Petr Cech Sends Heartfelt Message on Jaromir Jagr’s Jersey Retirement Day

Soccer legend Petr Cech took a moment to honor NHL legend Jaromir Jagr on the day his jersey was retired by the Pittsburgh Penguins. The ceremony took place before a home game against the LA Kings at the PPG Paints Arena. The #68 jersey, worn by Jagr during his time with the Penguins, was raised to the rafters, joining the jerseys of other franchise icons such as Mario Lemieux and Micahel Briere.

As a fellow Czech and sports icon, Cech expressed his admiration for Jagr in a heartfelt message. The message was shared by the Penguins on their official social media platform. Cech described Jagr as an inspiration not only for hockey enthusiasts and fans, but also for players across generations. He acknowledged Jagr’s immense impact on the NHL, particularly in Pittsburgh, and wished him congratulations and continued success in inspiring others.

While Cech is widely recognized as one of the greatest goalkeepers in world soccer, his connection to ice hockey is also worth noting. Currently playing for Guildford Phoenix, a British ice hockey club, Cech has displayed versatility and talent across different sports. During his 11-year tenure with Chelsea, he achieved numerous domestic and European honors. Cech also played for Arsenal for four seasons.

Jaromir Jagr’s legacy with the Pittsburgh Penguins spans 11 seasons, starting in 1990. He was the first player in franchise history to wear the #68 on his jersey. In his time with the Pens, Jagr won the prestigious Stanley Cup twice in his first two seasons. His contributions to the team were undoubtedly significant, as he accumulated an impressive 1,079 points through 439 goals and 640 assists. Jagr’s career extended beyond Pittsburgh, and he went on to play for several other NHL teams, even continuing to compete professionally for Rytiri Kladno of the Czech Extraliga at the age of 51.

Overall, the jersey retirement ceremony served as a tribute to a hockey legend, and Petr Cech’s message added a touch of heartfelt appreciation from one sports icon to another.


Q: Kde probíhala ceremonie na počest Jaromíra Jágra?
A: Ceremonie probíhala v hale PPG Paints Arena v Pittsburghu.

Q: Kolik titulů Stanley Cup získal Jaromír Jágr s Pittsburgh Penguins?
A: Jaromír Jágr vyhrál Stanley Cup dvakrát v prvních dvou sezónách s týmem Pittsburgh Penguins.

Q: Jaká čísla má Jaromír Jágr na dresu?
A: Jaromír Jágr v týmu Pittsburgh Penguins nosil číslo 68.

Q: Kde Petr Čech momentálně hraje lední hokej?
A: Petr Čech momentálně hraje lední hokej v britském klubu Guildford Phoenix.

Q: Které další týmy NHL Jaromír Jágr hrál?
A: Jaromír Jágr hrál také za další týmy NHL po svém odchodu z Pittsburgh Penguins.

Q: Kdo byl přítomen na ceremonii důchodu čísla Jaromíra Jágra?
A: Petr Čech byl přítomen na ceremonii a vyjádřil svou obdiv k Jaromíru Jágrovi.


Pittsburgh Penguins – Pittsburgh Penguins je profesionální hokejový tým ze Spojených států amerických hrající v lize NHL.

Stanley Cup – Stanley Cup je trofej udělovaná vítězi play-off NHL.

Czech Extraliga – Czech Extraliga je nejvyšší lední hokejová soutěž v České republice.

Related Links:

Pittsburgh Penguins – Webové stránky týmu Pittsburgh Penguins.

Stanley Cup of Chowder – Blog o NHL a Stanley Cupu.

Česká extraliga – Oficiální stránky české extraligy v ledním hokeji.