Petr Cech


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Plays for: Arsenal
Ranked: 68th in Premier League
Petr Čech is a Czech professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Arsenal. He is the former captain for the Czech Republic national team. Čech has previously played for Chmel Blšany, Sparta Prague, Rennes and Chelsea. He is the most capped player in the history of the Czech national team with 124 caps, and represented the country at the 2006 World Cup, as well as the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 European Championships. He was voted into the Euro 2004 all-star team after helping the Czechs reach the semi-finals. Čech also received the individual award of Best Goalkeeper in the 2004–05, 2006–07 and 2007–08 seasons of the UEFA Champions League. In addition, he was named in the FIFPro and UEFA Champions League team of the season in 2006. He is considered to be one of the greatest and most respected goalkeepers of his generation.

Čech joined Chelsea in 2004 and made 486 official appearances for the club, making him the club's highest overseas appearance maker and sixth in its all-time appearances list. With Chelsea, Čech won four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups, one UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Champions League. Čech kept a club record 220 clean sheets for Chelsea in all competitions.

Čech holds a number of goalkeeping records, including the Premier League record for fewest appearances required to reach 100 clean sheets, having done so in 180 league appearances, joint most number of clean sheets in a season , as well as the record for the most clean sheets in Premier League history. At the end of the 2016–17 season, the record stood at 190. During the 2004–05 season, Čech went 1,025 minutes without conceding a goal – a Premier League record, until it was surpassed by Edwin van der Sar of Manchester United on 27 January 2009.

Čech is the only goalkeeper to have won the Golden Glove with two separate clubs, winning it a joint record four times; in 2004–05, 2009–10, 2013–14 and the 2015–16. Additionally he holds a Czech professional league record of not conceding a goal in 903 competitive minutes, a club record at his former club Sparta Prague, having gone 928 minutes unbeaten in all competitions in 2001–02, when his unbeaten run in the Czech First League was combined with his performances in the Champions League. On top of this he holds the record for the number of Czech Footballer of the Year and Czech Golden Ball wins. Description provided by Wikipedia


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Life brings plenty of amazing situations and moments ... the picture is from 19th of January 2004 just moments before I signed my contract with @chelseafc ... today 19th of January 2019 exactly 15 years later there is a London derby @arsenal v. @chelseafc in the @premierleague 🧐 #coyg

#NewLevels #PUMAFuture

First player to have walked through the tunnel in 2019 😁🙋🏽‍♂️

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3 days ago

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I feel very privileged to have this opportunity to join Chelsea Football Club again and help create the best possible high level performance environment to continue the success the club has had over the past 15 years . I’m looking forward to the new challenge and hope I can use all of my football knowledge and experience to help the team achieve even more success in the future. ... See moreSee less

I feel very privileged to have this opportunity to join Chelsea Football Club again and help create the best possible high level performance environment to continue the success the club has had over the past 15 years . I’m looking forward to the new challenge and hope I can use all of my football knowledge and experience to help the team achieve even more success in the future.


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Hahahaaaaa thanks for standing with us during the challenging times in #Baku. You remain a legend at the bridge!!! Welkam back!!!

WELCOME BACK PETR!!! 🤗💙#trueblue #cfc #epl Congratulations 🎉🎊🌟🏆🥇 Good luck! 🍀

Congratulations on your new job, all the best.

Congratulations and good luck legend

Thank you for the years of service you gave Arsenal. You was a brilliant servant and always remained humble and professional. One of the best keepers to ever play the game. All the best in the future.

Congratulations and wishing all the best my legend but gunners for life

All the best Cech. Thank you for your time with Arsenal

Congratulations, welcome back home

congratulations for your new job . BLue is your family <3

Congratulations, welcome back Legend

As an Arsenal fan I congratulate you and wish you best of luck in your new life journey. Thank you for your service to the Arsenal.

Congrats and welcome back to the family one of our own

Best of luck congratulations and welcome back 💪🏻💪🏻👍🏻

Welcome home Petr Great to have you back

Congrats and welcome back home. It's good to have you in this wonderful family again.

Thanks 🙏 for the favour in Baku, you play your part well ⚽️ ⚽️ ⚽️ ⚽️

Welcome my brother and thanks for helping us destroy Arsenal

Thanks for sharing bro I've improved healthy wise

Congratulations Petr and welcome back home. I feel excited for this appointment and Please now that you're back home change your profile picture😊

Chelseafc is proud to welcome you back again... Let continue to ktbffh. 👏👏👏👏Děkuji Great Man

Congratulations you both Arsenal and chelsea legend

Thanks for the favor u gave Chelsea in BAKU Arsenal will never forgive you

Thank you for the baku Europa cup we knew you would help us

Fantastic let's get Frank back Here we go again COME ON YOU BLUESSSS

Welcome back Petr!! We missed you while you were on your sabbatical!

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1 week ago

Petr Čech

Even rainy day can bring beautiful moments! 😊 ... See moreSee less

Even rainy day can bring beautiful moments! 😊


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Beautiful place ❤

Enjoy your day

Beautiful dog, lovely man 💙

We love you. Enjoy your retirement

Enjoy your retirement

Good luck for you and your family Czech legend ✊

Enjoy your retirement

Good luck for you!

Life after Retirement . TIME TO REST 🥰

I miss you Cech⚽...⚽

keep enjoying your break, Well deserved

Be Happy the Holiday...🙋🏻‍♂️

Beautiful.... Chelsea lenged..

Happy retirement Legend enjoy your life

A Rainbow a symbol of good luck and peaceful

Beautiful pic, looks like it's been painted on canvas. Double rainbows are sooooo lucky!

Yes,Mr,P.Cech.Have great time 👍⚽👌❤️🤝. Respect,Mr Cech!

Welcome back home Petr

Petr cech can I send u the top u gave me for u to sign please thank you

Oscar Perez 46 años de edad y aun sigue jugando futbol profecional. 🤫🇲🇽

É verdade, o tempo que você ficou no Arsenal não vai conseguir sujar seu currículo

Umerudi home peter chege... Huku handshake ndo inafanya kazi & we have new money. Karibu nyumbani

Tolong komen yang berkaitan dengan gambar dan 'caption' sahaja

You win some and loss some, you gave them FA cup, we collect back our Europa cup. You're welcome our legend

waiting you at chelsea my friend 😍

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2 weeks ago

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Thank you Petr ❤️ Once a Gunner, always a Gunner

Thank you, you are the legend

You put tears 😢 in our eyes in your last game against Chelsea. All the best for your retirement. Congratulations and wish you all the best ahead

Thank You & Love You Petr💙, MyIdol,One of the Best #CFCLegend

Thank you Peter for the years in Chelsea you did great games and you're the best goalkeeper around the world. You're a goalkeeper that saves 3 penalties in the UCL final. Thank you so much

Thank you legend💙 enjoy your retirement and hope for the best for you💙

What a fantastic career Petr! 🙂

2012 is the year to remember you; thank you for your exceptional services for Chelsea,welcome back for new era now

Thank you for the memories @chelsea fc

Thank you so much #chelsea legend

You gave us To Chelsea in your last game....but its well...congratulations for your stellar career👏👏👏

Happy Farewell Legend. One of the greatest goalie 👏

Thanks Petr for unforgettable moments... Best wishes from Madagascar

Thank you petr once a blue always a blue ,💙💙

Thank You Petr #chelsealegend

Thank You For 19/05/2012.

Thank you Petr , blue forever 💙💙

19.5 2012 thank you Legend!!!

Thank u and Love u Petr 🔴❤️

Thank You blue legend💙💙💙

Thank you petr 💙 You was the reason to get the champions to chelsea #Blues

All the best Petr for the future. Thank you for your services to Arsenal Football Club and to football in general.

30.05.2019 Thank you Legend ❣️

Once a blue forever a blue 💙 If big pete’s happy, I’m happy 💪

When more than one major club loves you, you did it the right way. Congratulations on a great career!

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3 weeks ago

Petr Čech

A few days back I shared with you some behind-the-scenes moments of my new campaign. The advert is out now - I like it as much as the fact that no goalkeeper was harmed during filming 😎

See all campaign adverts here:
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Flashscore campaign


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Happy retirement petr. Thank you for all the wonderful memories at chelsea.


Petr Čech, which foot you play the bass drum and which the hi-hat with? In this advertisement you play the bass drum with your left (which would be the natural for a football player with preferred left foot) but in this video I see you play with the 'regular' position (right for bass drum & left for hi-hat:


I have a helmet like cech

Petr come to bridge

wow this is so real, just got $7,500 bank transfer from, I'm so happy

good ads

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3 weeks ago

Petr Čech

I imagined the last match of my career differently but it's necessary to accept the defeats as well. Many thanks to all who supported me! ... See moreSee less

I imagined the last match of my career differently but its necessary to accept the defeats as well. Many thanks to all who supported me!


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My idol. The reason I became a goalkeeper. And a fellow countryman. Great role model and an absolute legend. Thank you. And good luck in your future endeavours! ⚽

Thank you Petr for all the amazing performances with rennes, chelsea, the gunners and your national team czech republic.Good luck on the next chapter of your life. Cech αλάνι total respect from Greece 🇬🇷

You have tried your best in the match. Thank you for dedicating the best to us. I will be so proud to tell my kids, "I had watched Petr Cech playing games when I was young".

Great petr Cech thank you for everything thank you for all the amazing moments !!!! 💙💙

Congratulations and happy retirement all the best

#Legend... Thanks for all the good memories. 💪👏

Thank you for the memories💙💙

Great man, we enjoyed your legendary performance all over your career For me you're the best goalkeeper ever Watching your saves is a joy Now a new chapter wish you all the luck 💪

Great player ! thank you for this wonderful career👏

Petr the Great, you are the World’s No. 1. Thank you for so many years of world class goal keeping!

Another legend who spent his last 6 seasons in my favorite club ManUtd (Edwin van der Sar) had similar last professional game so I can imagine the feeling... Petr, you can be proud of your carreer since the very begining (that European U-21 championsip title for the squad of Czech rep.). Enjoy your wife & children and your drumming ;)

You’re always be our hero. Thank you Petr Cech. 💙💙

For me, number 1 always stand for you. You are represent for safety in my life, thank you for movitate me. I love you 💙💙

💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙 We love u forever Peto! Bad times good times always in ours hearts 💕 Good luck

Good luck Petr Cech. Thanks all the memories

Thank you so much for your dedicated service to Arsenal. We wish you all the best in your next career

Good luck in your future. Thanks for everything. Love u always 😘😘

Thank you so much big petr💙💙

Greetings chelsea legend best goal keeper in the world. thank you for all the amazing shows skills, saves and all great moments Good luck in the next level.

Thank you for everything what you had done for blues 😍😍 !!!!

Congrats on an amazing career Big Pete legend in every sense of the word! Munich 2012 will stay with me forever 👏👏👍👍

Good luck in your new life petr cech .we will miss you💙💙💙

Risking your life to play football again after your injury shows how much you love the sport! Absolute legend on and off the pitch. Good luck, Big Pete ❤ You'll always be in the hearts of Chelsea fans for your skills, values, dedication and excellence. May your GK records never be broken

We love u legend! You was my inspiration to take 2 gloves and play as a goalkeeper. I can't say I'm good, but a least I enjoy those moments, and well my best achievement, was reaching the GK position in my High School team... Well I maybe said enough of me. Just thank you Legend, you'll never be forgotten, you gave us so many good days, so many tears and of course, so many trophies. Now we wait you at Stamford Bridge, that's your home! Once a blue, always a blue 💙

Thanks for your Efforts. Be blessed

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