Famous Czech Football Players

Czech Republic is a small country in Central Europe, bordering Poland, Slovakia and Austria. It is mainly known for producing some of the world’s greatest beers, a long history of making beautiful glass and crystal objects, and a tasty cuisine, that is full of meat and traditional sides, like “knedliky”. Prague, the country’s capital, has attracted millions of tourists for years. There’s more to the Czechs than meets the eye though. They also have quite some achievements in sports and a few famous faces to match in some disciplines. It is especially visible especially in football.

shutterstock_426279466Famous Czech footballers

Funnily enough, one of the most known football players from Czech Republic is Petr Čech (pronounced “Czech). He is currently playing for Arsenal and is also the former captain of the Czech national team. Another notable mention, and also former captain, is Pavel Nedvěd. Retired by now, but praised and known as one of the best players of the 90s. If you want to learn more about the Czech Republic and its famous citizen, why not consider studying in that country? One of the places, where you can find information about degree programs abroad is www.schoolapply.com.

European Sports Treasures

Athletes from the Czech Republic are becoming more and more known names. While football players, like Čech or Nedvěd, are household names by now, the country also has some other sports superstars and hidden gems. Tennis legend – Martina Navrátilová – was born in Czech Republic. To this day she is one of the best tennis players of all time. Also winter sports are studded with Czech natives. Jakub Janda won the Four Hills Tournament in 2005/06 in ski jumping and Martina Sáblíková is an amazing, medal winning speed skater and Olympic Champion from Sochi in 2014.