Krzysztof Ratajczyk (born 9
November 1973 in Poznań) is a
Polish football defender
who currently plays at Austrian lower league
side FAC Team für Wien.
He started his career at Warta Poznań. After five years at Legia Warszawa
, he came to Rapid Wien
in 1996, where he was most successful.
He was very popular, especially because of his hard style to play
(for example: he knocked an opponent forward into the third seat
row in a pre-season match). He also became captain of the
Although Rapid renewed his contract despite many long-widing
injuries, in 2002 Ratajczyk moved (as skipper of the team) to
bitter rivals Austria Wien
. As a result
of this "betrayal" the feelings ran high, what resulted that he was
beaten down by four Rapid Fans.
Ratajczyk joined Mattersburg in 2005, where he spent two years. In
January 2008 he was without any contract, as the Red Zac league
offered him one.
After Schwanenstadt's demise, he moved to FAC Team für Wien in the
He made his debut for Poland
in an August 1994
friendly match against Belarus
and went on to earn
16 caps, scoring 3 goals.