Aleksandr Prudnikov

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Aleksandr Prudnikov
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Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Prudnikov
Date of birth (1989-02-24) 24 February 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Smolensk, USSR
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Rubin Kazan
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Spartak Moscow II
2007–2012 Spartak Moscow 33 (4)
2009 Terek Grozny (loan) 7 (0)
2009 Sparta Prague (loan) 8 (0)
2010 Tom Tomsk (loan) 6 (0)
2011 Anzhi Makhachkala (loan) 5 (2)
2011–2012 Anzhi Makhachkala (loan) 14 (1)
2012 FC Kuban Krasnodar 2 (0)
2013 FC Alania Vladikavkaz 3 (0)
2013– FC Rubin Kazan 17 (3)
National team
2005–2006 Russia U-17 10 (7)
2007–2010 Russia U-21 16 (6)
2011–2012 Russia-2 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 August 2012

Aleksandr Prudnikov (Russian: Александр Александрович Прудников; born 24 February 1989) is a Russian football player who currently plays for FC Rubin Kazan in the Russian Premier League.

Career[edit]

On 8 April 2007, he made his debut for Spartak first team, scoring a winning goal in the game against Luch Vladivostok.

On 22 April 2007, Chelsea FC sporting director Frank Arnesen while visiting Moscow told the Russian sports newspaper Sovietskiy sport after the match against FC Krylya Sovetov Samara, that he liked the way Prudnikov performed in the game. FC Spartak Moscow sold on loan the striker, already with Russia's national team moves to Terek Grozny.

On 15 July 2009, Prudnikov agreed to join Czech giants Sparta Prague on a one year long loan deal. However, the contract was ripped up after a half-year.[1]

On 31 March 2010, Prudnikov was loaned to FC Tom Tomsk.[2]

As of 21 June 2013, it was confirmed that Prudnikov was on trial with FC Rubin Kazan in order to try and win a contract. He travelled with the club to their pre-season tour of Austria and started up front in a pre-season friendly against FC Steaua București on the 22nd June 2013.

He signed for the club not long after, and scored on his debut away to FK Jagodina in the UEFA Europa League.

International career[edit]

Prudnikov was one of the stars of the Russian U-17 squad that won the 2006 UEFA U-17 Championship.[3] He was a part of the Russia U-21 side that was competing in the 2011 European Under-21 Championship qualification.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jozef Chovanec po podzimní části sezony" (in Czech). Sparta Prague official website. 17 December 2009. Retrieved 19 December 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ Александр Прудников прилетает в Томск (Russian)
  3. ^ "Russian national youth team (1989-born)". Rusteam.permian.ru. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  4. ^ "Russian Football Union - News" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. Retrieved 2009-09-25. [dead link]

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