 THW Kiel
2009 Montpellier HB (FRA)
01.02.2013 PAUC Aix-en-Provence (FRA)
01.07.2013 FC Barcelona (ESP)
2015 Paris St. Germain (FRA)
Career highlights:
  • French champion 2016, 2017, 2018 und 2019 with Paris St. Germain
  • French cup winner 2018 with Paris St. Germain
  • French league cup winner 2017, 2018 and 2019 with Paris St. Germain
  • Spanish champion 2014 and 2015 with Barcelona
  • Spanish supercup winner 2014 and 2015 with Barcelona
  • Spanish Asobal cup winner 2014 and 2015 with Barcelona
  • Spanish Copa del Rey winner 2014 with Barcelona
  • Super Globe winner 2014
  • Champions League final 2008 and 2009
  • Champions League winner 2007
  • German champion 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
  • German cup winner 2007, 2008 and 2009
  • Champions Trophy winner 2007
  • German super cup winner 2005, 2007 and 2008
  • Six times french champion with Montpellier: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010 and 2011
  • Five times french cup winner with Montpellier: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2010
  • Champions League winner 2003
  • Winner french league cup 2004, 2005, 2010 and 2011
  • World handballer 2007, 2014 and 2016
  • Top scorer CL 2007
  • Germany's handballer of the year 2007 and 2008
  • Germany's player of the season 2006/2007 and 2007/2008
  • Kiel's sportsman of the year 2006, 2007 and 2008
  • Sport medal of the federal state Schleswig-Holstein
  • HBL player of the season 2006/2007 and 2007/2008
     
  • 3rd place WC 2019
  • 3rd place Euro 2018
  • World champion 2017
  • MVP of WC 2017
  • Silver medal Olympics 2016
  • World champion 2015
  • Voted into all star team WC 2015
  • European champion 2014
  • MVP of Euro 2014
  • 6th place WC 2013
  • Gold medal Olympics 2008 and 2012
  • Voted into all star team Olympics 2012
  • World champion 2011
  • MVP of WC 2011
  • European champion 2010
  • Voted into all star team Euro 2010
  • World champion 2009
  • Voted into all star team WC 2009
  • 3rd place Euro 2008
  • MVP of Euro 2008
  • 4th place WC 2007
  • Voted into all star team WC 2007
  • Gold medal Euro 2006 in Switzerland
  • Third place WC 2003 and WC 2005
  • 6th place Euro 2004
  • Voted into all star team Euro 2004
  • 5th place Olympics 2004
  • 5th place Euro 2016
Homepage:
http://www.nikolakarabatic.com/

Career in national team

Appearances in the national team:
301 FRA (as at 10.06.2019)
Goals in the national team:
1130 (as at 10.06.2019)
First match for national team:
October 2000 at World-Cup vs Russland
Successes:
  • World champion 2015
  • Voted into all star team WC 2015
  • European champion 2014
  • MVP of Euro 2014
  • 6th place WC 2013
  • Gold medal Olympics 2008 and 2012
  • Voted into all star team Olympics 2012
  • World champion 2011
  • MVP of WC 2011
  • European champion 2010
  • Voted into all star team Euro 2010
  • World champion 2009
  • Voted into all star team WC 2009
  • Gold medal Olympics 2008
  • 3rd place Euro 2008
  • MVP of Euro 2008
  • 4th place WC 2007
  • Voted into all star team WC 2007
  • Gold medal Euro 2006 in Switzerland
  • Third place WC 2003 and WC 2005
  • 6th place Euro 2004
  • Voted into all star team Euro 2004
  • 5th place Olympics 2004
  • 5th place Euro 2016
Nikola Karabatic in the French national dress.
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Nikola Karabatic in action.
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Nikola Karabatic in action.
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Nikola Karabatic in action.
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Nikola Karabatic.
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His statistics for THW Kiel

seasontype goalspenaltiesfield goalsmatchesgoals per match
with pen.w/o pen.
05/06 BL 226 70 156 34 6,6 4,6
05/06 CL 52 9 43 10 5,2 4,3
05/06 DHB 28 8 20 5 5,6 4,0
05/06 sum 306 87 219 49 6,2 4,5 Details
06/07 BL 205 23 182 32 6,4 5,7
06/07 CL 89 15 74 13 6,8 5,7
06/07 DHB 48 3 45 5 9,6 9,0
06/07 sum 342 41 301 50 6,8 6,0 Details
07/08 BL 216 29 187 30 7,2 6,2
07/08 CL 88 4 84 14 6,3 6,0
07/08 DHB 27 3 24 5 5,4 4,8
07/08 VEM 0 0 0 0 -,- -,-
07/08 sum 331 36 295 49 6,8 6,0 Details
08/09 BL 110 15 95 26 4,2 3,7
08/09 CL 63 3 60 14 4,5 4,3
08/09 DHB 21 2 19 5 4,2 3,8
08/09 VEM 0 0 0 0 -,- -,-
08/09 sum 194 20 174 45 4,3 3,9 Details
 
Total BL 757 137 620 122 6,2 5,1
Total EC 292 31 261 51 5,7 5,1
Total DHB 124 16 108 20 6,2 5,4
Total VEM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Sum 1173 184 989 193 6,1 5,1
 
BL=German 1st divison, BLO=1st division play offs, DHB=German cup, CL=Champions League, EHF=EHF cup, CUP=European cup of cup winners, IHF=IHF cup, VEM=Team EC, VWM=Team WC, LM=European cup of national champions

Statistics for other clubs

seasonLeagueclub goalspenaltiesfield goalsmatchesgoals per match
with pen.w/o pen.
01/02 1. franz. Liga Montpellier (FRA) 22 0 22 14 1,6 1,6
02/03 1. franz. Liga Montpellier (FRA) 57 0 57 22 2,6 2,6
03/04 1. franz. Liga Montpellier (FRA) 69 0 69 23 3,0 3,0
04/05 1. franz. Liga Montpellier (FRA) 88 0 88 24 3,7 3,7
09/10 1. franz. Liga HB Montpellier (FRA) 83 0 83 19 4,4 4,4
10/11 1. franz. Liga HB Montpellier (FRA) 112 6 106 22 5,1 4,8
11/12 1. franz. Liga HB Montpellier (FRA) 76 0 76 19 4,0 4,0
12/13 1. franz. Liga HB Montpellier (FRA) 54 0 54 9 6,0 6,0
12/13 1. franz. Liga PAUC Aix-En-Provence (FRA) 80 0 80 n.v. n.v. n.v.
13/14 1. span. Liga FC Barcelona (ESP) 123 13 110 28 4,4 3,9
14/15 1. span. Liga FC Barcelona 99 3 96 24 4,1 4,0
15/16 1. franz. Liga Paris St. Germain 77 0 77 18 4,3 4,3
16/17 1. franz. Liga Paris St. Germain 98 0 98 25 3,9 3,9
17/18 1. franz. Liga Paris St. Germain 80 0 80 22 3,6 3,6
18/19 1. franz. Liga Paris St. Germain 29 0 29 16 1,8 1,8
Saisons in der ersten Bundesliga sind fett markiert.

Total statistics for all 1st German division matches

seasongoalspenaltiesfield goalsmatchesgoals per match
with pen.w/o pen.
Total 757 137 620 122 6,2 5,1