|Date of birth||15 January 1973|
|Place of birth||Frýdek-Místek, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Central Midfielder / Defensive midfielder|
|2006–2008||1. FC Nürnberg||65||(4)|
|1994–1996||Czech Republic U21||15||(6)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:33, 31 August 2009 (UTC).
Galásek started his career with Banik Ostrava in 1991, before moving to Willem II Tilburg in 1997. With Willem II, he reached an historic fifth place in Eredivisie, which meant UEFA Cup qualification for the first time in 30 years. Since then, he played 4 UEFA Cup matches. In 1998–99, Willem II exceeded the previous year's performance, finishing second in the league. For the first time in history, Willem II qualified for the UEFA Champions League. In that competition, Galásek played five matches for Willem II. Galásek moved to Ajax in the summer of 2000. With Ajax, he won the national championship twice and the national cup once and played 26 times in the Champions League.
Since 2006, he played for 1. FC Nürnberg in the Bundesliga, after signing a two year deal with German club. On 15 August 2008, he moved back to Banik Ostrava. On 19 December, he signed a contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach. In July 2009, he retired from professional football but made a comeback in the Bayernliga on 31 August 2009 when he signed for FSV Erlangen-Bruck.
In 1995, he debuted in the Czech Republic national football team and was part the team in the semi-final of the Euro 2004. Until May 2007, he recorded over 50 caps for his country. He took part in the 2006 FIFA World Cup as captain of the Czech team.
Club career statistics
|1991–92||Baník Ostrava||First League||10||0|
|1993–94||Baník Ostrava||Gambrinus liga||30||0|
|2006–07||1. FC Nürnberg||Bundesliga||32||2|
|2008–09||Baník Ostrava||Gambrinus liga||14||0|
- AFC Ajax
- 1. FC Nürnberg
- "Unauffällig und konstant" (in German). Borussia.de. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2009.
- "Abschied mit Tom und Melissa" (in German). RP-Online. 25 May 2009. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
- Tomáš Galásek at National-Football-Teams.com
- Roser, Philipp (24 September 2012). "Tschechische Nationalelf rief Ex-Kapitän Galasek" [Czech national team called former captain Galasek] (in German). Nürnberger Zeitung. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
- Tomáš Galásek international stats at the Football Association of the Czech Republic website (Czech)
- Tomas Galasek at fussballdaten.de (German)
Rafael van der Vaart
|Czech Republic captain