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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4 weeks ago

Petr Čech

Back to the training after an official event in Tokyo! ... See moreSee less

Back to the training after an official event in Tokyo!


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Good luck chief!

Looking awesome Legend

all the best peter

Good luck my legend

We love you big Petr

Enjoy your stay there

Good luck in the upcoming season

Hope to get the best competitive team from the coaching crew

Hope all is going well Petr, great to have you back...⚽️💙

Good luck for the Season in you're new Job ⚽⚽⚽

The New Boss!

I think the picture was edited 😁

Peter gave me joy back then when he was our goal stopper.... One love bro

Glad you are back 😊

We're quiet for Kepa's season He has a good prof

I need helmet for your suit

Pump up the team big Petr... Make the fans happy again

So happy to see you back Petr Cech <3

Welcome back❤️

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1 month ago

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Great week of preseason in Dublin! ... See moreSee less

Great week of preseason in Dublin!


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Good luck my heroes

Credit to you all signing autographs everyday for everyone and very much appreciated by the fans

Good luck guys ❤️

Good luck my legend

All the best guys. Bring back the glory days. You've been there, you've done that

good job legends

Our leaders from since I started supporting this team

My favourite 2 top!!

I can see progress you guys should keep it up

I am soooo glad seeing you two back at Chelsea ❤ It will be a hard season, i hope you get the time you need!

The boss with the boss! Big pete is the boss of super frank💙💙💙

Good luck two legends

This are the future of Chelsea.

I hope two of you won't be fired at once🏃

Hard to see you back to Chelsea shirt but you will always remain a legend in Chelsea because you had your best career there. Good luck to you legend Cech.. Arsenal fan.

The legends of blues ❤️

Both of you are going place in coaching work

So you are back in the original colors

Hopefully come great too at new season BPL #ktbffh

Lamps, he was just better than Gerrard! Legend!!

And coming soon ashley cole, terry and drogba

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1 month ago

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First preseason after 20 years without training 😊 ... See moreSee less

First preseason after 20 years without training 😊


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Very proud fan to see you back to bridge on a different role,looking forward for a great season

Now that’s a picture I love to see!

The manager kepa looks pleased!😃

My legend, my hero! The great Petr Cech, we love you boss!!

Enjoy your retirement 🙂 start building your legacy!

Our director and his boss(manager), what a picture, what a time to be alive. Enjoy your retirement Čech🙂

Legend. Glad to see you with our future legend Kepa. Welcome home again!

Takes me back to when another great, Peter Bonetti, came back and started coaching Eddie Niedzwecki. Welcome home Petr!

So glad we've got you back at the BRIDGE ❤❤

The real manager looks very impressed.

You’re looking great outside the goal .

Kepa learning from the best 💪💪

Good luck Petr Čech thank you for you professional service at Arsenal. The Perfect professional 👌

Thank you for all Cech,you save us infinite times in the field and still trying to do it as a coach

Kepa will learn from one of the best in history! 👏🏼👏🏼

Looking so so different without the helmet...give kepa good advise to follow your footsteps

The first time without helmet since 2006 in training ground, big Pete =))0

Can't wait for this season to start, the transfer ban is going to be a blessing in disguise

Learning from the best makes you the best. Kepa Arrizabalaga learning from Petr Cech.

Legend, please come out of retirement and replace the clown standing next to u.

Nice to see Petr share his legendary experience with Kepa.

Kepa the manager teaching you how to be a good goalkeeper

Petře pro Kepu jsou vaše rady k nezaplacení. Těším se jak u něj bude Váš rukopis v následující sezóně nepochybně vidět. 👍💪

Cech the best of his generation coaching kepa the best of his generation to

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1 month ago

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It’s been 15 years since the Czech National Team fought bravely at the UEFA Euro 2004 in Portugal. We played brilliantly and the tournament only ended for us in the ill-fated semifinal against Greece. However, I still have fond memories even despite the defeat. I had a great time with an amazing team, and I’m only a little bit disappointed, because I still think we should have won the Championship! ... See moreSee less

It’s been 15 years since the Czech National Team fought bravely at the UEFA Euro 2004 in Portugal. We played brilliantly and the tournament only ended for us in the ill-fated semifinal against Greece. However, I still have fond memories even despite the defeat. I had a great time with an amazing team, and I’m only a little bit disappointed, because I still think we should have won the Championship!


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I remember vividly well. Only went down to an extra time goal. The following season you came to Chelsea and the rest is history

This is my favorite team. Thank you for the memories.

My favourite team of Euro 2004. I enjoyed their style of play so much.

Legend good memories

My favourite players in square are Tomas Rosicky and Paved Nedved...

I love tomas rosicky

This was a great team they showed their prowess in Germany 2006 too

Petr, you have been my hero goalkeeper, and always been. When you left, and went to red side of London, I still followed you avidly. After England, of course, you were the guys for me. *19 year old me*"this guys our new guy, apparently hes the best" .....little did I know....💪💪💪💪

Either you have better use of articles than any Czech I’ve ever met or you have a proof reader. If it’s the latter can I have the job when they retire?😁👍

The team in our heart 😍

Its was the Year of the Greek: Troy,Olympics and Euro 2004!


I was there!! I had follow my team tickets of Czech team and went to see all matches 🇨🇿❤️ I will never forget those fantastic memories in Portugal, and I am definitely think Czech team deserved won the champion, too🏆 without fail👍✨

One of the best NT I saw it playing the game 👌

My all-time favorite national team 🇨🇿. Petr Čech Zdeněk Grygera, René Bolf, Tomáš Ujfaluši, Marek Jankulovski Karel Poborský, Tomáš Galásek, Tomáš Rosický, Pavel Nedvěd Jan Koller, Milan Baroš

This was a great team, just lucky greece to win it., it could be different story if nedved not injuries..

Nejúžasnější repre, kterou jsem měl tu čest zažít. Každý člen týmu neskutečná persona, dříč a uznávané jméno. Budili respekt každému soupeři. Pořád věřím, že je naše země schopná mít zase takovou pověst ve fotbale jako tehdy. #hrdost

A very good chance for the team to clinch the tournament as winner, by then

Ano , je to jen sport , ale z toho jsem byl hodně zklamaný . Tohle byla krásná éra našeho fotbalu , co hráč to osobnost. Včetně trenéra. Byla radost se na ten fotbal dívat , ale myslím , že je to zase na dobré cestě ...

Zrovna jsem si pouštěl celý zápas s Holandskem. Bojím se že už asi tohle nikdy nezaziju. Koler s Barosem v útoku. Neuvěřitelná hrozba. Záloha Rosický Nedvěd Poborský a Galásek plus Smicer.Motor neskutečný. Obraná rovněž skvělá. Cítíš tu sílu mužstva. A taková ta euforie a hrdost. No to už asi opravdu nikdy nezazijeme. Nebo aspoň v následujících 10-15 let.

Triste demais essa seleção não ter sido campeã dessa Euro, foi o melhor futebol do torneio, pior contusão de Nedved no meio jogo com a Grécia que teve muita sorte naquele ano.

I can still remember the memory of that Czech team!!! U were playing really well but unfortunately u lost in Golden goal Against Greece 😔 Milan Barros was my favourite player of that team....there was also Koller Rozisky n U Cech 😔

Nejlepší repre, jakou jsme kdy měli. Škoda, že to samé se nedá říci o té dnešní. Všichni ti namistrovaní a přeplacení “reprezentanti” by si z nich měli vzít příklad!!!

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1 month ago

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I am a big fan of you. I hope meet you in the future.

How lovely is this photo!!! UP the CHELSEA xx

Welcome back to the blues. 😎we are. I love chelsea more

Great sir, I love this, especially the new DP. Best of luck to you legends. #franklampard #petrcech

You are the one who attracted me to chelsea, you were such an inspiration, sharing a name with me.

Best of luck petr loved by both clubs

Welcome back home big so happy to see you

My idol.. I am a big fan of Cech. Best goal keeper ever had BLUES. We love you 😊♥️

what a career he has had big peter the best goalkeeper to done our badge welcome home and take our great club far

Unlike done! I will never forget your performance at Baku.

Good luck to you Petr hope it all goes well ⚽⚽

That’s more like Petr! Thank you, I appreciate it.

I'm a Northern Gooner , grateful for your service at Arsenal BUT your back where you belong Petr Čech . Good luck for the future

Now you come, thanks for changing the Picture

Petr Čech!!! It is my childs biggest dream to ever be able to meet you. There was an incident and he now wears a helmet just like you. You got him through his most difficult phase in life. Thank you so very very much for being our inspiration to move on with life. It will be an honor if we ever met you one day, not for fame, but to thank you❤ #PETRČECH

Few days ago, I spoke about your profile picture and now you have change it to Chelsea Blue colour... Thanks for Listening...

Welcome big Champ Blue is the colour, football is the game; We're all together, and winning is our aim; So cheer us on through the sun and rain; Cause Chelsea, Chelsea is our name; 💙💙

Thank God. You were nagging me with our badge as a #Chelshit backup staff.

Welcome back to Chelsea, all the best in your new position

A Legend will always remain a legend

Thnx for taking my advice en change the profile picture

Congratulations cech on your new appointment

Good luck Peter 👏👏but you still owe us gunners an explanation of what transpired during that night in Baku🙄🙄 i wanna believe money was powered 😏😏 even if you were to concede, why couldn't you just make it one nil?? Not three, such an embarrassment😥😥

Looking good lucky not in my seat are ask you to move 🤣🤣

That is very great that not to see your profile picture in Arsenal shirt my legend 🦁💙

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