Arpad Sterbik Capar (Hungarian: Sterbik Árpád, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈʃtɛrbik ˈaːrpaːd]; Serbian: Арпад Штербик, romanized: Arpad Šterbik; born 20 November 1979) is a retired handball player who represented the national teams of Yugoslavia (later known as Serbia and Montenegro) and Spain.
|Full name||Arpad Sterbik Capar|
20 November 1979|
|Height||2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|BM Ciudad Real|
Serbia and Montenegro
|Telekom Veszprém (GK coach)|
Born in Senta, SFR Yugoslavia, Sterbik is an ethnic Hungarian from Serbia who acquired Hungarian citizenship shortly after playing in Hungary and holds Spanish citizenship per post naturalization process. Internationally he has represented Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro and Spain, winning a World Championship bronze medal and one gold. On club level, he has league and cup titles both in Hungary and Spain, and most notably he won the EHF Champions League, the premier continental club competition in Europe. His performances were acknowledged several times, having been named Hungarian Handballer of the Year in 2002 and IHF World Player of the Year in 2005.