Czech Post issued a stamp to celebrate the centennial of birth of the legendary football player Josef Bican (1913-2001).Josef “Pepi” Bican was born in Vienna on 25 September 1913 into a Czech family and died in Prague on 12 December 2001.
Pepi’s father was a great footballer who represented Austria. Following his father’s example, Josef Bican became a world-famous footballer.
The author of 644 league goals, he spent most of his career in the Czech FC Slavia Prague.Bican, Pelé and Uwe Seeler were declared the greatest football players of the 20th century. A planet was named in Josef “Pepi” Bican’s honour. Planet 10634 is known as “Pepibican”.