Czech striker Jan Koller retires at 38

Updated: 18 August 2011 13:08 IST

Czech striker Jan Koller, the Czech Republic's record goal-scorer, has hung up his boots at the age of 38 for health reasons including a heart problem, the Czech news agency CTK said on Wednesday.

Czech striker Jan Koller retires at 38
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Prague:

Czech striker Jan Koller, the Czech Republic's record goal-scorer, has hung up his boots at the age of 38 for health reasons including a heart problem, the Czech news agency CTK said on Wednesday.

The towering forward with 55 goals in 91 games for the Czech Republic last played for AS Cannes in France's third division.

Koller has also played for Sparta Prague, Bundesliga sides Borussia Dortmund and Nuremberg, Belgium's Lokeren and Anderlecht, France's Monaco and Russia's Samara.

Standing at 2.02 metres tall, Koller played in the Czech team that came third in the Euro 2004 tournament in Portugal. He also won league titles with Sparta, Dortmund and Anderlecht.

Topics : Football Czech Republic
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