Tomáš Sivok

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Tomáš Sivok
Tomáš Sivok in 2009-10 season.jpg
Personal information
Full name Tomáš Sivok
Date of birth (1983-09-15) 15 September 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth Pelhřimov, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Beşiktaş
Number 6
Youth career
České Budějovice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 České Budějovice 31 (1)
2002–2003 Sparta Prague 25 (1)
2003 České Budějovice 33 (1)
2004–2006 Sparta Prague 70 (3)
2007–2008 Udinese 23 (1)
2008 Sparta Prague (loan) 25 (1)
2008– Beşiktaş 139 (15)
National team
2002–2005 Czech Republic U21 14 (2)
2005– Czech Republic 45 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:33, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

Tomáš Sivok (born 15 September 1983) is a Czech footballer who plays for Beşiktaş in the Turkish Süper Lig. He made his debut for the Czech national team on 3 September 2005. His primary position is holding midfielder but he can play in defence.

Career[edit]

In September 2005, Sivok became a captain of Sparta. He was captain of the Czech Republic national under-21 football team in 2006.

In the middle of 2006, Sivok became a main face of a Czech government anti-racist campaign which is called Together Against The Racism.[1]

He has signed for Udinese during the January 2007 transfer window. It is believed that Udinese paid Sparta Prague a transfer fee in the region of 2.5 million pounds for Sivok's service and Sivok put pen to paper in a 4 and-a-half years contract until the summer of 2011.,[citation needed] In May 2008, he was sold by Udinese to the Turkish side Beşiktaş J.K. for €4.7million. He signed a 4+1-year contract worth €800,000 per season and up to €100,000 in bonuses; his salary would raised to €1.2 million if he extends his contract to 2013.[2]

He is well known as the 'Golden Head' amongst the Beşiktaş fans due to his dominant capability of scoring headers from set pieces.

Personal[edit]

Sivok married Michaela Šachlová on 9 March 2009 in İstanbul.[3] The couple have given a birth to their first child, a son named Andre Tomas.[4]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results table. Czech Republic's goal tally first:
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 May 2010 Rentschler Field, Connecticut, United States  United States 1–1 4–2 Friendly
2. 9 February 2011 Stadion Aldo Drosina, Pula, Croatia  Croatia 1–2 2–4 Friendly
3. 11 November 2011 Generali Arena, Prague, Czech Republic  Montenegro 2–0 2–0 Euro 2012 qualifier play-offs
Correct as of 11 November 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.spoluprotirasismu.cz spoluprotirasismu (Czech)
  2. ^ "Konsolide Dipnotlar". Besiktas JK (in Turkish). Turkish Public Disclosure System. 14 October 2008. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Sivok'tan en güzel imza". ligtv.com.tr. Retrieved 9 March 2009.  (Turkish)
  4. ^ "Sivok Baba Oldu". bjk.com.tr. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2009.  (Turkish)

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