Václav Kadlec in 2015
|Date of birth||20 May 1992|
|Place of birth||Prague, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|AC Sparta Prague|
|2015||→ Sparta Prague (loan)||13||(9)|
|2008||Czech Republic U16||2||(1)|
|2007–2009||Czech Republic U17||26||(18)|
|2009||Czech Republic U18||2||(0)|
|2010||Czech Republic U19||3||(1)|
|2010–2015||Czech Republic U21||14||(7)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2017|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 October 2017
Kadlec made his debut in the Gambrinus liga on 25 October 2008 for Sparta against 1. FK Příbram. He scored his first league goal at the age of 16. Kadlec had a trial at Liverpool's academy in 2007. In November 2012 Kadlec fractured his skull in a collision with Martin Nešpor during Sparta's match against FK Mladá Boleslav.
After a short loan at Letná he transferred to Danish side FC Midtjylland during the 15/16 season. However, he decided to return to Sparta in the summer transfer window of 2016. He signed a 4-year contract with the club.
On 12 October 2010, Kadlec made his first appearance for the Czech Republic national team against Liechtenstein and scored on his debut, becoming the youngest goalscorer in the Czech Republic national team history. He was voted the Czech Talent of the Year at the 2010 Czech Footballer of the Year awards. Later in the year he made his debut for the under-21 team, also marking it with a goal. He represented the team at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.
- Scores and results list Czech Republic's goal tally first.
|1.||12 October 2010||Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz||Liechtenstein||2–0||2–0||UEFA Euro 2012 qualification|
|2.||11 October 2013||Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali||Malta||3–1||4–1||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3.||31 August 2016||Městský stadion, Mladá Boleslav||Armenia||2–0||3–0||Friendly|
|4.||8 October 2017||Doosan Arena, Plzeň||San Marino||5–0||5–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- As of 1 July 2017
|Sparta Prague (loan)||2014–15||13||9||1||1||-||-||-||-||14||10|
|Eintracht Frankfurt total||30||6||4||2||-||-||5||2||39||10|
|FC Midtjylland total||13||3||0||0||-||-||10||0||23||3|
|Sparta Prague total||130||43||19||8||1||0||39||9||198||61|
- Sparta Prague
- Václav Kadlec – Czech First League statistics at Fotbal DNES (in Czech)
- "Sky Sports Scout - Vaclav Kadlec". Sky Sports. 27 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
- Novák, Jaromír (3 November 2012). "VIDEO: Hrozivá srážka, sparťan Kadlec ji odnesl zlomeninou čelní kosti". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). Czech Republic. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
- "Kadlec leaves Sparta for Eintracht". UEFA.com. 18 August 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
- "SPARTA PRAGA". la Repubblica (in Italian). September 30, 2016. p. 48.
- Andrea Sorrentino (September 30, 2016). "Un inferno senza fine per l'Inter da 330 milioni la nuova rivoluzione non ha scacciato la crisi". la Repubblica (in Italian). p. 48.
- Miloslav Novák: Kadlec: rána k tyči a zrodil se nejmladší střelec novodobé české historie at iDNES.cz, 12 October 2010.
- "Kadlec, Václav". National Football Teams. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
- Official website of Václav Kadlec
- Václav Kadlec at FAČR (in Czech)
- ""Nový Rosický" Václav Kadlec: V deseti letech jsem dal 700 nožiček". Nova Sport (in Czech). CET 21 spol. s r.o. Retrieved 2009-08-22.