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Pavel Kuka (born 19 July 1968) is a Czech former football forward.

Pavel Kuka
Pavel Kuka 2013.JPG
Personal information
Full name Pavel Kuka
Date of birth (1968-07-19) 19 July 1968 (age 50)
Place of birth Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1975–1987 Slavia Prague
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 Rudá Hvězda Cheb 36 (9)
1989–1993 Slavia Prague 125 (63)
1994–1998 1. FC Kaiserslautern 121 (53)
1998–1999 1. FC Nürnberg 28 (10)
1999–2000 VfB Stuttgart 20 (1)
2000–2005 Slavia Prague 110 (33)
2005 SK Marila Votice (12)
National team
1991–1993 Czechoslovakia 24 (7)
1994–2001 Czech Republic 63 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Prague, Kuka started and finished his career at Slavia Praha,[1] playing with the club from 1989–93 and then from 2000–05. He has also played for 1. FC Kaiserslautern (1994–98), 1. FC Nürnberg (1998–99), and VfB Stuttgart (1999–2000). For the Czech national team, Kuka played 63 times, scoring 22 goals[2] and was part of the runner-up squad at Euro 96 and also took part at Euro 2000. Kuka also played 24 times, scoring seven goals, for Czechoslovakia. Retired in May 2005, he has shortly worked as a manager in FK Marila Příbram (another Gambrinus league team) and then became football agent. In 2008, he was a sports executive at FK Viktoria Žižkov.

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HonoursEdit

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1. FC Kaiserslautern

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Czech Republic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Počty startů hráčů v I. Československé lize: K" (in Czech). JFK-Fotbal. Archived from the original on 25 September 2008.
  2. ^ Slavík, Jiří (3 July 2003). "Pavel Kuka – International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 31 March 2012.

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