Goalkeeper Matyáš Šilhavý from the club´s academy signed his first professional contract with Viktoria Plzeň today.

Although he still belongs to the U17 category, Matyáš Šilhavý attended a training camp with Viktoria´s A team in Benidorm, Spain, in the winter. Goalkeeping coach Matúš Kozáčik had nothing but words of praise for him. The 17-year-old talent also took part in the recent European Championship of his age category in Cyprus. He has now signed a professional three-year contract with the club.

"Matyáš is one of the great talents of Czech football, which was underlined by his participation in the European Championships and next week he will start his summer training with the A team," said Daniel Kolář, the sporting director of Viktoria Plzeň.