Marek Rodak

Squad No. 12
Date of Birth December 13, 1996
Age 24
Height 196cm
Team
Position Goalkeeper
Birthplace Košice
Previous Clubs Fulham U23

Marek Rodák (born 13 December 1996) is a Slovak professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Fulham.

Rodák joined Accrington Stanley on loan from Fulham until the end of the 2016–17 season in January 2017 and made his English Football League debut on 14 January 2017 against Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road.

Rodák made his Fulham debut in a League Cup tie against Wycombe Wanderers on 8 August 2017. Later that month Rodak joined Rotherham United on loan for the rest of the season and made his debut in a 3-2 win at home to Bury. He then re-joined the club for a further season-long loan on 25 July 2018. Returning to his home team Fulham for the 2019-20 season he was awarded with the position of First Team goalkeeper. He made 38 appearances that season as he helped them achieve promotion via the Play-offs.

International career
Rodak was called up to the Slovakia senior team in June 2018 but didn’t make an appearance.

In September 2018, Rodak scored a 94th minute winner for Slovakia U21s in a crucial 2019 European Under-21 Championship qualifying game against Iceland U21s. This wasn’t his first goal scored at under-21 level, having previously scored for Fulham against Aston Villa in the U21s Premier League in 2014.

On 7 September 2020, Rodák made his senior team debut in UEFA Nations League match against Israel, which ended in 1-1 draw. He went on to start in another four matches in 2020, including two Euro 2020 qualification play-off matches. He made a save in the penalty shootout against Ireland on 8 October 2020,[ and helped the team to secure 2-1 win after extra time against Northern Ireland on 12 November 2020, which qualified Slovakia for Euro 2020.