- Tomas Soucek is a defensive midfielder for West Ham United in the Premier League and the Czech Republic national football team. His career started at Slavia Prague, but he is now soaring to new heights in the Premier League. He provides defensive stability and attacking menace in equal measure, offering balance to his team with solid tackling, intercepting, and clearing statistics.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Tomas Soucek is a defensive midfielder for West Ham United in the Premier League and the Czech Republic national football team. His career started at Slavia Prague, but he is now soaring to new heights in the Premier League. He provides defensive stability and attacking menace in equal measure, offering balance to his team with solid tackling, intercepting, and clearing statistics.
Originally from Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic, Tomas Soucek was born on 27 February 1995 under the star sign Pisces. The 26-year-old footballer is Czech by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Soucek started his youth career with Slavia Prague at the age of 10. He went on a loan to Viktoria Zizkov in 2015 and made his Czech National Football League debut on 8 March against FC Fastav Zlin. In the 2015-16 Czech First League, Soucek played 29 out of 30 league matches for the Slavia Prague first team. But he lost his position in the first team in the 2016-17 season.
In 2017, Soucek went on loan to Slovan Liberec during the winter transfer window. He was on the team of Slavia Prague when they won the 2017-18 Czech Cup final against Jablonec on 9 May 2018. He was awarded the Czech First League Player of the Year award in the 2018-19 season. On 17 June 2019, he signed a contract extension with Slavia Prague until 2024.
However, Soucek joined Premier League side West Ham United on an initial loan deal on 29 January 2020. The contract was valid until the end of the 2019-20 season, with an option to make the transfer permanent in the summer. On 24 July 2020, West Ham signed Soucek on a four-year contract, for a fee of around £19 million.
Soucek finished the 2020-21 season as joint top scorer, having scored ten goals. He then won the Hammer of the Year award. Apart from clubs, Soucek has also represented his country at international levels. He made his senior debut on 15 November 2016 in a friendly match against Denmark. He was among the Czech Republic squad for Euro 2020, which made it to the quarterfinals. Now, he is the captain of the Czech Republic.
In the 2020-21 season, Soucek received an annual salary of £3,500,000 for playing for West Ham. He will earn a base salary of £3,500,000 while carrying a cap hit of £3,500,000 in the 2021-22 season. As of 2021, Soucek has an estimated net worth of £4.5 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
The midfielder is happily married to his girlfriend-turned-wife, Natalie Dobrovodska. The couple said “I Do” on 8 August 2020. They have a daughter, Terezka, together. Their daughter was born on 9 January 2019, a year before their marriage.
Before getting married, Soucek had moved to London with his then-girlfriend (now-wife) and daughter in earlier 2020. His wife often assists him during his training at home.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The defensive midfielder was born to Iva Soucek and Frantisek Soucek. He grew up alongside his sister Misa in his hometown.
His mother, Iva, played handball and was also a professional marathon runner. Meanwhile, his father was a football coach. Together, his parents gave him a decent middle-class upbringing.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Soucek stands tall at the height of 6 feet 4 inches. As an athlete, he keeps his body fit and weighs around 84 kg.