Emblem of SK Slovan Bratislava

(3. 27. 1950)

          Born in Solcany, okr. Topolcany. When  started to play Premier league for SK Slovan Bratislava, he was slow, hesitant and they were not giving him a chance
to stay long in the team. Played as a forward, scoring some goals too, but it was not much enough. The huge change became, when trainer Jozef VENGLOS put him on
the post of middle defense man. He became a great defense man, with excellent play with had and able to score goals as well.
          As a captain of Czechoslovak national team had a huge merit on a series of international matches without a loss in the year scope 1975 -76, which peaked in
European championship 1976 (Yugoslavia), where Czechoslovakia became European
champion. Played a big role in EURO 1980 (Italy) too, where Czechoslovakia finished third. Represented 58 times and scored 9 goals.
Anton ONDRUS holding EURO 1976 trophy
 Anton Ondrus holding EURO 1976 (Yugoslavia) trophy after
Czechoslovakia by beating West Germany in the final became an
Anton ONDRUS shakes hands before EURO 1976 semifinal match with Johan Cruiff
Anton ONDRUS before semifinal match (EURO 1976) against Netherland
shakes hands as a captain of Czechoslovak team with Johan Cruiff.
Cruiff's smile after a game had frozen.
[Czechoslovakia - Netherland  3 : 1 (1 : 0)  (1 : 1),overtime, June 16. 1976, Zagreb]
EURO 1976 semifinal : Ondrus scores goal
EURO 1976 semifinal : Anton ONDRUS (not seen on the photo)
scores a header into Netherlands goal net.
[Czechoslovakia - Netherland  3 : 1 (1 : 0)  (1 : 1),overtime, June 16. 1976, Zagreb]
Anton ONDRUS as acaptain of Czechoslovakia (1976)
Anton ONDRUS in 1976