Lukáš Zelenka

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Lukáš Zelenka
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Personal information
Date of birth (1979-10-05) 5 October 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Prague, Czech Republic
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1986–1997 Sparta Prague
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 R.S.C. Anderlecht 3 (0)
1999–2001 KVC Westerlo 69 (7)
2001–2005 Sparta Prague 114 (19)
2006–2007 Manisaspor 49 (8)
2008–2009 KVC Westerlo 38 (3)
2009–2010 1. FC Slovácko 17 (2)
2011–2012 Budapest Honvéd 19 (2)
2012–2016 1. SK Prostějov 91 (21)
National team
2000–2002 Czech Republic U-21 18 (3)
2005 Czech Republic 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 January 2012

Lukáš Zelenka (born 5 October 1979) is a retired professional footballer, midfield player and national team player of the Czech Republic.


At the age of 17 he moved from Sparta Prague to Belgium, he played for Anderlecht and Westerlo. In summer 2001 Sparta bought him back and then he became one of the most important players of their squad. In 2006, he moved to Vestel Manisaspor in Turkey. On 21 September 2009 the Czech attacking midfielder has been released by K.V.C. Westerlo, he is a free agent now. He once scored against Manchester United at Old Trafford for Sparta in the Champions League after confidently striding into the box and slotting home after a slick passing move to draw a goal back for Sparta making it 2-1, it was to no avail however as United went on to complete a 4-1 victory.

International career[edit]

Zelenka made his debut for the Czech national team in the qualifying match against Macedonia on 8 June 2005. Czech Republic won 6:1, he has had three international appearances for the Czech Republic.


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