The author of the most beautiful goal of last year’s European Championship and the second best scorer of the championship, Patrik Schick from Leverkusen, came for the trophy awarded since 1965, where he extended his contract for another five years until the summer of the year. Not to mention that the 26-year-old forward has had a great season on the Bundesliga’s third team. He scored 24 goals in 27 league matches and took second place in the table of Bundesliver shooters behind Sovereign Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich.
“Our team has a promising future, the first good step is to advance to the Champions League. We can achieve further success, which is why I extended the contract, “Schick said after initialing the ongoing engagement.
The coronation of the football player of the year is another big moment in the career of the gunner, who was deprived of the title of the best scorer of the Euro only by a lower number of assists than Cristiano Ronaldo. However, his unforgettable shot against Scotland from a record 49.7 meters was chosen by the fans as the most beautiful goal of the championship. Schick was very successful in the national team – he scored seven goals in eleven international matches.
Patrik Schick with his wife Hana.Photo: Vlastimil Vacek, The law
That is why the national team missed so much in the playoffs for advancing to the 2022 World Championship against the Swedes and will miss it in the upcoming quadruple of the elite division of the League of Nations against Switzerland, Spain and Portugal.
At the beginning of the week, he underwent a groin operation and must logically skip the mentioned matches of the national team.
The members of the football academy, which includes premier league coaches, captains of premier league teams, representatives with at least 25 starts in the national team, winners of previous years, representatives of the media and the football association, Tomáš Souček, who won the previous two years, finished behind Schick. Souček’s club teammate from English West Vladimír Coufal finished in third place.
The most frequent winner of the Footballer of the Year poll is Petr Čech, who has won it a total of nine times. another goalkeeper Ivo Viktor became the winner five times, Pavel Nedvěd was crowned King of Football four times and Tomáš Rosický three times.
|Soccer player of the year 2021|
|1. Patrik Schick||Leverkusen||949|
|2. Tomáš Souček||West Ham United||691|
|3. Vladimir Coufal||West Ham United||303|
|4. Tomáš Vaclík||Sevilla FC / Olympiacos||245|
|5. Antonín Barák||Hellas Verona||195|
|6. Adam Hložek||Sparta||96|
|7. Tomas Holes||Slavia||63|
|8. Jakub Pešek||Sparta||26|
|9. Vladimir Darida||Hertha Berlin||22|
|10. Pavel Kadeřábek||Hoffenheim||11|
Next order: 11. Jan Kuchta (Slavia) 9, 12. – 13. Lukáš Kalvach (Viktoria Plzeň) and Lukáš Masopust (Slavia) both 3, 14. – 15. Jakub Jankto (Sampdoria / Getafe) and Petr Ševčík (Slavia) both 2, 16. – 23. Jan Bořil (Slavia), Pavel Bucha (Viktoria Plzeň), Stanislav Hofmann (Slovácko), Ladislav Krejčí Jr. (Sparta), Aleš Mandous (Olomouc / Slavia), Lukáš Provod (Slavia), Michal Sadílek (Liberec / Twente), Matěj Vydra (Burnley) All 1 point.
Of course, other polls were announced during the gala evening. The coach of the year was again the Slavic coach Jindřich Trpišovský, who won in front of the national team coach Jaroslav Šilhavý and Martin Svědík from Slovácko.
|Coach of the year 2021|
|1. Jindrich Trpisovsky (Slavia) 488|
|2. Jaroslav Šilhavý (Czech national team) 410|
|3. Martin Svědík (Slovácko) 220|
Coach Jindřich Trpišovský defended the primacy in the vote for coach of the year.Photo: Kateřina Šulová, CTK
Next order: 4. Pavel Vrba (Sparta) 81, 5. Michal Bílek (Plzeň) 50, 6. Petr Rada (Jablonec) 32, 7. Miroslav Koubek (Hradec Králové), 8. Jan Suchopárek (Czech Republic U21) 6, 9.– 11. David Horejš (České Budějovice), Vítězslav Lavička (Slask Wroclaw), Pavel Vaigl (Domažlice) all 3, 12. – 15. Tomáš Galásek (national team of the Czech Republic – assistant, Ostrava – assistant), Pavel Hoftych (Liberec), Karel Jarolím (Mladá Boleslav), Luděk Klusáček (Bohemians) all 1point
Andrea Stašková became the footballer of the year 2021 for the first time in her career. Last year, she and her teammates from the national team were close to the premiere advance to the big tournament. However, in the end, the Czechia lost penalties to Switzerland in the promotion round for the European Championships. The national team goalkeeper Barbora Votíková finished in second place and the four-time winner of this poll Kateřina Svitková finished in third place.
|Soccer player of the year 2021:|
|1. Andrea Stašková (Juventus) 210|
|2. Barbora Votíková (Slavia / Paris St. Germain) 200|
|3. Katerina Svitkova (West Ham United) 187|
Karol Dobiaš, a former player of the Czechoslovak national team, the famous Trnava and the Bohemians of Prague, was introduced to the Czech Football Hall of Fame as another legend.