Jan Blažek

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Jan Blažek
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-03-20) 20 March 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Trutnov, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
BV Cloppenburg
Youth career
1998–1999 FK Trutnov
1999–2000 SK Hradec Králové
2000–2002 FK Trutnov
2002–2005 FC Slovan Liberec
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005– FC Slovan Liberec 93 (23)
2008 SK Slavia Prague (loan) 7 (1)
2008–2011 Larissa (loan) 35 (3)
2011–2012 SK Slavia Prague (loan) 14 (2)
2013–2014 Apollon Smyrni (loan) 5 (0)
2014 Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała (loan) 5 (1)
2014 Aiginiakos (loan) 2 (0)
2015 Dukla Prague (loan) 8 (0)
2015 Slavoj Vyšehrad (loan) 0 (0)
2016– BV Cloppenburg 0 (0)
National team
2004 Czech Republic U-16 3 (1)
2004–2005 Czech Republic U-17 16 (10)
2005 Czech Republic U-18 1 (0)
2005–2007 Czech Republic U-19 18 (6)
2006–2008 Czech Republic U-21 5 (0)
2009–2010 Czech Republic 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 February 2015

Jan Blažek (born 20 March 1988) is a Czech football player who is currently plays for Slovan Liberec.

Blažek is known as a very talented as well as a somewhat controversial player, due to his conflicts with coaches and alcohol consumption. On his web site he stated his motto: Děvky, chlast a prcání (hookers, booze and fucking). The site also included many photographs of him drinking rum with cola.[1] After Blažek's transfer to Slavia, the web site gained some attention of the media, resulting in motto being changed to věř v sám sebe (trust in yourself) and the controversial photographs were removed.[2]

In July 2011 Blažek returned to his mother club FC Slovan Liberec.[3] On 24 July 2012, Blažek scored a goal against Kazakhstani club Shakhter Karagandy at the very end of the period of extra time to level the result at 1–1 and enable his team to progress to the next round of the UEFA Champions League by an aggregate score of 2–1. He spent time at Greek second division side Aiginiakos in the autumn part of the 2014–15 season, before joining FK Dukla Prague on loan in February 2015.[4]

International career[edit]

On 15 November 2009, Blažek made his first appearance for the national team in a friendly game against United Arab Emirates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Děvky, chlast a …". Blesk (in Czech). 4 January 2008. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Jan Blažek's personal profile – in Czech.
  3. ^ http://fcslovanliberec.cz/cz/aktualne/clanek.php?idart=3417
  4. ^ "Útočník Blažek se vrací do ligy, jaro stráví na hostování v Dukle". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). 13 February 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 

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