PHOTO: Arsenal star models new Czech Republic kit

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Arsenal star Tomas Rosicky has modelled Czech Republic’s upcoming kit for the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Sponsored by Puma, the small European nation will adopt their traditional red hot kit with streaks of blue and white to match their national flag.

The Czechs have been regulars at the European Championships over the past decade, and contributed to one of the greatest games this side of the millennium with their 3-2 victory of the Dutch in Euro 2004.

Their World Cup record however has been disappointing, and they ultimately missed out on Brazil 2014 as a result of finishing third in their qualifying group.

One man who will always remain in the national spotlight is Arsenal’s attacking midfielder Tomas Rosicky. The 33-year-old made his international debut in 2000, at the age of 19, and he has since gone on to represent his country on 93 occasions – finding the net 21 times.

Rosicky's international career has been looked upon as a success, as he took over the captaincy in 2007 from Pavel Nedved and helped the side qualify for Euro 2008. Had it not been for the unfortunate injuries, Rosicky would have easily succeeded 100 caps by now.

The Arsenal man believes he still has the goods to offer the national team, and upon modelling the new kit, he told Sky Sports:

"Why should I end with something, when there is no need to? My health is good and football-wise, I think I still have goods to offer."

"These factors played in favour of me carrying on. We are now all full of expectations and hopes for the Euro 2016 qualification and want to reach the finals, understandably."

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