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The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic  

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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
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
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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Tomáš Rosický is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
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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Josef Masopust is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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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Antonín Panenka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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
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
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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Milan Baroš is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added 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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Josef Bican is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Jan Lerby added 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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František Plánička is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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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Patrik Berger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added 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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Marek Jankulovski is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Antonín Puč is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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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Oldřich Nejedlý is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
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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Tomáš Ujfaluši is listed (or ranked) 17 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) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Tom Šmíd added 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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Zdeněk Nehoda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
BaruchLalaev added 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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Pavel Horváth is listed (or ranked) 20 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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David Lafata is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
Forward
David Lafata is a Czech footballer currently playing for Sparta Prague.
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Petr Kouba is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Czech Republic
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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Luděk Mikloško is listed (or ranked) 23 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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František Straka is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Jiří Jarošík is listed (or ranked) 25 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