The official website for European football

František Rajtoral

Published: Tuesday 1 May 2012, 11.02CET
FC Viktoria Plzeň
Published: Tuesday 1 May 2012, 11.02CET

František Rajtoral

FC Viktoria Plzeň

Clubs: FK Marila Příbram, FC Baník Ostrava, 

• Started out with local club FK Marila Příbram, making his debut as an 18-year-old in 2004/05.

• After just one season with Příbram he joined FC Baník Ostrava, where he would remain for the next four years, amassing exactly 100 top-flight appearances and scoring 12 goals; also made his European debut against sc Heerenveen in the first round of the 2005/06 UEFA Cup.

• A youth international at Under-18 and U19 level, he was a member of the Czech Republic squad at the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Belgium, where he appeared in all three games.

• Joined Plzeň in 2009 and won the Czech Cup at the end of his debut campaign; followed that up with the league title, starting 27 of 30 matches and scoring three goals.

• An ever-present in Plzeň's lengthy 2011/12 European adventure, making 14 appearances in total, including all six in the UEFA Champions League group stage, he won his first senior cap as a second-half substitute in a February 2012 friendly against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin (1-1).

• Made 28 league appearances as Plzeň won the title again in 2012/13, but went on loan the following season to Hannover 96, returning to the Czech Republic ahead of the 2014/15 campaign. 

UEFA honours
None 

Last updated: 31/07/14 17.44CET

Related information

Player profiles

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=1800666.html#frantisek+rajtoral

UEFA.com features

What teams need to get through
  • What teams need to get through
  • Watch the five best acrobatic Champions League goals
  • Ones to watch in the group stage
  • Masterclass: Xavi on passing and control
  • Newcomers ready for Champions League debuts
  • Pick of the Week of Football
  • Berezovski and Frick join Europe's 40-somethings
  • Europe's all-time top international goalscorers
  • Introducing football in Gibraltar ...
  • Given has 'unfinished business' with Ireland
1 of 10
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.