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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: 19/05/2016 15:34 CET
10.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundTurkeyTurkey1-2Czech RepublicCzech Republic100
16.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic2-1IcelandIceland9001
28.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic1-1LatviaLatvia4500
31.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSlovakiaSlovakia1-0Czech RepublicCzech Republic3000
12.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
23.09.2015French Ligue 1NiceNice6-1BordeauxBordeaux5510
26.09.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux3-1LyonLyon7910
01.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageRubinRubin0-0BordeauxBordeaux3200
04.10.2015French Ligue 1LorientLorient3-2BordeauxBordeaux9000
13.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands2-3Czech RepublicCzech Republic8600
18.10.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux0-0MontpellierMontpellier9000
22.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBordeauxBordeaux0-1SionSion6400
25.10.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-0TroyesTroyes9000
31.10.2015French Ligue 1AjaccioAjaccio2-0BordeauxBordeaux9000
05.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageSionSion1-1BordeauxBordeaux9000
08.11.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux3-1MonacoMonaco9010
13.11.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageCzech RepublicCzech Republic4-1SerbiaSerbia3400
17.11.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stagePolandPoland3-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
22.11.2015French Ligue 1RennesRennes2-2BordeauxBordeaux6000
26.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageLiverpoolLiverpool2-1BordeauxBordeaux8401
29.11.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-4CaenCaen1800
02.12.2015French Ligue 1BastiaBastia1-0BordeauxBordeaux9000
06.12.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-0GuingampGuingamp9000
13.12.2015French Ligue 1AngersAngers1-1BordeauxBordeaux9001
16.12.2015French League CupRound of 16BordeauxBordeaux3-0MonacoMonaco7800
20.12.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-1MarseilleMarseille9000
03.01.2016French CupNinth roundFréjus Saint-RaphaëlFréjus Saint-Raphaël2-3BordeauxBordeaux6200
09.01.2016French Ligue 1MontpellierMontpellier0-1BordeauxBordeaux9000
12.01.2016French League CupQuarter-finalsBordeauxBordeaux2-0LorientLorient9010
16.01.2016French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-0LOSCLOSC9000
19.01.2016French CupFirst roundAngersAngers1-2BordeauxBordeaux1600
23.01.2016French Ligue 1NantesNantes2-2BordeauxBordeaux000
26.01.2016French League CupSemi-finalsLOSCLOSC5-1BordeauxBordeaux9000
31.01.2016French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux4-0RennesRennes7300
03.02.2016French Ligue 1LyonLyon3-0BordeauxBordeaux6700
07.02.2016French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-4St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne7401
10.02.2016French CupRound of 16BordeauxBordeaux3-4NantesNantes1400
13.02.2016French Ligue 1GuingampGuingamp2-4BordeauxBordeaux9000
01.04.2016French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-2BordeauxBordeaux9000
10.04.2016French Ligue 1MarseilleMarseille0-0BordeauxBordeaux9000
16.04.2016French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-3AngersAngers9000
30.04.2016French Ligue 1TroyesTroyes2-4BordeauxBordeaux9000
07.05.2016French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux3-0LorientLorient9001
11.05.2016French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux1-1ParisParis9000
14.05.2016French Ligue 1CaenCaen1-0BordeauxBordeaux9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Jaroslav Plašil
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 05/01/1982 (34)
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Squad number: 18
  • Club: Bordeaux ( FRA)

  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 72kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16

  • 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 Republic344
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: 19/05/2016 15:34 CET