Former Slovakia Defender Marian Cisovsky Dies At 40 After Prolonged Illness

Marian Cisovsky performed 15 worldwide video games for Slovakia.© AFP

Former Slovakia defender Marian Cisovsky has died at 40 after battling the incurable amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for six years, his Czech membership Viktoria Plzen stated Sunday. “In the present day is the saddest day. With a heavy coronary heart we now have to announce Marian Cisovsky has left us endlessly,” Viktoria stated on Fb and Twitter. Cisovsky received three Slovak titles with Inter Bratislava and its successor Artmedia Petrzalka in 2000, 2001 and 2008.

After a three-year stint with Politehnica Timisoara within the Romanian league, Cisovsky joined then-Czech champions Viktoria Plzen in 2011.

He helped Viktoria win the Czech league title in 2013, however retreated from the game in 2014 because the illness hit.

However he has remained part of the membership which nonetheless lists him within the line-up on its web site, and he all the time took half within the celebrations when Viktoria received league titles in 2015, 2016 and 2018.


A stable centre again, Cisovsky performed 15 worldwide video games for his native Slovakia. He was additionally on the Slovak under-21 crew that performed on the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

ALS is a progressive nervous system illness affecting nerve cells within the mind and spinal twine and inflicting lack of muscle management.

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