Milan Baroš

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Milan Baroš
Photograph of a player in a white football kit standing on grass
Baroš with Antalyaspor in 2013
Personal information
Full name Milan Baroš[1]
Date of birth (1981-10-28) 28 October 1981 (age 32)[1]
Place of birth Valašské Meziříčí, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1987–1991 Vigantice
1991–1993 Rožnov p. Radhoštěm
1993–1998 Baník Ostrava
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Baník Ostrava 76 (23)
2002–2005 Liverpool 68 (19)
2005–2007 Aston Villa 42 (9)
2007–2008 Lyon 24 (7)
2008 Portsmouth (loan) 12 (0)
2008–2013 Galatasaray 93 (48)
2013 Baník Ostrava 12 (5)
2013–2014 Antalyaspor 13 (2)
National team
1996–1997 Czech Republic U15 7 (3)
1997–1998 Czech Republic U16 5 (1)
1998 Czech Republic U17 4 (1)
1998–2000 Czech Republic U18 19 (5)
1999–2002 Czech Republic U21 19 (9)
2001–2012 Czech Republic 93 (41)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2012

Milan Baroš (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmɪlan ˈbaroʃ]; born 28 October 1981) is a Czech football striker who is currently without a club.[2] In 2005, he was part of the Liverpool team which won the UEFA Champions League. He went on to win Ligue 1 with Lyon in 2007, the FA Cup with Portsmouth in 2008 and the Süper Lig with Galatasaray in 2012. He has also had spells with Baník Ostrava, where he started his career, and English club Aston Villa.

Born in Valašské Meziříčí, Baroš represented the Czech Republic international team in 93 matches, scoring on 41 occasions. He won the Golden Boot as top scorer of the Euro 2004 tournament, where his nation reached the semi-finals. He went on to play in three more major international tournaments. His 41 goals for the Czech Republic is second behind only Jan Koller.

Personal life[edit]

Baroš was born in the Czech town of Valašské Meziříčí.[3] He grew up in the village of Vigantice.[4] In 2009 he married Tereza Franková,[5] who he started dating in 2005.[6] Their son Patrik was born on 1 September 2009.[7]

On 1 November 2007, Baroš was arrested in France while driving at 271 km/h (168 mph) in his black Ferrari F430, on a freeway limited to 130 km/h (81 mph). Stopped by French police between Lyon and Geneva in the region of Ain, the local authorities said the radar reading of 271 km/h was the fastest speed ever recorded in the region, surpassing the previous mark of 248 km/h (154 mph) set by a motorcyclist in 2000. As a result, Baroš had his car and licence confiscated and had to return to Lyon in a taxi.[8]

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

As a boy, Baroš played for youth clubs in Vigantice and Rožnov pod Radhoštěm before joining the youth team of FC Baník Ostrava at the age of 12.[9] In 1998 he made his debut for the club in the Gambrinus Liga, the top division of Czech football, becoming a regular over the next few seasons.[10] In 2000, he won the Talent of the Year award at the Czech Footballer of the Year awards.[11] He was described by the Czech News Agency in the 2000–01 season as "perhaps the biggest star of the [Czech] football league".[12] He played his last game for the club on 2 December 2001, in a 1–0 loss at Viktoria Žižkov.[13] During his time in Ostrava he scored 23 league goals in 76 appearances.[13]

Liverpool[edit]

Baroš joined Liverpool in 2002 in a transfer worth £3.2 million,[14] although he didn't move straight to Liverpool due to delays in obtaining a work permit for him.[15] He made his club debut in a Champions League tie away to Barcelona;[16] the match finished goalless.[17] It was his only appearance of the 2001–02 season.[16] In the 2002–03 season, Baroš scored twice on his debut away to Bolton Wanderers in September 2002 in the Premiership, which later became known as the Premier League.[18] Baroš was a substitute in the 2003 Football League Cup Final against Manchester United. He entered the game in the second half, but did not play to the end of the game, being substituted himself a minute before the end of the game.[3] Liverpool won the game 2–0 to win the cup, which was the first major trophy of Baroš's career.[3] Towards the end of the season he scored twice in a 6–0 away win over already-relegated West Bromwich Albion in April 2003.[19] He ended his first season in the Premiership with 12 goals for the club.

Baroš broke his ankle in a September 2003 match against Blackburn Rovers, a match which also saw team-mate Jamie Carragher sustain a broken leg.[20] Baroš subsequently missed five months of football and scored just two goals in the 2003–04 season.[21] His first goal came in a league match against Leeds United in February 2004,[22] while his other goal was in March in a 1–1 Champions League draw against Olympique de Marseille.[23] Baroš would later claim that had manager Gérard Houllier stayed at the club after the summer of 2004, he would have put in a transfer request.[21] As it was, Houllier left the club and was replaced by Rafael Benítez.[24]

Baroš entered the 2004–05 season having been the top goalscorer in the summer's Euro 2004[25] tournament. With Michael Owen and Emile Heskey having been sold and new signing Djibril Cissé out with a long-term injury, Baroš was now Liverpool's only senior striker.[25] Despite being the club's joint top scorer with 13 goals, including a hat-trick against Crystal Palace,[26] Spaniard Fernando Morientes was preferred to Baroš in Liverpool's starting lineup for the League Cup Final, a match they lost to Chelsea.[27] However, he did start the 2005 Champions League Final, being substituted after 85 minutes as the game finished 3–3 in normal time.[28] Liverpool went on to win the match on penalties. Baroš reportedly dropped the trophy during the team's celebration, leaving a dent, but Liverpool decided not to mend it because it "added to the character" of the trophy.[29] He finished the season with 13 goals, becoming the joint-top scorer for the club.[30]

In June 2005, former manager Gérard Houllier, then with French club Olympique Lyonnais, made an approach to sign Baroš. The player rejected the approach,[31] but only made two substitute appearances for Liverpool in the 2005–06 season before leaving the club. He left Liverpool with league figures of 19 goals in 68 appearances.[32]

Aston Villa[edit]

Baroš moved to Premiership side Aston Villa for a fee of £6.5 million in August 2005, signing a four-year contract.[30] He was given the number 10 shirt.[33] Just ten minutes into his Aston Villa début, he scored the only goal in his new team's league victory over Blackburn Rovers.[34] He played a crucial role in Villa's League Cup second round victory against Wycombe Wanderers in September.[35] With Villa trailing 3–1 at half time, Baroš scored shortly after the beginning of the second half and won a penalty, which Gareth Barry converted.[35] He also provided the cross for Barry's second goal of the game as Villa scored seven goals in the second half, resulting in a final score of 8–3, their biggest win in over 40 years.[35] He set up the first Aston Villa goal in a November match against Sunderland in dubious circumstances; back-heeling the ball, which "looked to have gone out of play" to Aaron Hughes.[36] Hughes' pass found Kevin Phillips, who opened the scoring against his old club. He later scored a goal himself in the same game, which ended 3–1 to Villa.[36]

In the Boxing Day match against Everton, Baroš was involved thoroughly in the proceedings. He opened the scoring in the 35th minute, having handled the ball immediately beforehand.[37] This was not punished and the referee awarded a goal.[37] Baroš subsequently celebrated in front of the travelling Everton fans, making a gesture as if to listen to them.[38] A number of missiles from the crowd were subsequently thrown in Baroš's direction.[38] The goal was just his third in what Glenn Moore of The Independent described as "an indifferent season" for Baroš.[39] He went on to score his second goal of the game, and Villa's fourth, earning him the accolade "man of the match".[39] Baroš scored twice in January 2006's fourth round FA Cup win against Port Vale,[40] and added another in the following round's 1–1 draw with Manchester City.[41] Late in the season he scored two goals in the Second City derby at Villa Park, marking his 11th and 12th goals of the season and winning another man of the match award.[42][43] He would score no further goals that season.

Baroš failed to score at the start of the 2006–07 season, leading manager Martin O'Neill to challenge him in October to prove himself before the January transfer window.[44] He subsequently scored his first goal of the season in December 2006, eight months since scoring his last one, with a close-range equaliser against Sheffield United in a 2–2 draw.[45] Although he also managed to score for Aston Villa in a 2–1 loss to Manchester United in the FA Cup,[46] he left the club in January 2007, having scored just once in 17 league matches that season.[47]

Lyon[edit]

On 22 January 2007, Baroš signed with French side Olympique Lyonnais, signing a three-and-a-half year contract and reuniting with former manager Gérard Houllier from his time at Liverpool.[48] The deal swapped Baroš with Lyon striker John Carew, who joined Aston Villa on a three-and-a-half-year deal.[49] Just two days after joining the club, he made his Lyon debut in a league match against Bordeaux. He appeared as a substitute, as league leaders Lyon lost 2–1 for their first home defeat of the season.[50] Baroš took part in the Champions League, featuring as a substitute in a 0–0 draw in Rome against A.S. Roma.[51] He played no further part in that season's Champions League campaign, as he remained on the bench in the return leg as Lyon were eliminated.[52]

In May 2007, Baroš was accused of making a racist gesture towards his Cameroonian opponent, Stéphane Mbia during Lyon's match against Rennes on 18 April.[53] After having been fouled by Mbia several times, Baroš held his nose in front of Mbia and waved his hand as if to waft away an unpleasant smell.[53] In the ensuing controversy, Baroš insisted that his gesture was not intended to be racist in any way, and he was only trying to tell Mbia to get out of his face and leave him alone.[53] Baroš and Mbia were brought before an official disciplinary hearing of the LFP, which ruled that Baroš was innocent of racist behavior, but he was nevertheless suspended for the remaining three games of the season for unsportsmanlike conduct.[53] The end of the season saw Lyon win the league title, but nonetheless manager Houllier left the club.[54]

Baroš scored in Lyon's opening game of the 2007–08 season as his club won 2–0 against Auxerre.[55] However, he played significantly less under new manager Alain Perrin, making just six starts and scoring a total of three league goals.[56] In mid-November, Baroš revealed a break down in his relationship with Perrin and hinted at a move to another club.[57]

Portsmouth[edit]

Baroš joined Premier League side Portsmouth on loan from Lyon in January 2008 until the end of the season, with the option of making the move permanent at the end of the loan.[56] Baroš played a significant role in the club winning the 2008 FA Cup. He won Portsmouth's match-winning penalty kick in the quarter final at Manchester United and assisted Nwankwo Kanu's deciding goal in the semi final match against West Bromwich Albion with a suspected handball that went unnoticed by both the referee and his assistant.[58][59] The final match of Baroš's loan spell was the 2008 FA Cup Final victory over Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium, where he appeared as an 87th minute substitute for Kanu.[60] By the end of the season, Baroš had played 16 matches for Portsmouth, including seven as a substitute, although he failed to score.[60] He was one of a number of Portsmouth players to be absent at the team parade after the club won the FA Cup, leading to speculation he could have played his last game for the club.[61] At the end of the season, Baroš returned to Lyon.[62]

Galatasaray[edit]

Baroš playing for Galatasaray in 2011

In August 2008, Baroš joined Turkish champions Galatasaray from Lyon for a fee of €4.7 million.[62][63] He made his first appearance against Kayserispor, playing the last 15 minutes. Baroš scored his first two goals for the club in the UEFA Cup 1st round 1st Leg game against Bellinzona.[64] Three days later, in his first league start, he once again scored two goals against Kocaelispor, with Galatasaray going on to win the match 4–1.[65] On 21 December 2008, Baroš scored a hat-trick in the 4–2 Süper Lig derby win against Beşiktaş, converting two penalties and scoring one from open play.[66] He scored another hat-trick later in the season against Hacettepe.[67] He finished the 2008–09 season as the Süper Lig top scorer with 20 goals.[68]

Baroš scored his first goal of the 2009–10 season in his third league game when he scored twice in a 4–1 win against Kayserispor.[69] His next two goals came on 13 September where Galatasaray played rivals Beşiktaş. Galatasaray won the match 3–0, with Baroš scoring his third and fourth goals of the season.[70] He scored a total of five times in ten matches before breaking his left foot in two places after a tackle by Emre Belözoğlu in the Fenerbahçe–Galatasaray derby on 25 October 2009.[71] He returned to action four and a half months later on 14 March 2010 for a game against Ankaragucu, scoring a goal on his comeback.[72] During the season he scored his third hat-trick for the club in a match against Diyarbakirspor.[67] He finished the season with league figures of 11 goals in 17 matches.[73]

In August 2010, a week before the start of the Süper Lig, he extended his contract with Galatasaray for two seasons, keeping him contracted to the club until the end of the 2012–13 season.[73] Although he had been injured during pre-season training,[73] Baroš appeared as a substitute in his club's UEFA Europa League qualification match against Karpaty Lviv, scoring twice as Galatasaray returned from 2–0 down to draw the match.[74] At the end of September he scored his fourth hat-trick for the club against Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyespor, although he failed to complete the game due to an injury.[67] He scored two more goals in a 4–2 loss against Ankaragucu on 17 October, but was injured again.[75] Baroš was suspended for three matches in March 2011 after insulting referee Fırat Aydınus in a match against Beşiktaş.[76] By the end of the season Baroš had appeared in 17 league games and scored 9 goals.[77]

Galatasaray started the 2011–12 season well and were top of the league in January having won eight consecutive league matches.[78] Baroš did not start a match for his club for four weeks,[79] but scored an important goal against Samsunspor in the eighth match of the streak.[78] The club won a ninth straight game, with Baroš scoring his seventh goal of the season in the 5–1 win against Kardemir Karabükspor, although he left the game with an injury.[80] He returned from injury in a February match against Antalyaspor, coming on as a substitute, but was on the field of play just 15 minutes before receiving a red card.[81] His dismissal resulted in a three-match suspension.[82] Baroš scored his last goal for the club in April 2012 in the last match of the regular season against Manisaspor.[83]

In 2012 Baroš was told by then coach Fatih Terim that he would not play for the club any more.[84] He played no competitive football after Euro 2012 and finally left the club in February 2013.[13]

Return to Baník Ostrava[edit]

On 18 February 2013, Czech club Baník Ostrava announced that Baroš had rejoined the club where he started his career, signing a contract for a year and a half.[85] Under the terms of the contract, his salary was donated to support the youth club of the team.[13] Having not played a competitive match since 21 June the previous year,[13] he played his first match of the season on 23 February, coming on as a substitute in the 0–0 home draw with SK Dynamo České Budějovice.[86] He scored a hat-trick in Ostrava's 3–0 league victory against Hradec Králové on 9 March 2013, his first hat-trick in the top flight of Czech football.[87]

Antalyaspor[edit]

On 16 July 2013, Baroš agreed a one-year contract with Turkish club Antalyaspor.[88] He made his club debut in August, appearing as a substitute in a 0–0 Süper Lig draw against Kayseri Erciyesspor.[89] He scored his first goal for Antalyaspor against Bursaspor in August, then his second against Rizespor in October.[90] He suffered damage to his anterior cruciate ligament in December 2013, ruling him out of action for the rest of the season. Baroš returned to the Czech Republic for treatment in January 2014.[91] After his release from Antalyaspor, Baroš emerged as a rumoured transfer target for English Championship side Brentford, but Bees owner Matthew Benham dismissed the speculation.[92]

International career[edit]

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Baroš posing for a team photo before an international match in 2009

Baroš started representing his county in 1997, at under-15 level.[10] Over the next three years he moved up to play at higher age groups, specifically under-16, 17 and 18.[10] Baroš played in the 2000 Olympic tournament, making three appearances for the team.[10] He took part in two other major tournaments at junior level: the 2000 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, at which the Czech Republic placed second, and the 2002 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, which the Czech Republic won.[10]

Baroš made his first appearance for the senior national side on 25 April 2001 in a friendly match against Belgium,[93] scoring on his debut.[94] Baroš and national teammate Pavel Nedvěd were both shown the red card in a November 2001 qualification match for the following year's World Cup, as the Czech Republic were eliminated by Belgium.[95]

At UEFA Euro 2004, Baroš scored the first goal for the Czech Republic in their first game of the tournament, a come-from-behind 2–1 victory over Latvia.[96] With the goal he became the youngest goalscorer at the European Championships for the Czech Republic.[96] His second goal of the tournament came against the Netherlands; the Dutch team had taken a two-goal lead over the Czechs before Jan Koller scored from a Baroš pass.[97] Baroš then scored before Vladimír Šmicer completed the scoring, as the Czechs won the game 3–2.[97] The third group match saw the Czech Republic make nine changes to their starting lineup, having already qualified for the quarter finals.[98] Baroš appeared as a substitute and scored the winning goal, as opponents Germany failed to advance to the next stage of the tournament.[98] Baroš added two goals in two minutes of the second half of the Czechs' quarter final win over Denmark,[99] and finished as the tournament's Golden Boot winner with five goals.[100]

In qualification for the 2006 World Cup, Baroš scored five goals for his country, including four in consecutive matches in 2005.[101] An injury to his foot, picked up in a match on 3 June, kept him out of 2006 FIFA World Cup games against the United States and Ghana.[102] He did appear in the Czechs' final group game against Italy,[103] but appeared unfit and left the game after 64 minutes to be replaced by David Jarolim.[104][105]

In the run up to UEFA Euro 2008, Baroš had not scored an international goal since March 2007.[32] He started the Czech Republic's second group game against Portugal, but Portugal won 3–1 and Baroš failed to score.[32] Jan Koller was preferred to Baroš in the starting lineup for the next match, against Turkey.[106] Despite neither playing in the match nor even being on the pitch, Baroš suffered the indignity of receiving a yellow card during stoppage time at the end of the match.[106]

Baroš was banned indefinitely from playing for his national side in April 2009 after a breach of discipline, having attended a bar late at night.[107] However, he was recalled to the national side after the appointment of Ivan Hašek as head coach.[108] On 12 August 2009, he marked his return to international duty with a goal from the penalty spot in the 3–1 home win against Belgium in a friendly match.[109] The following month, Baroš scored a career high of four goals against San Marino, in a World Cup qualifier which the Czech Republic won 7–0.[110] In doing so, he became only the second player from the Czech Republic to score four goals in an international match.[110] He was selected as part of the squad for Euro 2012. After the tournament, during which he failed to score, Baroš announced his retirement from international football, having scored a total of 41 international goals in 93 matches.[111] His total of 41 international goals for his country is second only to strike partner Jan Koller, who holds the record with 55.[13]

Style of play[edit]

Baroš gained the nickname the Ostravan Maradona in his native Czech Republic, due to perceived similarities with the Argentinian footballer of the same name.[112] He was noted particularly for being a quick player with good dribbling skill.[93]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 19 February 2014. Source: League matches;[113] Cup and League Cup matches[114] Liverpool European matches[115] European club matches from 2006[77]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Baník Ostrava 1998–99 Gambrinus Liga 6 0 0 0 6 0
1999–00 Gambrinus Liga 29 6 0 0 29 6
2000–01 Gambrinus Liga 26 6 0 0 26 6
2001–02 Gambrinus Liga 15 11 0 0 15 11
Total 76 23 0 0 0 0 76 23
Liverpool 2001–02 Premiership 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2002–03 Premiership 27 9 1 0 4 2 9 1 42[A] 12
2003–04 Premiership 13 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 18 2
2004–05 Premiership 26 9 1 0 4 2 14 2 45 13
2005–06 Premiership 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 68 19 3 0 8 4 28 4 108 27
Aston Villa 2005–06 Premiership 25 8 3 3 2 1 30 12
2006–07 Premiership 17 1 1 1 3 0 21 2
Total 42 9 4 4 5 1 0 0 51 14
Lyon 2006–07 Ligue 1 12 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 14 4
2007–08 Ligue 1 12 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 15 3
Total 24 7 0 0 1 0 4 0 29 7
Portsmouth 2007–08 Premier League 12 0 4 0 0 0 16 0
Total 12 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 16 0
Galatasaray 2008–09 Süper Lig 31 20 0 0 9 5 40 25
2009–10 Süper Lig 17 11 0 0 6 5 23 16
2010–11 Süper Lig 17 9 0 0 2 2 19 11
2011–12 Süper Lig 28 8 0 0 28 8
2012–13 Süper Lig 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 93 48 0 0 17 12 110 60
Baník Ostrava 2012–13 Gambrinus Liga 12 5 0 0 12 5
Total 12 5 0 0 0 0 12 5
Antalyaspor 2013–14 Süper Lig 13 2 3 2 16 4
Total 13 2 3 2 0 0 16 4
Career total 340 113 14 6 14 5 49 16 418 140

International[edit]

[113]

Czech Republic national team
Year Apps Goals
2001 8 4
2002 6 4
2003 7 4
2004 13 9
2005 11 5
2006 8 4
2007 8 1
2008 9 1
2009 8 6
2010 1 0
2011 7 1
2012 7 2
Total 93 41

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Czech Republic's goal tally first.[101][116]
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 April 2001 Prague, Czech Republic  Belgium 1–1 Draw Friendly
2. 6 June 2001 Teplice, Czech Republic  Northern Ireland 3–1 Win 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 5 September 2001 Teplice, Czech Republic  Malta 3–2 Win 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 6 October 2001 Prague, Czech Republic  Bulgaria 6–0 Win 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 6 September 2002 Prague, Czech Republic Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 5–0 Win Friendly
6.
7. 16 October 2002 Teplice, Czech Republic  Belarus 2–0 Win UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying
8. 20 November 2002 Teplice, Czech Republic  Sweden 3–3 Draw Friendly
9. 12 February 2003 Saint-Denis, France  France 2–0 Win Friendly
10. 30 April 2003 Teplice, Czech Republic  Turkey 4–0 Win Friendly
11. 6 September 2003 Minsk, Belarus  Belarus 3–1 Win UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying
12. 10 September 2003 Prague, Czech Republic  Netherlands 3–1 Win UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying
13. 31 March 2004 Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Republic of Ireland 2–1 Loss Friendly
14. 2 June 2004 Prague, Czech Republic  Bulgaria 3–1 Win Friendly
15. 6 June 2004 Teplice, Czech Republic  Estonia 2–0 Win Friendly
16.
17. 15 June 2004 Aveiro, Portugal  Latvia 2–1 Win UEFA Euro 2004
18. 19 June 2004 Aveiro, Portugal  Netherlands 3–2 Win UEFA Euro 2004
19. 23 June 2004 Lisbon, Portugal  Germany 2–1 Win UEFA Euro 2004
20. 27 June 2004 Porto, Portugal  Denmark 3–0 Win UEFA Euro 2004
21.
22. 12 February 2005 Teplice, Czech Republic  Finland 4–3 Win 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
23. 30 March 2005 Andorra la Vella, Andorra  Andorra 4–0 Win 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
24. 4 June 2005 Liberec, Czech Republic  Andorra 8–1 Win 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
25. 8 June 2005 Teplice, Czech Republic  Macedonia 6–1 Win 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
26. 7 September 2005 Olomouc, Czech Republic  Armenia 4–1 Win 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
27. 26 May 2006 Innsbruck, Austria  Saudi Arabia 2–0 Win Friendly
28. 7 October 2006 Liberec, Czech Republic  San Marino 7–0 Win UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
29.
30. 15 November 2006 Prague, Czech Republic  Denmark 1–1 Draw Friendly
31. 24 March 2007 Prague, Czech Republic  Germany 2–1 Loss UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
32. 20 August 2008 London, England  England 2–2 Draw Friendly
33. 12 August 2009 Teplice, Czech Republic  Belgium 3–1 Win Friendly
34. 5 September 2009 Bratislava, Slovakia  Slovakia 2–2 Draw 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
35. 9 September 2009 Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic  San Marino 7–0 Win 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
36.
37.
38.
39. 29 March 2011 České Budějovice, Czech Republic  Liechtenstein 2–0 Win UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
40. 29 February 2012 Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Republic of Ireland 1–1 Draw Friendly
41. 26 May 2012 Styria, Austria  Israel 2–1 Win Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Liverpool
Olympique Lyon
Portsmouth
Galatasaray

Country[edit]

[117]

Czech Republic

Individual[edit]

[117]

Notes[edit]

A. ^ Total includes one appearance in the 2002 FA Community Shield.[118]

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