On this day - 21 May


Name: Dusan Kuciak
Born: Zilina, Czechoslovakia, 21 May 1985
Clubs: Trencin, Zilina, West Ham United (loan), Vasuli, Legia Warsaw
International: Slovakia - nine caps, no goals

One-time West Ham United loanee Dusan Kuciak is today celebrating his 30th birthday.

The Legia Warsaw stopper spent six months at the Boleyn Ground in the first half of the 2005/06 campaign, although the youngster did not make a first team appearance.

He has subsequently been capped nine times by his home nation Slovakia and has played in the top divisions in Slovakia, Romania and now Poland.

A winner of the domestic league and cup in Slovakia for Zilina, he was part of the Slovak squad for their appearance in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.