|Full name||Martin Latka|
|Date of birth||28 September 1984|
|Place of birth||Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|1990–1992||Tatran Hluboká nad Vltavou|
|1992–2002||SK České Budějovice|
|2002–2003||SK Dynamo České Budějovice||2||(3)|
|2006||→ Birmingham City (loan)||6||(0)|
|2011–2013||SK Slavia Praha||33||(4)|
|2014-||SK Slavia Praha|
|2004–2007||Czech Republic U21||25||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2014–03–16.
† Appearances (Goals).
He began his career with SK Dynamo České Budějovice, joining Slavia Prague in 2003. In 2005 he won the Talent of the Year award at the Czech Footballer of the Year awards. On 30 January 2006, he joined Birmingham City on loan until the end of the season. He played six full games. However, in that season Birmingham were relegated and Latka returned to Slavia.
In January 2009, Latka joined Panionios. In 2011, he returned to Slavia Prague.
In January 2013, he was transferred to Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf, signing a one-and-a-half year contract with the German club. After a year and a half at Fortuna Düsseldorf, Martin Latka's contract was not extended in May of 2014. The defender made a return to SK Slavia Prague.
Although he won the Czech Talent of the Year award in 2005 and was a regular in Czech U21 setup, he wasn't called up to the senior national team for a long time. He made is national debut in November 2012 in a friendly match against Slovakia as late as at the age of 28.
- Martin Latka international stats at the Football Association of the Czech Republic website (Czech)
- Martin Latka career stats at Soccerbase
- Martin Latka stats and photos at Slavia Prague homepage.
|This biographical article related to association football in the Czech Republic, about a defender, is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|