Adam Nawalka is a former Polish International Football player who played for most of his career time with Polish team Wisla Kraków. He is the current coach of Poland National Football Team.
Adam Nawalka was born on 23 October 1957 in Krakow, Poland to parents, father Adam Nawalka and Mother, Anna Nawalka. He is from a football family as his father, Adam Nawalka played in the local Polish clubs, Orletra Rudwa.
He started his football career at Polish football club, Wisla Krakow in their youth teams during the 1970s.
He might be not widely recognized football manager like Jose Mourinho but Adam Nawalka's managerial skill and his success for Poland National Football Team cannot be denied.
As of Dec 2017, in a survey FIFA World Cup Manager Salary, his annual salary as a manager for Polish Team is revealed to be $ 331379.10.
He also received $ 279030 as an annual salary and $20447 as monthly salary during Euro 2016.
So his assumed net-worth during his playing a professional career as well as working as a manager for various polish club and national team can be estimated to be more than $ 1.9 million.
Nawalka’s made his professional debut for the senior team Krakow on 21 May 1975. He played most of his club matches of playing career for the club. He appeared in 190 matches and scored 9 goals during the time at the club.
After a decade with the Polish team, he went on to sign with US-based Club, Polish- American Eagles.
Adam represented Poland National Football Team in 34 matches and scored an only single goal. He was best Polish player in 1978 World Cup and was named in the team of best 11 players of the tournament.
He retired from professional football in 1984 after suffering from a consistent injury that plagued him throughout his playing career.
After gaining coaching qualification he started his coaching career at Polish local third league club, Swit Krzeszowice in 1996. After his stint with the club, he went to his old club, Wisla Krakow where he held several prominent positions like head of scouting and sports director and being interim coaches on several occasions.
Nawalka went to coach Polish teams such as Zaglebie Lubin , Sandecja Nowy Sacz, Jagiellonia Bialystok, GKS Katowice and Górnik Zabrze.
He was also an assistant coach for Poland National team during 2007 and 2008.
During October 2013, it was announced that he would be new manager replacing the former manager, Waldemar Fornalik by the Polish Football Association President, Zbigniew Boniek.
He left famous Polish club, Górnik Zabrze in early November to concentrate on the national football team of Poland.
His crowning achievement for Polish side was when Poland defeated Germany in a surprise upset victory on 11 October 2014 during Euro 2016 Qualifier.
During Euro 2016, he headed Poland to their first Euro quarterfinal round.
Adam is married to his girlfriend and high school sweetheart, Katarzyna Nawalka since 1983.
He has been linked with a woman named Grazyna Loski, daughter of Henry Loski, a prominent figure and activist in Polish football.
He had an affair and troubled relationship with his current wife, Kataryzna but the couple reconciled their differences and now are settled and happy.
She currently supports her man through all path of life as seen in matches that feature him and his team.
Before he was a successful Polish manager, he was a salesperson for Volkswagen.