[People Profile] All We Know About Patrik Schick, biography, Career, Family, Networth
Patrik Schick born 24 January 1996 is a Czech experienced footballer who plays as a forward for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and the Czech Republic national team.
Born in Prague, Schick started his career with local club Sparta Prague, growing through their youth ranks, before making his senior debut as a teenager. In 2016, at the age of 20, he earned a move to Sampdoria in Italy after an outstanding spell with Bohemians 1905 . After an outstanding debut season in Italy, he moved to Roma in 2017 for a registered club-record fee. In 2019, Schick moved to Germany to join RB Leipzig on a season-long loan before proceeding to Bundesliga rivals Bayer Leverkusen on a permanent basis in September 2020.
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|Full Names||Patrik Schick|
|Place of birth||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Date Of Birth||24 January 1996|
|State of Origin||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Current team||Bayer Leverkusen|
2007–2014 Sparta Prague
2014–2016 Sparta Prague
2015–2016 → Bohemians 1905 (loan)
2017–2020 Roma 46 (5)
2019–2020 → RB Leipzig (loan)
2020– Bayer Leverkusen
2011 Czech Republic U16
2012–2013 Czech Republic U17
2013–2014 Czech Republic U18
2014–2015 Czech Republic U19
2015–2017 Czech Republic U21
2016– Czech Republic
|Salary||€100,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
Formerly an international at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-21 levels, Schick made his debut for the Czech Republic in May 2016 at the age of 20. He has made over 30 caps for his nation and helped the national team reach the quarter-finals of the European Championship in 2020, where he won both the Goal of the Tournament and the Silver Boot as the second-highest goal scorer of the tournament.
The Prague-born player was seen by Sparta Prague when he was 11 years old. He made his top-flight debut for Sparta on 3 May 2014 in a 3–1 away loss at Teplice. Sparta would win the domestic double that campaign but four appearances over two campaigns meant Schick crossed town to join Bohemians 1905 on loan for the 2015–16 season. He achieved 8 goals in 27 expeditions for Bohemians during a relegation battle. Schick returned to Sparta and was expected to feature prominently for the club during the 2016–17 season, but David Lafata was chosen and when Sparta offered Schick a new contract, his agent hung it down.
Schick signed for Sampdoria in June 2016 for a reported price of €4 million. In his first season in Italy, he seemed in 32 league matches and scored 11 goals for Sampdoria. He started 14 times and was able to find the back of the net once every 137 minutes.
On 29 August 2017 Schick joined Roma on a temporary deal for a loan fee of €5 million with a conditional obligation to buy the player once specific sporting goals had been achieved, rising to €40 million, a club record fee. Upon signing, Roma sporting director Monchi told Schick as “one of the brightest opportunities in international football. “Schick spent most of his spell at Roma playing out on the right wing or left up front by himself and he scored only 8 times in 58 games.
2019–20 season: Loan to RB Leipzig
On 2 September 2019, RB Leipzig reported the signing of Schick on a season-long loan deal with an prospect to buy him permanently. His first goal for Leipzig came in a 3–2 defeat of SC Paderborn on 11 November 2019. This started a run of three goals in four league appearances including coming off the bench to complete the comeback and secure a 3–3 draw with Borussia Dortmund. Alongside Timo Werner, Schick revived his form with 10 goals in 28 games for Leipzig as the club finished in third place in the Bundesliga and got to the semi-finals of the Champions League.
On 8 September 2020, Schick joined Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year deal for a reported fee of €26.5 million plus bonuses. Schick scored his first goal in a UEFA contest on 26 November 2020, coming in a 4–1 win over Israeli side Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the group stage of the Europa League.
Schick was the choice center-forward for much of the 2020–21 campaign at the BayArena and finished with 9 strikes across 29 league games.
On 4 December 2021, Schick scored four goals, all in the second half, in a 7–1 win over Greuther Fürth. Schick continued his good form in Leverkusen’s next two league games, scoring a brace in each match against Eintracht Frankfurt and Hoffenheim respectively. He ended the 2021–22 Bundesliga season as second top scorer with 24 goals in 27 games, then extended his contract with the club until 2027.
Schick was called up to the Czech Republic senior side for the first time at their pre-UEFA Euro 2016 training camp. He earned his first cap for the nation in their game warm-up game against Malta on 27 May 2016. Schick scored his first goal for the national team in the same match, rounding out the scoring in a 6–0 win.
UEFA Euro 2020
On 25 May 2021, Schick was included in the Czech Republic’s final 26-man squad for the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. In the first group stage match against Scotland on 14 June at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Schick scored both goals as the Czech Republic won 2–0. The second strike from the halfway line was the longest-recorded goal at the Euros since 1980 at 45 metres 49 yd. The goal was later voted as the “goal of the tournament”, and was selected for the FIFA Puskás Award. He evolved the first Czech player since Tomáš Rosický at the 2006 FIFA World Cup to achieve a brace at a major tournament and the first since Milan Baroš in 2004 to do so at the European Championships.
Against Croatia on 18 June, Schick scored from penalty to help his side earn a 1–1 draw. On 27 June, he scored his fourth goal of the tournament in the Czech Republic’s shock win over the Netherlands in the round of 16. On 3 July, he scored in a 2–1 defeat against Denmark in the quarter-finals, to equal Milan Baroš’ record of five goals for the Czech Republic in a European Championship match. Alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, he was the UEFA Euro 2020 joint top scorer with 5 goals, with the higher of number of goals scored from an open play