Ivo Viktor

Ivo Viktor

Goalkeeper



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    Ivo Viktor is a Czech former football goalkeeper. He played for Czechoslovakia, representing his country on 63 occasions between 1966 and 1977, taking part in the 1970 FIFA World Cup and winning the 1976 European Championship.

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    Ivo Viktor (born 21 May 1942 in Křelov) is a Czech former football goalkeeper. He played for Czechoslovakia, representing his country on 63 occasions between 1966 and 1977, taking part in the 1970 FIFA World Cup and winning the 1976 European Championship. Regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation in Europe in his prime, he placed third in the 1976 Ballon d'Or, and was a five-time winner of the Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year award, and a two-time winner of the European Goalkeeper of the Year award.

    Club career


    In his country, Viktor played for several clubs, including Dukla Prague, where he remained for 13 years, winning several titles.

    International career


    Viktor's senior national team debut came in 1966 against Brazil at the Maracanã stadium. He represented his nation at the 1970 FIFA World Cup. He was one of the brightest stars at UEFA Euro 1976, where he helped Czechoslovakia win the championship, producing notable performances and key saves against the Netherlands in the semi-final, and West Germany in the final, later being named to the team of the tournament. In the same year he came third in the European Footballer of the Year awards. In total, he made 63 international appearances between 1966 and 1977.

    Coaching career


    Viktor took charge of Dukla Prague for one season as manager, in the 1990–91 Czechoslovak First League. The club finished the season in 11th place.

    Honours


    Club


    Dukla PragueCzechoslovak First League: 1964, 1966, 1977

    Czechoslovak Cup: 1965, 1966, 1969

    International


    CzechoslovakiaUEFA European Football Championship: 1976

    Individual


    Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year: 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976

    Ballon d'Or: Third place 1976

    European Goalkeeper of the Year award: 1969, 1976

    UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 1976

    Voted 24th in Keeper of the Century – IFFHS' Century Elections.

    External links


    Ivo Viktor at FAČR (in Czech)

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    1976 Euro Cup win

    European Keeper of the Century

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    Ivo Viktor - Goalkeeper
    Ivo Viktor - Goalkeeper
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