Michal Papadopulos and Cesc Fabregas
Michal Papadopulos and Cesc Fabregas

Michal Papadopulos

Michal Papadopulos may be best remembered as the player who celebrated first with the Club's youngest ever goalscorer, Cesc Fabregas.

The Czech striker played once for Arsenal in his short north London career after arriving from Banik Ostrava in 2003.


Name Michal Papadopulos
Arsenal Career 2003 - 2004
Position: Striker
Appearances 1 (0 starts, 1 as a sub)
Goals 0

Papadopulos' sole appearance came in a 5-1 League Cup victory over Wolves at Highbury, before the centre forward was released in summer 2004.

He later played for Bayer Leverkusen, Energie Cottbus (loan), Mlada Boleslav, Heerenveen, Zhemchuzhina, FC Rostov and Zagłębie Lubin.

Papadopulos also earned full international honours with the Czech Republic.