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List of the best soccer players from Czech Republic. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Czech Republic, along with photos when available. This list of best Czech soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Czech soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list has a variety of players in it, from Daniel Pudil to Martin Lukeš.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Czech footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Czech soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Czech Republic in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Czech soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Pavel Nedvěd Midfielder Pavel Nedvěd is a Czech retired footballer who played as a midfielder. Described as one of the best footballers of his generation, he is also regarded as one of the most successful players to ...more

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Petr Čech is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Petr Čech Forward, Goalkeeper Petr Čech is a Czech footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Chelsea and the Czech Republic national team. Čech previously played for Chmel Blšany, Sparta Prague, and ...more

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Josef Masopust is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added Josef Masopust Midfielder Josef Masopust is a Czech former football player and coach. He was named European Footballer of the Year in 1962. In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's Jubilee, he was selected as the Golden ...more

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Tomáš Rosický is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tomáš Rosický Playmaker, Midfielder Tomáš Rosický is a Czech footballer who plays for Arsenal and is the current captain of the Czech Republic national team. He was nicknamed "the little Mozart" for his ...more

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Antonín Panenka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added Antonín Panenka Midfielder Antonín Panenka is a Czech former footballer. He played most of his career for Bohemians Prague. Panenka won the 1976 European Championship with Czechoslovakia. In the final against West ...more

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Jan Koller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Jan Koller Forward Jan Koller is a former Czech footballer. As an international player he played as a striker for the Czech Republic national team. He is the all-time leading goal scorer for his country, with 55 ...more

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Karel Poborský is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Karel Poborský Midfielder Karel Poborský is a Czech retired footballer who played as a right winger. He was most noted for his technical ability. He began and finished his club career at České Budějovice, ...more

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František Plánička is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added František Plánička Goalkeeper František Plánička was a Czech football goalkeeper and one of the most honoured players in the history of Czechoslovakian football. He played all his career for Slavia Prague, during ...more

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Antonín Puč is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added Antonín Puč Attacking Midfielder Antonín Puč was a former Czech football player, the all-time leading scorer for the Czechoslovak national team. Puč's international career lasted from 1926 to 1939; in that time, he ...more

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Josef Bican is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Jan Lerby added Josef Bican Forward Josef "Pepi" Bican was an Austrian-Czech football striker. It is estimated by footballing statistics page Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation that Bican scored about 800 goals in ...more

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Milan Baroš is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Milan Baroš Forward Milan Baroš is a Czech football striker who currently plays for Baník Ostrava in the Czech First League. In 2005, he was part of the Liverpool team which won the UEFA Champions League. He ...more

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Oldřich Nejedlý is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added Oldrich Nejedly Forward Oldřich Nejedlý was a Czech footballer, who spent his entire career at Sparta Prague as an inside-forward and he is considered one of Czechoslovakia's greatest players. He was top ...more

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Ladislav Novák is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added Ladislav Novák Defender Ladislav Novák was a Czech football defender and later a football manager. He played 75 matches for Czechoslovakia, 71 of them as a team captain. He was a participant in the 1962 FIFA ...more

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Tomáš Skuhravý is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tomáš Skuhravý Forward Tomáš Skuhravý is a Czech former football player. At club level, he mostly played in the Italian Serie A in the early 1990s with Genoa, being signed from Sparta Prague, forming a ...more

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Marek Jankulovski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Marek Jankulovski Forward, Midfielder, Defender Marek Jankulovski is a retired Czech footballer. His most notable achievements include winning the UEFA Champions League with A.C. Milan and being voted the 2007 Czech Footballer of the Year. He ...more

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Patrik Berger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Patrik Berger Midfielder Patrik Berger is a retired Czech footballer. He started his career in his own country with Slavia Prague and spent a season in Germany playing for Borussia Dortmund. He moved to England in 1996, ...more

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Zdeněk Nehoda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added Zdeněk Nehoda Forward Zdeněk Nehoda is a Czech football forward. He played for Czechoslovakia, for which he played 91 matches and scored 31 goals as a tricky right-winger.He was a participant in the 1982 FIFA World ...more

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Tomáš Ujfaluši is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Tomáš Ujfaluši Defender Tomáš Ujfaluši is a Czech retired footballer. He operated as either a central or right defender. Other than in his country he played professionally in Germany, Italy, Spain and Turkey, ...more

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Ivo Viktor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Ivo Viktor Goalkeeper Ivo Viktor is a former Czech football goalkeeper. He played for Czechoslovakia, representing his country 63 times between 1966 and 1977. His national team debut was in 1966 against Brazil at ...more

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David Lafata is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
David Lafata Forward David Lafata is a Czech footballer currently playing for Sparta Prague.

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Petr Kouba is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Petr Kouba Goalkeeper Petr Kouba is a former Czech football goalkeeper and current assistant coach for the Czech under-20 and under-21 national teams. He played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, for ...more

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Pavel Horváth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Pavel Horváth Midfielder Pavel Horváth is a Czech professional footballer who plays for FC Viktoria Plzeň as a midfielder.

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Michal Kadlec is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Michal Kadlec Defender Michal Kadlec is a Czech footballer who plays for Turkish club Fenerbahçe. A full international since 2007, he has earned 60 caps for the Czech Republic, representing them at two UEFA ...more

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Jozef Chovanec is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Jozef Chovanec Defender, Midfielder Jozef Chovanec is a former Czechoslovak football player and manager.

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Radek Bejbl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Radek Bejbl Midfielder Radek Bejbl is a Czech retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

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Horst Siegl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Horst Siegl Forward Horst Siegl is a Czech former football striker. He played for Czechoslovakia and later Czech Republic, for both he played total 23 matches and scored 7 goals. He played two matches for the Czech ...more

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Luděk Mikloško is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Luděk Mikloško Goalkeeper Luděk "Ludo" Mikloško is a Czech retired football goalkeeper. Starting his career in his native Czechoslovakia, he played over 200 games for Banik Ostrava before moving to England ...more

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Michal Bílek is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Michal Bílek Defender, Midfielder Michal Bílek is a football manager and former player. He led the Czech Republic national football team for four years between 2009 and 2013. As a player he represented Czechoslovakia and ...more

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Jiří Jarošík is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Jiří Jarošík Defender, Midfielder Jiří Jarošík is a Czech footballer. His playing position is defender and midfielder. He started his club career in his native Czech Republic, winning six league titles in seven ...more

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Jan Berger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Jan Berger Midfielder Jan Berger is a Czech-Swiss football midfielder.

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Svatopluk Pluskal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Svatopluk Pluskal Svatopluk Pluskal was a Czechoslovak footballer and holder of a silver medal from the World Cup in Chile in 1962.

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František Straka is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added František Straka Defender František "Franz" Straka is a Czech former football player and was a recently manager of Slovan Bratislava.

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Martin Raška is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Martin Raška Goalkeeper Martin Raška is a Czech football goalkeeper who currently plays for Michalovce.

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Vlastimil Kopecký is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Vlastimil Kopecký Vlastimil Kopecký, was a Czech football player. He played 26 games for Czechoslovakia, scoring eight goals. He was a participant in the 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cups. In his country he ...more

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Jaromír Blažek is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Jaromír Blažek Goalkeeper Jaromír Blažek is a Czech football goalkeeper who currently plays for FC Vysočina Jihlava.

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Václav Němeček is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Václav Němeček Defender, Midfielder Václav Němeček is a Czech football player. He played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, for both he played total 60 matches and scored 6 goals. He was a participant in the ...more

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Jan Suchopárek is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Jan Suchopárek Defender Jan Suchopárek is a Czech former football defender and current assistant coach at FK Dukla Prague and for the Czech Republic national under-21 football team. He played for Czechoslovakia ...more

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Ivan Hašek is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Ivan Hašek Midfielder Ivan Hašek is a retired Czech footballer who played as a central midfielder. He spent 11 years of his career with Sparta Prague, appearing in more than 300 official games with the club, and ...more

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Luboš Kubík is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Luboš Kubík Defender, Midfielder Luboš Kubík is a Czech former professional footballer and former manager of Torquay United, who played sweeper for the Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic national teams, winning 56 caps in ...more

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Tomáš Hübschman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tomáš Hübschman Defender, Midfielder Tomáš Hübschman is a Czech football player of German descent who plays for FK Baumit Jablonec. He can play as a centre-back or defensive midfielder and is known for his strength, ...more

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David Jarolím is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added David Jarolím Midfielder David Jarolím is a Czech former footballer. A central midfielder by position, Jarolím was known for his stamina, passing and technical skill.

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Ladislav Vízek is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Ladislav Vízek Forward Ladislav Vízek is a Czech football player. He played 55 matches for Czechoslovakia and scored 13 goals. He played in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, and was sent off in Czechoslovakia's final ...more

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Radoslav Látal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Radoslav Látal Midfielder Radoslav Látal is a former Czech football player and current football manager of Piast Gliwice. He played for the Czech Republic, for which he appeared in 47 matches and participated at ...more

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František Svoboda is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added František Svoboda František Svoboda was a Czech football player. He played club football mostly for SK Slavia Praha and in 1935 became the top goalscorer of the Czechoslovak First League. He played 43 matches for ...more

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Miroslav Kadlec is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Miroslav Kadlec Defender Miroslav Kadlec is a former Czech football defender. During his career, Kadlec played for four Czech clubs, and also had an eight-year stint with Bundesliga's 1. FC Kaiserslautern, where he was ...more

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Jiří Němec is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Jiří Němec Midfielder Jiří Němec is a former Czech football player. He played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic. He won a total of 84 international caps for the two teams, scoring one goal, and ...more

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Přemysl Bičovský is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Přemysl Bičovský Přemysl Bičovský is a Czech football manager and former player. He played 45 matches for Czechoslovakia. He is currently the manager of FK Ústí nad Labem in the Czech 2. ...more

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Ladislav Ženíšek is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Ladislav Ženíšek Defender Ladislav Ženíšek was a Czech football defender and later a football manager. He played 22 matches for Czechoslovakia. He was a participant in the 1934 FIFA World Cup, where Czechoslovakia ...more

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Ladislav Škorpil is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Ladislav Škorpil Ladislav Škorpil is a former Czech football player and former manager of the Czech club FC Slovan Liberec. Škorpil is also a member of the Civic Democratic Party in his hometown of Hradec

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Jan Stejskal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added Jan Stejskal Goalkeeper Jan Stejskal is a retired Czech football goalkeeper. He played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, for both he played a total of 31 matches, participating in the 1990 FIFA World ...more