Gábor Király Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Born Name

Gábor Ferenc Király

Nick Name

Király

Gabor Kiraly prior to a match between Hungary and Germany on June 4, 2016 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Gabor Kiraly prior to a match between Hungary and Germany on June 4, 2016 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Szombathely, Hungary

Nationality

Hungarian

Occupation

Professional Footballer

Family

  • Father – Ferenc Kiraly
  • Mother – Irma Wagner

Manager

Kiraly is signed with Rechtsanwalt Janzen.

Position

Goalkeeper

Shirt Number

1

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 2¾ in or 190 cm

Weight

93 kg or 205 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Gabor Kiraly dated –

  1. Zsanett Kiraly – Gabor is married to Zsanett Kiraly with whom he has two children daughter Viktoria Kiraly and son Matyas Kiraly.
Gabor Kiraly and wife Zsanett with their children
Gabor Kiraly and wife Zsanett with their children

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Partly bald
  • Wears tracksuits during matches instead of shorts
  • Towering height
Gabor Kiraly in action during a match between Fulham and Derby County on October 28, 2014 in London
Gabor Kiraly in action during a match between Fulham and Derby County on October 28, 2014 in London

Best Known For

Wearing tracksuit bottoms instead of shorts during his matches.

First Football Match

On September 28, 1997, Gabor played his first game as a starting goalkeeper for Hertha BSC against FC Koln.

He debuted for Crystal Palace in a League Cup match against Hartlepool United.

Kiraly played his first official match for Aston Villa on December 16, 2006 against Bolton Wanderers.

Kiraly had his debut for Fulham in September 2014 in a match against Reading.

In 1998, Gabor had his national team debut against Austria.

Strengths

  • Long Shots
  • Reflexes
  • Passing

Weaknesses

  • Catching crosses
  • Saving close range shots
Gabor Kiraly doing his pre-match stretching
Gabor Kiraly doing his pre-match stretching

Gabor Kiraly Facts

  1. He started his football career at a local club named Szombathelyi Haladas in 1993.
  2. In 1997, Kiraly shifted to the Bundesliga team Hertha BSC.
  3. Gabor was signed by Crystal Palace before the 2004-2005 season.
  4. On May 18, 2006, the Hungarian giant wanted to leave Crystal Palace and requested to be transferred to another club. However, because no club was interested about Kiraly, he remained with the English club for the third straight season.
  5. In 2006, he was loaned to West Ham United for two weeks from late November to the early December.
  6. After Kiraly came back to Crystal Palace from West Ham, he again left on a one month loan to Aston Villa.
  7. On May 30, 2007, Gabor moved to Burnley.
  8. On June 3, 2009, Kiraly penned a three-year deal with TSV 1860 Munchen.
  9. On August 28, 2014, Gabor signed with Fulham.
  10. He played his 100th match for the national team of Hungary on November 12, 2015, against Norway.
  11. On the question of why he wears tracksuits instead of shorts, Gabor said that he’s not a top model, but a footballer, so the comfort is more important than how a player looks like on the football pitch.
  12. After playing in UEFA Euro 2016 tournament, he became the oldest player to be featured in a European Championship at age 40 years, 2 months, and 2 weeks. Before him, the previous record holder was Lothar Matthäus.
  13. Kiraly is not on social media.

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