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World League 2010
21st Edition

- ITA / Italy - Player's biography
Team name  Cernic
First name Matej
Last name Cernic
Age (birth date) 42  (13/09/1978)
Hometown Savogna d'Isonzo-Gorizia
Languages Italian, Slovenian
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Wing-spiker 192 cm 80 kg 354 cm 335 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  8 11 198 217
Volleyball career
International debut Fidenza 
Club debut Soca
Actual Club Assecco Resovia 
Hobbies Computer, music 
Favourites Books: L'oro dell'Inca
Food: Spaghetti
Movie: Braveheart
Music: U2
Other sports: Karch Kiraly

Born in Gorizia on 13th September 1978. Height 192. Spiker.

He plays in the club Perugia.

With the national team he has won the silver medal in the Olympic Games 2004, the European title in 2003 and 2005, the Mediterranean Games in 2001.

Matej is one of the most important players.

His favourite hobby is navigation. His favourite singer is Vasco Rossi. He loves Dan Brown’s films. His favourite food is “Cevapcici”, a typical food of Balkan region, widespread in Trieste and Gorizia. He likes tennis and horror movies.

His nickname is “Bimbo”.


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