First footballer of African descent to play for the Czech Republic national football team.
He spent his youth career with Velké Meziříčí from 1992 until 1998 and Vysočina Jihlava from 1998 until 2005.
He signed with Werder Bremen in 2012 for four years, after spending 2008 until 2012 with Slovan Liberec.
He was born to Chamola, a Czech doctor, and Jana, an Ethiopian schoolteacher; he grew up with younger sister Anna, who would became a member of the Czech Republic women's national handball team.
He and Lionel Messi were contemporaries.