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Jan Kliment (born 1 September 1993) is a Czech professional footballer who plays as a forward for VfB Stuttgart.

Jan Kliment
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Personal information
Full name Jan Kliment
Date of birth (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 25)
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
VfB Stuttgart
Number 39
Youth career
1999–2012 Jihlava
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Jihlava 31 (3)
2014Banská Bystrica (loan) 13 (0)
2015– VfB Stuttgart 8 (1)
2015– VfB Stuttgart II 1 (0)
2016–2018Brøndby (loan) 42 (9)
National team
2011 Czech Republic U19 1 (0)
2013 Czech Republic U20 2 (0)
2015 Czech Republic U21 5 (4)
2017– Czech Republic 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 July 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2017

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Club careerEdit

Kliment played his youth football for FC Vysočina Jihlava before joining their senior team. Following his rise to prominence at the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, where he won the Golden Boot, he departed for VfB Stuttgart prior to the 2015–16 season, signing a deal through 2019.[1]

On 30 August 2016 Kliment was loaned out to Brøndby IF until the end of the season.[2] On 7 July 2017 the loan deal was extended for another season.[3]

International careerEdit

On 20 June 2015, he scored a hat-trick for the Czech under-21 team in a 4–0 win over Serbia in the group stage of the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship at Letná Stadium in Prague.[4] Kliment was awarded the Golden Boot as highest goalscorer of the tournament with 3 goals.[5]

Kliment made his debut for the Czech Republic national senior team on 1 September 2017 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification against Germany.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

As of matches played on 27 November 2018.
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vysočina Jihlava 2012–13 Czech First League 9 1 9 1
2013–14 Czech First League 6 0 6 0
2014–15 Czech First League 15 2 15 2
Totals 30 3 30 3
Dukla Banská Bystrica (loan) 2013–14 Slovak Super Liga 13 0 13 0
VfB Stuttgart II 2015–16 3. Liga 1 0 1 0
VfB Stuttgart 2015–16 Bundesliga 8 1 2 0 10 1
2018–19 Bundesliga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 8 1 2 0 10 1
Brøndby (loan) 2016–17 Danish Superliga 18 1 3 0 21 1
2017–18 Danish Superliga 24 6 1 0 2[a] 0 27 6
Totals 42 7 4 0 2 0 48 7
Career totals 94 11 6 0 2 0 102 11
Reference:[7]
  1. ^ Appearances in the UEFA Europa League.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jan Kliment signs for VfB". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 29 June 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Jan Kliment released on loan". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Loan extension". vfb.de. VfB Stuttgart. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  4. ^ Holyman, Ian (20 June 2015). "Kliment hat-trick earns Czech win against Serbia". UEFA. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Czech striker Kliment wins Golden Boot award". UEFA.com. 30 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Czech Republic - Germany". fifa.com. FIFA. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Jan Kliment » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 27 November 2018.

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