Petr Cech

Petr Čech is a retired Czech professional footballer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation.

Full Name: Petr Čech
Date of Birth: May 20, 1982
Place of Birth: Plzeň, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm)

Playing Career:

  • Čech began his professional career with Chmel Blšany in the Czech Republic.
  • He gained international recognition during his time with French club Rennes, which led to his move to the English Premier League.

Notable Clubs:

  1. Rennes (France): 2002–2004
  2. Chelsea (England): 2004–2015
  3. Arsenal (England): 2015–2019


  • With Chelsea, Čech won multiple Premier League titles, FA Cups, and the UEFA Champions League in the 2011-2012 season.
  • He holds several records, including the most clean sheets in Premier League history.
  • Čech was known for his shot-stopping abilities, commanding presence in the penalty area, and consistent performances.


  • Petr Čech officially retired from professional football in 2019.
  • After retiring from playing, he took on a technical and performance advisory role at Chelsea.

Other Notable Information:

  • Petr Čech is also a highly skilled drummer and has played in a band.
  • He is known for wearing a protective helmet during matches due to a head injury sustained in 2006.