Roman Kołtoń

Journalist, reporter, commentator

In the years 1988-89, he collaborated with “Student,” an independent magazine at the University of Wroclaw, and later with “Region” of the NSZZ “Solidarity” and “Dziennik Dolnośląski.”

From 1988 to 1991, he wrote articles for “Piłka Nożna.” For the past few years, he has resumed his role as a columnist for this publication.

From 1991 to 2007, he worked at “Przegląd Sportowy,” where he served as editor-in-chief from 2003 to 2007.

From 2000 to 2020, he was associated with “Polsat Sport” and continues to collaborate with them to this day, including their program “Cafe Futbol.”

From 2013 to 2018, he co-created “Polsatsport.pl” as the deputy editor-in-chief.

In 2018, he created the “Prawda Futbolu” channel on YouTube, which has 127,000 subscribers and over 44 million views. “Prawda Futbolu” is present on YouTube, X, Instagram, and Facebook. He also came up with the “Prawda Siatki” channel, the largest volleyball channel on YouTube, with nearly 46,000 subscribers.

Since 2012, he has been active on the X platform (formerly TT), currently having 386,000 followers.

He commented on matches and finals of two football World Cups – in 2002 and 2006, as well as Poland’s matches in those tournaments and in the Euro 2008 finals. He also worked as a commentator for the UEFA Champions League finals, including the legendary Liverpool vs. Milan match in 2005.

He is involved in the history of football, particularly the Polish national team and the history of the FIFA World Cup. He is the author of eight books: “Prawda o reprezentacji – Korea i nie tylko” (2003), “Żądza piłkarskiego pieniądza” (2005), “Biało-czerwone mundiale” (2006), “Prawda o reprezentacji. Janas i Beenhakker” (2007), “Deyna, czyli obcy” (2014), “Bój o Euro 2016” (2015), “Od Euro do mundialu. Prawda o reprezentacji” (2017), “Zibi, czyli Boniek” (2020).

Since 1995, he has been a correspondent for the German magazine “Kicker,” and since 2011, he has represented Poland on the jury for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award.

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