Jiří Němec (born 15 May 1966 in Pacov) is a Czech former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.[1] He played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic.

Jiří Němec
Personal information
Full name Jiří Němec
Date of birth (1966-05-15) 15 May 1966 (age 53)
Place of birth Pacov, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 České Budějovice 58 (2)
1987–1990 Dukla Prague 81 (5)
1990–1993 Sparta Prague 83 (6)
1993–2002 Schalke 04 256 (6)
2002–2003 Chmel Blšany 27 (0)
2003 Sparta Prague 12 (0)
2004 Viktoria Žižkov 12 (0)
National team
1990–1993 Czechoslovakia 20 (0)
1994–2001 Czech Republic 64 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He won a total of 84 international caps for the two teams, scoring one goal, and played at both Euro 96 and Euro 2000.[2]

At club level, he spent nine seasons with Schalke 04 in Germany, playing 256 Bundesliga games and scoring six goals. He was an integral part of their defence when they won the UEFA Cup in May 1997.

HonoursEdit

Sparta Prague

Schalke 04

Czech Republic

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nemec, Jiri" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. ^ Jiří Němec at FAČR (in Czech)

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