Jaroslav Plašil

  • Date of birth : 05/01/1982
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Czech Republic Czech Republic
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Jaroslav Plašil

Jaroslav Plašil

A two-footed all-purpose midfielder with three major international tournaments under his belt, Jaroslav Plašil is one of the senior statesmen in the Czech national team. The successor in the side to the legendary Pavel Nedvěd, he has spent most of his club career in France and has just finished his third season with FC Girondins de Bordeaux.

• Left his homeland at 18, joining AS Monaco FC from FC Hradec Králové.

• Loaned to second division US Créteil before breaking into Monaco side in 2003/04 and helping Didier Deschamps' team to the UEFA Champions League final (ten appearances, six as substitute, including both semi-final ties v Chelsea FC).

• Spent three further seasons at Monaco before moving on to Spanish club CA Osasuna in August 2007.

• An ever present for the Czech Republic at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and in both the qualifying campaign and final tournament for UEFA EURO 2008, he won his 50th cap against San Marino in September 2009.

• Joined Bordeaux from Osasuna in June 2009 and made a dramatic return to the UEFA Champions League after a five-year gap, scoring on his first appearance in competition for Les Marine et Blanc in a 1-1 draw at Juventus.

• Took his international goal tally to six with one apiece during UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers in Spain and Scotland; made his 70th appearance for the Czechs on 29 February 2012, a 1-1 friendly draw with the Republic of Ireland in Dublin.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2004

Last updated: 22/05/12 12.29CET


Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 20/05/2014 02:01 CET
08.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark0-0Czech RepublicCzech Republic7500
11.09.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic0-1FinlandFinland4600
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic3-1MaltaMalta9001
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic0-0BulgariaBulgaria9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic0-3DenmarkDenmark7400
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundArmeniaArmenia0-3Czech RepublicCzech Republic9001
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic0-0ItalyItaly9000
10.08.2013French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux0-2MonacoMonaco9000
17.08.2013French Ligue 1ToulouseToulouse1-1BordeauxBordeaux9000
24.08.2013French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-0BastiaBastia7700
01.09.2013French Ligue 1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne2-1BordeauxBordeaux9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic1-2ArmeniaArmenia9000
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
15.09.2013Italian Serie ALivornoLivorno2-0CataniaCatania9000
22.09.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-0ParmaParma9000
25.09.2013Italian Serie ALazioLazio3-1CataniaCatania9000
29.09.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania2-0ChievoChievo9010
06.10.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania1-1GenoaGenoa9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundMaltaMalta1-4Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundBulgariaBulgaria0-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
19.10.2013Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari2-1CataniaCatania9001
27.10.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-0SassuoloSassuolo9000
24.11.2013Italian Serie ATorinoTorino4-1CataniaCatania9000
01.12.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania1-3MilanMilan9000
08.12.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-0CataniaCatania9000
14.12.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-0VeronaVerona9000
22.12.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma4-0CataniaCatania9000
06.01.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania2-0BolognaBologna9000
12.01.2014Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta2-1CataniaCatania9000
19.01.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-3FiorentinaFiorentina9000
09.02.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma0-0CataniaCatania100
16.02.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania3-1LazioLazio700
23.02.2014Italian Serie AChievoChievo2-0CataniaCatania2600
02.03.2014Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa2-0CataniaCatania6500
23.03.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-1JuventusJuventus9000
26.03.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania2-4NapoliNapoli4500
31.03.2014Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-0CataniaCatania14300
31.03.2014Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-0CataniaCatania14300
06.04.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania1-2TorinoTorino9000
13.04.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-0CataniaCatania7700
19.04.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania2-1SampdoriaSampdoria9000
27.04.2014Italian Serie AVeronaVerona4-0CataniaCatania9000
04.05.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania4-1RomaRoma2500
11.05.2014Italian Serie ABolognaBologna1-2CataniaCatania3400

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Jaroslav Plašil
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 05/01/1982 (32)
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Catania ( ITA)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 72kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Intertoto Cup (First round)
    27/06/99: Gomel 1-0 Hradec Králové
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    25/04/99: Czech Republic 0-1 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Czech Republic294
Czech Republic U-21101
Czech Republic U-1661

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Intertoto Cup
Hradec Králové10
Last updated: 16/10/2013 01:35 CET
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