Who is Tomas Rosicky?

Tomas Rosicky is a Czech football player, attacking midfielder known for Sparta Prague, Borussia Dortmund, London Arsenal, and the Czech national team. Received the nickname “Little Mozart.” He is known for his good performance, the ability to deliver very accurate and sharp passes, and a strong blow outside the box.

Quick Info 
Full NameTomáš Rosický
Date Of Birth4 October 1980
Birth PlacePrague, Czechoslovakia
Parent(s)Jiri Rosicky and Eva Rosicky.
ProfessionFormer Football Player and Manager
Professional Career1998–2001 Sparta Prague
2001–2006 Borussia Dortmund
2006–2016 Arsenal
2016–2017 Sparta Prague
Managerial CarrerAC Sparta Prague (2018 - present) - Head Coach
SpouseRadka Kocurova (m. 2014)
Age40 years
Height5’10”
Children1 (Dylan)
Net WorthUS $3.1 million

What is the education of Tomas Rosicky?

He was born on the 4th of October in 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is the son of Jiri Rosicky and Eva Rosicky. As a sibling, he has a brother Jiri Rosicky Jr. The nickname of Tomas is “The Little Mozart.” He is the son of the captain of football for Czechoslovakia, he played for Sparta Prague too, and his mother was the top table tennis player.

Rosicky’s father and older brother played in the Czech club Sparta Prague in the 1970s and 1990s, respectively, and Rosicky followed their lead. He played for the youth army of Sparta Prague, was promoted to the first team in 1998, and played 3 games for Sparta Prague in the 1998-99 season, winning the league championship in that season. In the 1999-2000 season, he followed the team to win two consecutive league championships and scored 5 goals. In addition to the league championship, he also won the most talented prize in the 1999 Czech player awards.

In the 2000-01 Europa League group stage, Rosicky scored goals against Saqueda and Arsenal, attracting Bundesliga club Domont to offer him in January 2001.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

The nationality of Tomas is Czech, and he is of white ethnicity.

 Tomas is 5’10” tall, weighing 65kg, and has athlete body type. He has light brown hair and light blue eyes. Other physical measurements are not available at the moment. 

The zodiac sign of Tomas is Libra.

How did Tomas Rosicky start his career?

Dortmund:

In 2001 Tomas Rosicky moved to Borussia Dortmund for a sum of 4.5 million euros. He helped Dortmund to the Bundesliga title in 2002 and reached the UEFA Cup final (Dortmund lost 3-2 to Feyenoord) in the same season. His solid form in the 2004/05 season helped Dortmund climb up the Bundesliga rankings, away from relegation spots. In total, he played almost 150 Bundesliga matches and 29 Champions League and UEFA Cup matches. 

It was in Germany that he earned the nickname “Little Mozart” and “The Mozart of Soccer” for his ability to organize and orchestrate the game on the field.

In 2006, after the 2006 World Cup in Germany, where he scored 2 goals against the United States, and after much speculation about his possible transfer to Atlético de Madrid, Rosicky signed for English Arsenal for three seasons, thus replacing Robert Pires.

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Arsenal:

Tomas Rosicky’s transfer was confirmed on May 23, 2006. He was assigned the jersey with the number # 7, inherited from the great Robert Pires.

He made his competitive debut for Arsenal on August 8, 2006, in a 3–0 victory over Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb in the previous round of the Champions League. He converted his first goal on September 13, 2006, against Hamburg for the same tournament. On January 6, 2007, he scored twice against Liverpool at Anfield in the FA Cup. His first Premier League score came against Wigan Athletic on February 11, 2007. In short, he scored 6 goals in 37 appearances in all competitions in his first season with the gunners. 

Back to Sparta Prague:

On August 30, 2016, Tomas Rosicky left Arsenal to return to his training club, Sparta Prague, from which he left in 2001. He signed a two-year contract. He made his debut on September 10, 2016, in the Czech Republic League, but he could not play the remainder of the 2016-17 season due to injury. On September 10, 2017, Tomas started again with his team in a match where he scored the final goal against Karvina.

Retirement

On December 20, 2017, Tomas Rosicky announced his retirement from professional football at 37 due to constant injuries that prevented him from playing regularly. His last spell at Sparta ended with 12 league games. 

Records of Tomas:

Football Clubs:

Summing up all the statistics from his career, Tomas Rosicky has scored 14 goals in 80 appearances in “Sparta Prague,” 24 goals in 189 appearances in “Borussia Dortmund,” 28 goals 247 appearances. In “Arsenal.” 

In the total of his career in football clubs, he has scored 66 goals after playing 516 matches. 

International:

Tomas Rosicky started playing in the national team of the Czech Republic, the senior team from the year 2000 till 2016. He has scored 23 international goals appearing in 105 matches.

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Awards and Achievements

Tomas Rosicky is regarded as one of the best and greatest number 7s in the history of Arsenal, where he played the position of Attacking Midfielder and winger. He was also once rewarded as the player of the month March in 2014 after claiming 63.7% of total votes.

He won “Footballer of the Year” three times in Czech in 2006,2002 and 2001. He played in Dortmund, where the team was titled “German Champions,” one time “English Super Cup Winner” in 2014.

From arsenal, he was in the team when they won the “English FA Cup” two times in 2015 and 2014. Also, in the Czech championship, his team “AC Sparta Prague” won two times. 

Is Radka Kocurova still with Tomas Rosicky?

Tomas Rosicky has a Wife, Radka Kocurova. The couple was blessed with a son, Dylan. They got married in 2014 May as they had a son, and they were in a relationship for 11 years

How much Tomas Rosicky’s net worth?

The net worth of Tomas is estimated to be around 3.1 million dollars. He has not mentioned the collection of cars and other luxurious things.

Social Media: Instagram

Tomas Rosicky is not that active on social media, although he has an Instagram account. He does not have a Twitter account, although he has more than 390K followers on Instagram.

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