He was one of the greatest players that made the Czech football. He is the second fact which won the «Golden Ball» as a leading European player, after the late, Josef Masopoust.
He central midfielder, Pavel Nedved, aggressive or left attacking . Born on August 30, 1972. He played for the first time on a professional team in 1991- 1992 in Dukla Prague (19 games, 3 goals). After took the Sparta Prague (1992- 1996, 97 games, 23 goals), then Italian, Lazio (1996- 2001, 138 games, 33 goals) and then Juventus (2001- 2009, 247 games, 51 goals) where he met and greater glory.
But he won more money. He played 91 times in the national Czech, scoring 18 goals. Then there was the football. The old lady «took him close and put him in the administration as one of its vice-presidents, specializing on international relations.
So Pavel have met in Nyon, the headquarters of UEFA. We met again, this time in Monte Carlo for the draw of the Champions League and it was natural to talk about Juventus, Paulo Dybala and general international football. A great conversation with Discoveryfootball.com in exclusive.
DF: This year Juventus will assert with high probability and the Champions League so? Why in Italy I see no rival to worry you …
R/: «Certainly we made several important signings of the money we received from moving Pogba, which is a great footballer. All players that we have incorporated in our potential is important and expect too much. What to say about Higuain, who all saw what he offered in Naples? He was one of the great protagonists of last year´s league scoring too many goals for partenopei. Now we want to do the same for us. Then Pjanic had shown the value of the Roma. We expect to offer even more to us. Young, Pjaca played very well in the recent European Championship with the national vest Croatia is also a major player. The Brazilian, Dani Alves from the leading position in the right rearguard world. ; The stoppers, Mehdi Benatia learned from Bayern Munich (the Italian team Cuadrado had not even get) … »
DF: Higuain with Dybala behind him will have the opportunity to score even more goals within and outside Italy …
R/: «Dybala is incredible footballer. Surprising! Great craftsman. I think that would be the next Lionel Messi. It has such a variety of skills and is only 22 years old. The future belongs to him and of course the fans of our team is very happy to belong to us and see him every week to do amazing things. »
We will chase Champions League
R/: «Naturally. Our main goal to continue to maintain supremacy in Italy and claim with all our might the Champions League. We know very well that possible will be presented again to Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, but we will be ready to face».
DF: What happened and Czech national could not be distinguished at the 15th European Championship?
R/: «No national team presented, as expected and left early. The fact is that we have a fall. We not now have major players as a few years ago. But that is football, like life. He has been up and down»
DF: For Portugal who won the European Championship what you have to say?
«He played very well, smart, disciplined and managed to win the trophy.