Jiří Němec

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Jiří Němec
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Full nameJiří Němec
Date of birth (1966-05-15) 15 May 1966 (age 52)
Place of birth Pacov, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Winger
Senior career*
1985–1987 České Budějovice 58 (2)
1987–1990 Dukla Praha 81 (5)
1990–1993 Sparta Praha 83 (6)
1993–2002 Schalke 04 256 (6)
2002–2003 Chmel Blšany 27 (0)
2003 Sparta Praha 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

Jiří Němec (born 15 May 1966 in Pacov) is a former Czech football player. [1] He played for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic.

Pacov Town in Czech Republic

Pacov is a town in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic with a population of approximately 5,000. It lies directly on the 15th meridian east. In the city a château is situated. In the beginning of the 18th century it was rebuilt into a monastery. During the reign of Joseph II the monastery was closed and it became a château again. In the 19th century part of the château was rebuilt into flats for teachers. The Czech poet Antonín Sova, who now has a museum in Pacov, was born there in 1864. During the communist era the château was used as a barracks and was significantly damaged. It is now being repaired. There is also a church in Pacov that was built in 1719.

Czechs European nation and an ethnic group native to the Czech Republic

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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]

UEFA Euro 1996 1996 edition of the UEFA Euro

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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.

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The Czechoslovak First League was the premier football league in the Czechoslovakia from 1925 to 1993, with the exception of World War II. Czechoslovakia was occupied by German forces who formed Gauliga Sudetenland and Gauliga Böhmen und Mähren leagues on occupied territories. Until 1934-35 season no teams from Slovakia participated in the league.

Statistics of Czechoslovak First League in the 1990/1991 season. Roman Kukleta was the league's top scorer with 17 goals.

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