Marek Hamsik: An under-rated Slovak
Perhaps one of the most promising prospects in the game today, Marek Hamsik has been pretty much away from the limelight.
Born in 1987, this guy is a powerhouse of talent. He started out young, playing for a small team called Jupie Podlivace. In 2002, he was signed on for the youth side of Slovan Bratislava. He played for three years at the club, and even scored a goal for the A-side at a very young age.
Then came the turning point in his career. His performances were noticed by European scouts and soon, he was snapped up by Brescia of the Italian Serie A. Unfortunately, Brescia finished 19th