The Golden Ball (Czech: Zlatý míč) is awarded in the Czech Republic by a poll of Czech sport journalists from the Club of Sport Journalists (Klub sportovních novinářů, KSN). Eligible are Czech players in the Czech Republic and abroad. Awards for young player and coach of the year are also awarded. The award for the Coach of the Year, is named after Rudolf Vytlačil, successful Czechoslovak coach. Petr Čech won his eighth Zlatý míč in nine years in 2013.