Any player who makes over 100 appearances for a club is bound to make some form of impact in the supporters, and Roman Bednar achieved that and some.
It’s Roman Bednar’s birthday 🇨🇿🎉
— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) March 26, 2020
The former West Brom attacker had a rollercoaster ride of a career from representing his national team of on multiple occasions to playing a starring role in the Baggies promotion from the Championship to the Premier League in both 2008 and 2010, with Bednar playing 106 games in total for the Albion before leaving for Blackpool in 2012.
And to celebrate his 37th birthday, West Brom’s official Twitter account posted a video of the former Czech Republic attacker scoring a last gasp winner against Manchester City in 2008, a clip that some supporters on social media loved.
Here’s what a few West Brom fans had to say about Bednar and his time with the club in Twitter…
What a good player he was on his day
— Jordan Baldock (@BaldockWba) March 26, 2020
The romanator 👍
— Andy painter (@painter_andrew) March 26, 2020
— John (@Johnwba01) March 26, 2020
That goal won me £250, he closed his eyes too.
— Nathan Rushton (@Nathan_Rushton) March 26, 2020
The real deal, if you pardon the pun
— Jake (@ItsWhitehouse) March 26, 2020
Party at Bednars when the season restarts 🥳
— Jamie Rossiter (@Jay89R) March 26, 2020
Bednar was also famously suspended by West Brom in 2009 after being caught purchasing Grade A drugs as reported by The Guardian.