Arpad Sterbik Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Feb, 2021
Facts of Arpad Sterbik
Date of Birth: 1979 , November-20
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: Serbia
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Name Arpad Sterbik
Birth Name Arpad Sterbik Capar
Nationality Serbian-Spanish
Birth Place/City Senta
Ethnicity Hungarian
Profession Handballer
Net Worth $3 Million
Married Yes
Married to Mónika Horváth
Children 2 (Twin)
Online Presence Instagram
Sisters Andrea Sterbik
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Arpad Sterbik is a legendary handballer who has played for the international level teams, Yugoslavia (later known as Serbia and Montenegro) and Spain. For the clubs, he played as a goalkeeper for numerous elite clubs such as RK Jugović, Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona, and Telekom Veszprém. Furthermore, Sterbik was named IHF World Player of the Year in 2005.    

Early Life Of Arpad Sterbik: Who Is His Sister?

Arpad Sterbik was born Arpad Sterbik Capar on 20th November 1979 in Senta but raised in Ada, Serbia. He holds nationalities of Serbian-Spanish and possesses Hungarian ethnic background.

His sister, Andrea Sterbik, a professional handball player currently plays for the Hungarian top division club Kiskunhalas NKSE.

As of now, he is 41 years old who stands tall at the height of 6 feet 7 inches or 200 cm. 

Senior Clubs

Arpad Sterbik started his professional career by playing for the handball club RK Jugović. In 2001, he signed and transfer to the Hungarian handball club MVM Veszprém, where he won three Hungarian league and as many Hungarian cup titles.

The legendary handballer, Arpad Sterbik is worth $3 million SOURCE: TokyVideo

Subsequently, he moved to play for the Spanish handball team BM Ciudad Real in 2004. With the team, he won four Spanish leagues and two Spanish cup titles. From 2011-2012, he was playing for the elite handball club Atlético Madrid. 

Sterbik played for the elite handball team FC Barcelona from 2012-2014. Similarly, he wore the jersey of the handball club RK Vardar from 2014 until 2018. He won two titles in the Macedonian Handball League and 2 Cup titles during the time with his club.

He became part of the handball club Telekom Veszprém in 2018. After two years, he announced his retirement. 

National Level

On the national level, he played for the national teams, Yugoslavia (later known as Serbia and Montenegro) and Spain.

He earned bronze medals at the 1999 World Championships and the 2001 World Championships with FR Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro.

Sterbik was named IHF World Player of the Year in 2005. Later, he received a bronze medal in 2011 and a gold medal in 2013 with Spain.   

Net Worth In 2021

The retired sportsmen, Arpad Sterbik has played for the international level teams, FR Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro, and Spain and senior clubs such as RK Jugović, Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona, and Telekom Veszprém.  

His exact net worth is not officially disclosed yet. However, the former handballer is believed to have an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. He currently lives a lavish lifestyle with his family.

Blessed With Twins

Arpad Sterbik is married to Hungarian economist Mónika Horváth. Though we don't know how and when the couple fell in love, as per the sources, they are together for a long time and are going strong. 

Arpad Sterbik with his wife and twin kids SOURCE: Instagram

Moreover, Mónika gave birth to their twin kids, Laura Sterbik and Noel Sterbik in 2010. The family of four currently lives a blissful life together.