|Date of birth||3 December 1994|
|Place of birth||Příbram, Czech Republic|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|2014–2015||→ Vlašim (loan)||27||(5)|
|2020||→ Lecce (loan)||16||(2)|
|2020–2021||→ Hellas Verona (loan)||34||(7)|
|2022–2023||→ Fiorentina (loan)||16||(1)|
|2012||Czech Republic U19||2||(0)|
|2014–2015||Czech Republic U20||3||(0)|
|2015–2017||Czech Republic U21||9||(1)|
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 21:46, 18 May 2023 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 27 March 2023
Antonín Barák (born 3 December 1994) is a Czech professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Fiorentina and the Czech Republic national team. After starting his professional career at Příbram in the Czech First League, he moved on to play for Slavia Prague, before moving to Italy to play in Serie A for Udinese, as well as on loan at other clubs in the same league.
Barák made his career league debut for 1. FK Příbram on 1 June 2013 in a Czech First League 1–1 away draw at Slovan Liberec. He signed for Czech First League club SK Slavia Prague on 30 December 2015 on a contract until June 2019.
On 31 January 2017, Slavia announced that he had signed with Udinese Calcio for a fee of €3 million, but that the transfer would go through after the end of the season.
On 29 January 2020, he joined Serie A club Lecce on loan. On 2 February he scored a goal in a 4–0 home win against Torino, his first match with the salentini side.
On 17 September 2020, he was loaned to Hellas Verona. Verona held an obligation to purchase his rights if certain performance conditions were met.
On 26 August 2022, Barák joined Fiorentina on loan with an option to buy. On 31 January 2023, Fiorentina exercised their option to make the transfer permanent.
In 2022-23 Season, Barak helped Violas in Europa Conference League and formed a main attacking force with Luka Jović and Nicolás González, scoring 5 goals in 11 matches. In the semi-final second leg with Basel, Barak was starting from the bench and substituted on 105th minute of extra time, then he scored an injury time winner for Fiorentina at 129th minute to reach the final which will be held in Prague, Czechia, his native country.  
Barák was called up to the Czech national team for the first time in November 2016 to face Norway and Denmark. He made his debut against Denmark on 15 November, scoring a goal. He scored two goals in his competitive debut, a 6–0 victory over San Marino in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying stage on 26 March 2017. He also played in delayed Euro 2020 tournament.
On 10 October 2020, Barák tested positive for COVID-19.
- As of match played 18 May 2023
|Vlašim (loan)||2014–15||National League||27||5||0||0||–||–||27||5|
|Slavia Prague||2015–16||Fortuna Liga||9||4||0||0||–||–||9||4|
|Lecce (loan)||2019–20||Serie A||16||2||0||0||–||–||16||2|
|Hellas Verona (loan)||2020–21||Serie A||34||7||2||0||–||–||36||7|
|Hellas Verona||2021–22||Serie A||29||11||1||0||–||–||30||11|
- As of match played 27 March 2023
- As of match played 11 November 2021
- Scores and results list Czech Republic's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Barák goal.
|1||15 November 2016||Městský stadion, Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic||1||Denmark||1–0||1–1||Friendly|
|2||26 March 2017||San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, San Marino||3||San Marino||1–0||6–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4||5 October 2017||Baku Olympic Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan||4||Azerbaijan||2–1||2–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5||11 November 2017||Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, Qatar||5||Qatar||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|6||24 March 2021||Arena Lublin, Lublin, Poland||16||Estonia||2–1||6–2||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|7||2 September 2021||Městský stadion, Ostrava, Czech Republic||24||Belarus||1–0||1–0||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|8||11 November 2021||Andrův stadion, Olomouc, Czech Republic||28||Kuwait||1–0||7–0||Friendly|
- Coppa Italia runner-up: 2022–23
- ^ "Slavia signed an U-21 international: Antonín Barák arrives". Slavia Prague Official (in Czech). Retrieved 30 December 2015.
- ^ "Barák odejde! Slavia se dohodla s Udine na přestupu od léta". iSport.cz. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
- ^ "BARAK IN GIALLOROSSO" (Press release) (in Italian). Lecce. 29 January 2020.
- ^ "Ufficiale: nello scacchiere gialloblu c'è anche Antonín Barák" (Press release) (in Italian). Verona. 17 September 2020.
- ^ "BARAK E' UN CALCIATORE DELLA FIORENTINA".
- ^ "BARAK DEAL MADE PERMANENT". ACF Fiorentina. 31 January 2023. Retrieved 31 January 2023.
- ^ https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaconferenceleague/match/2037803--basel-vs-fiorentina/
- ^ https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaconferenceleague/match/2037766/
- ^ "Jarolím doplnil nominaci: poprvé dostali pozvánku Krmenčík a Barák". iDNES,cz (in Czech). Retrieved 7 November 2016.
- ^ "Tři starty, tři trefy. V San Marinu jsou góly povinnost, řekl Barák". iDNES.cz. 26 March 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
- ^ "Comunicazione ufficiale del club" (Press release) (in Italian). Verona. 10 October 2020.
- ^ a b "Antonín Barák". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
- ^ Porzio, Francesco (24 May 2023). "Inter win Coppa Italia as Lautaro Martinez brace downs Fiorentina, build momentum for Champions League final". CBS Sports. Retrieved 31 May 2023.
- ^ "China PR vs. Czech Republic". soccerway.com. Soccerway. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
- Profile at the ACF Fiorentina website (in Italian)
- Antonín Barák – Czech First League statistics at Fotbal DNES (in Czech)
- Antonín Barák official international statistics
- Antonín Barák at Soccerway
- 1994 births
- Living people
- Sportspeople from Příbram
- Czech footballers
- Men's association football midfielders
- Czech Republic men's international footballers
- Czech Republic men's youth international footballers
- Czech Republic men's under-21 international footballers
- UEFA Euro 2020 players
- Czech First League players
- Czech National Football League players
- Serie A players
- FK Viagem Příbram players
- FC Sellier & Bellot Vlašim players
- SK Slavia Prague players
- Udinese Calcio players
- U.S. Lecce players
- Hellas Verona F.C. players
- ACF Fiorentina players
- Czech expatriate footballers
- Czech expatriate sportspeople in Italy
- Expatriate footballers in Italy