Date of birth
15 April 1950
Place of birth
-1966 TJ Sokol Bosonohy
Spartak KPS Brno 41
Dukla Tábor 53
Zbrojovka Brno 277
TJ Gottwaldov 26
Zbrojovka Brno 21
1974-1977 Czechoslovakia U-23
1977 Czechoslovakia B
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Karel Kroupa (born 15 April 1950) is a former Czech football player, considered as legendary player of 1. FC Brno.
Kroupa played his whole professional career for
Zbrojovka Brno (today 1. FC Brno). He appeared in 277 league matches and scored 118 goals, becoming the best goalscorer of the club in its history. Kroupa won the Czechoslovak First League with Brno in 1978. It is the only championship for this team to date.
Being a prolific goalscorer, Kroupa became the top scorer of Czechoslovak First League in 1978 and 1979. In 1977 he was voted the
Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year.
Kroupa was a member of the Czechoslovakia national football team and played for his country total 21 matches, scoring 4 goals.
Karel is also a professional footballer.
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